Our Purpose

At Green Plants for Green Buildings, our purpose is communicating the aesthetic, wellbeing and economic benefits of nature in the built environment. GPGB is a 501c3 not-for-profit organization. Read more about our mission in action >

What you do can make a difference

Learn how to get involved with Green Plants for Green Buildings, donate, become a supporter, or just help spread the work! Plants make people happy!

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.

Research & Articles

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.

Find Help

Select the right plant for the right place and keep your investment in plant benefits alive and growing. Connect with the professional community of horticulturalists who specialize in designing, installing and maintaining interior plants.

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.