K Raheja Corp, one of India’s leading real estate conglomerates has received a Gold rating, for their residential offering Raheja Vistas’s Building No.39 at Chandivali, Mumbai. The widely recognized Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) which is a part of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) has awarded the Company a total of 48 points under the IGBC Green Homes Rating Programme. The report is determined by the following categories that include site selection and planning, water efficiency, energy efficiency, materials, indoor environmental quality, and innovation and design process as defined by IGBC.
Commenting on the occasion, Mr Shabbir Kanchwala, Senior Vice President, K Raheja Corp, said “Green projects form the foundation of a clean environment and encourage healthy spaces. K Raheja Corp has been taking several adequate measures to implement the same in all its residential and commercial projects. The Company will continue to promote eco-friendly and sustainable solutions. This recognition by IGBC, for yet another residential project, showcases our relentless efforts to make a progressive transformation which would benefit the society at large.”
K Raheja Corp properties have been the recipient of several key LEED and IGBC certifications in the past for their dedicated efforts in supporting the environment-friendly cause. This is reflected by the extensive Green Building footprint with a total of over 45.50 million sq ft spread across the West and South of India that includes 29 Commercial Projects (Commercial Office & Hotels) – certified as Gold by LEED, 6 Commercial (commercial office & a mall) are pre-certified, 7 residential projects are certified, and 4 residential projects are pre-certified by IGBC green homes.
Pioneering the industries’ responsibility towards contributing to a green society, K Raheja Corp signed a memorandum of understanding with the CII-Green Building Council to construct green buildings, back in 2007. Since then the Company is committed to eco-friendly constructions in both commercial and residential spaces resulting in developing large green expanses across the country like Mindspace, Hyderabad; Mindspace, Airoli; Vivarea, Mumbai; among others. The Company has always been ahead of the curve in the green development sector and has been recognised with various awards across prestigious forums.