At the Leadership Awards hosted by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) on October 31, we won laurels for our commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainability achievements.
On October 31, the IGBC Leadership Awards 2020 was hosted virtually to recognise the efforts of organisations in advancing the green buildings movement in India. We won prestigious awards and recognitions at the event!
We were chosen as a winner of the IGBC Green Champion Award under the category of ‘Developer leading the green building movement in India (Commercial)’. The award is the most prestigious honour bestowed by IGBC upon the leaders of the green building movement in India. We received the recognition for our involvement in the development of around 10 IGBC green building projects and contribution towards India emerging as a global green champion.
IGBC launched the ‘Performance Challenge for Green Built Environment’ programme for encouraging fully certified green building projects to maintain their facilities as green. As part of the Performance Challenge for Green Built Environment 2020, we won the Excellence Award for two of our IGBC Platinum certified campuses—Candor TechSpace at Sector 21 in Gurugram and Candor TechSpace at Sector 135 in Noida. This award applies to buildings that have achieved Bronze, Gold or Platinum IGBC certifications before 2019. Receiving this recognition underlines our dedication to minimise our impact on the environment while improving the efficient use of resources.
Our initiatives include:
At the IGBC Leadership Awards 2020, the jury chose industry experts for the title of IGBC Fellow. Baljit Singh, Senior VP – Operations, Brookfield Properties was one of the individuals felicitated for his tireless efforts in advancing the cause of green buildings. Hearty congratulations to him!
Speaking about our win at the IGBC Leadership Awards 2020, Alok Aggarwal, MD & CEO, Brookfield Properties, says, “Environmental, social and governance excellence is core to how we conduct our business across the globe. In sync with this vision, we constantly strive towards operational efficiency and optimal utilisation of natural resources to reduce our carbon footprint. Being a founding member of IGBC, we are committed to creating a positive impact on the environment, while improving the efficiencies over time. We are pleased to receive these awards and motivated to keep up our commitment to our sustainability goals.”
At Brookfield Properties, we ensure that environment, social and governance (ESG) principles are embedded in our operations—from efficient and responsible building materials to rooftop solar panels. All our initiatives covering energy reduction, water conservation, indoor air quality improvement and green mobility are focused on building a sustainable and eco-friendly environment. We also work towards improving energy efficiency and have even won accolades for our achievements. For instance, three of our campuses have received IGBC Platinum Certification, while our campus in Kolkata is Gold certified. That’s not all. Two of our campuses have received 5 Star Energy Label from the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), while our campus in Kolkata has received 4 Star Energy Label.