HYDERABAD, India & BENGALURU, India & CHENNAI, India–(BUSINESS WIRE)–More than 2,000 Wells Fargo Enterprise Global Services (EGS) – India team members across three major cities participated in the company’s fourth annual 10K Walk/Run/Ride event. Held February 6, this event promotes walking, running, and cycling to work as greener and healthier commute options.
“The ‘Walk/Run/Ride 10K’ is a great example of our environmental commitment, and we encourage our team members to participate in these events.”
As part of Wells Fargo’s efforts to raise awareness of the impact of everyday actions on the environment, the Walk/Run/Ride event illustrates how to reduce our carbon footprint and contribute to a healthier environment. It also helps team members achieve added health and wellness benefits by encouraging them to stay active.
“Wells Fargo is committed to helping build a better environment. We endeavor to make a difference at work and in our communities by creating awareness of our environmental impact,” said Aveek Mukherjee, managing director, Wells Fargo EGS – India. “The ‘Walk/Run/Ride 10K’ is a great example of our environmental commitment, and we encourage our team members to participate in these events.”
Wells Fargo EGS – India has an active ‘Runners and Riders’ network of more than 1,200 team members who regularly take part in events across the country. To further promote cycling to work, EGS – India facilities in Hyderabad and Bengaluru also have exclusive parking zones for cycles.
Speaking at the event, Vishnupriya Saksena, head of Corporate Sustainability for Wells Fargo EGS – India, said, “We are committed to finding new ways to minimize energy consumption, use renewable sources of energy, and inspire others to do the same. Our volunteers consistently work to educate team members about greener living through various initiatives, look for opportunities to enhance current processes in order to make them greener, and also participate in external events which help the environment.”
With Wells Fargo’s focus on environmental stewardship, the 10K Walk/Run/Ride is just one of the many examples of its commitment to the cause of healthy and green living. Driven by the credo of ‘reduce, reuse and recycle,’ the Wells Fargo centres and facilities are sustainable sites with high-performing features and strict energy and resource management. The Wells Fargo Centres in Hyderabad and Bengaluru are LEED-certified, having received Gold and Platinum rankings respectively.
About Wells Fargo Enterprise Global Services (EGS) – India
Wells Fargo Enterprise Global Services (EGS) is a critical component of the Wells Fargo’s (Wells Fargo Bank N.A.) strategy to leverage distinct advantages in doing business in a global environment. Wells Fargo EGS – India (Wells Fargo India Solutions Private Limited and Wells Fargo International Services Private Limited) is primarily an extension of the technology, operations, knowledge services, and corporate support teams of Wells Fargo. It engages in application development and support, testing, other technology functions, international operations, knowledge support, middle and back-end banking process solutions for a wide spectrum of Wells Fargo’s needs. The entities currently have an 8500+ strong team across their offices in Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Chennai.
About Wells Fargo
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