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Capricorn Corner earns ‘Green Building Certification’

todayApril 22, 2024 26

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The Capricorn Corner building, Capricorn Group’s state-of-the-art office facilities in Klein Windhoek, earned EDGE Advanced green building certification, the green building certification from the International Finance Corporation, the private sector arm of the World Bank Group. The certification, presented by EDGE certification partner – Green Business Building Certification Inc. marks the first internationally recognised operational building to be EDGE-certified in Namibia. This achievement also preludes this year’s World Earth Day, highlighting the Group’s progress in environmental stewardship. An innovation of IFC, EDGE is an online platform, a green building standard, and a certification system for more than 170 countries. EDGE was created in response to the need for a measurable solution to prove the financial case for building green and help jumpstart the mainstreaming of green buildings. Here is Ruan Bestbier the Group Head of sustainability. Ruan Bestbier the Capricorn Group Head of sustainability explains.

Written by: Tonata Kadhila

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