CIOB Certification for Green Building Services

Other than products, CIOB also recognises green services provided by building consultants who have attained a level of achievement in green building services delivery and who are committed to supporting the green movement.

The CIOB Green Building Services (CGBS) certification scheme aims to promote best practices to support environmental sustainability amongst building consultancies and services firms in the industry. The certified firms can expect greater recognition and new business opportunities. CGBS certification is currently available for the following disciplines:

Architecture
Mechanical & Electrical (M&E) Engineering
Quantity Surveying (QS)
Environmental Sustainability Design (ESD)
Energy Performance Contracting (EPC)

CIOB’s Green Services Certification is the first of its kind in Sri Lanka and aims to enhance green building performance through the industry’s delivery of services. The scheme recognises building consultants who are committed to supporting the green movement. It aims to promote best practices to support environmental sustainability among service firms in the industry. CIOB’s Green Services Certification will commit building consultants and practitioners to develop their in-house capabilities and competencies; adopt green corporate practices; and deliver sustainable designs and services. As CIOB is a trusted brand, certified firms can expect greater recognition and new business opportunities.

The assessment criteria focus on the following areas:

Staff competencies and development
Green corporate practices in the entire business value chain
Support for the Green community, such as participation in the activities of Green NGOs and promotion of Green Building knowledge
Track record in the delivery of Green projects and promotion of Green Building design, including pushing the frontier for excellence and achievement of awards

CIOB’s Green Services Certification will bring about a major shift in the green movement – making green value and spirit a way of life for the industry.

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