The ITC Grand Chola
The FSM4 Conference will be held at the ITC Grand Chola in Chennai, a Luxury Collection hotel and currently, the World’s largest LEED Platinum Certified Hotel. The Hotel comprises over 500 rooms, multiple restaurants, a spa, gymnasium, pool and all contemporary business facilities. The rooms provide requisite in-room amenities. There is a charge for Broadband wifi.
The hotel has a 7-star GRIHA rating—the highest national rating for green buildings and the country's first hotel to obtain a 5-star rating from the Association for Development and Research of Sustainable Habitats (ADaRSH). The hotel's energy requirements are met through renewable sources, including waste water. Its entire water requirements for irrigation, flushing, and cooling are met through treated effluent while waste generated is completely recycled by segregation at source. The hotel has an onsite Organic Waste Converter, capable of converting all its daily organic waste in manure.
Check in is at 2pm and check out at noon.


  • _Asian Development Bank (ADB)
  • _Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation
  • _BORDA
  • _Consortium for DEWATS Dissemination Society
  • _Eawag-Sandec
  • _GIZ
  • _Indian Institute for Human Settlement
  • _Indian Institute of Technology Madras
  • _Ministry of Urban Development, Government of India
  • _Municipal Administration & Water Supply, Government of Tamil Nadu
  • _National Insitute of Urban Affairs
  • _Sustainable Sanitation Alliance (SuSanA)
  • _University of KwaZulu-Natal
  • _Water Research Commission
  • _World Bank-WSP