Carbon Neutrality Status To RGIA, First In Asia Pacific
Hyderabad: The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport in Hyderabad received level 3 neutrality status regarding carbon by Airports Council International (ACI) A�revealed its operator GHIAL.
The prestigious certificate was given away by ACIa��s president, Asia Pacific, Kerrie Mather toA�CHIALA�CEO SGK Kishore, COO Manish Sinha and others.
TheA�elatedA�GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL), a GMR group ledA�consortiumA�which maintains and operates the airport announced about conferring of carbon neutrality certificate a magnificent ceremony held in Doha, Qatar.
The certificate was given under Airport Carbon Accreditation programme of ACI, the industry standard for assessing airporta��s efforts to manage and reduce carbon emission, said a statement released by GHIAL.
The Airport Carbon Accreditation programme launched in 2009, comprises four levels of detecting carbon levels a�� mapping (1stA�level), reduction (2ndA�level) optimisation (level 3) and neutrality (level 3).
While the Hyderabad achieved first and second levels in 2012, it got the 3rdA�level status in 2013. It took three years for it to achieve the highest level.
Describing it to be a feather in the cap, CEO Kishore said that they are also shifting to energy-efficient LED lighting for the entire airport. He said that 75 percent of it has been completed.