With the commitment to build a healthier, happier working environment and ensure an organizational sustainable development, Guardian Life had been working on developing a world-standard & eco-friendly green office space. After months of hard work, Guardian Life Insurance Limited (GLIL) Gulshan Head Office has been awarded the LEED Platinum Certificate by the United States Green Building Council “USGBC” (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design “LEED”). Guardian Life is the first private company in Bangladesh to be awarded this prestigious USGBC (LEED) Platinum Certificate under the category of “Interior Design and Construction”. Among all Bangladeshi insurance companies (Life and Non-life), Guardian Life is the first and only insurance company to achieve LEED Platinum Certification as of now.
The official certificate handover took place at their very own head office on 16th September with a grand ceremony along with a Digital Press Meet. The handover was followed by a corporate AV that clearly outlined the LEED Certification journey. Mr. Ananta Ahmed, International Green Building Expert, LEED AP (in 5 categories), USGBC Faculty, and Managing Director of 360 Total Solution Limited handed over the certificate to Mr. M M Monirul Alam, Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Life. Dr. M. Mosharraf Hossain, Chairman (In-charge), Insurance Development and Regulatory Authority (IDRA) was present as the chief guest. Sponsor and Patron of Guardian Life Mr. Tapan Chowdhury was present as the Special Guest.
The event was also graced by the Sponsor and Patron of Guardian Life Mr. Syed Nasim Manzur. Among Directors, Mr. Syed Akthar Hasan Uddin and Mr. David James Howard Griffiths were present at the event. The event was led by Mr. M M Monirul Alam, Chief Executive Officer of Guardian Life, and Mr. Shamim Ahmed, Chief Operating Officer briefed the audience about the LEED Platinum Certification journey. The event was also attended by Senior Management of the Company.