Monthly Archives: October 2012

Upcoming Events

  • FICCI is holding the 9th Annual Real Estate Summit 2012 (November 1 & 2, Hotel Leela, Mumbai) – touted to be the largest annual convention on real estate sector in India since 2004. This annual event will bring together national and international experts, urban planners, designers, developers, investors, service providers, retailers, and all concerned to share ideas, explore business opportunities and discuss challenges and solutions. For more information, visit – http://ficcirealestatesummit.com/
  • Clean India Show organized by Virtual Info Systems Pvt Ltd to be held in Bangaluru from December 13-15. Publishers of the popular Clean India Journal, Virtual Info systems has been a pioneer and champion of the cleaning, hygiene and facility management industry. For more info – visit http://www.cleanindiashow.com/

 

 

 

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Green Products

Gradually but definitely, companies outsourcing their facilities requirements are increasingly asking service providers tough questions on environment sustainability. Increasingly these are cropping up as conditions in RFPs. Forward thinking organizations realise the benefits they bring to their immediate environment by pushing their vendors to use green products, which have the additional advantage of cost savings both in the short and long term.

FM companies are grappling with the new paradigm. India still has a primitive institutional framework that certifies vendor’s green processes, and products. 

However, organizations such as Green Seal – a US based non profit entity – are paving the way in building standards globally as well as in India. Everything that Property Management companies need to know about green products, their cost benefits, availability can be found out in their website http://www.greenseal.org.

We hope business imperatives go hand in hand with environmental concerns; and customers along with their partners follow standards in letter as well as in spirit.