Growing with Going Green

Growing with Going Green

Businesses across the globe have begun to realize the impending impact of their actions on the environment and their contribution to the ecological sustainability. Towards promoting ecological sustainability in industry, CII has developed the GreenCo Rating System to assess ‘How Green is a Company’. Corru Cartons India Pvt Ltd, a Small and Medium Enterprise located in Palghar, Maharashtra is recognized to be the Gold Rated GreenCo Company by GreenCo Ratings. As a registered member with GreenCo, the Managing Director –Mr Sandeep Agarwal and his team journey towards going green started with the immense training from Godrej CII GreenCo Cluster. Godrej Interio played a significant role in molding our culture towards Sustainability. Our dedicated team brought forward their suggestions for Environment Conservation and accordingly we started the implementation work.

GreenCo Rating System

As on December 2016,85 companies are GreenCo Ratedand more than 250 companies are working on the Rating

595 Million Rs/yr-Reported Savings from 30 companies

First of its kind in the World, the GreenCo Rating System, is a holistic mechanism, that drives companies to pursue green & be profitable simultaneously and provide a path for continuous ecological improvement and guided phase growth. As on December 2016, 85 companies are GreenCo rated and more than 250 companies are working on the rating. 595 Million Rs / yr – Reported Savings from 30 companies. The Green Rating System for Companies advocates a performance based approach. It aims to provide leadership and guidance to businesses on how to implement green strategies.

CII Environmental Best Practices Award 2017 – 21 June 2017

CII in its endeavor to recognize, encourage and support the efforts of Indian industry in conservation of natural resources and pollution prevention organized the CII Environmental Best Practices Award on 21st June, 2017 at Hotel Conrad, Pune. Awards were granted to units, who made significant and measurable contribution towards development or use of cleaner technologies, processes or practices for environmental protection.

Objectives of the Award

  1. Recognize & award environmental best projects implemented in the Indian Industry.
  2. Facilitate sharing of information on benefits amongst industry to implement best environmental practices.
  3. Instill a sense of competition to motivate other industries to implement more innovative projects.

We were judged on following Criteria

  1. Energy Efficiency
  2. Water Conservation
  3. Renewable Energy
  4. GHG Emission Reduction
  5. Material Conservation, Recycling & Recyclables
  6. Waste Management
  7. Others (Ventilation, Site Selection & Innovation)

Few Green Practices Followed:

  1. Biogas Plant: Installed Bio Gas offset of 2448Kwh/year domestic LPG consumption reduced by LPG Cylinder of 15 kg .
  2. Solar Roof Panel: Solar Power of 30 KWP offset 37570 Units of Electricity.
  3. Rainwater Harvesting: 89% of potential rainwater is captured.
  4. Green Belt: The total green belt area is 32.66% of the total Plant area.

Padma VibhushanDr. R.A. Mashelkar & Padma Bhushan Mr. Jamshyd Godrej (MD of Godrej & Boyce) awarding GreenCo Gold Rated Trophy to Mr. Sandeep Agarwal (Director of Corru Cartons (I) Pvt Ltd) at GreenCo Summit on 21st June 2017 in Hotel Conrad, Pune.

Being a SME our company is one amongst the few who have Gold Ratings in GreenCo, this is a great prestige to us. We have now started involving our suppliers in green initiatives through Environment Policy and issuing monthly newsletters on Environment awareness. This Green Journey have made us realized that any investment related to sustainability pays back in terms of resources savings and also improves the bottom line. The journey has still long to go and we would be adopting the best environment friendly practices. Read More