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Canada Green Building Council
Mark Hutchinson Vice President, Green Building Programs and Innovation, Canada Green Building Council
Brandy Burdeniuk Chief Customer Officer, GBCI Canada
Akua Schatz Vice President, Market Engagement and Advocacy, CaGBC

Don’t lose sight of long-term goals

Brandy Burdeniuk Health Green Buildings National Nov. 11 2021
March 2020 changed a lot of things for a lot of people. The spread of COVID-19 required businesses, offices and some construction sites to shut down for the safety of tenants and workers. As someone who has worked in sustainability
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CaGBC’s Disclosure Challenge helps CRE Canada attain sustainability

Akua Schatz ESG Carbon emissions National Oct. 15 2021
The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC)’s Disclosure Challenge champions the importance of data transparency in the Canadian real estate market and encourages the adoption of benchmarking and transparency actions across the country. The most recent participants include Brookfield Properties, Kingsett Capital, SHAPE Properties,
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Streamlining the path to sustainability using LEED v4.1

Stephani Carter Real Estate LEED British Columbia Jun. 15 2021
Fifteen years ago, I started EcoAmmo with the belief that every building has the potential to make a positive impact on the environment, the health of its occupants, and the teams who design and build them. But transitioning buildings toward

Carbon and climate to take centre stage in 2021

Mark Hutchinson Real Estate Green Buildings National Feb. 16 2021
With 2020 in the books, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) Zero Carbon Building Program is ready to drive accelerated market transformation in 2021.  Last year’s successes are paving the way for another exciting year, facilitated by an increasingly favourable

Efforts by CaGBC and industry stakeholders shift focus to energy consumption and carbon emissions

Mark Hutchinson Real Estate Green Buildings National Jan. 11 2021
The unique needs of the Canadian market were reflected in the latest addenda to the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system. They include an alternative compliance pathway (ACP) that shifts the focus from energy cost to energy

A bold step towards a green recovery

Mark Hutchinson Real Estate Green Buildings National Oct. 8 2020
CaGBC responds to today’s Canada Infrastructure Bank announcement On October 1, 2020 at a press conference, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, Catherine McKenna, joined Canada Infrastructure Bank Chair Michael Sabia to unveil $10 billion

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