Our Purpose

At Green Plants for Green Buildings, our purpose is communicating the aesthetic, environmental, productivity and health benefits of plants in the built environment. GPGB is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. Read more about us >

Upcoming Events

GPGB Fundraising Auction at Longwood April 8

Registered Trainer Seminars: Longwood April 8, San Francisco May 1

Living Walls Workshop in San Francisco May 1

Biophilia is the instinctive bond between human beings and other living organisms and living systems. Research suggests that buildings that contain features of preferred natural environments will be more supportive of human well-being and performance than those that do not contain these features.


Looking for the facts on the value of live plants in your buildings? Look no further! New research and data are emerging all the time. Use the GPGB ‘Resources’ pages as your go-to library for the times when you need the science behind the statement.


Plants promote well-being, reduce stress, make us more produc- tive, and enhance our lives. Visit our Articles page when you need reader-friendly content to share this story with others.

Continuing education that informs and inspires

What is the best way to learn about the value of live plants in your buildings? Contact a GPGB Registered Trainer and invite them to make a free presentation at your office or facility.

GPGB is an approved provider of continuing education for AIA, IDCEC, ASID, BOMI, ASLA, USGBC and their Canadian counterparts.