Philippine Green Building Council

The Philippine Green Building Council is a national not-for-profit organization that promotes the sharing of knowledge on green practices to the property industry to ensure a sustainable environment.

The Council is an alliance of building and construction industry leaders from both the public and private sectors that shall be the non-partisan venue to develop a nationally accepted and recognized green building rating standard.

In early 2006, a group of environmental advocates and business leaders convened to form PHILGBC with the realization that an organization is needed to promote greener buildings and coordinate efforts to sustainability. PHILGBC is taking the lead in ensuring an ecologically and economically sustainable industry with the development of a local rating green building rating system, aptly named Building for Ecologically Responsive Design Excellence (BERDE), and with its conference series, Building Green, which is an avenue for showcasing sustainability and green technologies and practices to the industry. 

Membership Benefits

  • Members may use the PHILGBC logo for their company communication materials &/or website 
  • Inclusion of the company name in the roster of members
  • Company may send in representatives to join-in "members only" committees of the council
  • Company green events may also be published in the PHILGBC Website
  • Company representatives shall have access to Building Green Conference and Expositions at discounted rates
  • Company representatives shall have access at discounted rates for business-networking events
  • Company representatives shall have access at discounted rates for trainings, workshops and symposiums, etc.

Client Benefits

In the real estate market, all stakeholders from investors, architects and developers are convinced that sustainable eco buildings are becoming a necessity. As almost one-half of the world's material and energy consumption, one-sixth of fresh water use and a quarter of all wood harvested are approximately consumed for building projects, many individuals realizes that they cannot afford not to build green. With KMC MAG Group's membership:

  • The clients are assured that the company promotes economic and ecological sustainability, as well as adopts green building technology and practices guided by the terms of its membership under PGBC. 
  • The company is well endowed with the latest green building developments in the country, thus giving variety of portfolio's to present to the clients who prefers eco buildings or green development projects.
  • Moreover, via its membership it can provide a more detailed approach in finding suitable spaces depending on the nature of the clients industry.
  • In terms of energy efficiency and green building supplies, via the PGBC's business network the company can recommend various reliable suppliers and experts that conforms to the Green Building Standards.