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India ranks 3rd in the world for LEED Green Building

New Delhi, Feb 14 (UNI) India ranks third in the US Green Building Council (USGBC), the creators of the LEED green building rating system, announced the annual top 10 countries and regions for LEED outside of the US
The list recognises markets that are using LEED to create healthier spaces for people, as well as use less energy and water, reduce carbon emissions and save money for families and businesses.
According to the statement, India ranked third with more than 899 LEED-certified projects totaling more than 24.81 million gross square meters of space.
“For the last 25 years, LEED has played a key role in sustainability efforts around the world,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, President and CEO, USGBC and Green Business Certification Inc (GBCI), the global certifying body for LEED projects.
“The top 10 countries and regions represent a global community of dedicated USGBC member companies and green building professionals who are committed to improving our quality of life. A better future requires a universal living standard that leaves no one behind—and that future would simply not be possible without the extraordinary work being done in these countries.”
The list ranks countries and regions in terms of cumulative LEED-certified gross square meters as of December 31, 2018 and represents 7,797 certified projects totaling more than 210 million gross square meters of space.
Mainland China is at number 1 with 1,494 projects, Canada at second with 3254 projects and around 899 projects in India.
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is most widely used green building program with 96,275 registered and certified projects in more than 167 countries and territories.
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Mukesh Ambani is eighth richest in the world

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IIP numbers of May not released due to inadequate data

10 Jul 2020 | 9:19 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) The government did not release headline industrial output numbers for May due to inadequate data collection in view of the lockdown imposed in the country to curb the spread of Covid-19.

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SAIL maintains profitability during FY20; Earns more than Rs 2,000 cr net profit

10 Jul 2020 | 9:03 PM

New Delhi, Jul 10 (UNI) Steel Authority of India Limited announced on Friday that it has earned a Profit Before Tax (PBT) of Rs 3170.66 Crore leading to Profit After Tax (PAT) of Rs 2021.54 Crore in the Financial year 2019-20.
This profit has been earned in spite of the challenging market conditions including the onset of Corona virus pandemic. In FY’20, the Company made a turnover of Rs 61024.88 Crore and its EBITDA per tonne of Saleable Steel improved from Rs 7284 in FY’19 to Rs 7869 FY’20.

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