Embassy REIT Becomes the Largest ‘USGBC LEED Platinum v4.1 O+M’ Certified Office Portfolio in India

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Embassy Office Parks REIT, India’s first listed REIT and the largest office REIT in Asia by area, announced today that the Green Business Certification Inc. (‘GBCI’) has accorded Embassy REIT with the distinction of operating and maintaining the largest ‘USGBC LEED Platinum v4.1 O+M’ certified office portfolio in India, conforming to one of the highest sustainability rating globally.

GBCI is India’s foremost authority on sustainability in building design, construction, and operation and is part of the U.S. Green Building Council (‘USGBC’) that provides independent oversight of professional credentialing and project certification under the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (‘LEED’) green building rating system. LEED is an international symbol of sustainability excellence and green building leadership that signifies a building is reducing carbon emissions, conserving resources, reducing operating costs, prioritizing sustainable practices and creating a healthier environment.

Embassy REIT achieved the impressive feat of receiving ‘USGBC LEED Platinum v4.1 O+M’ certification for over 9.45 million square feet simultaneously for 29 buildings across Pune, Mumbai and Noida. With this, all of Embassy REIT’s properties in these three cities are now LEED Platinum certified for following the highest operational standards for sustainability. Further, majority of Embassy REIT’s properties situated in Bangalore are Indian Green Building Council (‘IGBC’) Platinum-rated campuses and are currently undergoing assessment for USGBC certifications.