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A new report from the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC), details the numerous benefits provided by green buildings throughout their life cycles, including more productive workplaces at a price comparable to conventional buildings.
‘The Business Case for Green Building: A Review of the Costs and Benefits for Developers, Investors and Occupants‘, examines the possibility of attaching a financial value to the cost and benefits of green buildings. It concludes that investments can be recouped through operational cost savings.
“This report synthesizes credible evidence from around the world on green buildings into one collective resource, and the evidence presented highlights that sustainable buildings provide tangible benefits and make clear business sense,” said Jane Henley, CEO of WorldGBC.
“From risk mitigation across a building portfolio and city-wide economic benefits, to the improved health and well-being of individual building occupants, the business case for green building will continue to evolve as markets mature. Indeed we have already seen this momentum grow globally where in more and more places, green is now becoming the status quo.”
Key findings include:
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