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About us.

We are a Non-Profit Organization

The KGBS is an independent, non-profit, non-political, member-based organisation formed to lead the transformation of the built environment in Kenya toward environmentally sustainable buildings, promoting a healthy and efficient built environment.

Our mission is to advocate, educate and certify green buildings in Kenya in order to achieve an environmentally, socially and economically progressive built environment.

What We Do

Raise awareness of the benefits of green building. Support government to lead by example, to legislate and to facilitate the adoption of green building practices. Recognize and reward industry leaders who achieve green building excellence.

Promotion and Advocacy

Establishing a common language and best practice standard of measurement for green buildings through the development of rating tools in Kenya.


Annual Africa Green Building Summit - provides access to the latest innovations and trends delivered by international and local thought leaders. Green Star SA-Kenya Accredited Professional Courses in New Buildings, Existing Building Performance, Commercial Interiors and Project Certification workshops. EDGE Expert Training.

Education and Training

The Board

Elizabeth Wangeci Chege


John Kabuye Kalungi


Wangari Muchiri

Board Secretary

Amrish Shah

Board Treasurer

Ted Otieno

Head of Technical

June Arunga Kimani

Board Member

David Mereka

Head of Legal

Mohammed Said

Head of Education

Nancy Muthoni

Head of Marketing

About Green Building

Do you want to find out more about: What makes a building ‘green’? How you define a green building? How you actually measure how green a building is? What are the various benefits that green buildings provide? This section of the website is designed to help guide you through the world of green buildings, and to point you in the direction of further resources that help you to contribute to our mission of green buildings for everyone, everywhere.

KGBS Documents

Download our pamphlet to learn more
Read Our Constitution and By- Laws
Annual Financial Reports