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An innovation of IFC, EDGE makes it faster, easier and more affordable than ever before to build and brand green in more than 130 countries.

The free EDGE software empowers you to determine the most cost-effective options for your building’s resource-efficient design. Earn a minimum of 20% less energy, water and embodied energy in materials, and your project has met the EDGE standard.

For greater marketability, take your building all the way through to EDGE certification. Providers around the world offer green building certification at affordable rates.

Outshine the competition with the intelligence of the EDGE software. Start by selecting your building type.

EDGE buildings are part of a growing trend that is affecting change worldwide.

Energy
Savings

75,522

MWh/year

Water
Savings

1,802,693

m3/year

Embodied Energy in Material Savings

320,554

GJ

CO2
Savings

39,134

tCO2/year

Floor Space
Certified

1,728,218

m2

Numbers represent total savings of all buildings projects that have received an EDGE preliminary or final certificate to date.

EDGE creates intersections among market players to deepen the understanding that everyone wins financially by building green.

Through bringing together those who design, develop, finance, incentivize, and live and work in green buildings, EDGE unlocks collaboration and provides a new paradigm for the future.

From leading financial institutions to major hotel, retail and design brands, EDGE is trusted by the best in the business.

 
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CDC logo - EDGE partner
Proparco, a development finance institution, was created 30 years ago with the conviction that the private sector plays an essential part in expanding developing-country economies.
Covestro is the first materials supplier to champion IFC's EDGE.
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