Kirloskar Bros plant certified as Green

Our Bureau Pune | Updated on July 23, 2014

Kirloskar Brothers Limited’s Dewas plant has been recognised as a ‘Green Company’ by the Green Business Centre (GBC) of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in compliance with its Green Company Rating System.

The GreenCo rating systems is an initiative by the CII to assess and analyse the green footprint of the company.

KBL’s Dewas unit secured the ‘Silver Rating’ in its first attempt on GreenCo for its leadership towards ecological sustainability, It is also the first Indian pump manufacturing company to achieve the ‘GreenCo’ rating.

LS Ganapati, Chairman, GreenCo Assessment Panel, CII – Godrej GBC, said, “The work done by KBL’s Dewas Unit will pave the way for establishing itself as a global benchmark for pump manufacturing companies going “Green”.”

For KBL, the next step is to get GreeenCo rating for the Kaniyur plant in Tamil Nadu, Kondhapuri plant in Maharashtra followed by assessment of Sanand plant in Gujarat.

KBL also has LEED certified Platinum rated green building for ‘Yamuna’, its corporate office in Pune.

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Published on July 23, 2014
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