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News and press releases

Are you looking for older DGNB press releases? You can find them in our press archive. Filter by keyword or year of publication.

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Statements, background information and reports

What is the DGNB's position on political decisions, energy industry developments or building regulations? Through our position papers, we take a stand, provide impetus and stimulate activities. With our background information, we help to correctly classify current issues related to the DGNB. And with the DGNB reports, studies and other publications, we offer an introduction to the wide range of topics in sustainable building.

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Background information and studies

DGNB reports and other publications


In our DGNB Blog, we regularly publish articles on a wide range of topics related to sustainable construction. We present DGNB-certified projects and comment on current political or social developments. We also classify new offers from the DGNB and give tips on how to make the best use of them.

CPEA publishes new report on ESG implementation in construction and real estate

One of the most used buzzwords in sustainable construction and real estate these days seems to be the acronym ESG. ESG covers three areas of sustainability: environmental, social and governance. However, a new report from the Climate Positive Europe Alliance (CPEA), of which the German Sustainable Building Council (DGNB) is part of, shows that most of the industry’s commitment to ESG is focused on the E in ESG, with the S and G getting short shrift.

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DGNB involvement in research projects and initiatives

The DGNB is keen to actively contribute to transformation in the building and property sector. This role we identify with also entails involvement in a whole host of research projects, public campaigns and initiatives, all aimed at finding groundbreaking and sustainable solutions to the challenges faced by our industry. We would like to present some of the projects in more detail here.

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DGNB Pressemappen aus Graspapier

Press area

This is where media representatives can find all press releases, relevant downloads and contacts.

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DGNB Newsletter on a laptop

Our newsletters

To stay up to date on the DGNB, we offer various newsletter formats for all interested parties.

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myDGNB: the digital networking platform

Via myDGNB you can actively exchange information with others in the DGNB network. There are also public specialist groups, a job exchange and more.

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Mobile Ansicht des DGNB LinkedIn Accounts auf dem Smartphone.

LinkedIn: our account in the worldwide business network

The DGNB network on LinkedIn is constantly growing. Here you will find regular event tips, news from the association, academy, certification and more.

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Referent präsentiert mit Ringlicht

Free information seminars: the digital introduction to selected DGNB topics

We regularly offer free digital information events on many topics related to sustainable construction.

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YouTube: videos about the DGNB

On our YouTube channel we regularly publish exciting interviews, recordings of events, member statements and much more.

Your contacts

Felix Jansen

Director PR, Communications and Marketing