Green Building Council of Australia and Green Star
Since 2005, Sustainable Living Fabrics has been an active member and supporter of the Green Building Council of Australia which manages the Green Star Rating Program.
"Launched in 2002, the GBCA is a national, not-for-profit organisation that is committed to developing a sustainable property industry for Australia by encouraging the adoption of green building practices. It is uniquely supported by both industry and governments across the country."
"Mission: The Green Building Council's mission is to develop a sustainable property industry for Australia and drive the adoption of green building practices through market-based solutions."
"Objectives: Its key objectives are to drive the transition of the Australian property industry towards sustainability by promoting green building programs, technologies, design practices and operations as well as the integration of green building initiatives into mainstream design, construction and operation of buildings." - GBCA website.
Sustainable Living Fabrics can help to contribute to Green Star points. GECA Certified Furniture Fittings and Foam upholstered with GECA Licenced fabrics contribute to meeting the Green Building Council of Australia’s GREEN STAR sustainability rating program at Level A.
"Green Star is a comprehensive, national, voluntary environmental rating system that evaluates the environmental design and construction of buildings and communities. With more than 7.2 million square metres of Green Star-certified space around Australia, and a further 8 million square metres of Green Star-registered space, Green Star is transforming Australia's built environment." - Green Star website.