The Kuwait Green Building Council a non-profit organization started in 2009 with organizations and businesses from different industries in Kuwait. These include universities, local authorities, contractors, architects, engineers, energy companies, and other leading private companies. All are united in one common goal to provide leadership and advice to accelerate the rate of change in Kuwait to a sustainable environment. The KGBC is affiliated with the World Green Building Council and part of its network. This is a global coalition of more than 100 national Green Building Councils around the world with a total membership of over 27,000 of the most progressive international organizations and businesses making it the largest organization globally influencing the green building market. The Council’s mission is to enhance public awareness about the benefits of green buildings and develop the relationship between the building industry and society for the promotion and achievement of environmentally responsible buildings.
The Council’s vision is to drive the transition of the Kuwait property sector towards sustainability by promoting green building programs, technologies, design practices and operations as well as the integration of green building initiatives into mainstream design, construction and the operation of buildings.