GPNI at CII GreenCo Forum, Mumbai

Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre (CII-Godrej GBC), one of CII’s Centre of Excellence has developed a GreenCo Rating system for companies to provide rating to participating companies based on their environmental performance. It takes into consideration some of the key environmental performance indicators such as energy efficiency, water conservation, GHG emissions reduction, waste management, green supply chain amongst others.

CII-Godrej GBC has launched GreenCo Forums across four cities in India namely Mumbai, Chennai, Pune and Bangalore. The GreenCo Forum meetings are held every 3-4 months and are attended by various industry stakeholders including GreenCo participating companies, service providers, NGO’s, Regulatory Bodies, etc.

The last GreenCo Forum meeting was held at Mumbai on 27th January 2015 at Mahindra & Mahindra Office, Worli. GPNI was invited for this forum meeting to make a presentation on Green Procurement and Green Products. The presentation was made by Dr. Prasad Modak, Chairperson, GPNI and Mr. Shantanu Roy, Secretary General, GPNI.

Overall, the session had productive discussions and sharing of best practices amongst the speakers and the forum members. Therefore, the forum meeting acted as a catalyst for awareness raising and strengthening of the green industry in India.