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Dalmia Cement awarded CII-IGBC’s GreenPro Ecolabelling Accreditation


New Delhi, XX November 2021: Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Limited, has been awarded the GreenPro Ecolabelling Certificate by the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), a part of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII). The company, which is India’s 4th largest cement brand, is now the first in its sector to receive accreditations by two prominent green rating systems in the country– “GRIHA and CII –IGBC.”

CII-IGBC followed a life-cycle approach to certify Dalmia Cement’s avant-garde blended cement product portfolio including Portland Pozzoloana Cement (PPC), Portland Slag Cement (PSC) and Composite Cement (CC) that are manufactured at the company’s plants across India.

Sanjay WaliCommenting on the accreditation, Sanjay Wali, Senior Executive Director and Head of Sales, Marketing & Logstices at Dalmia Cement (Bharat) Ltd, said, “As India’s leading pioneer in green cement manufacturing, we have always stayed ahead of the curve with our sustainable building material offerings that encourage circular construction and meet the needs of our eco-conscious customers. We see GreenPro’s accreditation as a milestone in our journey to becoming carbon negative by 2040.”

Key parameters that the company’s manufacturing plants were evaluated for are clinker consumption, energy and water efficiencies, renewable energy, alternate fuel, carbon footprint and alternate raw material used.