The company has taken 35,000 sq ft at AIPL Business Club in Sector 62, Gurugram and 200,000 sq ft at Cessna Business Park, Outer Ring Road, Bengaluru.
Cargill first started its India operations in 1987 with a small liaison office and now has pan-India presence with businesses spanning refined oils, food ingredients, industrial specialities, grain and oilseeds, cotton, animal nutrition and trade and capital markets.
Spread over 35,000 sq.ft, the new 300 seater Gurugram office is designed to provide plenty of open spaces, alternate work seating, no fixed workstations and phonebooths for more individual, focused discussions.
It is also heavily invested in technology solutions to promote agility and deliver on customer needs.
CBS in India has grown to become Cargill’s largest global capability center and has been instrumental in unlocking Cargill’s full potential. With CBS majority workforce (approximately 83%) 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 for this 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.
“Both Gurugram and Bengaluru are talent hubs in India, and we have maximum number of employees in these locations. Hence, they are home to these newly opened workspaces,” said Simon George, President, Cargill India.
The workspaces are designed to promote an open office culture and break any monotony as people embrace the new ways of working. These new office spaces are the first among Cargill’s sites in India to offer amenities like smart work cafes, collaboration areas, and other facilities like a wellness room, dedicated mother’s room, and recreation space to make the office experience more comfortable.
The Gurugram office building also provides facilities like a swimming pool and gym, so people can prioritize physical fitness and overall well-being.
Cargill’s Gurgaon office at AIPL uses 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’.
Source : ET