Surat, India, Rated Best in LEED Smart City Challenge

GBCI’s LEED Performance Challenge recognizes Surat as a leader for comprehensive citywide data

SURAT, INDIA—Today, Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the exclusive global certification body for LEED projects, announced the results of its inaugural LEED Performance Challenge, an initiative that enables Indian cities to share their latest performance data and benchmark it against other cities locally, nationally and globally.


Leadership and performance: IFFCO, India and LEED

With paramount commitments to quality and to harnessing the Earth’s bounty to eliminate hunger from India in a sustainable manner, it is not surprising that the Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO) has become the world’s largest fertilizer cooperative federation. Nor is it surprising that, given the organization’s longstanding leadership in sustainability, it has also chosen to pursue LEED certification for many of its corporate buildings.


Register for a WELL workshop in New Delhi on July 28

Registration is now open for training on understanding the WELL Building Standard in New Delhi, India on July 28, 2016. The one-day intensive training session is designed to introduce the intent, key elements and requirements of the WELL Building Standard, the world’s first building standard focused exclusively on the health and wellness of the people in the buildings.