The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the creators of the LEED green building programme, announced eight organisations are receiving the 2017 Greenbuild Leadership Awards. The awards will be presented for the first time in India as part of the inaugural Greenbuild India Conference and Expo. The awards ceremony will take place at the conference in Mumbai on November 3.
The Greenbuild Leadership Awards recognise exceptional organisations at the forefront of the green building movement. It acknowledges contributions to India and the green building community that work to enhance environmental performance and improve quality of life.
“The Greenbuild Leadership Award recipients are raising the bar when it comes to creating healthier, more sustainable buildings,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO, USGBC and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the organisation that certifies all LEED projects globally. “As India continues to drive green growth, these leaders are encouraging the adoption of green practices that improve the health and well being of our communities and it is an honor to recognise their efforts at Greenbuild India,”he added.
This year’s 2017 Greenbuild India Leadership Award recipients include – Delhi Metro Rail Corporation Ltd., DLF Ltd., Infosys Ltd., ITC Hotels Raheja Corp., Environmental Design Solutions Pvt. Ltd., and LEAD Consultancy & Engineering Services (I) Pvt Ltd.
Greenbuild India, presented by USGBC and ABEC Exhibitions & Conferences, takes place at the Bombay Exhibition Center (NESCO) in Mumbai. The conference runs from November 2-3 with the expo running until November 5.
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