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Resource Sites

This section of our website lists links to sites with interesting and useful information. Please note that the GBCSA does not endorse any views or products promoted in any of the listed websites or documents.


Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark

GRESB is an industry-driven organisation committed to assessing the sustainability performance of real estate portfolios (public, private and direct) around the globe. View site  


BREEAM is the world's foremost environmental assessment method and rating system for buildings, with 250,000 buildings with certified BREEAM assessment ratings and over a million registered for assessment since it was first launched in 1990. View site  

Green Star

Green Star is a comprehensive, national, voluntary environmental rating system that evaluates the environmental design and construction of buildings and communities, mainly in Australasia. View site


At its core, LEED is a program that provides third-party verification of green buildings. View site  

Living Building Challenge

  The Living Building Challenge is a philosophy, advocacy platform and certification tool. View site  

Global Reporting Initiative

The GRI's mission is to make sustainability reporting standard practice for all organisations. View site  

World Business Council for Sustainabile Development

Business solutions for a sustainable world. View site

US Green Building Council

The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is a nonprofit organisation committed to a prosperous and sustainable future for our nation through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. View site  

New Zealand Green Building Council

The New Zealand Green Building Council (NZGBC) is a not-for-profit, industry organisation dedicated to accelerating the development and adoption of market-based green building practices. View site  

Green Building Council of Australia

Launched in 2002, the GBCA is a national, not-for-profit organisation that is committed to developing a sustainable property industry for Australia by encouraging the adoption of green building practices. View site

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