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GBCI Mexico

Sustentabilidad para México (SUMe), the green building council for México, and GBCI, have formed GBCI México to accelerate the adoption of green business practices across Mexico, improve access to educational resources and provide further technical expertise to the region. Our aim is to enhance the environmental and human health benefits of Mexico’s built environment, providing communities with the resources to create sustainable, resilient buildings and cities.

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Certification programs

GBCI is known around the globe for its commitment to quality and transparency. GBCI delivers certification for LEED and other sustainable programs, including EDGE, GRESB, Parksmart, PEER, SITES, TRUE and WELL.



LEED is the leading certification program for green buildings and communities worldwide. More than 92,000 projects across over 165 countries and territories are participating in LEED.


EDGE is a green building certification system focused on making buildings in emerging markets more resource-efficient.


GRESB is an investor-driven organization committed to assessing the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets globally.



Parksmart is the world’s only rating system designed to advance sustainable mobility through smarter siting, design and operations while using fewer resources.



PEER is the nation’s first rating system that measures and improves power system performance and electricity delivery systems.



SITES is the most comprehensive program for designing, developing and maintaining sustainable landscapes.



TRUE strives to change the way materials flow through society so that all products are eventually reused and diverted from landfill, incineration (waste-to-energy) and the environment.



The WELL Building Standard is a performance-based system for measuring, certifying and monitoring building features that impact human health and well-being.


Measure your green performance with Arc.

Certification teams can measure their project's green performance with Arc, a state-of-the-art platform designed to collect, manage and benchmark data.

Discover Arc

LEED is green building

LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the foremost program for the design, construction, maintenance and operations of green buildings. In Mexico, there are:

300 +

LEED-certified projects

660 +

LEED-registered projects

31 million +

gross square meters of LEED space

Download our LEED in Motion: Mexico report

LEED materials in Spanish

LEED v4 for Building Design and Construction (BD+C) Rating System
LEED v4 for Building Operations and Maintenance (O+M) Rating System
LEED v4 for Interior Design and Construction (ID+C) Rating System

LEED professional credentials

In today's global market, LEED professionals are recognized as experts with a deep technical background in green building codes, principles and practices. Earning a LEED professional credential— including the LEED Green Associate; LEED AP (Accredited Professional); LEED Fellow and various certificate designations—denotes advanced knowledge in green building.

Become a LEED professional

Educational materials in Spanish

LEED Green Associate

LEED Green Associate Candidate Handbook


LEED AP O+M candidate handbook

LEED AP O+M Candidate Handbook



LEED BD+C Candidate Handbook


LEED Core Concepts

LEED Core Concepts Guide


Find a local exam site
Find a USGBC Faculty member

Resources & events

GBCI Mexico regularly hosts industry events, where you can get the latest green building insights, discover new research and experience innovative products and technologies.

June 19-21: Greenbuild Mexico 2018

Greenbuild Mexico offers a forum for the green building community to unite, change lives, revolutionize business and address pressing issues, such as air quality, human health, energy use and global climate change.

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Rating system resources in Spanish

EDGE brochure
Introduction to EDGE webinar
SITES Rating System and Scorecard
WELL Building Standard


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