Corporations, non-profits, design firms, and other market leaders come together as GBI Members with a common bond; they believe GBI makes aspirational goals achievable to create a more sustainable built environment.
Organizational Members and individual donors support GBI’s multifaceted approach to green buildings. Their contributions fund community outreach to achieve global sustainability, health, and resilience goals; comprehensive standards development efforts promoting transparency, consensus, due process, diversity, equity, and inclusion; and investment in future leaders of this movement through advancement of education and credentialing programs.
REWARDS OF PARTICIPATION
Get recognized for your involvement in the green building space. Becoming a member of GBI provides the opportunity to place your company’s brand in front of thousands of GBI community members. Architects, engineers, developers, building owners, facility managers, and others seeking key trends in the ever-evolving green building industry are users of our tools and frequent visitors to our website.
Supporter & Principal Level Memberships
These introductory level memberships are available to individuals or organizations of all industries, interested in demonstrating their commitment to GBI and sustainability in the built environment. Benefits at these levels provide green building practitioners with benefits such as Project Registration discounts, complimentary professional certifications and renewals, demo access to Green Globes questionnaires and Guiding Principles Compliance surveys, discounts to GBI hosted events, monthly newsletter to keep informed, and a listing in the GBI member directory.
GBI's Municipal Membership (Supporter & Principal Levels)
GBI’s Municipal Membership program provides benefits specifically tailored for city, county, state, and provincial governments, offering the chance to credential members of their staff while also providing access to resources and support in implementing the Green Globes certification system.
Stewardship & Visionary Memberships
GBI offers intermediate level memberships to organizations of all industries interested in elevating their commitment to GBI and sustainability in the built environment through participation in GBI’s Building Industry Advisory Council (BIAC). The BIAC consists of a community of likeminded organizations, interested in advancing sustainability with GBI’s array of green building resources. In addition to the above benefits, Stewardship and Visionary members are eligible for roles on GBI Board Committees, consultation with GBI’s staff on GBI ANSI Standard developments and Green Globes building registration and building type trends, and the ability to shape GBI’s technical education programs.
Sustaining & Premier Memberships
GBI’s top membership levels allow organizations of all industries to demonstrate leadership in the green building certification market. These GBI partner organizations are at the forefront of their industries and seek to provide education and leadership to other organizations. Membership dues support GBI’s growth and mission – to move the needle towards a more sustainable built environment. In addition to the formentioned benefits, Sustaining & Premier members are offered custom promotional opportunities, such as co-branded education or product spotlights in GBI communication vehicles, introduction and panelist opportunities at GBI hosted events, and twice annual briefings from GBI President on program areas of your choice and prominent recognition on signage and GBI reports.