Leading the Green Charge: CRE Owners Paving the Way in Sustainability

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Did you know that buildings are responsible for 39% of global energy-related carbon emissions? Startling statistics like this clearly underscore the vital role the built environment sector must play in responding to the climate emergency.

That said, visionary property owners are already spearheading this charge. By prioritizing eco-friendly practices and responsible development, these leaders are not only benefiting the environment but also reaping tangible rewards in terms of tenant attraction, operational efficiency, and long-term value.

Here are just a few going above and beyond to reduce their impact on the environment, now and into the future.


Primonial REIM

ESG is at the heart of how Primonial REIM operates. As a major player in real estate asset management in Europe, Primonial is involved in the latest advances in institutional SRI policies: 2-degree trajectory, UN PRI reporting, SRI label, European Disclosure regulation, and Energy management.



At all times, Kilroy is focused on the fundamentals: improving the environmental and social performance of their portfolio. As a company they make significant efforts to reduce their environmental footprint, enhancing client comfort, health, and financial savings. Kilroy has aligned its objectives with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and will continue to use the SDGs to help refine its objectives in the coming years.


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Tishman Speyer

Sustainability is at the core of everything Tishman Speyer does, and they believe that their solutions empower communities to move forward with comfort and confidence. As an organization, they are committed to both the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (UN PRI), and to achieving net zero operational carbon emissions across our global portfolio by 2050 or sooner.



BXP, the largest publicly traded developer, owner, and manager of premier workplaces in the United States, has a commitment to ESG that has been recognized by numerous industry groups and rankings, including being named #3 on Barrons 10 Most Sustainable U.S. REITs list.


Do you work in a building or an office that’s making an effort to reduce its carbon footprint? Nominate it by March 15 to be included in the Q1 Best Spaces to Work list.

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