Embassy TechVillage & Embassy Manyata Business Parks awarded Platinum Green Campus certificate
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 celebrations 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 including water and 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 such as cycles for intrapark commute, encouraging car pooling and other such initiatives that aid sustainable growth. Given that Embassy Office Parks is the first and only owner/operator of business parks to have been awarded the IGBC Platinum Certification, we have set the environmental standard across all business campuses in India..”
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.