IGBC is a consensus-driven not-for-profit council representing the building industry to encourage builders, developers and owners to build green to enhance the economic and environmental performance of buildings.
The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), was formed in the year 2001. The vision of the council is, "To enable a sustainable built environment for all and facilitate India to be one of the global leaders in the sustainable built environment by 2025".
It has the following rating systems: IGBC Green New Buildings, IGBC Green Existing Buildings, IGBC Green Homes, IGBC Green Schools, IGBC Green Factory Buildings, IGBC Green Townships, IGBC Green SEZs, IGBC Green Landscapes, and IGBC Green Mass Rapid Transit System
Each rating system is divided into the levels of: ‘Certified’ to recognise best practices, ‘Silver’ to recognise outstanding performance, ‘Gold’ to recognise national excellence, and ‘Platinum’ to recognise global leadership.
Mr. Parasuraman, Chairman, Conserve, is also the Founding Chairman of IGBC and has shaped the direction of the green building movement in India. His leadership and guidance has enabled Conserve to develop its own unique approach in delivering sustainable value additions to the client’s projects and business processes.