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COCHIN BECOMES FIRST 'GREEN COMPANY' IN INDIAN SHIPPING

Tuesday, October 13, 2020 

The Indian state-owned Cochin Shipyard (CSL) has earned the distinction of becoming the first company in the shipping sector to be certified by the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) for the GreenCo Silver rating.

The certification is considered ‘very special’, as it was obtained in a pandemic Covid19 situation and the process was completed in a short time.

'Greenco' rating is awarded to a company which meets set norms in implementation of environment friendly facets in their production activities, to conserve and is persistently endeavour to move towards greener renewable energies like solar and wind. The award is based on performance evaluation under various parameters such as energy efficiency, water conservation, renewable energy, green house gas emission, waste management, material conservation, recycling and recyclability, green supply chain, product stewardship & life cycle assessment, innovation for environment, green infrastructure and ecology.

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