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IGBC launches India’s First Net Zero Carbon Rating System

IGBC launches India’s First Net Zero Carbon Rating System

CII’s Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) in partnership with The Tamil Nadu Government formally inaugurated its three-day annual flagship conference Green Building Congress 2023 in the city. 

The reference guidelines of IGBC net zero carbon rating system publication formulated by IGBC was unveiled and released by Mr. Gurmit Singh Arora, National Chairman, Indian Green Building Council, Mr. Ajit Chordia, Chairman, IGBC Chennai Chapter, Mr. Oliver Ballhatchet MBE, British Deputy High Commissioner Chennai, Mr. Jamshyd N Godrej, Chairman, CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre, Mr. B Thiagarajan National Vice Chairman, Indian Green Building Council and Mr. Mahesh Anand, Co-chairman, IGBC Chennai Chapter.  

Sharing his view on the newly launched Net Zero Rating System, Mr. Gurmit Singh Arora, Chairman IGBC & Chairman Green Building Congress 2023 said “The newly launched Net Zero Rating System is an initiative aimed at facilitating the adoption of Net Zero concepts to support market transformation towards total building sector decarbonization and to accelerate the adoption of Net Zero concepts in the country.”   

 Concluding the session, Mr. B Thiagarajan, National Vice Chairman, Indian Green Building Council said “Over 1000 products from across the globe will be displayed at the expo. The conference and the expo together will certainly be a stepping stone to create a conducive green future.”

The inaugural event also laid a platform for the eminent guests to recognize and reward the winners of ‘Design for LiFE: Small Medium Large Solutions for a Sustainable Tomorrow’  a design competition for student of architecture to envision the future. 

As part of the inaugural event, Bharatiya Vidya Bhavans Atmakuri Ramarao School, (Benefits to Environment), Kendriya Vidyalaya BSF Camp Chhawla, Delhi (Education & Awareness) and Navy Children School, Karwar, Karnataka (Innovation Category) were recognized and awarded as winners for the Green Your School Programme.