December 31, 2020: Godrej & Boyce, the flagship company of the Godrej Group, is the only company from India to be featured among the finalists for the prestigious World Green Building Council (GBC) Asia Pacific Leadership in Green Building Awards 2020, that celebrates Asia Pacific’s brightest achievements towards a more sustainable built environment. They have been recognized as finalists under the`Business Leadership in Sustainability’ and`Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance’ categories.
Godrej & Boyce was nominated as one of the four finalists for the Business Leadership in Sustainability Award that recognizes companies which are truly integrating sustainability into their business models and contributing in the transition towards a sustainably built environment. Furthermore, the Plant 13 Annexe building located at Vikhroli (Mumbai) was nominated as a finalist in the Leadership in Sustainable Design and Performance Award category, which recognizes pioneering green building projects that deliver a range of benefits through a holistic approach to sustainability.
Elated by the recognition, George Menezes, COO – Godrej Electricals & Electronics, said, “At Godrej & Boyce, we are deeply committed to adopting sustainable practices in all spheres of our operations; internal and external. We have always aimed to continuously set newer and better standards for sustainability within the industry by considering factors that lead to positive outcomes for both the planet and its people. We are truly humbled and honoured to be recognized for our efforts towards this endeavour, and will continue pursuing high standards of sustainability, worthy of emulation.”
Godrej & Boyce, being one of India’s oldest businesses, has always positioned itself to lead and influence the larger business community in India. The company set up India’s first Net Zero Carbon building under the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) rating system and partnered with the World Green Building Council to promote Net Zero buildings across the Asia-Pacific region. Further recognising that business and sustainability go together, G&B recently pledged to double its Energy Productivity by 2030; signing into the Global EP100 initiative which is led by the Climate Group.
About Godrej & Boyce
Godrej & Boyce (‘G&B’), a Godrej Group company, was founded in 1897, and has contributed to India’s journey of self-reliance through manufacturing. G&B patented the world’s first springless lock and since then, has diversified into 14 businesses across various sectors from Security, Furniture, Aerospace to Infrastructure and Defence. Godrej is one of India’s most trusted brands serving over 1.1bn customers worldwide daily.
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