Embassy wins the British Safety Council’s Sword of Honour
Real Estate developer Embassy has been conferred the prestigious ‘Sword of Honour’ by the British Safety Council for three of its business parks – Embassy Manyata Business Park, Embassy TechVillage in Bangalore and Embassy TechZone in Pune. The award was presented to the company at the Drapers’ Hall, London on 24th November 2017.
The ‘Sword of Honour Award’ is widely recognized as the pinnacle of achievement in safety across the world, and is instituted to reward best practices in this field. To achieve the Sword of Honour Award, organizations should be fully committed to both excellent standards and continuous improvement.
Embassy is the only Real estate developer in India to receive this prestigious honour this year, the company said in a release. Earlier this year, the above-mentioned Embassy Office Parks received the 5-star rating from the British Safety Council for Occupational Health and Safety, which was a prerequisite for receiving the Sword of Honour accolade.
On receiving the Sword of Honour Award at the Awards ceremony in London, Mr. Jitu Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director, Embassy expressed “Embassy is committed towards creating world class Grade A real estate projects, for the rising India. We are honoured that our dedication and commitment across all our spheres of operation is being recognized”
An external adjudication panel of chartered professionals awarded 57 Swords, to commendable organizations from across the globe. Among the other companies from India that received this prestigious award were Mumbai International Airport Pvt Ltd, Reliance Industries Ltd, Larsen & Tubro Ltd, raising the bar for Health & Safety management standards in the country.
Mike Robinson, Chief Executive of the British Safety Council, said: “All of the Sword winning organisations share a commitment and resolve to achieve the highest standards of health and safety management. We are delighted that they are partners in helping achieve our vision that no one should be injured or made ill at work.”