Saint-Gobain awarded for contributions towards sustainable development in US
Glass manufacturer Saint-Gobain has bagged the United States Green Building Council Leadership award for its contributions made towards sustainable development in the country. "All of us at Saint-Gobain India are thrilled and proud to have received this honour from USGBC. It is humbling that our efforts towards sustainability have been recognised by a global platform", Saint-Gobain India, flat glass business, director (sales and marketing), A R Unnikrishnan said.
The United States Green Building Council was institutionalised in 1993 by the American Institute of Architects to recognise and promote the sustainability-focused building practices. The companies selected for the award are evaluated as per the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) rating system.
Saint-Gobain, which won the award recently, has cumulatively invested over Rs 3,500 crore with manufacturing facilities in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Gujarat and Rajasthan.
(With inputs from agencies.)