Johannesburg – WSP in Africa received a Leading Company Award and that one of the company’s sustainability consultants received the Rising Green Star Award, during the Greenstar Leadership Awards ceremony hosted at the recent Green Building Convention in Cape Town.
WSP in Africa is a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy that has been operating in Africa for over fifty years. It has been consulting in the green building space for over ten-years and, to date, has been a driver in 44 Green Star rating certifications for 30 buildings in South Africa, and Africa.
Added to this, the company’s senior consultants, who are also Green Star Accredited Professionals, have been working closing with the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) since its inception. The consultancy has been involved in the development of a number of the Green Star rating tools that are used to rate buildings in SA.
These consultants have also worked with the GBCSA on undertaking local context studies of a number of other regions within Africa that the necessary rating tools can be appropriately adjusted to fit within the local context conditions.
The company’s managing director for Africa, Mathieu du Plooy, said: “We’ll keep growing these capabilities in our business. And, continue to design places and cities that are smart and future proofed, as well as those that deliver complex and sustainable projects, paving the way for a future where society can thrive.”
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