India takes forward Green Building movement in Asia Pacific Region
To acknowledge and appreciate India’s efforts in spearheading global green building movement, Sundaresan Raghupathy, Deputy Director General of CII and in-charge of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has been elected as Regional Chair of the Asia Pacific Regional Network - a group of 15 Green Building Councils currently working to advance green buildings within the region. He will be serving in this position for two years, starting 1 July 2017.
Raghupathy, who is already a Board Member of World Green Building Council (World GBC), has been appointed for his leadership in the green building movement and dedication in improving the sustainability of buildings, both in India and at the regional level.
Terri Wills, CEO of the World Green Building Council, said, “Sundaresan Raghupathy has been a true champion of sustainability across Asia-pacific, and his leadership as Chair will help to strengthen the network of Green Buildings Councils in the region.”
Dr. Prem C Jain, Chairman, IGBC, said, ‘It thrills me deeply that Mr. Raghupathy has been elected as Chair of Asia Pacific Regional Network (APN). India has so much in common between the Councils of APN. It will be wonderful for all of us to inherit the best practices of each individual country in the region.”