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Capitalize on the opportunity to excel with green buildings.

An innovation of IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, EDGE makes it faster, easier and more affordable than ever before to build and brand green. EDGE reveals the systems and solutions that work best for your climate, bringing international cachet to your certified project without losing the local context. Meet the growing expectations of your customers by creating value and positively impacting their lives, resulting in greater profitability and a healthier environment for all.

Certify your projects with EDGE and become part of the worldwide trend.

Energy
Savings

342,304

MWh/year

Water
Savings

8,780,072

m3/year

Embodied Energy in Material Savings

19,239,577

GJ

CO2
Savings

169,528

tCO2/year

Floor Space
Certified

8,282,446

m2

Numbers represent total savings of all buildings projects that have received an EDGE preliminary or final certificate to date. There are 15,464,608 square meters of floor space registered for certification. Of this amount, there are 87,310 registered homes. Already, 59,059 homes have been certified.

Design, verify and certify your portfolio green, differentiating your product and positioning your company at the forefront of change.

1. Software

Instantly identify the most cost-effective ways to build green and how long it takes to recover your investment with the free EDGE software.

2. Standard

Reach the minimum standard of 20% less resource intensity in energy, water and embodied energy in materials.

3. Certification

Prove that your building is quantifiably green through certification offered by licensed service providers in over 150 countries.

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

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. Together we can create green buildings for a smarter world.

From all corners of the world, evidence-based stories are being told that demonstrate the powerful business case for green building certification with EDGE.

With a rapidly growing economy, but limited natural resources, EDGE certification offers an ideal solution for the private sector in Ghana.

Going Green in Ghana Means Business

With a rapidly growing economy, but limited natural resources, EDGE certification offers an ideal solution for the private sector in Ghana.
Italpinas Development Corporation delivers Italian-designed, EDGE-certified homes, to a growing, middle-class Filipino market that is environmentally conscious and eager to benefit from utility savings.

Bringing Italian Style to Green Homes in the Philippines

Italpinas delivers Italian-designed, EDGE-certified homes to a growing, Filipino middle-class that's environmentally conscious and eager to benefit from utility savings.
Developers are responding to the demand for green homes in Mexico where cities are growing rapidly and climate change is an ever increasing threat.

Creating a Demand for Green Homes in Mexico

Developers are responding to the demand for green homes in Mexico where cities are growing rapidly and climate change is an ever-increasing threat.
Momentum is growing for green homes in Mexico as property developers, financial institutions and green building professionals recognize the value of building green.

Green Homes: An Unstoppable Trend in Mexico

Momentum is growing for green homes in Mexico as property developers, financial institutions and green building professionals are recognizing the value of building green.