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Press Release


Embassy Group announces ‘Embassy Pedal for the Planet’: A corporate cycling event in Bangalore

Bangalore, India – July 09, 2014: Embassy Group, India’s leading commercial property developer today announced that it will host a unique cycling event ‘Embassy Pedal for the Planet’, a green initiative  to encourage cycling to work among corporates and working professionals in Bangalore.  

Embassy’s pioneering event property ‘’Embassy Pedal for the planet’ is aimed at promoting green living which is in line with the company’s objective of creating sustainable developments.

Jitu Virwani, Chairman and Managing Director, Embassy Group, said, “At Embassy, we encourage Green Living  as a way of life among all our property users and ‘Embassy Pedal for the Planet’ is a step closer to that. This initiative also reflects our efforts towards bringing like-minded individuals together and building collaborative communities at all our office parks. We plan to set-up an internal platform for cycling enthusiasts across our business parks so that they can interact and share common interests. We also plan to make the ‘Embassy Pedal for the Planet’ an annual event, covering different locations of Bangalore every year.”  

The event will take place on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 5:30 am from Embassy TechVillage, Outer Ring Road, Bangalore and will be open to employees across corporates in Bangalore, cycling and fitness enthusiasts as well as Embassy business park users. ‘Embassy Pedal for the Planet’ will also see participation from CEOs and CXOs across leading MNCs in Bangalore and will include 4 types of races – 18 km CXO Challenge race for Eco Leaders, 27 km race for Eco Challengers by professionals, 18 km by Green Crusaders for a team relay and an 18 km race for Greenathoners which is open to all participants.

Registration for the event is now open at and will close on 20th July, 2014.

About Embassy Group
Embassy Group is one of the leading property developers in India with a track record of close to three decades in real estate development.  Embassy has an extensive land bank across the country and has developed over 35 million sq ft of prime commercial, residential and retail space in India as well as Malaysia and Serbia. Embassy’s portfolio of real estate developments spans the commercial, residential, retail and hospitality segments of the real estate industry. While the commercial real estate business includes the development of business parks for the IT/ITES sector, SEZs and corporate office space. Embassy’s ongoing residential projects include luxury apartments, villas and integrated townships. Embassy’s residential projects are also designed to obtain IGBC Green Homes gold ratings as part of the efforts towards creating sustainable developments.

Media Contacts:

Hemalatha Nair
Head - Marketing & Communication
Embassy Group