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Country Heads of Green Building Council (GBC) & Members of World Green Building Council (WGBC) led by CII Indian Green Building Council visited MWC Jaipur

Jaipur, October 3rd, 2017 (GNS): Country Heads of Green Building Council (GBC) & Members of World Green Building Council (WGBC) led by CII Indian Green Building Council visited MWC Jaipur. The delegation was here to attend the 15th edition of Green Building Congress 2017 – India’s annual flagship event on Green buildings from 5-7th October 2017.

The delegation comprised of Heads of Green Building council in Malaysia, Peru, Kazakhstan, Rwanda, Sweden, Hong Kong, Tanzania and senior representatives of World Green Building Council (WGBC) and members of Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

The delegation was particularly interested in the sustainability initiatives at MWC Jaipur and very happy to know the various initiatives taken by MWCJ at the planning stage for long-term resource efficiency including energy, water, waste, economic, environmental & social resilience, connectivity/transport, community engagement for residents, employees, surrounding community and growing importance of sustainability benchmarking for cities. The delegation applauded MWCJ to be the first project in Asia to receive Stage 2 Climate Positive Development certification from the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group (C40) for Climate Positive Roadmap for detailing its plans and commitment to achieve a net-negative carbon emissions outcome.

An overview of Mahindra group, Real estate sector and Mahindra World City was given to the delegation through a 45-minute presentation during the visit followed by site tour and visit to JCB facility which is also a Gold Certified Manufacturing facility.

Some of the positive comments received verbatim –
Ms. Joelle Chen, Regional Manager, Asia Pacific Network, World Green Building council (WGBC)

- Thank you so much for a very informative session, so heartening to see that not only is MWCJ planning for success (i.e. Carbon Positive) but also engaging people & stakeholders on your journey. All the best!

Ms. Victoria Kate Burrows, Project Manager, Advancing Net Zero, World Green Building Council (WGBC)

- Thank you for sharing your insights into the model for a successful sustainable city that reaches beyond the developer. Look forward to seeing many more in the future!!

Mr. B K Sinha, CEO Malaysia Green Building Council (MGBC) & Vice Chair - World Green Building Council (WGBC) Asia Pacific Network

- Outstanding effort & extremely visionary. We shall look up to you.

Mr. Daniyar Azymkhanov, Director, Kazakhstan Green Building Council (KGBC)

- Thank you for inspiring sessions! All the best with project development!

Mr. Yves Sangwa, CEO, Rwanda Green Building Council (RGBC)

- I was so impressed by Mahindra efforts toward sustainable city development. Congratulation.

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