Mumbai, 19th November 2015: India’s most trusted destination developer – K Raheja Corp has received LEED India GOLD certification by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) for Mindspace Building No 20, Madhapur, Hyderabad, and Mindspace Building No 1, Airoli, Navi Mumbai. Both the projects have achieved ratings of 38 and 36 points respectively in the LEED India Core & Shell Rating program.
Mr. Shabbir Kanchwala, Senior Vice President – K Raheja Corp said, “This recognition further reaffirms our commitment to the green cause. We had initiated this process in the year 2007 and have stood firm in our dedication towards the cause, ensuring all elements in every single project right from inception time. It is our endeavor to be a responsible corporate and continue to contribute towards the environment. Our team’s effort over the last few years to minimize environmental impact will pay good dividends for the society at large.”
In 2007, K Raheja Corp had signed an MOU with the CII-Green Building Council to construct Green Buildings as part of its vision and commitment to contribute to a greener future. All the buildings built by K Raheja Corp post-2007 are LEED certified. Mindspace in Hyderabad and Airoli are the 6th & 7thbuilding projects respectively to receive the LEED certification from Indian Green building Council (IGBC). At present, the company is in the process of developing 32.68 million sq.ft of green space across India.
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 environment for all and facilitate India to be one of the global leaders by 2025.
The council offers a wide array of services which include developing new green building rating programs, certification services, and green building training programs. The council also organizes the Green Building Congress, its annual flagship event on green buildings.
About K Raheja Corp:
K Raheja Corp is a success story spanning six decades and stands today as the most trusted ‘destination developer’ of India. With business diversified across realty, hospitality, retail and retail development, the Company has pioneered the concepts of self-contained residential townships and commercial business districts in the country. Transforming spaces, this Corporate develops state-of-the-art structures that deliver on both innovation and functionality.