The Royal Bengal sends strong signal of respecting nature and natural resources.
This lesson strengthens with the ITC Royal Bengal being honoured with a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum-certified building under LEED USGBC New Construction Programme. LEED is an international symbol of sustainability excellence in green building that signifies a building has fewer carbon emissions, conserves resources and reduces operating costs while prioritizing sustainable practices and creating a healthier environment.
About ITC Group of Hotels:
A 456 room keys Luxury Hotel, it is one of the tallest building in Kolkata at 130 meters in height, setting higher standards for energy efficiency in building systems design. Adjacent to the Royal Bengal is its predecessor, Sonar Bangla. Combined, these two unique hotels offer two distinct experiences, providing superlative standards in accommodation with 693 rooms, suites and serviced apartments, unprecedented culinary choices over 12 culinary destinations and 22 banqueting and meeting options spread over 1,00,000 square feet. ITC Sonar is also a LEED Platinum-certified hotel and is the first hotel in the world to obtain Certified Emission Reductions (CERs) issued under the aegis of the United Nations Framework on Climate Change Convention in 2007.
Message from the company:
Mr Tejinder Singh, Area Manager East ITC Hotels & Cluster General Manager ITC Royal Bengal & ITC Sonar said, “ITC Royal Bengal’s LEED Platinum Certification is one of the many reflections of ITC Hotels decade long
Responsible Luxury philosophy which integrates world-class sustainable practices with contemporary design elements to deliver the best of Luxury in the greenest possible manner.”
ITC Hotels is the largest chain of hotels in the World, which has maximum Platinum Certified Properties (USGBC). Sustainable business practices that respect the environment and society have always been the DNA of the group of Hotels.
P. Gopalakrishnan, Managing Director, SE Asia and Middle East Markets for Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI) mentions, “ITC Hotels’ commitment to providing healthy, efficient and sustainable hospitality for their guests is commendable. These hotels distinguish itself every day through their actions, which lead to the transformation of the hotel industry in India. By seeking out and achieving LEED Platinum certification, we ensure that the well-being of its guests and underscores their commitment to the triple bottom line.”