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Member of US Green Building Council
2 countries of operation
Joined in 2018
Committed to becoming net zero for all buildings owned and occupied with a company wide target of 2020.
Disclose Scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas emissions via annual reporting based on data collected from real time energy monitoring.
Implement additional energy efficiency measures and increase renewable energy sources through onsite installations and offsets.
Verify through the combined use of green building standards such as LEED and Living Building Challenge, continual energy monitoring and third party verified portfolio emissions data.
Focus on reducing embodied carbon emissions, water consumption, and waste generation while working to educate staff through office engagement, and tenants through ‘green’ lease agreements.