"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.
Being the first building materials manufacturer in the country to win the award, it gives more confidence to "further our efforts towards sustainability", he said.
The United States Green Building Council was institutionlised 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.
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