The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is a non-profit industry organization advancing low-carbon, sustainable buildings and communities. With nearly 1,200 member companies incorporating 15,000 practitioners, CaGBC represents a broad cross-section of the green building industry, including manufacturers, real estate developers and managers, construction firms, and professional firms in engineering, architecture, and finance. As the leading proponent and supporter of the green building sector in Canada, CaGBC:
- Leads technical and market research to inform the best pathways to design, build and operate green buildings, leveraging findings to craft recommendations for government and industry;
- Develops green building standards in consultation with the industry to drive emissions reductions and innovation in Canada’s green building sector;
- Provides the technical expertise, reviews and certifies the environmental performance of commercial, institutional and residential buildings across Canada; and
- Delivers online and in-person education programming, helping professionals advance their knowledge and skills in green building, opening the door to employment opportunities.