Building on a decade of leadership in sustainability, BentallGreenOak announced its commitment to reach Net Zero greenhouse gas emissions for the entirety of our global operations and assets under management by 2050 or sooner. Learn more about our plan to lead the way on Sustainable Investing:Net Zero by 2050
Our history of leadership in sustainability has achieved global recognition and is reflective of our employees' commitment to delivering world class performance for our investors and the clients we serve:
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utility costs avoided as a result of energy efficiency measures
normalized energy reductions, equivalent to the annual energy usage of 5,819 North American homes
reduction in normalized energy use intensity
waste diversion rate across our North American Office portfolio (2020)
decrease in water use intensities (m3/1,000 sq. ft.)
of BentallGreenOak's portfolio is certified to green building standards as of December 31, 2020 (based on asset value)
in BOMA BEST certified assets
in LEED certified assets
in IREM CSP certified assets
On July 1, 2019, Bentall Kennedy and GreenOak Real Estate merged to form BentallGreenOak. The performance data shown above were achieved across our North American portfolio (2016-2020) and reflects BentallGreenOak’s Assets Under Management in its North American Core strategies and select separate accounts.
We proactively address climate risks at the property and portfolio levels through strategic planning that assesses critical vulnerabilities to the built environment. These efforts enable us to future proof our portfolios and drive long-term returns for our clients and investors.
Proprietary database systems that improve operational efficiency and climate resiliency.
Understanding value-at-risk from the impacts of climate change to make informed decisions.
Bespoke strategies that act on property-level vulnerabilities to improve operational preparedness.
Collaboration across our global network to deliver industry-recognized ESG performance.
Through the adoption of market-leading ideas that target operational efficiency, we are improving the environmental footprint of our assets which bodes well for their long-term success in the market.
Together with Sun Life, BentallGreenOak established the Sustainability Innovation Lab which has enabled:
In 2019, BentallGreenOak invested in research, demonstrating that buildings with environmentally focused building interventions can achieve reductions in energy consumption and lower operating costs.
By providing healthier and more vibrant spaces, we can impact tenant productivity, wellness, and retention.
Our buildings and the people who serve and occupy them were directly impacted by the COVID-19 global pandemic and we were all pressed into action to protect lives and livelihoods. BentallGreenOak’s response during this time has been centered around providing immediate support and frequent touchpoints with our stakeholders. Learn more
The GRI Content Index maps to disclosures in BentallGreenOak's 2021 Corporate Responsibility (CR) Summary and website, which combine to make the full Corporate Responsibility (CR) report. The full CR report references disclosures from the GRI Sustainability Reporting Standards 2016. Performance Highlights © 2021 BentallGreenOak.
All rights reserved. All data shown is for year-ending December 31, 2020.