CBRE Takes the Lead in Energy Efficiency for Commercial Real Estate Buildings

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CBRE Takes the Lead in Energy Efficiency for Commercial Real Estate Buildings

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The world’s biggest commercial real estate company, which manages a staggering five billion square feet of space worldwide, has been repeatedly honored for its sustainability achievements, and the awards keep rolling in.

This, says Dave Pogue, CB Richard Ellis Group’s Global Director of Corporate Responsibility, is in part due to the company’s extensive training efforts to ensure that staff doesn’t just talk sustainability, but thoroughly understand it. “They are fully prepared to promote the values of sustainability to our clients,” he says.

CBRE is a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, serving real estate owners, investors and occupiers. “Commercial buildings consume a significant share of all energy used nationwide,” says Pogue. “As an industry leader, we have both the opportunity and a responsibility to lead the market in energy efficiencies.”

By proactively seeking certified green space for their own occupancy, reducing office size by eliminating assigned offices and workstations and promoting a paperless environment, CBRE directly demonstrates their corporate commitment to sustainable workspace.

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