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Saint-Gobain bags US Green Bldg Council Leadership award

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

: Glass manufacturer has bagged the United States Leadership award for its contributions made towards sustainable development in the country.

"All of us at 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", India, flat glass business, (sales and marketing), A R Unnikrishnan said.

Being the first building in the country to win the award, it gives more confidence to "further our efforts towards sustainability", he said.

The United States 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.

Saint-Gobain, which won the award recently, has cumulatively invested over Rs 3,500 crore with manufacturing facilities in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, and

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First Published: Tue, December 04 2018. 17:05 IST