Who we are

Building our way forward

The Canada Green Building Council champions green buildings because they are healthier for people and the planet. We believe green buildings are a cost-effective solution for carbon reduction, job creation, and innovation. By transforming our communities with zero-carbon green buildings, we can put Canada on a path to a more sustainable future. 


less GHG emissions


recycled construction waste


LEED certified


Zero Carbon

What We Do

CAGBC encourages green building by supporting the people who design, construct and operate buildings. We provide the building sector with innovative standards, verification services, education, and training. Our market research and government advocacy efforts encourage the programs, investments, and policies that will accelerate climate-friendly, zero-carbon buildings, and retrofits. 

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Latest Green Building Profiles

Vancouver Convention Centre – West

Maintains double LEED Platinum certification Nestled in the heart of Downtown Vancouver, the…
September 16, 2022

Édifice Jacques-Parizeau’s ZCB-Performance certification to guide future Ivanhoé Cambridge projects

Located in Montreal’s International District, Édifice Jacques-Parizeau is the home of real estate…
April 28, 2022

Scotia Plaza’s 40 King Street West

Zero carbon building reaches new heights with first ZCB-Performance v2 certification Scotia Plaza’s…
April 28, 2022

The Phenix

Phenix rises again with Zero Carbon Building-certified retrofit Architecture, planning and design firm…
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Latest News

A discussion with the winning team of the 2022 Andy Kesteloo Award

The Andy Kesteloo Memorial Project Award is presented in memory of Andy Kesteloo,…
December 7, 2022

20 years of Green Building with Peter Busby

In celebration of our 20th anniversary, we’ve been speaking with CAGBC founders. Peter…
December 7, 2022

Defending Green Development Standards in Ontario

In November, CAGBC and many members lent their voice to The Atmospheric Fund’s…
December 6, 2022

Ask the Expert: Joanne Perdue

Joanne Perdue is this year’s winner of the CAGBC Lifetime Achievement award, in…
December 1, 2022

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