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K Raheja Corp has been the torch bearer of the green cause for the real estate industry, dating back to 2007 when it signed an MoU with the CII-Green Building Council. From then on, the realty giant has built buildings that are all LEED certified. At present, the company is in the process of developing


Grundfos: Pumping sustainability

Grundfos is a trendsetter in developing energy-efficient water technologies that help make the planet cleaner and greener. Its high-efficiency pump and motor technology reduces the average pump’s energy consumption by as much as 60 per cent. In an interaction with Dibyendu RoyChowdhury, Mahathi Parashuram, Head – Public Affairs and Marketing, Grundfos Pumps India Pvt Ltd,


Sustainable competitive advantage through green manufacturing

Joydeep Chatterjee The Indian manufacturing sector has witnessed an unprecedented change in terms of complexity, increased uncertainty and turbulence in the business environment in the last two decades. There has been an increased inter-linkage and a shift in the marketplace across the globe, which is skewed towards Asia with global businesses considering India and China

Eco-friendly trends across the ceramics industry

There are increasing environmental issues which will need intelligent solutions to minimize energy usage, therefore infrastructure companies have begun adopting more efficient greener technologies in building materials, explains Santosh Nema.

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Going green at optimal price

The toughest aspect for construction companies and contractors across India is not whether they want to embrace green and eco-friendly construction options but rather selecting the perfect green option considering all factors and conditions. Sandeep Menezes looks at the various ways to go green optimally.

‘Growing acceptance of eco-friendly construction materials nationwide.’

Prashant Pitti explains that many companies today are more concerned with the materials used in their buildings – and using green items not only makes the building more sustainable, but will actually save company money on energy costs.   Global warming has led to a rise in demand for innovative industry products in architecture and

Construction materials market: Future growth & demand drivers

Ans Hariharasudhan states that Indian construction majors are producing materials such as cement, steel and glass that have shown strong growth of around 10% per annum – this is indicating sustained demand. Construction Industry in India is the second largest economic activity after agriculture. India’s Construction industry has grown at 11.1 per cent Compounded Annual