LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is a green building certification programme that recognizes best-in-class building strategies and practices. It consists of 5 rating systems to address the different project types Building Design and Construction , Interior Design and Construction, Building Operations and Maintenance, Neighbourhood Development and Homes.
The Green Mark Scheme for the built environment is designed specifically for tropical climate cities. It is developed by government agency, Building and Construction Authority and is endorsed by the National Environment agency in Singapore. Currently this rating tool has facilitated projects in over 16 countries in the tropics.
GreenRe is developed by REDHA, also known as the Real Estate and Housing Developer’s Association Malaysia, representing over 80% of property development companies in Malaysia. GreenRe commits to encourage the property development industry to be sustainable, emphasizing on passive design.
Greenship is the green building rating tool developed in Indonesia, for Indonesia. The tool ranks buildings in six categories: land use, energy efficiency, water conservation, source materials, air quality and environmental management.
The Green Building Index (GBI) is Malaysia’s industry recognised green rating tool for buildings to promote sustainability in the built environment and ranks energy efficiency, indoor environmental quality, site management, materials and resources, water efficiency as well as innovation.
Green Globe’s International Standard for Sustainable Tourism was the first standard developed by and for the travel & tourism over 20 years ago. Today Green Globe’s Standard is recognized as the highest level of sustainability certification by leaders in green travel and responsible & eco tourism.
The Building and Construction Authority, Singapore launched the Green and Gracious Builder Scheme (GGBS) in February 2009 to promote environment protection and gracious practices during the construction phase of projects.
The Global Reporting Initiative is an international independent standards organization that helps businesses, governments and other organizations understand and communicate their impacts on issues such as climate change, human rights and corruption.