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CBRE Environmental Sustainability

In response to ongoing global discussion about climate change and its impact on the natural environment, CBRE has committed to minimizing that impact for our company, clients and communities.

Buildings are widely viewed as a significant contributor to carbon emissions, and as the world’s largest manager of commercial buildings CBRE has both a responsibility and an opportunity to influence the way buildings are built, sourced, managed, occupied and sold.

This ability to drive sustainable real estate practices is a fundamental principal of our environmental leadership.

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Green Efficiency Now a De Facto Requirement for Big Office Buildings in Metro Atlanta
When CBRE examined the demand for green certified office space in metro Atlanta, the example it highlighted in a new report was the decision by health data giant Kaiser Permanent to locate in a LEED certified building in Midtown. Pershing Point Plaza is a prime example of an owner’s response to tenants who value energy efficient buildings. It’s older, built in 1960. And owners of the...
Oct 24, 2016 10:35 AM ET
CBRE Study Finds San Francisco The Nation’s Greenest City
Los Angeles, October 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Institutional owners of office buildings continued to pursue green building certifications in the 30 largest U.S. markets during 2015. Continuing an upward trend over the past decade, green certifications are now held by 11.8 percent of all surveyed buildings, representing 40.2 percent of all office space. Both figures are slightly above last year’s...
Oct 12, 2016 1:05 PM ET
Taipei 101: The ‘Greenest’ of Skyscrapers
The Taipei 101 skyscraper, once the tallest structure in the world, recently added another notable distinction in its short-but-accomplished history: it’s now the world’s “greenest” tower. The 1,667-foot supertall recently earned 90 points under LEED’s new v4 certification, the highest score to date under...
Oct 3, 2016 8:15 AM ET
The Sustainable Development Goals: One Year On
Today marks the one year anniversary of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). These goals, agreed to by 193 world leaders, aim to achieve 17 bold objectives in less than 15 years. The goals range from fighting hunger, to ending poverty, achieving equality and combating climate change. They are immense, but...
Sep 26, 2016 12:10 PM ET
CBRE Group, Inc. Earns Place on Dow Jones Sustainability Index for Third Consecutive Year
Los Angeles, September 12, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) today announced that it has been included on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) North America for the third year in a row. This prestigious index recognizes corporations demonstrating leadership in environmental, social and governance performance. The 600 largest North American companies of the S&P...
Sep 12, 2016 11:30 AM ET