Virtual Learning Portfolio

Inspiring and connecting built environment professionals
Business woman touching global structure networking and data exchanges customers connection on dark background.


April 2, 2020


Education & Leadership



In this unparalleled situation relating to COVID-19, many of us are becoming adept at remote working. To support you to keep learning and connected, UKGBC has adapted its member L&D offer by making it 100% online and launching a number of new virtual learning offerings. Over the next 4 months you can access online learning in your own time and at your own pace, and connect with others to learn together and share good practice.

Find out more about our standard L&D programme here.


UKGBC Resource Packs 

Resource packs bring together important work to-date across UKGBC’s key areas of sustainability. Each resource pack is carefully curated to provide the context of the topic area, industry perspectives and ambitions, key components, the business case for change, best practice and future trends. Users are guided to key resources such as policy statements, guidance notes, ‘How To’ guides and frameworks.

Review at your own pace and refer back to time and again. With links to a wealth of resources, these pages will help recap or fill any gaps in knowledge on:

  • Climate Change
  • Resource Use
  • Nature & Biodiversity
  • Health & Wellbeing; and
  • Socio-Economic Impact

Access the resource packs here.

Course Mail

UKGBC’s Course Mail offers regular bite-size emails sent to your inbox weekly. The upcoming series focuses on Social Value, covering why consideration of social value is important in the built environment alongside implementation and measurement. The series will also share examples of what others are doing.

Access all course mail series here.


Global Green Building: Virtual Learning Programme (September) 

The Global Green Building Learning Programme is designed to profile best practice and fresh perspectives on net zero from around the globe. It will digitally bring together built environment professionals from the UK, alongside a range of expert facilitators and international speakers. In an applied part of the programme, participants will have the chance to focus on how to deliver net zero in their respective businesses, projects or assets.

Find out more and sign up here.

L&D Courses (July – September) 

UKGBC’s established courses continue to run in a virtual format with industry experts. These courses are aimed at developing skills for professionals working in disciplines across the built environment. They bring you fresh insights in an engaging and lively environment where you will also have the chance to chat through ideas, information and best practice with peers.


Insights and Innovations: Accounting for climate risks through the TCFDs (June – July)

Insights and Innovations is a webinar series from UKGBC, designed to bring you the latest updates on a particular topic. These one hour sessions can be accessed live, offering a chance for discussion and Q&A, or you can access recording on-demand to fit around you. The upcoming series will focus on the latest you need to know about the Task Force for Climate Related Financial Disclosures.  Learn how best to assess and report against physical and transitional risks your company faces. You will also get the chance to discuss and debate challenges and opportunities with the UKGBC team and other members.

Find and more and sign up here.