Global Carbon Count

415.40 ppm


11 February 2020

Source: Mauna Loa Observatory, Hawaii     More information

Global Building Industry Contribution
Above safe
level (350ppm)

About us & Membership

He kōrero mō mātou me te hono mai

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is a non-profit membership organisation that promotes better buildings, because better buildings mean healthier, happier people.

The green building movement is growing. Thousands of better buildings are being constructed, backed by billions of dollars, providing healthier and happier workplaces and homes for thousands of Kiwis.

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Apply now for Future Thinker of the Year 2020!

NZGBC Future Thinker of the Year is back for 2020! After Kate Boylan took out the first ever Future Thinker of the Year award in 2019, the search is on for the next champion for green building.

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PluggedIn webinar February

You’ve probably just heard about the way Auckland Council is leading the way for their ratepayers around housing and a less polluted Aotearoa, and you’re wondering what your council can do for your residents. Well we’re delighted to say that we’ve got just the ticket for you – a free webinar from the pioneers at Auckland who led this piece of work.

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Ditching coal boilers is a no brainer

Cutting out coal boilers and improving hospitals is an important step in slashing our building emissions but must be done throughout New Zealand, the Green Building Council says ahead of the Government’s $12b infrastructure announcement

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Our members

Ō mātou tāngata


New Zealand wide

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Green building projects

Ngā kaupapa hanganga tiaki taiao


Ngā hanganga arumoni


50 pipeline

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Ngā kāinga


25,000 pipeline

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