Shop LC Inc., a US based subsidiary of Vaibhav Global Limited, has received LEED Gold certification under 'v4.1 Operations and Maintenance: Existing Buildings' category for both of its buildings in Texas. Earlier, VGL's manufacturing unit at SEZ in Jaipur had also received LEED Platinum certification.
LEED certifications assess buildings on various parameters like water efficiency, energy efficiency, carbon emission reduction, etc. Shop LC fulfilled all the requirements of certification established by US Green Building Council which were duly verified by Green Business Certification Inc.
Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Sunil Agrawal, Managing Director, Vaibhav Global Limited, said, "The LEED Gold certification is a very important milestone in our sustainability journey. I am grateful to all our teams, whose passion, commitment, and rigorous discipline has helped us achieve this distinction. We remain committed as ever to pursuing sustainability and operational excellence and will continue to invest required resources in this direction".
Commenting on this development, Mr. Gopalakrishnan Padmanabhan, Managing Director - Southeast Asia & Middle East of GBCI India, said, "On behalf of the USGBC, I congratulate Shop LC and VGL Group on achieving LEED Gold certification. The VGL group has yet again demonstrated their commitment to being a responsible business, and we are proud to partner them in their ESG journey".