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K Raheja Corp, the Only Indian Real Estate Firm to Win Big at the Prestigious Sustainable Building Awards, 2016, UK



K Raheja Corp, India’s leading developers, emerged the only winner from India at the recently hosted Sustainable Building Awards 2016, in the United Kingdom. The award was won for their continued and long-term initiatives in sustainability in India, specifically in the residential real development sphere.

K Raheja Corp is a pioneer in constructing eco-friendly and sustainable edifices in Indian real estate and being awarded this laurel further goes to fortify the company’s commitment to the green cause. This award comes from the very credible BUILD publisher house, which accentuates and credits individuals and construction firms that channelize their resources to build a greener and cleaner planet with eco-friendly and sustainable buildings across the globe. The award comes with a stringent process of short listing firms and individuals exclusively on merit, followed by thorough and dedicated research and global online voting, to ensure that each win was based solely on the company’s or individuals’ achievements.

Shabbir Kanchwala, Senior Vice President, K Raheja Corp who is at the forefront of the companies sustainable living ideology said on the awards, “K Raheja Corp has a green building footprint of nearly 3.5 crores sq. ft., across India and we do extensive work in this sphere. We are also working with the Bill Clinton Climate Foundation under their Building Energy Retrofit Program to further our commitment to green. We are proud to be the only Indian real estate firm to have won this prestigious global award, which will now be embedded in the company’s history books.”

K Raheja Corp is sensitive towards the environment, and it reflects in all its projects. The company committed itself to building green buildings on signing the CII-Green Building Council, way back in 2007. Ever since, all buildings are LEED certified. Tremendous efforts have been made to adopt cutting edge technologies such as HVAC, glazing, low-emitting materials, and more, to ensure best-in-class and all compliances. The concept of sustainable living is now rooted in the firm’s philosophy.

Apart from this award and a slew of others, K Raheja Corp has also recently received the Clean & Green India award, hosted in Delhi, for their state of the art residential project, ‘Vivarea’.