SETS NEW BENCHMARKS IN HEALTH & SAFETY AT THE WORKPLACE
India, 13th November 2023: Brookfield Properties, a leading global developer and operator of high-quality real estate assets, is pleased to announce that 13 of its properties across India in six cities, which received five-star ratings in occupational health and safety audit conducted by the British Safety Council, have now also been recognized by the organization with the prestigious Sword of Honor for the year 2023.
Globally committed to zero serious incidents, the company upholds unwavering safety and health principles across its portfolio. In India, over 100,000 hours are invested annually in safety training, instilling a Safety, Health, and Environment (SH&E) culture for a thriving workforce. Initiatives include industry-leading SH&E programs, ensuring safety for all stakeholders, and integrating ESG principles in its business operations.
Mr. Alok Aggarwal, Managing Director and CEO at Brookfield Properties in India mentioned, “A five-star rating and Sword of Honor from The British Safety Council for 13 assets is a testament to our commitment towards ensuring the safety and well-being of people. This recognition not only inspires us to continuously pursue excellence but also underscores our strategic focus on creating safe, dynamic, and sustainable environments where individuals can thrive.”
Peter McGettrick, Chairman of British Safety Council, said “On behalf of the board of trustees and staff of the British Safety Council I would like to congratulate Brookfield Properties on achieving the highest standards of its health and safety management. These awards recognize the commitment, dedication, and absolute professionalism undertaken. We are proud to support your organization in its achievement and delighted we can contribute to your ongoing success.”
The British Safety Council’s Occupational Health and Safety audit serves as a global benchmark for organizations to assess their safety management systems and drive ongoing enhancements through contemporary best practices. This ensures a comprehensive assessment and supports organizations in their journey toward excellence in safety management.
The following assets received five-star ratings and Sword of Honor from the British Safety Council:
- Equinox Business Park, Mumbai
- Ecoworld, Bengaluru
- Ecospace, Bengaluru
- Centennial, Bengaluru
- NXT, Bengaluru
- Azure, Bengaluru
- Galleria Mall, Bengaluru
- Millenia Business Park, Chennai
- K1 (Candor Kolkata One High-Tech Structures Private limited) Kolkata
- G1 (Candor Gurgaon One Realty Private Limited), Gurgaon
- N1 (Shantiniketan Properties Private Limited) Noida
- G2 (Candor Kolkata One Hi-tech Structures Private Limited) Gurgaon
- N2 (Seaview Developers Private Limited) Noida
About Brookfield Properties:
Brookfield Properties is a leading global developer and operator of high-quality real estate assets. We are active in nearly all real estate sectors, including office, retail, multifamily, hospitality, and logistics, operating more than 800 properties and over 330 million square feet of real estate in gateway markets on behalf of Brookfield Asset Management, one of the largest asset managers in the world. With a focus on sustainability, a commitment to excellence, and the drive for relentless innovation in the planning, development, and management of buildings and their surroundings, Brookfield Properties is reimagining real estate from the ground up.
In India, Brookfield Properties manages over 50 million square feet of high-quality assets across 9 key gateway cities of which 40.3 million square feet are already operational. Some of the marquee assets in its portfolio include Candor TechSpace in Gurugram, Noida and Kolkata; Worldmark in Delhi and Gurugram; Downtown Powai and Equinox in Mumbai; Ecoworld and Ecospace in Bengaluru; and CoWrks, a leading co-working and flexi office business across India.
Moreover, approximately 50% of the above portfolio is managed by Brookfield India Real Estate Trust (BIRET), India’s first institutionally managed REIT. Sponsored by an affiliate of Brookfield, whose asset management business is one of the world’s leading alternative asset managers, BIRET has quality assets which position it as the ‘landlord of choice’ in India’s dynamic real estate landscape.
For more information about our approach to operating and developing best-in-class real estate, please visit www.brookfieldproperties.com
About British Safety Council:
In 2004 British Safety Council became a government-regulated awarding organization and has since developed a full suite of health and safety qualifications in the national framework. With its involvement in the Olympics, British Safety Council was granted the official status of Supplier of health and safety training and consultancy services (ODA) to the London 2012 Games. Our founder James Tye was an evangelical campaigner who helped transform the British way of life. His efforts led directly to the groundbreaking 1974 Health and Safety at Work Act, as well as to the introduction of car seat belts. British Safety Council’s job is to help professionals achieve high standards; to protect both their staff and the future of their business. To learn more, please visit: https://www.britsafe.org/