Bengaluru , India , September 18 , 2022 Embassy Office Parks REIT ( NSE : EMBASSY / BSE 542602 ) ( Embassy REIT ‘ ) . India’s first listed REIT and the largest office REIT in Asia by area , today launched Pedal for the Planet , a one of its kind cycling event at Embassy Manyata , Bengaluru .
Aimed at promoting cleaner , greener ways of commuting and living this flagship cycling event witnessed over 1000 avid cyclists from across Bengaluru pedal their way for the cause of the environment , including many Embassy REIT office park users . Located in the heart of North Bengaluru and spread over 120 acres . Embassy Manyata is one of India’s largest office parks with over 14 msf total area .
Vikaash Khdloya , CEO , Embassy REIT , said , ESG is a key priority for us at Embassy REIT , and as we progress in our sustainability journey , our focus is to create and maintain green , wellness – oriented workspaces for our world – class occupiers and to reduce our carbon footprint as part of our net – zero commitment . Through Pedal for the Planet , we are promoting people to contribute to a greener and more sustainable ecosystem .
Embassy Pedal for the Planet featured six competition categories , including a 40 – km pro – elite ride open to men and women above the age of 16 to encourage participation from professional athletes . There was also a 25 – km amateur ride open to men and women over the age of 14 , a 15 – km fun ride open to all over the age of 13 and a 1 km fun ride open to children under the age of 12 .
Embassy REIT has donated all funds raised at the event to non – profit causes for the upliftment of underprivileged children and transformation of community schools into institutes of excellence .
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