Jordan Green Building Council (GBC)

The building and construction sector is responsible for 39% of all carbon emissions worldwide, with operational emissions (from energy used to heat, cool and light buildings) accounting for 28%. The remaining 11% comes from embodied carbon emissions that are associated with materials and construction processes throughout the whole building lifecycle. With the Jordanian population growing 87% by over a decade, and the capital’s population increasing at an annual rate of approximately 2.5%, the demand for buildings is higher than ever calling for immediate and urgent action towards implementing the concept of green buildings and the green built environment.

Amidst the increase of urban areas, negative impacts must be reduced or eliminated by the building’s design, construction or operation, and to create positive impacts on the climate and natural environment in addition to preserving precious natural resources and improving people’s quality of life. To address such issues, the Jordan Green Building Council (Jordan GBC), a non-profit and non-governmental organization and member-based association, took on its shoulders the responsibility of promoting awareness and advocating for the adoption of Green Building Practices and Green Built Environment actions. With the asset of being part of a global network of 73 Green Building Councils, under the umbrella of the World GBC, the councils aim together to transform the built environment towards sustainability and to reach 40% less carbon emissions by 2030, and its elimination by 2050. In addition to the natural resource preservation and the creation of co-benefits including improved health and wellbeing, a strong and fair society, and a prosperous economy by championing local and global
leadership and empowering communities to drive change.

The Jordan GBC drives such change by providing internationally certified training programs, and generating sustainable project and business opportunities for its members to be a part of. Furthermore, the Jordan GBC provides a powerful, collaborative platform of active members and partners on a local, regional and international level; who share interests and encounter similar challenges and opportunities in the green buildings sector. This platform enables networking opportunities, maximizes business, exchanges knowledge, and generates new ideas to achieve results faster and more effectively, allowing members to be at the frontline across all segments of the building sector, for a green and sustainable industry and economy.

Vision: A healthy, sustainable and resource efficient environment that is affordable and available to all individuals and local communities.
Mission: To increase and spread awareness about the green built environment, by encouraging the adoption of green concepts and practices through planning, designing and developing the green built environment in Jordan.

Values: To recognize healthy and sustainable environment as a human right because of its positive impact on human life and effective improvements in society, culture and economy.

Corporate Members

• Platinum Members:
- Arab Technical Group Co
- BDO Jordan
- Capital Bank of Jordan
- Dar Al-Handasah Consultants
- Jordan Commercial Bank
- Majid Al Futtaim Holding
- The Housing Bank for Trade and Finance

• Gold Members:
- Al Bouca’i Engineering and Consulting Bureau
- Al Sa’adah College Schools
- Consolidated Consultants Engineering and Environment
- Laswi and Zalloum Law firm
- Shuaa Energy

• Silver Members:
- Abolin Co.
- Abu Assi Cont. Est.
- Arab Center for Engineering Studies (ACES)
- Adaa Sustainable Development Consultants
- AJB High Tech Ltd.
- Al Maida Industrial
- Al-Ridwan Schools
- Al- Saraya for Housing Projects and Investments
- Amtar Eng. Co.
- Arab Italian Waterproofing and Insulation Industries Co.
- Arab Technical Construction Co.
- Aramex International
- Assarai Engineering Firm
- AWJ Water Engineering Co.
- Babel Contracting Company
- Building Doctor DMCC
- Cambridge Engineering
- Consolidated Contractors Company Limited Jordan
- Creator for Certifications Services (TUV)
- E2E
- Eco Engineering and Energy Solutions (ECO SOL)
- Eco Structures International
- Energy International
- Eng. Fathi Faraj Allah for Building and Contracting
- ETA-Max Energy and Environmental Solutions
- Eylaf Industrial ltd.-Ata Rabah
- Faris & Faris Architects
- Faris Bagaeen Architects, Engineers, Consultants
- Hanania Solar Systems
- Hand Over
- Hassan Abu Assi
- Holy Rock Engineering Office-Consultant Engineers
- Horizons for Green Development
- Inside Out Design
- Islamic Cultural Society
- Ittihad Insulating Glass Company
- Izzat Marji Group
- Jordan Land Magazine
- Jordan Sipes Paints Co.
- M.A. Abu-Eisheh & Bros Contracting Co.
- MAP Architects & Engineers
- Marsa Architects and Engineers
- MINERVA for Engineering Studies and Consulting Ltd
- Moka’ab Construction Company
- Mostaqbal Engineering and Environmental Consultants
- Najjar Industrial Trading Company
- Northern Cement Co.
- Petra Engineering Industrial Co.
- Pivot Jordan for Renewable Energy
- Prefabricated Buildings Co.
- Qatrana Cement Company
- Quantum Jordan
- Ruqn Al Handasa
- Sabeel Al Handasah Consultant Engineers
- Sadda Business Solutions
- SatchNet
- SEEDS Platform Co.
- Specialty Hospital
- Sterling BIM
- The Jubilee Institute
- The Royal Society for the Conservation of Nature

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