With a modest beginning of 20,000 sq.ft of green footprint in the country in the year 2001, today( as on March 2020) over 5,918 IGBC green building projects, amounting to 7.17 Billion sq.ft are adopting IGBC green building rating systems. This in turn has enabled India become one of the top 5 countries in the world in terms of largest registered green building footprint. IGBC aspires to facilitate 10 billion sq.ft of green building footprint by 2022 (75th year of India’s Independence).
To realize this vision and further advance green building movement in the country, IGBC has been organising its annual flagship event since 2001 onwards which has been evoking excellent response from the stakeholders. Over the years, the event grown significantly in terms of content, outreach and participation. Today, Green Building Congress has consolidated itself as India’s annual flagship event on green built environment. Leading national and international stakeholders will converge at the event to share, learn and explore new growth opportunities.
To further advance green building movement in the country, IGBC is organising its 18th edition of Green Building Congress during 29, 30 & 31 October 2020 on the CII HIVE Virtual Events Platform, India. In line with the global spotlight on people and health, the theme for this year is: ‘Hygiene, Health and Wellbeing’ in Green Built Environment. The annual Green Building Congress for this year has been conceptualised differently to pave way for new opportunities for the building sector, in view of the ongoing pandemic and the challenges ahead, The event has also been designed to be a platform to discover new ways of working for the sector.