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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A Beginners Guide to the UK Capacity Market
Set out in the UK Energy Act 2013, the Capacity Market (CM) is one of the UK government initatives for ensuring security of electrical energy supply for homes, businesses and industry. The CM not only secures additional electricity supply for use during grid stress events – which is increasingly...
Sep 12, 2016 8:40 AM ET
The Business Case for Resilient Buildings
The Miami-Dade County building code requires commercial buildings to enclose their first 30 feet in impact-resistant glass so as to withstand damage from high winds and flying objects during a hurricane. The developers of Miami’s 1450 Brickell office tower decided to go one better, enclosing the entire 35-story building in impact-resistant glass. According to a ...
Aug 25, 2016 8:15 AM ET
WorldGBC and BEA Join Forces to Double the Rate of Energy Efficiency in Buildings
The World Green Building Council (WorldGBC) and the World Resources Institute (WRI)-led Building Efficiency Accelerator (BEA) – a public-private partnership launched under the United Nations Secretary-General’s SE4All Initiative – have...
Aug 24, 2016 9:45 AM ET
An Industry First for Sustainability as NABERS Hits Hong Kong
The workplace is in a state of major transition globally, with words like wellness, health, energy efficiency and sustainability now synonymous with the office. Combined with increasing evidence of the benefits of sustainable building design, the goal posts are shifting in office markets worldwide, with energy performance taking precedence as a mainstay in today’s modern cities. ...
Aug 8, 2016 9:10 AM ET
New Protocol Brings a Breath of Fresh Air for Managing Natural Capital​
The Earth’s natural resources, whether it’s the air, water, soils, geology or ecosystems around us, sustain all life on earth. These resources, sometimes termed ‘natural capital’, provide us with a vast range of services, from the more obvious examples, such as the food we eat and the materials we use to build our towns and cities, to those less visible, such as climate regulation and the...
Jul 21, 2016 9:15 AM ET