Spread over 35,000 sq.ft, the new 300 seater Gurugram office is designed to provide plenty of open spaces, alternate work seating, and flexible workstations to enable greater collaboration amongst the teams, and phonebooths for individual, focused discussions. The aim is also to promote an open office culture and break any monotony as people embrace new ways of working.
Amenities include smart work cafes, collaboration areas, a wellness room, dedicated mother’s room, and recreation space. The new HQ building also provides facilities like a swimming pool and gym..
Marking 35 years of Indian operations: L-R: Ross Hamou-Jennings, Cargill’s APAC Chair, Patricia A. Lacina, Chargé d’Affaires, a.i., Embassy of the USA in New Delhi, and Simon George, Cargill India President, at the launch of Cargill’s new headquarters in Gurugram on August 2, 2022.
The HQ uses state-of-the-art technology to maximize water and energy conservation. The selection of carpets, energy-saving LED lights and Vav Units (Variable Air Volume) are in alignment with the green building accreditation to reduce carbon footprint. The building is Griha 4-star certified which evaluates a building holistically over its entire life cycle, thereby providing a definitive standard for what constitutes a ‘green building’. The office has a biophilic design with lots of natural light and greenery to help reduce stress and elevate productivity levels.
CBS in India has grown to become Cargill’s largest global capability center with approximately 83% of the workforce comprising of millennials. The new 2 lakh sq.ft. office in Cessna Business Park, Outer Ring Road, Bengaluru, is built to foster flexibility and collaboration amongst the young workforce. With the addition of the new office, CBS will have a combined workspace of 3 lakh sq.ft. with 3800 seats in India.