MHRIL Four Resorts Get Green Certification from IGBC 

MHRIL’s resorts in Kumbhalgarh, Madikeri, Ooty, and Udaipur earn prestigious IGBC green certifications, highlighting their commitment to sustainability and eco-friendly practices.  

by Damodharan N

Updated Jul 03, 2024

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MHRIL Four Resorts Get Green Certification from IGBC

Club Mahindra, part of Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL), proudly announces that its resorts in Kumbhalgarh, Madikeri, Ooty, and Udaipur have received prestigious certifications from the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC).

The resorts in Kumbhalgarh, Ooty, and Madikeri have earned the Platinum certification, while the Udaipur resort has been awarded the Gold certification.This recognition highlights Club Mahindra’s commitment to environmental sustainability.

The resorts achieved impressive scores on the IGBC’s evaluation, reflecting their dedication to green practices. Club Mahindra Madikeri, for instance, achieved 87 out of 100 points, with notable features like Net Zero Water status and significant green cover.

Similarly, the resorts in Kumbhalgarh and Ooty also demonstrated strong adherence to green standards, with scores of 80 and 82, respectively. Club Mahindra Udaipur secured 71 points.

Julian Ayers, Chief Resorts Officer at MHRIL, commented, "Receiving these IGBC certifications underscores our dedication to sustainable tourism. We aim to create eco-friendly destinations that provide memorable experiences while benefiting the environment. We are committed to continuously innovating and implementing green practices across all our properties."

MHRIL, which has joined global initiatives like RE100 and EP100, is focused on achieving its zero-energy goals. The company has invested in solar energy solutions and water conservation measures, including rainwater harvesting and efficient waste management.

These certifications affirm Club Mahindra’s role as a leader in eco-friendly hospitality, offering guests the chance to enjoy beautiful locations while supporting sustainable practices.

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IGBC 

The Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), based in Hyderabad, is a leading certification body in India for green building practices. As a founding member of the World Green Building Council, IGBC participates in global discussions on environmental issues.

It has certified over 3,600 projects, covering more than 10 billion square feet, across various sectors including residential, commercial, and industrial buildings. IGBC offers a range of voluntary, market-driven rating systems designed to promote sustainability in the built environment.

The IGBC Green Resorts rating system is designed to promote sustainable practices in the hospitality industry. It helps resorts manage their environmental impact by focusing on areas like water conservation, energy efficiency, and waste management.

This rating system encourages resorts to adopt green practices and improve their environmental performance, benefiting both the environment and guests. Resorts are rated based on their green features and can achieve certification levels from Certified to Platinum.

The system also enhances the resort's brand image and attracts eco-conscious visitors.

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Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited 

Mahindra Holidays & Resorts India Limited (MHRIL) is a top leisure hospitality company in India that specializes in vacation ownership through its Club Mahindra brand. It offers a 25-year membership and other products like Bliss, Go Zest, and Club Mahindra Fundays for corporate clients.

As of March 31, 2024, MHRIL operates 110 resorts in India and abroad. Its subsidiary, Holiday Club Resorts Oy in Finland, has 33 timeshare properties across Finland, Sweden, and Spain, including 9 spa resorts.

MHRIL Four Resorts get Green Certification from IGBC - FAQs

1. Which resorts of Club Mahindra received IGBC certification?      

Club Mahindra Resorts in Kumbhalgarh, Madikeri, Ooty, and Udaipur.

2. What certifications did these resorts receive?  

Kumbhalgarh, Madikeri, and Ooty received Platinum; Udaipur received Gold.

3. What is the Indian Green Building Council (IGBC)?  

A certification body in India for green building practices.

4. How many points did Club Mahindra Madikeri score?  

 Club Mahindra Madikeri score 87 out of 100.

5. What notable features helped Madikeri achieve its certification?  

Net Zero Water status and significant green cover.

6. How many points did Club Mahindra Udaipur score?  

 Club Mahindra Udaipur score is 71 out of 100.

7. What is MHRIL’s goal related to energy?        

 MHRIL’s goal is Achieving zero-energy goals.

8. What initiatives has MHRIL invested in?  

MHRIL invested in solar energy solutions, water conservation, and waste management.

9. What global initiatives has MHRIL joined?  

MHRIL joined  global initiatives  like RE100 and EP100.

10. What does the IGBC certification signify for Club Mahindra?  

 IGBC certification Recognition of their commitment to environmental sustainability and green practices.

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