MIAL bags the prestigious Sustainable Carbon Management Practice Award at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit

Mumbai, November 30, 2016: Mumbai International Airport Private Limited (MIAL), the company that administers Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA), received the prestigious ‘Sustainability Carbon Management Practice’ Award at the India Sustainability Leadership Summit held recently at Taj Lands End. The esteemed award, presented by Mr. Sumit Sabharwal, CEO, Excelity Global, and Prof. Chetan Wakalkar, Group Director, Indira Group of Institutes, was conferred on Dr. Narendra Hosabettu, Executive Vice President, Environment, MIAL, for the company’s contribution in the areas of sustainability and environmental management.

Acknowledged for exemplary work in the areas of Green House Gas accounting & Management at CSIA, MIAL has continuously demonstrated its leadership in GHG emission management. Along with being the first airport in India to get ISO 14064-1:2006, MIAL, in 2011, became the first Indian airport accredited to Level 1 (Mapping) stage of Airport Carbon Accreditation program by ACI. In the year 2013 MIAL successfully upgraded its accreditation to Level 2 (Reduction) and in the year 2015 MIAL successfully upgraded to ACA Level 3 (Optimisation).

World CSR congress is a Not-For-Profit Organization advocating for Sustainable Leadership. The organization in association with Sustainable Maharashtra spearhead various activities in the focus areas like climate change, water reduction, CSR, Sustainability reporting, Renewable energy, Sustainable education etc.

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About GVK MIAL

GVK  Mumbai  International Airport  Pvt Ltd (MIAL)  is  a  Public Private  Partnership  joint  venture  between a GVK-led  consortium  and the Airports Authority of India (AAI).  GVK MIAL was awarded the mandate for operating and modernizing Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai (CSIA). Through this transformational initiative, GVK MIAL aims to make CSIA one of the world’s best airports, which consistently delights customers besides being the pride of Mumbai. The new integrated Terminal 2 at CSIA enhances the airport’s capacity to service 40 million passengers and one million tons of cargo annually.