The World Green Building Council has today announced that Gensler, Siemens and Lendlease have joined its Corporate Advisory Board for 2018.
The WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board is a select group of companies which are global leaders on sustainability, and which serve to guide WorldGBC on its strategy and activities.
Gensler is an American architecture and design firm with operations spanning 45 global cities; Lendlease is a leading international property and infrastructure group with operations in Australia, Asia, Europe and the Americas; and Siemens Building Technologies Division is a leading provider of automation technologies and energy efficiency services for commercial, industrial and public buildings and infrastructures.
Terri Wills, CEO of the World Green Building Council, said: “We are delighted to welcome Gensler, Lendlease and Siemens onto the World Green Building Council’s Corporate Advisory Board for 2018. With all three companies demonstrating market leadership towards sustainable building and construction practices, they will be a huge asset to the Corporate Advisory Board, and we look forward to collaborating with them to deliver green building for all.”
Diane Hoskins, Co-CEO, Gensler, said: “We are thrilled to be part of the World Green Building Council’s Corporate Advisory Board. The WorldGBC’s global agenda is well-aligned with Gensler’s mission of creating a better world through the power of design. A commitment to the sustainable transformation of the global built environment is a natural extension of our mission, and our people-centred design philosophy. We’re so happy to support the incredible leadership that the WorldGBC brings to this issue – and this is why we are proud to become a part of its Corporate Advisory Board.”
Rowan Griffin, Head of Sustainability, Property at Lendlease, said: “We are proud to have re-joined the WorldGBC Corporate Advisory Board to provide leadership to the green building movement. Lendlease is deeply committed to sustainability, with a focus on transitioning to a low carbon environment, through its number of Climate Positive developments around the world and ensuring that places are designed for people, focused on improving health and wellbeing.”
Tobias Huber, Global Head for Business & Project Development at Siemens Building Technologies, said:“We are delighted to be joining the WorldGBC’s Corporate Advisory Board. Developing energy efficient and sustainable solutions for the buildings is an integral part of our business. We are committed to transform the built environment in order to create a more liveable and inspiring world. Let’s make buildings green and smart at the same time.”
It is with the financial support of the Corporate Advisory Board that WorldGBC can advance green buildings as an effective solution to environmental, social and economic issues, and help member Green Building Councils to grow and flourish.
To find out more about the Corporate Advisory Board, click here.