Environment

As a company driven by value creation, we strive to advance our building performance and resilience through efficient measures. Our environmental responsibility efforts drive value for all of our stakeholders by identifying projects that mitigate environmental impacts, enhance property resiliency, deliver return on investment, and reduce operating costs.


Achievements

ENERGY STAR Certifications

233 ENERGY STAR Certifications (cumulative). ENERGY STAR certified buildings meet strict energy performance standards.

LEED-Certified Properties

4.9 Million Square Feet of LEED-Certified Properties. LEED certifications are awarded to high performing green buildings.

GHG Emissions Reduction

35% GHG emissions reduction since 2011. As of the end of 2020, 111,746 CO2e metric tonnes in GHG emissions reduction since our 2011 baseline.
That’s the equivalent of removing 23,551 cars from the road.

Landfill Waste Disposal Reduction

7.1% landfill waste disposal reduction since 2011. As of the end of 2020, 871 metric tonnes in landfill waste reduction since our 2011 baseline.
That’s the weight of 320 elephants.

Energy Consumption Reduction

16% energy consumption reduction since 2011. As of the end of 2020, 132,105 megawatt hours in energy usage savings since our 2011 baseline.
That’s enough energy to power over 86 medical office buildings for one year.

Water Consumption Reduction

8.3% water consumption reduction since 2011. 109 million gallons of water saved in 2020 since our 2011 baseline.
That’s the equivalent of 827 million water bottles.

* Information as of December 31, 2020.