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GVA upgrades UK Green Building Council membership to Gold Leaf

Friday, 09 June 2017

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GVA has been a long running member of the UK Green Building Council (UK GBC), which helps support our Corporate Responsibility (CR) goals. For the first time since 2008 GVA has upgraded its membership to Gold Leaf, the highest level, to demonstrate a leadership position in sustainability. This new membership includes:

  • Engagement with government on opportunities to influence policy
  • Additional online learning modules
  • Extra learning and development support
  • Exclusive opportunities to collaborate on thought leadership research
  • Access to top level networking events (Gold Leaf members only)
  • Enhanced brand profile in the industry
  • A dedicated account manager to support GVA’s continued growth in sustainability

Jon Gibson, Head of Sustainability at GVA comments, "Personally, I’m very impressed with the leaders at GVA who continue to support the growth of our Corporate Responsibility strategy. My call to action is for the wider industry to appreciate the great work the UK Green Building Council does in establishing best practice and supporting innovation to transform the built environment for a more sustainable future. GVA whole heartedly shares the values and supports the aims of UK GBC.

"We look forward to continuing our involvement with the UK GBC. We are now in a position to leverage the additional benefits that Gold Leaf membership brings and to continue to support our clients who are also aiming to reach similar sustainability goals."

Julie Hirigoyen, CEO, UK Green Building Council, commented:
"We are extremely excited to welcome GVA as a Gold Leaf member to the UK Green Building Council. Over the past ten years the sustainability team at GVA has tirelessly supported our mission, devoting an exceptional amount of both their time and energy to help improve understanding of how the industry can tackle some of the biggest challenges in the built environment.

Being recognized as a Gold Leaf member is a significant step in GVA’s sustainability journey, one we hope is a sign that the value of sustainability is finally perpetrating business as usual and decisions."

For more information please contact GVA head of sustainability, Jon Gibson by emailing jonathan.gibson@gva.co.uk or on 020 7911 2680. You may also find further details about UK-GBC membership here.