Promote the link between sustainable design and actual performance outcomes;
Encourage and/or undertake research that identifies specific economic and environmental benefits of green building practices;
Support and promote green building standards, certification programs and rating systems.
The Green Building Initiative is a not-for-profit education initiative created to promote the adoption of building practices that result in energy-efficient, healthier and environmentally sustainable buildings through credible and practical green building approaches.
GBI's Green Globes is a green management tool, assessment protocol, rating system and guide for integrating environmentally-friendly design into both new and existing commercial buildings
For more information on the Green Building Initiative, please visit www.thegbi.org.