~ An initiative by Saint-Gobain India to increase awareness on well-being ~ 

Bengaluru, December 18, 2017: Saint-Gobain India Private Limited, the glass major has reaffirmed its commitment to the social well-being and greener environment by leading an initiative to plant 500+ saplings at the Turahalli reserved forest area in Bengaluru. This activity was undertaken in collaboration with the forest department, Government of Karnataka under the aegis of Ms.Dipika Bajpai, IFSA; host of architects and designers from more than 15+ leading firms of Karnataka front-ended this green initiative which was held on the sidelines of Saint-Gobain’s annual SG GlassCup, a cricket tournament for architects and interiors designers that aims at spreading the message of ‘Well-being at Living places’ through fitness and sports. This year’s tournament – the largest for the fraternity saw participation from 17 architecture and design firms.

Commenting on this green initiative, Mr. Santhanam, President- Flat Glass South Asia, Egypt and Malaysia and MD, Saint-Gobain India, said, “We at Saint-Gobain India, strongly believe in giving back to the society enabling a greener and eco-friendly tomorrow. With planting these saplings, we are looking at creating a positive impact and consequently help in protecting the forests. It is but apt to involve Architects and Designers in this noble initiative who are always at the forefront of designing sustainable cities and habitats of tomorrow. We thank the IFSA in giving us this opportunity. We, also, equally appreciate the support from the host of architects and designers who joined us in this drive.”

Limiting environmental impacts is one of the CSR objectives undertaken by Saint-Gobain India, that constantly ensures partnering efforts designed to combat climate change, preserve natural resources and/or reduce waste and atmospheric emissions.