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EPA: CBRE Recognized with 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award
Los Angeles — March 28, 2016 — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized CBRE Group, Inc. with a 2016 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence Award for its continued leadership in protecting our environment through superior energy efficiency achievements.
This marks the ninth consecutive year that CBRE has been recognized for ENERGY STAR performance.
Since its inception in 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped prevent a total of more than 2.4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions. In 2014 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners provided more than $11 billion in societal benefits due to reducing damages from climate change.
“Driving sustainable real estate practices is a fundamental practice of our company, “said David Pogue, CBRE’s global director of corporate responsibility. “Our continued partnership with ENERGY STAR underscores how our commitment to environmental sustainability makes an impact on the real estate market and our clients.”
“By continued collaboration with ENERGY STAR, CBRE is helping Americans save money, save energy, and do-their-part to reduce our nation’s greenhouse gas emissions that exacerbate climate change,” said EPA Administrator Gina McCarthy. “I’m proud to recognize CBRE with the highest form of ENERGY STAR recognition, as the winner of the 2016 Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award. CBRE demonstrates a strong commitment to energy efficiency and to preserving a healthy planet for future generations.”
CBRE assists owners and occupiers with energy efficiency programs at properties it manages around the world. Since CBRE first developed its sustainability program in 2006, ENERGY STAR has remained the operational framework for advancing energy efficiency practices in the company’s managed portfolio.
CBRE Group, Inc., a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2015 revenue). For more information, visit www.cbre.com.