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The great power of extreme responsibility: Building a greener Philippines
BusinessMirror - 3 weeks ago
ALMOST every business movement is starting to acknowledge ... As the recently elected chairman of the Philippine Green Building Council (PhilGBC), he now heads the nonprofit organization that ...

This developer defines sustainable living-and actually does it
Inquirer Lifestyle - 4 weeks ago
In both Arya Residences and the ArthaLand Century Pacific Tower, design interventions in the building envelope, such as double-glazed windows, heat-deflecting technical glass and judicious ...

Diwata-1 images help monitor, sustain Manila Bay rehab
BusinessMirror - 1 month ago
Manila Bay is one of the sources of food for ... and Development and done through the collaboration between the University of the Philippines Diliman, the DOST-Asti, Hokkaido University and ...

Welcome to the future of workspaces
BusinessMirror - 3 months ago
Exciting games and mouthwatering food and drinks awaited their guests ... alongside his brother Ricardo Po Jr. of the Century Pacific Group Inc.; and Brett Bayley of St. Louis House of Fine ...

ASEAN calls for integration of biodiversity conservation
Philippine Information Agency - 5 months ago
Mr. Chester de la Cruz from the Philippine Green Building Council emphasized the need for strict regulations of businesses in tourist destinations. "We should learn from the case of Boracay where businesses were not strictly regulated, resulting in envir ...

Philippine resort city chooses 'morally correct' low-carbon path
Thomson Reuters Foundation - 5 months ago
Picture courtesy: Palawan Council for Sustainable Development/Zero Carbon Resort PUERTO PRINCESA, Philippines, Oct 8 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - W hen Theresa Walgraeve and her husband set up ...

PHILGBC pushes green agenda in the workplace
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-18
According to the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Environmental Protection Agency of the United States, indoor air quality is the biggest environmental hazard in the world--with as much as ...

Arthaland to embark on major expansion
BusinessMirror - 2018-09-11
MAJOR property boutique developer Arthaland Corp ... has received warm market response from its past project. ArthaLand Century Pacific Tower and ArthaLand Corp. EVP Chris Narciso Earlier ...

Heads up for hospitality biz showcase
thestandard.com.ph - 2018-09-08
Three industry related symposiums will be held: The Continuing Professional Development (CPD) conference, hosted by the Philippines Institute of Interior Designers (PIID); the National Building ...

London commits to global cities 'net-zero carbon' building pledge
Edie - 2018-08-24
The declaration follows a similar initiative from the World Green Building Council (WGBC), which this summer called on corporates within the built environment sector to set net-zero carbon goals for 2030. Outlining how London would deliver on the ...

Going green an important component in development
BusinessMirror - 2018-08-07
To achieve a holistic framework toward sustainable development, the Mindmap plans to build efficient mass transportation, business-friendly sites for economic development, and environment-friendly communities through waste management and renewable energy.

Vietnam pursues green strategy in real estate sector
Vietnamnet - 2018-08-03
According to the US Green Building Council (USGBC), by the end of 2017 ... such as LOTUS (Vietnam), BCA Green Mark (Singapore) and EDGE (World Bank). There were only two green projects in 2011.

Two-month drive to stir up interest in green buildings
The Straits Times - 2018-08-03
The Singapore Green Building Council (SGBC) is offering a free trip for two to Melbourne ... also dangles prizes such as a staycation at Marina Bay Sands or Resorts World Sentosa through an online quiz. SGBC president Tan Swee Yiow said the public still ...

DEWA, EmiratesGBC emphasise importance of green buildings
The Gulf Today - 2018-07-31
to review the innovative designs of these smart homes and meet the university teams from around the world," concluded Al Tayer. "The Emirates Green Building Council is honoured to be an official supporter of the Solar Decathlon Middle East. The SDME is ...

Dubai pushes 'zero carbon' buildings through 'Solar Decathlon'
Gulf News - 2018-07-31
Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA), in collaboration with the Emirates Green Building Council (EmiratesGBC), has organised the Solar Decathlon Middle East Seminar. The seminar emphasised the importance of Net Zero Energy Buildings through the ...

Economic 'Warrior' With China Ties Builds Taiwan's Top-Dollar Apartment Tower
Forbes - 2018-07-25
He's now chairman of the Core Pacific Group, which counts BES Engineering and Taiwan-listed China Petrochemical Development Corp. as subsidiaries ... capsule-like rooms jutting into the ocean in the Philippines and circular wooden residential towers ...

5 Ways to Keep Your Facility Clean and Green
Reliable Plant - 2018-07-23
In fact, the U.S. Green Building Council reports that there are more than 30,000 Leadership ... projects totaling more than 158 million square meters of space around the world. There is good reason for this interest in green buildings.

Forestias blazes new trail with green architecture
The Nation - 2018-07-15
Through research and development, architects will be able to design world-standard buildings that would improve ... certification and WELL standard from the US Green Building Council, a certification for well-being standard from the International Well ...

