Did you know...
- Cluj-Napoca has adopted legislation providing a 50% property tax reduction for buildings achieving high energy efficiency and a green building certification
- International and Domestic companies are requiring green space for next office spaces in Bucharest and the supply of these spaces is rapidly increasing
- There are numerous short and long-term financial benefits from implementing greener practices in the design, construction/renovation, and operation of your work space.
Large property investment funds have begun demanding green building certifications as a pre-condition for purchase of building projects in Romania and throughout the world.
The Romania Green Building Council has organized a seminar of "The Business Case for Greener Offices" which will provide information on the advantages of implementing green building principles locally in your current and future workplace, an update on the business opportunities from the "green revolution" that is growing even in times of economic uncertainty, and in force and impending Romanian and European legislation that will dramatically reward energy efficiency and environmental responsibility in our buildings.
Participation is free of charge and limited to AmCham Romania & BRCC members. Registration will be made on a first come, first served basis. Please register participation via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or subscribe here
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Mr. Borncamp is the Founding President of the Romania Green Building Council and led the team that organized the council, three "Build Green Central Eastern Europe" conferences in Bucharest and Budapest and numerous other green building initiatives for the region. He has worked to create a comprehensive and proficient marketplace of green building solution providers, and developed and launched building projects including three exemplary green building demonstration projects. He is the lead author of the "Green Building Professional" accreditation program which provides 52 hours of multi-disciplinary training that is delivered by Green Building Councils throughout Europe.
In 2005, Steve founded ecoNavitas (formerly SOPOLEC) an innovative business and technology consultancy company dedicated to supporting and growing environmentally responsible businesses. Through prior work at ecoNavitas and KPMG Consulting / BearingPoint he has provided strategic advice and managed complex business and technology projects for leading companies across the Central and Eastern European region and throughout the United States.
Mr. Borncamp holds a Bachelor in Economics from the University of California/ San Diego and a Masters in International Relations from Tufts University's Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy. He was an early advocate of sustainable development and socially responsible business having joined in 1993 the First Affirmative Financial Network - one of the pioneering investment companies in the field.