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.

Content from this campaign

The Office Green View in France
In recent months, CBRE has conducted a thorough analysis of sustainable real estate in 10 key cities in France spanning Paris, Lyon, Toulouse, Bordeaux, Lille, Nantes, Strasbourg, Marseille, Montpellier, Nice. The map shows the prominence of green real estate for each city in terms of the size (in sq m) of office premises that...
Jun 16, 2015 4:30 PM ET
CBRE Among Newsweek’s Greenest Companies for 2015
CBRE has been ranked #143 in the 2015 Newsweek Green Rankings. The annual list ranks companies based on eight indicators to assess and measure the environmental performance of the 500 largest U.S.-based publicly traded companies. CBRE received a 47.4% composite score, which was driven by a strong performance in energy efficiency and carbon mitigation. ...
Jun 15, 2015 7:35 AM ET
EU Circular Economy Consultation
To date, much has been written about the circular economy and last week, on May 28th 2015, the European Commission launched a 12-week public consultation into a revised proposal on its adoption and a waste management review.   In summary, the new 2015 proposal looks at...
Jun 11, 2015 5:05 AM ET
Designing Sustainable Office Space
In the last 20 years, the trend of shell and core vs Category A office space has shifted one way then the other. Is the latest shift towards shell and core or shell and floor (including the installation of a raised floor) a returning trend or a shift driven by changing attitudes towards waste and...
Jun 9, 2015 8:05 AM ET
US Greenhouse Gases – Where Next?
At first glance the headline was appealing: US Greenhouse Gas Emissions Drop 9% since 2005. But the article goes on to reveal that 2013 levels were actually up from the previous year.  Additionally disturbing is the fact that a significant contributor to the rise was caused by an...
May 13, 2015 8:30 AM ET