Water is one of the key priority areas for CII and we have a specialised Centre of Excellence on water – CII Water Institute – which is deeply engaged in providing expert advisory services to help India achieve Water Security.
One among CII’s 10 acclaimed Centres of Excellence, CII Water Institute is a unique institution where government, industry and civil society have partnered to address water related issues in a holistic manner. Guided by an Advisory Board comprising members of national and international repute, the Institute has developed strong internal governance mechanisms that provide clear directions to its operations, partnership development and management.
The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)
IGBC was formed by the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in 2001. The council is based out of the CII-Sohrabji Green Business Centre, Hyderabad which is India’s 1st Platinum rated green building and a Net Zero Energy Building. The vision of the council is to enable a ‘Sustainable built environment for all.
IGBC is India’s premier body for green building certification and related services. Today, with strong support from various stakeholders, IGBC is India’s premier body for green building certification and related services, and they have achieved the following:
· 6,300+ qualified IGBC Accredited Green Building Professionals; more than 30,000 stakeholders have been trained by IGBC till date.