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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TAIPEI 101 Honored as World’s Greenest Tall Building
Hong Kong, July 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CBRE and TAIPEI 101 have ushered in a new era for international green buildings, becoming the highest scoring LEED v4 project in the world to-date, and the first to reach the 90 points threshold. TAIPEI 101 appointed CBRE’s Sustainability Asia team to act as LEED consultant to guide them through the process of recertifying its existing LEED v2009 Platinum...
Jul 15, 2016 11:05 AM ET
Electric Cars Take a Cue From the Sharing Economy
While electric cars represent just a small slice of the auto market today, such vehicles are, in the future, likely to give their gas-powered cohorts a run for their money. A study published earlier this year by Bloomberg New Energy Finance predicted that...
Jun 20, 2016 8:15 AM ET
The Impact and Importance of the Geodesic Dome
Architecture is an ever-evolving medium. From the ancient pueblo cliff villages of the Navajo to the houseboats of modern-day Amsterdam, humans have always found a way to make space for one another in harmony with their environments. Architecture can represent the perfect marriage of form and function, and you would be hard-pressed to find a better example of that than in the design of the ...
Jun 17, 2016 9:25 AM ET
European Sustainable Development Week: Real Estate and 'Tomorrow'
Last week marked European Sustainable Development Week; a European-wide initiative to stimulate and make visible activities, projects and events that promote sustainable development and the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. In this article, we reflect on the 5 themes of ‘...
Jun 10, 2016 8:55 AM ET
Germany Launches €17 Billion Energy Strategy
Earlier this month, Sigmar Gabriel – Germany’s Minister of Economic Affairs and Energy – announced a new strategy aiming to increase energy efficiency in Germany. The Ministry of Economic Affairs has allocated funding of more than €17 billion to promote energy efficiency measures between now...
May 27, 2016 8:05 AM ET