Turn your passion into a career with the Canada Green Building Council

Passionate about the environment and green buildings? Get involved.  


Connecting your day job to what you care most about is the message driven home to young professionals or anyone looking for greater meaning in their work. For those who are committed to fostering a greener future and passionate about green building, there is no better way to connect with other like-minded green building industry professionals. The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) is the nation's only member-based organization that exists purely to advance green building in Canada. Established in 2002 with a mission to lead and accelerate the adoption of green buildings, homes and communities throughout Canada, the CaGBC offers many benefits to both organizations and individuals.


CaGBC plays an influential and important role for the industry as it works to support Canada's national climate change targets of a 30 per cent reduction over 2005 levels by 2030. To support thousands of members across the country, CaGBC delivers Canadian-specific green building education, offers events at the regional and national level; supports LEED certification; and invests in market research advocacy to lift the entire green building industry. 
There are three ways to get involved in the CaGBC.
1) Corporate memberships are available for companies and organizations 
2) Individual memberships are perfect for people who want to get involved at the grass roots level. Employees of Corporate member companies are entitled to free individual memberships
3) Emerging Green Professional membership are custom made for individuals who are 30 years of age or younger, new to the industry within five years or a full-time student.


What's so special about a CaGBC Membership?



Make New Connections

There are so many ways to meet new people and grown your professional network - the CaGBC offers education, special events, annual conferences, and so much more. 


Access to Experts

Meeting new people is great. Meeting the right people who can help mentor you through the earliest stages of your career can lead to amazing opportunities. The CaGBC offers opportunities to connect industry icons with future leaders.


Earn Recognition

There's nothing more frustrating than working so hard for so long with little, or no, recognition. The CaGBC  understands that being recognized and rewarded for creativity, hard work, commitment and passion can lead to long term success. 


Build Your Careers

If you are looking to grow your knowledge in a certain area of green building, earn accreditation or maintain credentials that are so important to the constantly evolving green building industry, CaGBC has what you need.


Benefits are limitless for CaGBC members. For companies, their employees and individuals there are so many ways to participate and benefit from association with others who share the same vision for a greener built environment.


For Companies

Corporate members are companies - large and small, representing all sectors of the industry. These companies can choose from three membership types, depending on the kind of work they do:

  • Green Building Specialist for companies and organizations that benefit from and use the LEED rating system in their day to day business.
  • Green Building Advocate for companies and organizations who want to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability and green building.
  • Green Building Catalyst designed to support the innovators in Canada's growing green building marketplace. 
The advantages of a CaGBC membership for individuals and  organizations are numerous, and range from participation in shaping industry standards to helping to plan the organization's annual national conference to monetary savings on education and training, as well as discounts on project registration and certification.

CaGBC is the green building industry’s leading advocacy group


Advocacy efforts with policy makers, businesses and government have been instrumental in securing the adoption of green building in Canada since 2002. In addition to research reports and identification of industry trends and opportunities, the CaGBC continues to pursue its larger mandate of accelerating the transformation of Canada’s built environment. Key components of 2016’s advocacy strategy include:


Add Your Voice


Members of the Canada Green Building Council are the innovators and leaders of tomorrow's sustainable world. Expand your network, strengthen your green credibility, and add your voice to the campaign to transform Canada with greener buildings and healthier communities.


Corporate membership entitles all the employees in your company, across Canada, to the benefits of membership. Join as a Green Building Advocate or Green Building Specialist and leverage the tools and resources available to reach your corporate sustainability goals.


Individual membership is for individuals who want to effect change from the grass roots. Expand your green building network and involvement. 

Visit the CaGBC website today  to find out how you can become a member.


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