CaGBC announces Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions as National Sponsor

Ottawa, ON – November 27, 2015 – The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is pleased to welcome Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions as a Silver Level National Sponsor. Since 1992, Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions has been delivering integrated real estate management services to clients, and enjoyed significant growth by helping its customers succeed while keeping a deep commitment to sustainability at its core. Brookfield and its staff, including President and recent Greenest Chief Executive winner Gord Hicks, have been longtime supporters of green building and the CaGBC in Canada.

“Speaking on behalf of Brookfield Global Integrated Solutions (GIS), Gord Hicks, President and CEO, Americas says: “As a world-leading real estate and facility management services organization, Brookfield GIS continues to strive toward embedding a culture of sustainability within our Company and leading our industry by continuously innovating and adopting new technologies to improve operating efficiencies. The CaGBC sponsorship program dovetails nicely with our focus on sustainability, and our continuous improvement of resource management and operational cost reductions. This approach is one of the reasons why our customers remain committed to working with us."

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is the leading national industry organization advancing green building and sustainable community development practices throughout Canada. The CaGBC works closely with organizations who are involved in the design, construction and operation of buildings and homes in an effort to make every building greener. The council also administers the LEED® green building rating system in Canada and supports the WELL® Building Standard, which emphasizes the importance of building impacts on the health and well-being of occupants.

“Brookfield GIS has been a big supporter of CaGBC for many years and remains committed to bring change to Canada’s buildings sector ,” says Thomas Mueller, President and CEO of the CaGBC. “The company’s strong leadership within Canada on carbon emissions reduction and high performance, green buildings demonstrates the success that can come from being ahead of the curve. We look forward to working with them for many years to come.”

The CaGBC National Sponsorship program was developed to provide the green building industry with opportunities to showcase their efforts to reduce the environmental impact of the built environment. Sponsors of the CaGBC can reach over 1,500 member organizations and more than 22,000 individual members involved in designing, building and operating buildings, homes and communities in Canada. Organizations interested in sponsoring can contact Sarah Burns, VP of Marketing and Communications, CaGBC at 613-288-8097.

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About the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)

The CaGBC (www.cagbc.org) is the leading national industry organization advancing green building and sustainable community development practices. We work closely with our member organizations who are involved in the design, construction and operation of buildings and homes in an effort to make every building greener. The CaGBC reduces environmental impacts from the built environment through education/training, building certification, advocacy and information sharing. The CaGBC is the license holder for the LEED green building rating system in Canada. In addition to LEED, the CaGBC also supports the Living Building Challenge, Passive House Standard, EcoDistricts, the WELL Building Standard and GRESBE in Canada, and oversees the Canada Coalition for Green Schools.