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Schneider Electric unveils Rs 200-cr employee campus in Bengaluru

Bengaluru, May 30 (UNI) Schneider Electric, a global leader in energy management and next-gen automation, inaugurated its largest Rs 200-crore employee campus at Bagmane Solarium City here on Thursday.
Covering approximately 630,000 square feet, the state-of-the-art campus features a Global Innovation Hub, a Training Center, an R&D Center, a Skill Center, and a Digital Hub, with the capacity to accommodate over 8,000 professionals.
This new campus reaffirms Schneider Electric’s commitment to being an employer of choice by providing world-class infrastructure that fosters collaboration, development, and the delivery of industry-leading solutions. It also underscores the company's pledge to "Make in India for India and for the world," highlighting ongoing investments in manufacturing, innovation, people, R&D, and skill-building.
Addressing media at the sprawling campus, Peter Herweck, Chief Executive Officer of Schneider Electric, expressed his enthusiasm: "I am delighted to open one of our largest employee campuses worldwide in India. This new investment underscores our dedication to accelerating our contribution to India’s rapid growth. We strongly believe in its potential as a springboard for innovative ideas benefiting local customers while making a global impact."
Deepak Sharma, Zone President (Greater India), Managing Director and CEO, Schneider Electric India, added, "Our new employee campus transcends being merely a workplace. It embodies the creation of a dynamic ecosystem designed to foster collaboration and ignite creativity across the entire energy sector value chain. Through this campus, we aim to provide an immersive, hands-on learning experience, offering comprehensive insights into energy management and industrial automation. Furthermore, it underlines our commitment to expanding our workforce of over 37,000 in India to drive the development of cutting-edge products and solutions not only for India but also for global markets.”
The Innovation Hub at Bagmane provides an immersive experience that integrates all Schneider Electric offerings, showcasing a comprehensive journey that transforms sustainability ambitions into tangible actions at the intersection of automation, electrification, and digitization. This approach highlights Schneider Electric's commitment to offering a holistic view of its solutions and their impact on driving sustainable practices and outcomes.
The Bagmane Campus Training Center will feature interactive demonstrations, workshops, and expert-led sessions to ensure that employees, partners, and customers gain practical knowledge and expertise in the latest technologies and solutions. It will harness internal expertise to foster a learning culture, providing an advanced environment equipped with the latest technologies and infrastructure.
Demonstrating its commitment to sustainability, the Schneider Electric Bagmane Bengaluru Campus is designed with off-site green power, energy-efficient chiller systems, and 100% greywater reuse via a sewage treatment plant. The campus has applied for LEED Gold certification, reflecting Schneider Electric’s commitment to international sustainability standards. Additionally, the interior fit-out works are aiming for LEED Platinum certification, showcasing the company’s pursuit of excellence in sustainable building practices.
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