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. 

4

MILLION TONNES
less GHG emissions

3.8

MILLION TONNES
recycled construction waste

4858

LEED certified
buildings

37

Zero Carbon
certifications

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

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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

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April 28, 2022

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Ask the Expert: Multiplex Construction Canada

The CAGBC Green Building Pioneer Award honours innovative organizations that drive the introduction…
September 28, 2022

Sept. 29 is the deadline for ZCB-Design v2 registration

Projects seeking to register under Zero Carbon Building – Design Standard v2 should…
September 22, 2022

2022 class of LEED Fellows announced

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), recently…
September 21, 2022

New report showcases key role of colleges and institutes in Canada’s climate action

Ottawa, ON – September 20, 2022 – To mark Global Goals Week, Colleges…
September 20, 2022

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