GBI Celebrates 16 Years of Contributions

GBI has grown up substantially since its founding in 2004. Check out these advancements:

GBI’s community is 20,000 plus and growing.

  • Membership is comprised of organizations and individuals. Organizational membership starts at $500 and includes professional credential training and renewals as well as discounts on project registration.
  • All contributors are recognized on GBI’s Member Directory.

GBI delivers innovative tools to support all building types and teams in incorporating sustainable, healthy, and resilient practices into their building projects.

  • Green Globes for New Construction
    • Multifamily New Construction (Protocol)
    • Core & Shell (Protocol)
  • Green Globes for Existing Buildings
    • Multifamily Existing Buildings (Protocol)
  • Green Globes for Sustainable Interiors
  • Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction (DOD Version)
  • Guiding Principles Compliance for New Construction (General)

GBI retains a strong commitment to transparency.

  • Green Globes NC is developed through open, balanced, third-party audited ANSI-approved consensus process. Consensus procedures recently updated and available here. GBI’s Existing Buildings rating system will proceed through its own ANSI consensus process starting end of this year.
  • ANSI/GBI 01-2019 consensus standards available for free here.
  • 100% of technical manuals available for FREE here.

GBI is recruiting future leaders that can help develop an incremental global expansion strategy.

  • Nominations are being accepted for seats on GBI’s eight organizational committees (Executive, Finance, Membership, Nominations & Governance, Education & Promotion, Tool Development, and Government Engagement.) Nominate yourself or other future leaders by emailing

The GBI leadership is engaged in a 10-year visioning process. Please share your insights directly with Vicki Worden, GBI President & CEO, via email at