Founded in 2010 by Marloes Reinink, Solid Green Consulting offers a range of consulting services to property developers and building professionals, with the purpose of advancing sustainability in the African built environment. This year, the company is celebrating more than 50 certifications received, having consulted on 57 successful green building certifications over 750 000m² of built area.

Since 2011, directors, staff members and projects of Solid Green Consultancy have received a total of fourteen Green Star SA Leadership Awards, with the Established Green Star awarded to both Marloes Reinink and partner Chilufya Lombe. Last year, the company was runner-up for the ‘10 Year Award for the Consulting Company with the Highest Number of Certifications’ in South Africa.

Bizcommunity.com caught up with founding director Reinink this Women’s Month to find out more about the history of her successful company, what lies ahead for Solid Green and the performance of the South African green building industry at present.