The U.S. Green Building Council - USGBC

The U.S. Green Building Council, which was established in 1993 in order to award certificates to green buildings, is an international, non-profit institution that aims to ensure environmental and social sustainability in the construction sector.

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design), which is the Green Building Assessment System prepared by USGBC, includes the standards required for a sustainable structure. According to LEED standards, buildings are assessed within 7 categories:

  • Sustainable Sites

  • Water Efficiency

  • Energy & Atmosphere

  • Indoor Environmental Quality

  • Materials and Resources

  • Innovation in Design

  • Regional Priority 


Rönesans, as an advocate of green building principles in its projects, continues to add new ones to its green building certified projects through the high environmental and social sustainability standards it implements. Rönasans, as the owner of prior LEED Platinum certified buildings such as Rönesans Tower (Allianz Tower), RönesansBiz Küçükyalı Office, supports economic and social development, both domestically and internationally, by adding a new dimension to the construction sector through its contribution to sustainability in Turkey