About Us

Our story

Established in 2002, our purpose is to lead the sustainable transformation of buildings, cities and communities. Our vision is to create healthy, resilient and positive places.

We Rate

We rate the sustainability of buildings, fitouts and communities through Australia’s largest national, voluntary, holistic rating system – Green Star.

We Educate

We educate industry, government practitioners and decision-makers, and promote green building programs, technologies, design practices and operations.

We Advocate

We advocate policies and programs that support our vision and purpose.

Download the 2018 and beyond Strategic Plan

Our industry

We represent 550+ members including individual companies with a collective annual turnover of more than $46 billion.

Our membership reflects the diversity of Australian business with over 500 small-to-medium enterprises through to 83 companies with annual turnover of more than $100 million and 30 companies now listed in the SP/ASX200, with a combined market capitalisation of more than $608 billion. Our members include major developers, professional services firms, banks, superannuation funds, product manufacturers, retailers and suppliers. We also have 32 local government, 24 state government departments and land organisations, and 21 university members. (Note, there are 24 education members, but three are schools)

Company members alone employ more than 50,000 staff across Australia. Our professional development program boasts over 1,400 people advancing their careers and building their skills through their membership with us.