We understand the importance of collaboration to achieve large-scale impact. We have joined forces with networks and allies from around the world, working with partners on research and implementation.

Research Partners

Research Partners bring world-class academic knowledge and technical advances to the fight against climate change through policy reform in the buildings sector. These partnerships are critical to capture and apply new ideas, knowledge and practice to real-world settings.

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Monash University, Australia
Monash Art, Design and Architecture is a global research partner for the Global Buildings Performance Network (GBPN), hosting GBPN’s Asia Pacific office and implementing research projects across the region. The Monash and GBPN partnership aims to increase the ambition, adoption and effective implementation of building energy codes and complementary policies in high mitigation potential markets in India and Southeast Asia. See more

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Monash University, Indonesia
Monash Indonesia is Monash University’s postgraduate campus in Indonesia located in Tangerang, Banten. GBPN and Monash Indonesia have established a framework to collaborate on key projects in the region.  See more

Center of Excellence Community Based Renewable Energy (CORE) – Udayana University
In Collaboration with CORE Udayana University, GBPN is supporting the Bali provincial government in developing the Bali Clean Energy implementation guideline piloting in Denpasar City and Gianyar Regency. See more

Implementation Partners

Implementation partners, at local or national level, bring knowledge and understanding of the buildings sector and policy landscape as they play out in their own community and country context.

They may be grassroots organisations, cooperatives, small businesses, or government agencies, who best understand the issues at stake. Applying our incubation approach, we aim to support, enhance and share learnings, skills, and capacities with partners in ways that allow them and communities to unleash their full potential.

Learn more about the implementation partners and the projects they are involved in here.

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Ashok B Lall Architects
Ashok B Lall Architects is a design and architecture studio that was established in New Delhi in 1981 and ever since, has designed multiple projects across India, including the Indian Institute of Health Management Research in Jaipur, Sehgal Foundation in Gurgaon, and the Development Alternatives World Headquarters in New Delhi. The studio has also won several awards in architectural competitions. See more 

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Integrated Smart and Green Building
Insgreeb is a dedicated research group established within the Department of Nuclear Engineering and Engineering Physics at Universitas Gadjah Mada in Indonesia. Universitas Gadjah Mada is known for its world-class research and educational programs. Insgreeb primarily integrates green and smart technology within building systems, applications, and services. See more 

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Indian Institute for Human Settlements
IIHS was established in 2008 as a national knowledge institution committed to an equitable, sustainable, and efficient urban transformation in India. In pursuit of this mission, IIHS works to create new knowledge, policies, implementation models, and capacities to harvest the immense opportunities and address the wicked challenges the country’s rapidly unfolding urban transition presents. See more 

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Mahila Housing Trust
Established in 1994, Mahila Housing Trust (MHT) is a technical grassroots organization in India committed to addressing the housing needs of women working in the informal sector. MHT firmly believes in the leadership of women in advancing the cause of more sustainable and gender-inclusive urban environments. The organization is dedicated to empowering women through the development of grassroots institutions and the enhancement of their technical knowledge and skills to actively participate in decision-making processes concerning their communities and cities, and thus improve their habitats and make urbanisation responsible.See more 

Past Partners

Alliances And Networks

Alliances and networks from around the world share the same vision and see an opportunity to build a better future. All network and alliance members bring different expertise and strengths, and we collaborate with them to achieve greater impact.

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Agora Energiewende
Agora Energiewende is a think tank that develops evidence-based and politically viable strategies to advance the goal of climate neutrality in Germany, Europe, and the rest of the world. It informs policymakers, economists, researchers, and civil society while encouraging a productive exchange of ideas. See more

Collaborative Labeling and Appliance Standards Program (CLASP)
CLASP works globally with governments, industry, and other stakeholders to advance data-driven solutions to improve the energy and environmental performance of the appliances and equipment we use every day, accelerating our transition to a more sustainable world. See more

The International Council on Clean Transportation (ICCT) is an independent nonprofit organization founded in 2001 to provide first-rate, unbiased research and technical and scientific analysis to environmental regulators. See more

Institute for Transportation and Development Policy (ITDP)
The Institute for Transportation and Development Policy is a non-governmental, non-profit organisation that focuses on developing bus rapid transit systems, promoting biking, walking, and non-motorized transport, and improving private bus operators margins. See more

Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP)
The Regulatory Assistance Project (RAP®) is an independent, non-partisan, non-governmental organisation dedicated to accelerating the transition to a clean, reliable, and efficient energy future. See more

Other Alliances And Networks

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Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC)
The Global Alliance for Buildings and Construction (GlobalABC) works towards a zero-emission, efficient, and resilient buildings and construction sector through raising ambitions to meet the Paris climate goals and mobilising all actors along the value chain. See more

Climate Technology Centre and Network (CTCN)
CTCN promotes the accelerated transfer of environmentally sound technologies for low carbon and climate-resilient development at the request of developing countries. GBPN is CTCN’s network member and provides it with capacity building, knowledge management, and policy and planning services. See more

Global Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience in the Education Sector (GADRRRES)
GBPN is a member of the Global Alliance for Disaster Risk Reduction and Resilience in the Education Sector (GADRRRES) and an active participant in working group 1 (Safe Learning Facilities Working Group). See more

UN Environment Program (UNEP) – Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (SBCI)
Since January 2013, GBPN has become a member of the UNEP – Sustainable Buildings and Climate Initiative (SBCI). This is a partnership that brings together the main public and private actors in the building and construction sectors (companies, local and national governments, non-governmental organisations, research centres, international institutions, etc.). See more

One planet
GBPN is a member of the The One Planet network. One Planet is a global community of practitioners, policymakers and experts, including governments, businesses, civil society, academia and international organisations, that implements the 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production and works towards achieving SDG 12: ensuring sustainable patterns of consumption and production. See more

SME Climate Hub
The SME Climate Hub is a global initiative that aims to mainstream climate action in the small to medium sized business community, and enable SMEs to build resilient businesses for the future. Businesses with under 500 employees represent 90% of business globally, and affect the livelihoods of over 2 billion people. See more

Climate Centre for Cities (C-Cube), National Institute of Urban Affairs
In early 2022, GBPN and C-Cube formed an alliance to support mainstreaming of climate actions in Indian cities. Launched in June 2021, the Climate Centre for Cities (C-Cube) focuses on strengthening the capacities of cities to understand, implement and monitor actions needed for addressing climate change impacts. See more