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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How Cities Are Counteracting Climate Change, One Heat Wave at a Time
When temperatures in the city reached 98 degrees Fahrenheit on Saturday, July 8, 2017, Los Angeles broke a 131-year-old record high temperature for the date, which had previously been set in 1886. In Berlin, a new record was set in August when temperatures clocked in at ...
Nov 9, 2017 10:00 AM ET
From Refill to Recharge: How Electric Vehicles are Changing City Infrastructure
The phrase, “I have to stop for gas,” might be on its way out. Talk of electric vehicle proliferation has been occurring for years across the U.S. and around the globe, but the future of the auto industry is no longer merely on the horizon. Given the recent announcements from major car manufacturers planning to reduce the number of gasoline-fueled models and increase the amount of...
Oct 20, 2017 10:00 AM ET
Flipping the Ship: A New Life for Decommissioned Vessels
The saying, “One man’s trash is another man’s treasure,” rings true, particularly when it comes to old ships that have been abandoned or fallen into disuse. Around the world, out-of-service vessels are being repurposed and transformed into thriving restaurants, hotels, museums and other ...
Oct 12, 2017 9:00 AM ET
Making Global Impact with Environmentally Friendly Infrastructure
The built environment and the natural environment are inextricably linked. Tenants looking to reduce their carbon footprints gravitate toward sustainable, LEED-certified buildings. In turn, more of these structures are built by developers and existing spaces are retrofitted to meet demand. But it’s not just buildings that are being created with the environment in mind...
Aug 28, 2017 9:05 AM ET
How Corporate Gardens Help Grow Employee Wellness
Your typical office job probably doesn’t involve much digging around in the dirt. But maybe it should. While corporate gardens are perhaps an unconventional office perk, the potential benefits are obvious enough—fresh air, exercise, team building and, of course, food (for company employees and their communities). In an article last year in...
Jul 27, 2017 8:15 AM ET