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Jane Henley
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Jane Henley is the Chief Executive Officer of the World Green Building Council, a role she assumed in February 2010. Previously, Jane was the founding Chief Executive Officer of the New Zealand Green Building Council, which she helped establish in 2005. She has also been on the boards of the WorldGBC and NZGBC. Jane sits on a number of boards, is an active speaker and is passionate about business leading change. She is committed to driving market transformation that is underpinned by sound economic practices that simultaneously deliver financial, social and environmental benefits.

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Healthy Buildings: The Next Chapter in Green Building

(1) Comments | Posted September 24, 2014 | 11:11 AM

What's the secret to a healthy, productive office? Bring in the fresh air, let in daylight, minimize noise and keep the temperature steady. Sounds obvious, right?

And yet, many people spend their working week sitting in sealed up, stuffy offices that are dim and dingy or lit up like operating...

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Green Buildings Are Healthy Buildings - Let's Prove the Case

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 2:54 PM

Sick leave costs the economy a staggering $576 billion a year -- and that's just in the U.S. Wider mental health problems also come at a significant cost through lost productivity, benefit payments and health care -- around £70bn in the U.K. alone.

Meanwhile, with the global...

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From Cancún Compromises to Concrete Action: We Don't Need a Binding Deal to Act Now on Efficiency

(0) Comments | Posted January 5, 2011 | 4:15 PM

What if you were told that the United Nations -- and its scientists and economists -- had already identified the biggest opportunity for greenhouse gas emission reductions?

And that the U.N. had further determined that the key strategies for pursuing that opportunity were also the least costly to society?...

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