In­dia takes for­ward Green Build­ing move­ment in Asia Pa­cific Re­gion

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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.”

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