Paharpur Business Centre celebrates eco-friendly ‘Raksha Bandhan’ with ‘Brother Plants’!

Paharpur Business Centre & Software Technology Incubator Park, enthusiastically celebrated the pious festival of Raksha Bandhan by making Eco-Friendly Rakhees and tying them to plants and send a message to all that they are our protector.
 
Aug. 2, 2012 - PRLog -- August 2, New Delhi : Paharpur Business Centre & Software Technology Incubator Park, (PBCTM-STIP), enthusiastically celebrated the pious festival of Raksha Bandhan by making Eco-Friendly Rakhees and subsequently tying them to plants, so as to send a message, that we should place our faith in ‘Trees’ as they eventually protect us from global warming and rising pollution.
PBCTM-STIP, being a USGBC LEED Platinum certified retrofit, has always believed in the principles of 4 R’s which is ‘Refuse’, ‘Reduce’, ‘Recycle’ and ‘Reuse’. Taking sustainable initiatives and motivating people about Environment conservation, has been a pertinent factor in the books of the 50,000 square feet business centre.
Thus, on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan, an eco-friendly-rakhi- competition was held amongst employees.
“We encouraged our staff to make eco-friendly Rakhees by following the principle of 4R's, which is, Refuse, Reduce, Recycle & Reuse. Our employees made Rakhees from the material that usually goes into dump after one time use. For instance, recycled paper, colourful invitation cards, ribbons from bouquets or packed gifts, strings from paper bags, dry flowers, piece of wood, leaves, buttons etc. This way, we have carefully minimised waste by 'Refusing' to send these waste items across to land -fill sites and 'Reducing' carbon footprint by 'Reusing' them by making Rakhee out if it,” said Mr Kamal Meattle, CEO of Paharpur Business Centre  & Software Technology Incubator Park.
Number of employees participated in the Rakhee competition and made bunch of colourful Rakhees.  “This is a wonderful idea to promote the use of home-made eco-friendly Rakhees instead of buying new ones from market. Moreover, every manufactured new product has some carbon foot print. Therefore, there is a need to conserve our environment and what better than reusing waste materials as far as possible,” said an employee of PBC.
Prizes were given away to the best three eco-friendly Rakhees. Post the competition some of the employees tied Rakhees around the plants, vowing to plant saplings on the occasion of Rakhee each year at the park, nearest to their homes.

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Paharpur Business Centre is a state-of-the-art, environmentally attractive one-stop-shop for multinational companies planning a foray into the Indian Market.
It offers ‘Instant Serviced Office solutions on a plug and play basis with dedicated parking facilities and a suite of 28 support services. It situated in one of the largest business districts of South Delhi - Nehru Place Greens, New Delhi, India.

PBC's management has revolutionized the serviced office concept by undertaking several endeavors to improve its Indoor Air Quality. PBC publishes its Indoor Air Quality information on the net each day at www.pbcnet.com
The company is committed to the United Nations Global Compact, which addresses issues such as Human Rights, Labor Rights and Environment Protection, among others.
Another CSR initiative of the company is the PBC Art Gallery- It is Art for a green cause. A part of the sales proceeds go towards the improvement of environment.
Another significant future project is GreenSpaces™ - a notified Special Economic Zone. This world’s most energy efficient commercial building of its size is proposed to be also built as a USGBC LEED Platinum, Teri Griha 5 star and a 5 star BEE rated building. It is a reference Flagship Project of the Asia Pacific Partnership of seven countries - Australia, Canada, China, India, Japan, South Korea, & USA.
It will have CO2 emission reduction of +36,000 tons per year and save over 41 million units of electricity per year. It will be ready for occupation as a fully serviced SEZ office facility by March 2014.
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