Green Building Council Italy: Manifesto of Members
The buildings in which we live, work and have fun in our free time, represent the most significant human intervention with regard to the environmental impact and the use of natural resources. Design, build and live our settings in terms of environmental, social and economic development can and should be an achievable goal.
The Green Building Council Italy, in conjunction with the GBC in other countries and in particular with the U.S. GBC (which has ownership of the LEED rating system), is a voluntary association of companies, institutions and structures, based on consensus and on the enhancement of integration of scientific expertise and operational skills, pursuing, through the development and adaptation of LEED to the Italian context, the aim of market transforming in such a way that "green buildings" - buildings with low environmental impact – can become “normal” and accepted as real society elements. One of the first objectives will be the adaptation of LEED ® to Italian reality, to make an instrument of growth and development through the comparison with all those involved in sustainable construction.
The members of GBC Italy, sharing all this, choose to be active leaders engaging in first person, in their field as well as in the GBC Italy activities of the, to work for: