Encouraged by earlier editions, Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) is organising its 16th edition of Green Building Congress from 31st October – 3rd November 2018 at Hyderabad, Telangana. The 3-day event would be marked by international conference, concurrent sessions, international exhibition and award programmes. Over 150 innovative green building products will be showcased at the exhibition. Hardeep Singh Puri, Union minister of State for Housing and Urban Affairs, will inaugurate the conference.
With a modest beginning of 20,000 sq.ft of green footprint in the country in the year 2001, today(16 April 2018) over 4,553 IGBC green building projects, amounting to 5,291 million 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, the event has consolidated itself as India’s annual flagship event on green buildings. Leading national and international stakeholders will converge at the event to share, learn and explore new growth opportunities.