2017 NAREIT Industrial Leader in the Light Award

Prologis Receives NAREIT’s Industrial Leader in the Light Award for Sixth Year Running

We’ve put together a list of six reasons why.

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A Master Gardener’s Passion for the Environment Saves Water at Work and in her Community

San Antonio, Texas, is suffering from a record-breaking five-year drought. Formerly lush river-irrigated lands surrounding the city are now dry.

Sustainable Warehouse Rooftop

Rooftops that Make a Difference

Prologis puts its vast inventory of industrial warehouse rooftop space to use, benefiting occupants and the environment.

Environmental Stewardship Fast Facts for 2016

  • 165MW of solar energy installations
  • 233 sustainable building certifications totaling 87 million square feet in 16 countries 
  • 78% of total operating portfolio has efficient lighting
  • 36% of total operating portfolio has cool roofs
Date as of December 31, 2016

Certified Facilities

LEED Certification

Prologis LEED-Certified Warehouses

LEED, or Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design, is the U.S. Green Building Council’s (USGBC) rating system for building sustainability standards in more than 150 countries. including the United States, Canada, Brazil, Mexico, Italy and France.

BREEAM Certification

Prologis BREEAM-Accredited Warehouses

BREEAM, or Building Research Establishment’s Environmental Assessment Method, is the sustainability rating system for buildings in over 75 countries, including those in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany and Poland.

HQE Certification

Prologis HQE-Certified Warehouses

HQE, or Hauté Qualite Environmentale, is the environmental evaluation and certification system for buildings in France.

DGNB Certification


DGNB, or Deutsche Gesellschaft für Nachhaltiges Bauen, is the rating system used to assess the sustainability and environmental impact of buildings in Germany.

CASBEE Certification

Prologis CASBEE-Assessed Warehouses

CASBEE, Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency, is the Japanese system for evaluating and rating buildings’ environmental performance.

Environmental Goals and Accomplishments for 2016

  • Goal

    100% of new development designed with a goal of certification where recognized sustainability rating systems are available

  • Goal 2

    100% energy-efficient lighting across our operating portfolio

  • Goal 3

    200 MW of solar in our portfolio by 2020


54 new projects comprising 17 MSF resulting in 87 MSF across 233 projects in 16 countries


78% of our operating portfolio has energy-efficient lighting (based on 96% surveyed)


18 MW of solar installations resulting in 165 MW of total generating capacity

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Carbon Footprint

Prologis’ goal is to reduce corporate greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 20 percent by 2020 from a 2011 baseline. To achieve this goal, we engage our employees to identify and implement high-impact sustainability practices designed to reduce emissions. Given in-place programs, measurements to date and consistent focus on continuous improvement, we are on track to meet or even exceed our GHG emissions goals.

Infographic Sustainable Prologis Warehouses

Sustainable Design Features of Prologis Buildings

At Prologis, we know that our buildings will make an impact on the communities where they are located and the people who work inside of them. They become part of the local landscape and remain there for many years.