Primex breaks ground for San Juan office tower
BusinessWorld - 2018-07-11
PRIMEX Corp. started the construction of its P3.6-billion office tower in San Juan City yesterday, banking on its prime location to drive demand for tenants. In a statement issued Wednesday, the listed property developer said it has broken ground for the ...

Filigree: Setting award-winning standards in luxury real estate
CNN Philippines - 2018-07-11
In Filinvest City, Alabang, property values have risen by 248 percent between 2012 and 2017. The 13-hectare master-planned, exclusive, green-oriented The Enclave Alabang is in a quiet, secluded section of Daang Hari Road. It sets the pace in upscale ...

Smart Cities Council: GBCA carbon positive roadmap only possible with smart solutions
Architecture and Design - 2018-07-06
The roadmap also supports the work of the World Green Building Council, and promotes the GBCA into a list of just five Green Building Councils globally to have a net zero carbon buildings certification scheme in place. In anticipation of the next wave of ...

World Green Building Council: Employee Productivity Improves with Smart Construction
TriplePundit - 2018-06-26
Join 3BL Media for "Responding to Disaster: IBM and Bechtel Partner to Address Resiliency," July 11 at 2 p.m. ET. This free webcast is aimed at corporate responsibility practitioners, policy makers, NGOs, and others engaged in disaster preparedness.

Going green: Can we travel the world without killing the planet?
SFChronicle - 2018-06-21
You can also search for hotels approved or accredited by respectable certification programs, such as the Global Sustainable Tourism Council and the U.S. Green Building Council ... Geographic Unique Lodges of the World share a strong commitment to ...

Gates Foundation sets start date for third 'boomerang' building at Seattle headquarters
The Business Journals - 2018-06-20
The result will be the third of three boomerang-shaped buildings that are home to the world's largest charitable foundation ... the highest level in the U.S. Green Building Council certification system. The campus already has solar panels and green ...

JLL Philippines pushes for sustainability
BusinessMirror - 2018-06-19
HT Land Corp., Ayala Land Inc., Filinvest Land Inc., Laguna Lake Development Authority, The Net Group, De La Salle University, Monocrete Construction Philippines, Aseana Holdings, Keyland Corp., Filinvest Alabang Inc., Cebu Land Masters, Prescon and RSP ...

A Haven for Smart Luxury
philstar.com - 2018-06-08
director of business development of Conrad Manila. Conrad Manila inspires guests with a haven for smart luxury by Manila Bay, with its 347 guest rooms, dining and leisure options. The hotel is owned by SM Hotels and Conventions Corporation, a subsidiary of ...

Is LEED tough enough to stop climate change? Is it even the right question?
TreeHugger - 2018-06-05
It used to be fashionable to bash LEED, the green building rating system established by the US Green Building Council. These days ... Barth describes how LEED really changed the green building world. "A vast ecosystem of green commerce has grown in ...

Cebu puts Philippines in the real-estate sustainability map
BusinessMirror - 2018-06-05
Guests are treated to a virtual-reality experience of the lobby of Cebu Exchange by ArthaLand Corp. and ARCH Capital Management. A lot of my work in real estate at that time was surrounding the unification into one district of Ayala Center aim Cebu and IT ...

Cebu puts Philippines in the real-estate sustainability map
BusinessMirror - 2018-06-05
THE real-estate gathering recently in Cebu ... executive vice president and treasurer of ArthaLand Corp. Rufino, who is also the chairman of the Philippine Green Building Council which developed the Berde rating system, shared that "the trend of ...

Q&A: What Is the Future of Green Building?
World Resources Institute - 2018-06-04
This Q&A with WRI President and CEO Andrew Steer originally appeared at World Green Building Council. What if we saw every building as an opportunity for sustainable development? That is just what they are. Buildings consume water and electricity--one ...

Developers urged to go green
Sun Star - 2018-06-01
REAL estate developers in Cebu are encouraged to pursue green initiatives in their developments to propel their businesses forward. Raymond Rufino, chairman of the Urban Land Institute (ULI)-Philippines ... of Arthaland Corp., said the company remains ...

Passion for better living
philstar.com - 2018-05-25
MANILA, Philippines -- With the concept "Passion for Better ... with the highest achievement of LEED Platinum from the US Green Building Council. With more than 200 companies under its umbrella, and approximately 57,000 employees, SCG creates and ...

Bloomberg Headquarters in New York Achieves Prestigious LEED Green Building Certification
Bloomberg L.P. - 2018-05-22
The LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) green building program is a rating system, developed by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). It is the foremost program for buildings, homes and communities that are designed, constructed ...

Real-estate industry wins in recent property awards
BusinessMirror - 2018-05-22
I had a chat with the big winners and partners of the recently concluded Philippine Property Awards, Megaworld, SM Keppel, Arthaland, Ortigas and Co., Damosa Land and JLL, as to why the Philippine retail industry is on the up and up and what regions in the ...

