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

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

LEED-Certified Properties

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

GHG Emissions Reduction

28.7% GHG emissions reduction. As of the end of 2019, 95,330 CO2e metric tonnes in GHG emissions reduction since our 2011 baseline.
That’s the equivalent of removing 20,091 cars from the road.

Landfill Waste Disposal Reduction

7.1% landfill waste disposal reduction. As of the end of 2019, 881 metric tonnes in landfill waste reduction since our 2011 baseline.
That’s the weight of 323 elephants.

Energy Consumption Reduction

9.1% energy consumption reduction. As of the end of 2019, 69,914 megawatt hours in energy usage savings since our 2011 baseline.
That’s enough energy to power over 45 medical office buildings for one year.

Water Consumption Reduction

8.3% water consumption reduction. 109 million gallons of water saved in 2019.
That’s the equivalent of 829 million water bottles.

* Information as of December 31, 2019.