Philippine Green Building Certification Program

Bonifacio Global City, Taguig City
BERDE 5-Stars Certified

The Philippine Green Building Council (PHILGBC) is actively working to promote sustainability in the construction industry through a comprehensive tools. This holistic approach addresses sustainability across the built environment.  At the core of this initiative is the Philippine Green Building Certification Program (PHILCERT).

The PHILGBC continuously updates and improves its tools to ensure that they align seamlessly with current building and environmental laws, regulations, as well as mandatory standards. This process also incorporates the latest sustainable technologies and practices, keeping it up to date with industry advancements.

Projects that seek certification under PHILCERT have the opportunity to register and undergo the formal assessment and certification process to achieve certification under each of our tools. This assessment allows projects to demonstrate their commitment to sustainability through a credible and unbiased process. The PHILGBC administers a variety of tools geared towards different aspects of sustainability, allowing projects to demonstrate their commitment to green building, net zero, and health and well-being priorities.

Your participation in PHILCERT plays a vital role in advancing sustainability within the Philippine construction industry,  driving us closer to a more environmentally conscious and responsible future.

Contact the PHILGBC National Secretariat at to learn more about the certification programs.

Use BERDE for your green building projects, including the design, construction or operations of your building or tenant projects, as well as planning and implementation of your district, community or campus projects.

Use ANZ/PH to transform the design, construction and operations of your projects towards the net zero goal.

Use H+W to address social, economic and environmental priorities that affect the your project users' health and well-being.

BERDE Green Building Rating System

BERDE is a tool to measure, assess, verify and monitor the environmental performance of projects above and beyond existing building and environmental laws, regulations and mandatory standards.  This certification enables property market players to benchmark against a single green building rating system.

BERDE is recognized by the Philippine government, through the Department of Energy (DOE), as the National Voluntary Green Building Rating System.

The BERDE Program includes the development of the BERDE Green Building Rating System, the certification program for building projects, and the education program for individuals and professionals.

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Advancing Net Zero Philippines

Advancing Net Zero Philippines (ANZ/PH) is a program of the PHILGBC to transform the design, construction, and operations of projects towards the net zero goal.

ANZ/PH aims to transform the built environment by reducing resource consumption and emissions and shifting towards more sustainable sources to keep impacts neutral or provide positive benefits.

ANZ/PH is aligned with the global campaign of the World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) to accelerate the uptake of net zero carbon buildings to 100% by 2050.

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PHILGBC Health and Well-being for Buildings

The PHILGBC Health and Well-being for Buildings (H+W) was developed to assess, monitor, and certify a project's performance against social, economic, and environmental priorities that affect user health and well-being.

H+W focuses on the project users' health, comfort, and social well-being, as well as environmental factors that influence their quality of life.

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