Dewa, GCBI sign green building agreement
Trade Arabia - 2018-05-14
According to the memorandum of understanding (MoU), the two organisations will apply the Platinum Rating for green buildings from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) of the US Green Building Council ... in the world," said Al Tayer.

PHILGBC releases new version of Berde
BusinessMirror - 2018-05-08
Companies that trust Berde for their building projects include: Maynilad Water Services, Mañosa Properties, Arthaland Corp., First Balfour, HT Land Corp., Ayala Land Inc., Filinvest Land Inc., Laguna Lake Development Authority, The Net Group, De La Salle ...

Awards body sees growth of property sector in 2018
BusinessMirror - 2018-04-18
The efforts of ArthaLand, one of the leading green developers in the country, were recognized not only domestically, receiving the Special Recognition in Sustainable Design at the 2016 PropertyGuru Asia Property Awards regional grand final in Singapore ...

Green Building Council gives platinum rating to Amaravati
The Hindu - 2018-04-08
Amaravati, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh (A.P.), has been chosen by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) for its platinum award ... with the due focus on the creation of world-class infrastructure, green and blue elements, quality of life and ...

China Partners With World Green Building Council
CleanTechnica - 2018-04-04
The World Green Building Council announced a partnership with the China Green Building Council on Monday that could have significant repercussions, considering that China is the largest building construction market in the world with up to 20 billion square ...

ArthaLand eyes leadership in green building development
BusinessMirror - 2018-04-03
"It starts with the façade of the building, which gives importance to light," he said. Po said the business center is going to be positioned as the central hub of ACPT where guests, tenants and occupants can gather to exchange ideas: occupants such as ...

Lacson names 5 firms that will compete for new Senate building design
GMA Network - 2018-03-20
... experts from United Architects of the Philippines (UAP), Philippine Institute of Civil Engineers (PICE), Philippine Green Building Council, Philippine Institute of Interior Designers, Philippine Institute of Environmental Planners, and National ...

U.S. council urges green norms for mass housing
The Hindu - 2018-03-11
Green Business Certification Inc, (GBCI) a part of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), has initiated discussions ... has been developed with the help of IFC and the World Bank. He said an EDGE rating could help gain tangible benefits for the residents.

Vancouver election: Here's who's running for city council in 2018
The Vancouver Sun - 2018-02-28
De Lange Boom graduated from the Royal Military College ... Roberts intends to focus on housing affordability. Sangster, who grew up in Kitsilano, currently works in residential addictions treatment, and previously worked with Vancouver Coastal Health.

Berdella 'Berde' (Sather) Grass
Star Tribune - 2018-01-21
Grass, Berdella "Berde" Sather 94 of Mpls, died peacefully 1/15/2018 surrounded by family. A veteran of WWII, she served in the WAVES. She married Lorn Grass in 1946 & had 4 children. She got her Master's Degree in 1977 & taught for over 30 years in WI.

When green is the new black in real estate
Business Mirror - 2018-01-16
De La Salle University, Monocrete Construction Philippines, Aseana Holdings, Keyland Corp., Filinvest Alabang Inc., Cebu Land Masters, Prescon and RSP Lim Construction Company. In his congratulatory speech, BK Sinha, vice chairman of the WorldGBC-APN and ...

Speech by H.E. Li Keqiang Premier of the State Council of the People's Republic of China At the 20th ASEAN Plus China, Japan and ROK Summit
外交部 - 2017-11-15
The world economy is now seeing an upward momentum, with global trade and investment starting to pick up and ... APT countries have respective strengths in labor, resources, technology, capital, market and industrial capacity. There is a great potential ...

Green building to grow by 20% in India by 2018: USGBC
Economic Times - 2017-11-02
The US Green Building Council (USGBC) has announced the outcome of the Dodge Data & Analytics World Green Building Trends 2016 SmartMarket Report, in which the USGBC is a contributing partner. "The new report finds that by 2018, the green building industry ...

Dow and the U.S. Green Building Council Work Together to Support Sustainable Cities and Promote Energy Efficiency
Yahoo Finance - 2017-06-14
Dow Building Solutions, a global business unit of DowDuPont Specialty Products division, today introduced a collaboration with the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC ... green building rating system in the world. Available for all building and home ...

GreenTech Malaysia partners with WorldGBC, MGBC to host international speakers
The Borneo Post - 2017-04-14
The two-day conference beginning October 11 this year organised in partnership with the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), aims to showcase ... Korea, New Zealand, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, United Kingdom and Vietnam to discuss key areas ...

Doris (Rutzick) Berde
Star Tribune - 2017-03-08
Berde, Doris Rutzick On March 6, age 103, of St. Louis Park, formerly of Mendota and St. Paul. Pre-deceased by husband Melvin; and brothers Sherman, Alvin, and Yale and their wives; brothers-in-law Archie and Sydney Berde; and sister-in-law Irene Berde Hauser.