Incorporating some of the finest green building features, the two business parks become India’s first IGBC platinum certified business parks
Bangalore, 5th June 2017: Embassy TechVillage and Embassy Manyata Business Park have been awarded Platinum Green Campus certification, the highest green building rating by Indian Green Building Council (IGBC), part of Confederation of Indian Industry at World Environment Day celebration held at both the parks today.
The two business parks incorporate some of the finest green building features including- sustainable transportation; energy management; water conservation and waste management. This rating enables the Embassy Office Parks to address national priorities like – water efficiency, energy efficiency, reduction in fossil fuel used in commuting, handling of consumer waste and conserving natural resources. Most importantly, these concepts enhance occupant health, happiness and well-being.
In the green project, basic amenities within the campus to reduce the negative impacts of automobile use are incorporated. Further, outdoor and indoor sports facilities are offered to the occupants. Designated parking and toilets for differently abled are provided near entry of all main buildings.
Speaking at the event, Mike Holland, CEO, Embassy Office Parks said, “We are delighted to be recognised by such a respected body like IGBC. Embassy Office Parks not only promotes green buildings but also constantly endeavor to introduce green concepts like cycles for intrapark commute, encouraging car pooling and other such initiatives that aid sustainable growth. This effort has set a benchmark across other business campuses in the country, urging them to go green.”
Expressing delight over this green achievement, Pradeep Lala, CEO, Embassy Services said, “We are pleased to partner with IGBC in our green pursuits and endeavors and look forward to their continued support. We ensure ideal environments with round-the-clock services and utilities that function flawlessly. Embassy Services is committed to play a catalytic role in building a greener and healthier India and a step towards this direction is receiving the prestigious IGBC platinum rating.”
IGBC’s vision is to enable a sustainable built environment for all and facilitate India to be one of the global leaders in the sustainable built environment by 2025.
About Embassy Office Parks:
Embassy Office Parks is the leading private owner and operator of world-class business parks in India. Embassy Office Parks is a joint venture between Bangalore based Embassy Group, India’s leading commercial property developer and the Blackstone Group L.P. (“Blackstone”). Embassy Office Parks provides a business ecosystem that is people-focused and enhances productivity through a vibrant and emotionally involved workforce following the best of global standards. Embassy Office Parks are designed to achieve superior productivity levels across all core audiences. With over 175 clients, and several large multinationals situated at these parks, Embassy Office Parks is a pioneer in the leasing model for commercial space as well as developing integrated office parks across the country. Comprising more than 22 million sq. ft. of operational business parks and 14 million sq. ft. in various stages of development, the Embassy Group portfolio includes business parks in Bangalore such as Embassy TechVillage, Embassy GolfLinks and Embassy Manyata Business Park, as well as Embassy TechZone in Pune, Embassy Splendid TechZone in Chennai and in Hyderabad.
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