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About CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre

  • CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre (CII-Godrej GBC) was established in the year 2004, as CII's Developmental Institute on Green Practices & Businesses, aimed at offering world class advisory services on conservation of natural resources. The Green Business Centre in Hyderabad is housed in one of the greenest buildings in the world and through Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) is spearheading the Green Building movement in the country.
  • The Services of Green Business Centre include- Energy Management, Green Buildings, Green Companies, Renewable Energy, GHG Inventorization, Green Product Certification, Waste Management and Cleaner Production Process. CII-Godrej GBC works closely with the stakeholders in facilitating India emerge as one of the global leaders in Green Business by the year 2022.

About Indian Green Building Council

  • The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) was formed in the year 2001. The vision of the council is, "To enable a sustainable built environment for all and facilitate India to be one of the global leaders in the sustainable built environment by 2025
  • The Council offers a wide array of services which include developing new IGBC GREEN building rating programmes, certification services, Accredited Professional (AP) Exam, Green Building Congress and training programmes on green buildings and built environment 
  • Today, IGBC with the support of all the stakeholders has facilitated India to emerge as one of the top five Countries in the world in terms of largest registered green building footprint, with over 5,000 projects adopting IGBC GREEN building standards.
  • Understanding the imperative that each building type is a species, IGBC has launched over 20 GREEN building rating systems which are designed to address National priorities of the Country. A step towards this direction was the launch of IGBC GREEN Cities Rating System
  • IGBC Green Cities rating system is the first of its kind rating in India to address environmental sustainability in emerging cities. The rating system shall enable the development authorities and developers to apply green concepts and planning principles, so as to reduce environmental impacts that are measurable and improve the overall quality of life.

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