Join the Green Building Council of South Africa

by | Aug 15, 2016 | Featured Slider, Latest, News

Join the green building movement and enjoy a host of benefits including increased profile, discounts, high-level networking and the knowledge that you are playing your part in changing the way South Africa is built.

As a member of the Green Building Council SA, your company will play a critical role in transforming the South African built environment. You will become part of our network of industry leaders and pioneers, collectively championing the green building cause and accelerating the development and adoption of best practices.

Membership benefits


Reducing negative impact on the environment is one of the key measures of good corporate governance. From the King Commission to the Global Reporting Initiative and the carbon credit market, if sustainability is not on the boardroom agenda future markets and profits are at risk. Green building practices play a significant role in embedding sustainability into your business’s strategic imperatives and long-term focus.


Membership communicates your organisation’s commitment to green building practices and demonstrates your green credentials to clients, investors and partners. As a Green Building Council member, you can use the Green Building Council SA member logo on all your communications – website, letterhead, emails and promotional material – to demonstrate your leadership in greening your environment.


As a Green Building Council SA member, you will have priority access to the latest international and local research and thought leadership in this field. Stay ahead in an industry that’s moving rapidly towards more sustainable practices. As well as access to our vast knowledge base, you will enjoy the benefits of our international and continental affiliations which help to keep our members at the cutting edge of the green building movement.


You will be listed on our online searchable Member Directory, a high traffic page which links straight to your company website so that you can convert these qualified and discerning leads into sales. Being a member means that you are positioned in the appropriate marketplace. Through our campaigns, we drive relevant and interested investors and clients to you – targeted market exposure at nominal cost of sales.


You qualify for significant discounts on all Green Star SA courses and can attend and exhibit at South Africa’s premier green building convention at a special member rate. Green Star SA registration and certification fees are also discounted, along with any course materials. Receive complimentary digital Green Building Council publications and case studies, along with all Green Star SA Rating Tool Technical Manuals.

Competitive edge

Your company will receive priority support in the use of Green Star SA tools and practical ways to build better and greener, with our technical team just an email away. Consumers, business leaders and employees are becoming more conscious of their impact on the environment. They are choosing to support environmentally and socially responsible brands – green building gives your company the competitive edge.


Build relationships with strategic business value by connecting with other green building advocates and practitioners at our members-only Green Building Council events. We bring local leaders and pioneers addressing the key sustainability issues of our generation to you as we take to the road on our twice-yearly national road shows and green building tours that also showcase the latest innovations in green technology and trends.


The Green Building Council SA is an active and powerful voice with industry and in all tiers of government. Our advocacy work is helping to remove barriers and improve incentives to transition the industry towards sustainable buildings and communities. As a member, you qualify to participate in our sub-committees and working groups. You have a say in the shaping of new rating tools and the future direction of environmental sustainability in South Africa.

If you are experiencing trouble with the online booking form, please download the manual form here and email the completed form to us.

Apply for Membership

Membership fees are paid annually and are structured according to the Membership Fees table  for 2016. Note: ZAR in millions. Fees are based on one individual company.

Should you have any queries, please contact our Membership Administrator, Shaundre Abrahams, on 021 486 7905 or


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