As an industry leader in environmental stewardship, we see it as our duty to address two major global challenges confronting humankind – climate change and overburdened ecosystems. Our objectives:
- Minimize carbon emissions for our customers by providing energy-efficient buildings and a geographically diverse platform that minimizes fuel consumption.
- Minimize the ecological impact of our developments by meeting or exceeding local or regional sustainable development standards worldwide.
- Minimize the impact of our own operations by engaging associates in every office to reduce our environmental footprint in areas such as energy, waste, procurement and water.
One example of our commitment to environmental stewardship is illustrated in our aggregate energy savings for 2012: