ASSA ABLOY partners with World Green Building Council Europe ASSA ABLOY has today become an official Regional Partner of the World Green Building Council’s Europe Regional Network. ASSA ABLOY and WorldGBC's Europe Regional Network will collaborate on driving sustainability and innovation across Europe's building sector. WorldGBC's Europe Regional Network represents a community of 24 Green Building Councils (GBCs), 8 Regional Partners and over 5,000 company members who cooperate closely to support the growth of the sustainable building movement in Europe. In 2017 the Europe Regional Network and its partners will be heavily focused on supporting the European Commission in finalizing and launching a central piece of EU sustainable building assessment policy. This 'framework' of core performance indicators is anticipated to form the basis of future sustainable building policy in the region. James Drinkwater, Regional Director of WorldGBC's Europe Regional Network, said: "ASSA ABLOY is a recognised market leader that takes the lifecycle impacts of its products seriously – proven by having over 200 product specific Environmental Product Declarations. "We're proud to have become an official partner of the World Green Building Council's Europe Regional Network", says Ulf Södergren, CTO and overall responsible for Sustainability within ASSA ABLOY. "Being a partner of the World Green Building Council will allow us to further support the sustainability agenda in the built environment. Working together with industry leading companies, the EU commission and the World Green Building Council; we aim to help all stakeholders to reduce the environmental footprint of all building types globally."