WGBC Report

The Business Case for Green Building

The World Green Building Council (WGBC) has released a comprehensive report which highlights the large number of compelling benefits green buildings bestow on different stakeholders throughout the life cycle of a building.  The report is entitled "The Business Case for Green Building: A Review of the Costs and Benefits for Developers, Investors and Occupants' and examines whether or not it's possible to attach a financial value to the cost and benefits of green buildings.

To download a copy of this report, please visit www.worldgbc.org/activities/business-case/.

Abu Dhabi- The First Sustainable Mandate

September 2010 marked a significant milestone towards a transition to a more sustainable built environment within Abu Dhabi, as the Estidama Pearl Rating System (PRS) became a mandatory requirement for all new developments within the Emirate.  To date, the Estidama Pearl Rating System (PRS) has initiated substantial changes in the way the construction industry plans, designs and builds developments across the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

To find out more about how Estidama is contributing to more sustainable built environment in Abu Dhabi, please click here.

 

Estidama Initiatives