Better Buildings, Together.

644,847,898 SF Certified

3,399 Certified Projects

106,811,087 SF in Process of Certification

239,712 Multifamily Units Certified

644,847,898 SF Certified

3,399 Certified Projects

106,811,087 SF in Process of Certification

239,712 Multifamily Units Certified

644,847,898 SF Certified

3,399 Certified Projects

106,811,087 SF in Process of Certification

239,712 Multifamily Units Certified

644,847,898 SF Certified

3,399 Certified Projects

106,811,087 SF in Process of Certification

239,712 Multifamily Units Certified

644,847,898 SF Certified

3,399 Certified Projects

106,811,087 SF in Process of Certification

239,712 Multifamily Units Certified

644,847,898 SF Certified

3,399 Certified Projects

106,811,087 SF in Process of Certification

239,712 Multifamily Units Certified

644,847,898 SF Certified

3,399 Certified Projects

106,811,087 SF in Process of Certification

239,712 Multifamily Units Certified

About Green Building Initiative

The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is an international nonprofit organization and American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Accredited Standards Developer dedicated to reducing climate impacts by improving the built environment. Founded in 2004, the organization is the global provider of the Green Globes® and federal Guiding Principles Compliance building certification and assessment programs.

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Green Globes® Building Certification

Green Globes® is a science-based, three-in-one building rating system that evaluates the environmental sustainability, health & wellness, and resilience of commercial buildings and portfolios.

Supporting a wide range of new construction and existing building project types, Green Globes® certification demonstrates an owner and occupant commitment to sustainability & ESG goals.

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Green Globes® Featured Project

Medical Facilities In Veterans Affairs Portfolio

The first seven medical facilities in a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) ongoing portfolio of new projects recently received Green Globes® certification, and the team found the process offered a path to sustainable progress and verifiable measurement.

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Green Globes® Featured Project

Medical Facilities In Veterans Affairs Portfolio

The first seven medical facilities in a U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs' (VA) ongoing portfolio of new projects recently received Green Globes® certification, and the team found the process offered a path to sustainable progress and verifiable measurement.

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Guiding Principles Compliance

The Guiding Principles Compliance (GPC) verification program is the first third-party assessment program designed specifically for
federal agencies to assess compliance with the federal Guiding Principles.

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Guiding Principles Compliance Featured Project

U.S. Air Force School Age Services Facility

In Fairbanks, Alaska, high indoor air quality is critically important. Guiding Principles Compliance verification allowed the project team to concentrate on items that had an impact on the finished project and actually improved the day-to-day experience of those in the building.

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Guiding Principles Compliance Featured Project:

U.S. Air Force School Age Services Facility

In Fairbanks, Alaska, high indoor air quality is critically important. Guiding Principles Compliance verification allowed the project team to concentrate on items that had an impact on the finished project and actually improved the day-to-day experience of those in the building.

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Do More as a GBI Member

A sustainable future begins here, with a commitment to building better from the beginning. GBI members have taken a tangible next step toward reducing climate impacts related to building and the built environment. Membership benefits include:

  • Complimentary professional credential training
  • Preferred pricing on project registrations
  • Demo access to the Green Globes® online questionnaire
  • Preferred pricing for all GBI-hosted events
  • Featured listing on GBI’s website
  • Monthly newsletter subscription
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Elevate Your Expertise with a Professional Credential

Play an important role in making buildings more environmentally sustainable, healthy, and resilient places to live and work by becoming a Green Globes Emerging Professional, Green Globes Professional, Green Globes Assessor, or Guiding Principles Compliance Professional. GBI’s suite of credentials allow professionals to demonstrate a commitment to green building and distinguish themselves as expert users of GBI assessment programs.

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Upcoming Events

GBI offers a variety of educational resources including live and recorded webinars and in-person seminars. Take a look at the calendar and register for an upcoming event today!

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