Kath Williams + Associates Projects

CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre


Hyderabad, India
LEED Platinum - 2003
1st LEED NC v2.0 Platinum
Owner:Confederation of Indian Industries (CII)
Hyderabad, India
Developer:Jamshyd Godrej
Godrej Family
Construction Manager:Air Commodore Kumar
CII-Green Business Centre
Architect:Karan Grover
Vadodara, India
HVAC Engineer:Spectral Services, Inc.
Noida, India
Energy Modeler:TERI
New Delhi, India
LEED AP:CII Team
Senior LEED AP: Kath Williams

Project Narrative Provided by CII Green Business Centre 

CII – Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre (CII – Godrej GBC), a division of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) is India's premier developmental institution, offering advisory services to the industry on environmental aspects and works in the areas of Green Buildings, Energy Efficiency, Water Management, Renewable Energy, Green Business Incubation and Climate Change activities.

The Centre sensitises key stakeholders to embrace green practices and facilitates market transformation, paving way for India to become one of the global leaders in green businesses by 2015.

The centre is housed in a green building which received the prestigious LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum rating in 2003. This was the first Platinum rated green building outside of U.S.A and the third in the world.

The centre was inaugurated by H.E Shri A P J Abdul Kalam, the then President of India, on July 14, 2004. CII-Sohrabji Godrej Green Business Centre is a unique and successful model of public-private partnership between the Government of Andhra Pradesh, Pirojsha Godrej Foundation and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII), with the technical support of USAID.