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Oberoi Mall India’s first LEED V4.1 O+M Platinum USGBC certified Retail Mall


Mumbai, March 29, 2022 Green Building Certification Inc. (GBCI), India’s foremost authority on sustainability in building design, construction, and operation, has announced that it has awarded Oberoi Mall, located in Goregaon, Mumbai with the prestigious LEED V4.1 O+M (Operations and Maintenance) platinum certification. The Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) is part of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) that provides independent oversight of professional credentialing and project certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) green building rating system. A press issued by Oberoi Mall says that with this certification, it has become the first mall in India to achieve LEED V4.1 O+M platinum, the next generation standard for green building design, construction, operations, and performance.

The Oberoi Mall was constructed in the year 2007 by Oberoi Realty. Enroute to achieving its LEED Platinum certification, the mall has made conscious efforts to reduce its water consumption through consistent consumption monitoring and wastewater treatment. The mall has installed energy efficient LED lights with sensors to ensure energy conservation and reduce its carbon footprint. The mall also offers an EV charging facility that further contributes to reducing carbon footprint while enabling consumers to visit the mall in their electric vehicles.

Sameep Pathak

Sameep Pathak, Chief Executive Officer – Mall, Oberoi Realty, said, “We are committed to making continuous improvement in the management of our environmental impact through technological innovations and community interventions. The LEED V4.1 O+M Platinum rating awarded to us by USGBC is a testament to our dedication to reducing our carbon footprint. By focusing on making our malls green and sustainable, we want to ensure all our patrons feel equally involved and enjoy a truly sustainable shopping experience.”

Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan, Managing Director – Southeast Asia & Middle East, GBCI

Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan, Managing Director – Southeast Asia & Middle East, GBCI India, said, “The Oberoi Mall is a true example of how businesses and buildings can work towards achieving sustainability, and LEED works for all building types. Oberoi Mall’s contribution towards waste management, saving and recycling water as well as adopting energy efficient LED lighting is truly commendable. GBCI India is committed to working with organisations around the country to advance the greening of our existing buildings. We would like to congratulate The Oberoi Mall on achieving its LEED V4.1 O+M platinum certification and encourage other existing structures to consider going green.”