NO9 IN THE WORLD
The award winning Department of Conservation building, developed by The Wellington Company, has been ranked as the worlds ninth 'greenest building' by Grist, an international non-profit organization, highly respected for their independent coverage of environmental issues.
The DOC Building is New Zealand's only entry on the list, and the highest ranked of only two Australasian buildings to be included.
The list comprises of buildings from the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, India, Mexico, Japan and the United Arab Emirates, and focuses on green buildings that exist within the mainstream business sector, on a broad public scale.
The inclusion of the DOC building in this world-wide list is a huge achievement for The Wellington Company, and shows our commitment to being national and regional leaders in sustainability, and our ability to make our presence felt on the world stage.
Grist is dedicated to providing free, impartial news and commentary on environmental issues. Grist was founded in 1999, and is based in Seattle; contributors are sourced from all over the world, and are reputable and respected journalists.
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