With nearly 900 green projects, India ranks third in the world
India ranks third with more than 899 green building projects totaling more than 24.81 million gross square meters of space, according to U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).
India is behind Mainland China and Canada which have 1,494 (68.83 sq meters) and 3,254 (46.81 sq meters) green building projects respectively.
GopalakrishnanPadmanabhan, managing director-APAC & Middle East, Green Business Certificate Institute (GBCI) said that the demand for green is growing in India and we are confident that the number of green projects in India will increase in the coming years and will positively impact the development and green jobs. Residential projects will drive the growth in the next few years and LEED will work closely with the developers and the state governments to ensure a sustainable platform.