To recognize companies, individuals and model green building projects that have made outstanding contribution to green buildings in Shanghai and promote sound and fast development of the city's green buildings, the Shanghai Green Buildings Council recently initiated a campaign to select the winners of the 2015 Contribution to Shanghai Green Buildings Award. Bureau Veritas was granted with the award for its remarkable achievements in green buildings.
Bureau Veritas is a member of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and an authorized LEED certification and audit body to inspect and approve LEED certification applications. As a global strategic partner of the U.S. Green Building Certification Institution (GBCI), Bureau Veritas has successfully completed more than 1,200 LEED certification projects with its consulting and audit services around the globe, ranking No. 1 in the world. Bureau Veritas has been providing Three-Star Green Building Certification (the highest level certification for Chinese buildings) services in China for years. It is also a long-time leader in certification concerning energy conservation, emission reduction and sustainable development systems, such as those concerning greenhouse gas emissions, ISO 50001 energy management system, ISO 14001 environment management system, OHSAS18001 occupational health and safety management system, etc.