India’s Annual Flagship Conference
& Expo on Green Built Environment
Conference: 18 – 20 Nov 2021 Virtual Expo: 18 Nov – 17 Dec 2021
IGBC Green Building Congress 2021
evokes excellent response.
CII’s Indian Green Building Council
hosted the 19th edition of ‘Green
Building Congress’ on 18, 19 & 20 November 2021. The 3-day conference
was held virtually on CII HIVE platform. The theme for Green Building Congress
2021 is ‘Net Zero Buildings & Built
Delivering his address during Green
Building Congress 2021, H.E. Mr Alex
Ellis, British High Commissioner to India said “The COP26 Conference at
Glasgow was momentous, as it sets the world to the path of Net Zero. Over 90%
of world’s economies are now covered by Net Zero Pledges. The discussion is no
longer on ‘if’ countries should be Net Zero, the question is by ‘when’ and
‘how’ will be they be Net Zero.
The conference was also graced with
the presence of Shri Jayant Sinha, Member
of Parliament Former Minister of State for Finance & Minister of State for
Civil Aviation, Government of India. Sharing his views during the
conference Shri Jayant Sinha said “Keeping the 1.5 Degrees of Global warming in
reach is vital as any global warming beyond 1.5 Degree would lead to
irreversible environmental damages.
To achieve India’s commitment to become Net Zero by 2070, we need to make urgent transitional changes in the fuel used for power generation, The power Generation should be completely switched over to Renewable source, the transportation & mobility must switch over to electric and other low emitting fuels, Green Hydrogen for Industrial applications should be encouraged in a large way and importantly Carbon Pricing and fossil fuel taxing is vital as it will lead to fiscal transition from fossil fuel”.
Once this market transition takes
place on a large scale, the Net Zero will actually lead to a Net Positive
Impact for India as greener India will lead to more job creation and a much
Sharing his views on the
event Mr Jamshyd N Godrej, Past President, CII & Chairman, CII-Sohrabji
Godrej Green Business Centre said “Green Buildings are a huge opportunity to
slow down a rapidly warming earth. Action by businesses to promote and use
green buildings will be a competitive advantage for decades. The Green Building
Congress has always been a platform to facilitate advancing green building
movement in the country”
The Green Building Congress 2021
features a 3-day virtual conference and a 30-day online Expo that showcases the
latest green building technologies, green products and services.
Mr Gurmit Singh Arora, National-Vice Chairman, Indian Green Building Council
The event is supported by WorldGBC and 18 countries through their respective Green Building Councils - Australia, Brazil, Canada, Ecuador, Chile, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Peru, Philippines, Poland, South Korea Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Uganda, Vietnam, United Kingdom is the partner country for Green Building Congress 2021, adding further impetus to the Conference.
Mr Jamshyd N Godrej
Chairman, CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre
& Chairman and Managing Director
Godrej & Boyce Mfg. Co. Ltd.
Shri Jayant Sinha
Member of Parliament Former Minister of State for
Finance & Minister of State for Civil Avia
More than 80 eminent speakers are converging at the event, covering a wide array of subjects in green built environment. With over 20 international speakers sharing their experiences, the Green Building Congress is offering delegates a unique opportunity to learn about international best practices in green buildings.
The 30-day of Green Building Congress
virtual Expo would showcase more than 500 green products, showcasing the best
and latest green trends and technologies. The expo is offering the delegates an
opportunity to visit the stalls virtually from 18 Nov – 17 Dec 2021 on CII HIVE
Platform and learn about the emerging green building products.
Green Building Congress 2021 is supported by CT TODAY as a Publication Partner.
To visit the Virtual Expo on Green Building Products & Technologies,
log on to www.greenbuildingcongress.com