CBRE Environmental Sustainability

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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Can District Heating Help Create a Sense of Place for Communities?
These energy generation systems raise a set of issues which need to be fully understood by all the stakeholders involved in these developments including developers, landlords and occupiers. In London both Government and the Greater London Authority require developers of large scale projects to install district heating systems to comply with planning policy. Combined Heat and Power (CHP...
Nov 28, 2016 7:45 AM ET
Bank of America Merrill Lynch Awarded First LEED CI Platinum Certification in France
In a collaborative effort by CBRE’s French and Spanish offices, Bank of America Merrill Lynch’s Paris HQ has been awarded Platinum, the highest possible grade under the Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED) for the Commercial Interiors (CI) scheme by the US Green Building Council, It is the first time an office  has achieved this accolade in France! CBRE’s WorkSpace and...
Nov 15, 2016 7:55 AM ET
The Case for Open Space
Attitudes toward open space are changing as a growing body of evidence points toward the economic, social and environmental benefits that it can bring to development projects; the success of the King’s Cross redevelopment including Granary Square and the Camley Street nature reserve are a case in point. Here are 10 reasons for considering the addition of open space in new...
Nov 11, 2016 8:10 AM ET
Chicago Rises in Ranking of Green Office Space
Chicago has moved up in a ranking of the nation’s largest metropolises on a recent survey of sustainable office space. According to the 2016 Green Building Adoption Index, over 72% of the Chicago market’s qualified commercial space is certified green, up from 63% ...
Nov 7, 2016 1:55 PM ET
Renewable Energy Makes Its Mark
Renewable energy is on the rise. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s International Energy Outlook 2016 report, renewables are the fastest growing energy source, growing globally at a rate of 2.6 percent per year. At that pace, they are expected to meet 29 percent of the world’s energy needs by...
Oct 28, 2016 8:20 AM ET