Sustainability - What Matters in the Real Estate Sector?
November 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Sustainability - What Matters in the Real Estate Sector?
Recent research conducted by the Governance & Accountability Institute attempts to answer important questions for company managements in the Real Estate Sector, by examining the disclosure practices of 71 global peer organizations publishing GRI reports in the sector.
CBRE and Delos® recognized for CBRE’s Corporate Headquarters office in Los Angeles, the first office in the world to be WELL Pilot Certified™ by the International Well Building Institute
Los Angeles, CA, November 4, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. was awarded the H. Bruce Russell Global Innovator’s Award from CoreNet Global, the world’s premier association for corporate real estate professionals, economic developers and service providers. CBRE, in partnership with Delos®, was recognized for the innovative design of its Downtown Los Angeles corporate headquarters office, which is the first office in the world to be WELL Certified™ by the International Well Building Institute under the pilot program in November 2013.
Much like when the green building movement that first hit commercial real estate at the turn of the millennia, we are currently sitting at the starting line for a new era of change. This time the target is not the building, but rather its users. Specifically their health—and in turn—productivity. Tenants have just started putting a premium on spaces conducive to healthy and happy employees. Investors will eventually come around to put a price premium on these buildings as well.
The report covers progress during the 2013 calendar year including the company's ongoing corporate responsibility efforts in Environmental Stewardship, Communities & Giving, People & Culture, Ethics & Compliance, Governance, and Health & Safety
September 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2013 revenue), released its seventh Corporate Responsibility report at www.cbre.com/responsibility.
The report covers progress during the 2013 calendar year including the company’s ongoing corporate responsibility efforts in Environmental Stewardship, Communities and Giving, People and Culture, Ethics and Compliance, Governance, and Health and Safety.
The report gives an account of the company's financial, environmental and social performance for 2013
May 20, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Singapore's Leading Eco-Developer marks Jubilee Year with Triple Bottom Line Milestones
City Developments Limited (CDL), a Singapore-listed international property and hospitality conglomerate, celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013. Located in 25 countries, CDL is aware of the impact property development can have on the environment and society. Based on the firm belief of “Conserving as it Constructs”, it has integrated sustainability into its business since 1995.
New York, January 14, 2014 /3BL Media/ – In a landmark move to improve responsible business practices in the land, real estate and construction industry, the United Nations Global Compact and RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) will jointly develop a best practice toolkit for the sector. The collaboration marks the UN Global Compact’s first initiative to address corporate sustainability in a specific sector following the recent launch of its Post-2015 Business Engagement Architecture.
The Report documents progress in four key areas: People Engagement, Product Stewardship, Community Partnership and Environmental Conservation
June 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - “We aspire to be a responsible global corporate citizen. We believe that sustainability is integral to business excellence and challenge ourselves to conduct best practices and conserve resources, for future generations to meet their needs.” Kwek Leng Joo, Managing Director, City Developments Limited
The report covers the company's ongoing corporate responsibility efforts in Environmental Stewardship, Ethics & Compliance, Governance, Health & Safety, Communities & Giving, & People & Culture
June 14, 2013 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), the world’s largest commercial real estate services firm (in terms of 2012 revenue), released its sixth Corporate Responsibility report at www.cbre.com/responsibility.
The report covers progress during the 2012 calendar year including the company’s ongoing corporate responsibility efforts in Environmental Stewardship, Ethics and Compliance, Governance, Health and Safety, Communities and Giving, and People and Culture.
$200,000 worth of improvements made at seven schools in California
Torrance, Calif., May 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - More than 350 volunteers joined Balfour Beatty Construction on Saturday, May 4, to repair and spruce up seven schools in the Redondo, Torrance, Culver City and Wiseburn School Districts as part of Los Angeles County’s 10th Annual Sharefest Workday. An estimated $200,000 in school improvements were made – all at no cost to the schools – by Balfour Beatty Construction employees, contractors, vendors, school staff, students, and community members.