International Tech Park Chennai (ITPC), a development by Ascendas, a member of CapitaLand Limited, has set the Guinness World Record for conducting the ‘largest nature conservation lesson’. The lesson attended by 1,479 employees from companies based at the business park is part of Ascendas’ ongoing efforts to encourage tenants in its business parks to do their part in environmental sustainability.
According to Guinness World Records, this is almost double the number of participants from the previous
At the lesson, eminent environment experts shared insights about natural resources and how everyone can contribute towards sustainable living. All the participants also pledged to adopt the sustainable way of living.
Mr Vinamra Srivastava, CEO, Ascendas India Operations and Private Funds said: “As one of Asia’s largest diversified real estate groups, we believe in growing our business in a sustainable manner to create long-term value for our investors and improve the economic and social well-being of our communities. I would like to thank the ITPC community for a great show of support towards preserving the environment. This is an important milestone for us as Ascendas India is setting new benchmarks on sustainability across our parks through various projects aimed at reducing our carbon footprint and making our developments more environment friendly.
Sustainability is at the core of our DNA and we remain committed to push the boundaries
together with all our stakeholders.”
Dr Velan, Head, Chennai Operations, Ascendas said: “It was great to see the ITPC community
coming together and supporting our sustainability drive. This recognition further motivates us to
leverage our strong network of business partners and tenants as well as our employees to
preserve the environment.”