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If You’re Going to Build It, Build It Green

IFC’s new ClimateBiz podcast explores the value proposition for green buildings and what is needed to bring certification programs like EDGE and LEED to scale, especially in emerging markets.

Path to Paris: Building Green

Despite rapid population growth and urbanization, building green can help us achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Capital House accepts the Achievement in Transformational Infrastructure: Green Buildings award.

EDGE-Certified Building Earns International Recognition

EDGE-Certified EcoHome Phuc Loi project, developed by Capital House, was awarded the Achievement in Transformational Infrastructure: Green Building by the Financial Times
LatAm Parque Logístico Lima Sur in Lima, Peru has achieved a preliminary EDGE certificate.

In the Business of Sustainability: Green Warehouses

Green warehouses are growing traction around the world. Read about three that are pursuing EDGE certification in Kenya, Peru and Thailand.
EDGE Experts provide their insights on the challenges and opportunities of working with clients to design, build, and certify green in their respective markets.

EDGE Experts - The Gurus of Green Building

EDGE Experts provide their insights on the challenges and opportunities of working with clients to design, build, and certify green in their respective markets.
The MBU at Komfo Anokye Teaching Hospital in Kumasi, Ghana, has received final EDGE certification from thinkstep-SGS.

The Life-Saving Dynamic of Green Hospitals

With EDGE certification, hospital builders are realizing greater operational savings, ensuring patient comfort, and achieving a higher level of environmental responsibility.
There are heroes working behind the scenes to create a new mortgage breed that upends the industry, making it a given to choose a green home.

From Romania to Costa Rica - The Persuasive Power of Green Mortgages

There are heroes working behind the scenes to create a new mortgage breed that upends the industry, making it a given to choose a green home.
Prashant Kapoor, inventor of EDGE, explains why embodied energy in building materials is important, and how manufacturers play a critical role in shaping construction markets for the better.

Why It's Time to Get Serious About Embodied Energy

Prashant Kapoor, inventor of EDGE, explains why embodied energy in building materials is important, and how manufacturers play a critical role in shaping construction markets for the better.
Despite a growing obsession with the sleek, all-glass aesthetic in architecture, floor-to-ceiling glass walls are not a good thing in almost any climate.

Reflections on a Shiny Façade

Despite a growing obsession with the sleek, all-glass aesthetic in architecture, floor-to-ceiling glass walls are not a good thing in almost any climate.
Prashant Kapoor, the inventor of EDGE, considers why hoteliers should earn green credentials, emphasizing the associated cost savings.

Green Hotels: The Art of Practicality and Profit

Prashant Kapoor, the inventor of EDGE, considers why hoteliers should earn green credentials, emphasizing the associated cost savings.
Over the past 20 years, offices around the world have changed from offering windows that open to air-tight spaces that are fully air conditioned. Here’s why that is a bad idea.

The Case for Office Buildings With Windows that Open

Over the past 20 years, offices around the world have changed from offering windows that open to air-tight spaces that are fully air conditioned. Here’s why that is a bad idea.
Real estate investment management companies are using EDGE for their property funds to show compliance, lower risk and increase profitability and brand value for developers.

The Quiet Progress of Green Property Funds

Real estate investment management companies are using EDGE for their property funds to show compliance, lower risk and increase profitability and brand value for developers.