International Park of Commerce Solar Installation
Prologis Solar Eclipses MW Target Goal

Prologis Solar Eclipses MW Target Goal

As recently reported, “Solar Means Business 2018”, published by the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), recognized Prologis as #3 in the U.S....

Caplin Solar
Logistics Real Estate and E-commerce Create Sustainability Advantages

Logistics Real Estate and E-commerce Create Sustainability Advantages

Sustainability has long been a focus of the logistics real estate industry, primarily expressed through building design and energy efficiency. With...

Environmental Stewardship Fast Facts for 2019

  • 212 MW of solar energy installations
  • 456 cumulative sustainable building certifications totaling 169 million square feet in 18 countries
  • 33% of total portfolio has efficient LED lighting
  • 46% of total operating portfolio has cool/reflective roofing
Data as of December 31, 2019
Prologis Park Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany

Prologis Park Krefeld, Krefeld, Germany

Prologis Green Bonds

Green bonds are used to fund investments in environmentally friendly projects in accordance with our Green Bond Framework.

Proceeds will fund investments in or refurbishments of properties that have or will receive certain levels of LEED, DNGB, BREEAM, HQE or CASBEE certification, or result in environmentally beneficial improvements to boost energy and water efficiency or support renewable energy production, such as LED lighting, cool roofing, and rooftop solar installations.

 

Certified Facilities

LEED Certification
Prologis LEED-Certified Warehouses

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

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

Prologis HQE-Certified Warehouses

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

DGNB Certification
DGNB

DGNB

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

Prologis CASBEE-Assessed Warehouses

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

ISO 14001

ISO14001

Prologis has established a global Environmental Management System that is implemented, maintained and continuously improved in accordance with the requirements of ISO 14001:2015, and which is externally certified by DNV GL. Prologis’ development management activities have been certified under ISO 14001 in the UK and Europe since 2008, in North America since 2016, and in Japan since 2018.

Environmental Goals and Accomplishments for 2019

  • Goal 1

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

  • Goal 2

    100% LED lighting across our global operating portfolio

  • Goal 3

    200 MW of installed solar capacity across our portfolio by 2020

    New goal: 400 MWs of installed solar capacity across our portfolio by 2025

  • Goal 4

    100% of new developments and property improvements utilize cool roofs

Progress
100%
Results

75 new projects comprising 24.4 MSF resulting in 169 MSF across 456 projects in 18 countries since 2006

Progress
33%
Results

33% of our operating portfolio has LED lighting

Progress
100%
Results

26 MWs of solar capacity were installed across the solar portfolio in 2019 surpassing our goal and binging our total installed solar capacity to 212 MWs

Progress
46%
Results

46% of our operating portfolio has cool roofs where applicable given climate factors

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.

Prologis carbon footprint - green group solihull

Science Based Target

In 2018, Prologis became the first logistics real estate company with an approved Science Based Target (SBT): Prologis commits to reduce absolute scope 1 and 2 GHG emissions 21 percent by 2025 and 56 percent by 2040 from a 2016 base-year. Prologis also commits to reduce absolute scope 3 GHG emissions 15 percent by 2025 and 40 percent by 2040 from a 2016 base-year.