India CSR News Network
MUMBAI: Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Limited (MIAL), the company that administers the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), was awarded the prestigious Platinum rating by the Indian Green Building Certification (IGBC), becoming the first Indian airport to hold this rating within the Existing Building (O&M) Rating System. MIAL was felicitated by Dr. Prem C Jain, Chairman, IGBC, today at the Green Building Awards, 2016 ceremony orchestrated jointly by CII-IGBC at The Grand Hyatt in Mumbai.
Following the audit, the T2 terminal at MIAL was awarded a score of 94 points, the highest score till date, based on its performance in Site & Facility Management, Water Efficiency, Energy Efficiency, Health & Comfort and Innovation. MIAL’s use of green chemicals for cleaning and addition to rooftop solar power generation at T2 helped garner the most points under evaluation.
MIAL previously held the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) India Design Gold Rating awarded jointly by U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and IGBC, awarded in 2014, for the design of the T2 terminal.
The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) has launched IGBC’S Green Existing Buildings O&M Rating system to encourage green concepts and techniques, across all sectors, in order to address national priorities like handling consumer waste, water efficiency, reduction in use of fossil fuels, energy efficiency and conserving natural resources.
GVK Mumbai International Airport Pvt. Ltd (MIAL) is a Public Private Partnership joint venture between a GVK-led consortium and the Airports Authority of India (AAI). GVK MIAL was awarded the mandate for operating and modernizing Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (CSIA). Through this transformational initiative, GVK MIAL aims to make CSIA one of the world’s best airports, which consistently delights customers besides being the pride of Mumbai. The new integrated Terminal 2 at CSIA enhances the airport’s capacity to service 40 million passengers and one million tons of cargo annually.