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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Business Clarity Provided - UK Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard Legislation Update
The proposed Minimum Energy Efficiency Standard (MEES) legislation in England & Wales was placed before parliament this week. The proposed legislation will require all properties to achieve a minimum EPC rating of E by April 2018 before a lease event can take place. With around 18% of the property market in England and Wales currently sitting below this level, this legislation will have...
Feb 26, 2015 10:15 AM ET
Government To Raise EIA Screening Thresholds
The government has outlined proposals that will allow more major industrial and urban developments to avoid the ‘burden’ of being subjected to an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA).   During consultation on the upcoming amendments to the EIA Directive (2011/92/EU), Eric Pickles, the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government, expressed the view that “the...
Feb 25, 2015 2:00 PM ET
The New Face of the Sustainable Workplace
By Rebecca Pearce, EMEA Head of Sustainability, at CBRE We are continuing to see evidence that big picture sustainability is becoming mainstream for commercial property, and is being treated as a critical business function. Yet there remains a common misconception that it’s low on the list of priorities for owners and occupiers of buildings....
Feb 20, 2015 8:00 AM ET
The Green Perspective Blog: Circular Thinking
The circular economy, in other words an industrial economy that makes maximum use of its resources, is becoming increasingly critical for the property and construction industry.   Beyond the core principles of recycling materials, the circular economy is based on a restorative principal. ...
Feb 6, 2015 9:00 AM ET
CBRE Launches Innovative Sustainability Training for Brokerage Professionals
Los Angeles, February 5, 2015 /3BL Media/ – CBRE Group, Inc. today announced the launch of an innovative broker training video and resource center specifically designed and aimed at understanding and promoting sustainable aspects of commercial real estate assets. CBRE’s training program will be offered to the Company’s more than 2,900 U.S. brokerage professionals. A preview video of the...
Feb 5, 2015 11:00 AM ET