Sustainability meets humanity at Greenbuild 2018
Attended by more than 6,000 green building industry professionals, the recently-concluded second Greenbuild India conference and expo, organised by the US Green Building Council (USGBC), featured the latest technological innovations, new products and 18 education tracks. Keynote addresses were given by Rick Fedrizzi, chairman and CEO of the International WELL Building Institute, and Elora Hardy, founder and creative director at Ibuku. ‘Human x Nature’ was the core theme and represented how the green building movement makes sustainable buildings and environments accessible to everyone. The event also hosted the Women in Green power luncheon, an all-female congregation that celebrates women in the field of sustainability in construction. With the theme ‘Leading with Purpose’, the luncheon celebrated the power of purpose to shape lives, careers and the changing world. Greenbuild Leadership awards were handed to R Subramanian, MD, Saint-Gobain India Pvt Ltd; and Dr.Padmakali Banerjee, pro vice chancellor, Amity University.