Build Your Green Network
Build your green network in BC by getting
involved with the BC Chapter of the Canada Green Building Council. The Canada
Green Building Council is a mission-driven non-profit organization dedicated to
leading and accelerating the transformation to high-performing, healthy green
buildings, homes and communities. Members from BC are
part of a vast network of industry professionals across Canada. By getting
involved, we can all play a vital role in the advancement and successful
transformation of Canada's built environment.
In addition to the numerous benefits
associated with membership such as discounts on education and events, access to
information, advocacy reports, and Canada's largest network of green building
professionals, Chapter membership plays a valuable role in the Council's
advocacy work and development and deployment of green building education.
Through this work, like-minded sustainability professionals become a notable force for advancement in the green building industry, and provide many opportunities
for networking and education.
New to the industry
There are a great many ways to get
involved. If you are young professional or a full-time student, we know you are the
energetic and dynamic leaders of tomorrow’s green building movement. You might
be interested in getting involved as an Emerging Green Professionals. Making connections, having access to mentors and industry experts, education, networking, volunteer opportunities and even awards are major draws for an EGP. Volunteering is a great way to get
complimentary access and continuing education (CE) hours to workshops and events. Chapter members get first dibs at becoming volunteers at major industry events such as Building Lasting Change, coming this May to Vancouver in
As an established professional, there are opportunities to participate on committees and run for a seat on the Chapter Leadership Board in annual elections.
These take place in the spring of each year, and seek representation from a
range of industry sectors. The Chapter Leadership Board establishes regional
strategies, initiatives and priorities, and represents a diversity of opinions
If you’d like to know more about the Chapter, you can visit the website (CaGBC)
or email the Chapter Engagement Specialist directly at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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