Saint-Gobain Glass India (SGGI) has always championed the cause of not just socially responsible but also of environment-friendly business practices. In recent times, this fact has been reinforced by Saint-Gobain receiving 2 awards from Confederation of Indian Industries (CII):
Maharashtra State Government has decided to make available incentives in the form of rationalization in property tax /electricity tariff and reduction in State taxes including VAT and Octroi on buildings adhering to green technology norms.
Plans are afoot in the Union Government to include Kerala in the priority list of States granted relaxation in their areas for setting up Special Economic Zones (SEZs). In its efforts to generate exports and employment in the area, the State Government has reportedly requested the Union Commerce and Industry Ministry for such a status.
The global manufacturer of building materials Saint-Gobain built a world’s first low energy playhouse in the centre of Copenhagen during the UN climate change conference. The house is beautifully and boldly designed by the famous architects at Arkitektfirmaet C.F. Møller.