Corporate Sustainability Policy


Energy Efficiency:

  • Reduce energy consumption
  • Replace fossil fuel sources with renewable sources
    of energy

Water Efficiency:

  • Reduce water consumption

Waste Minimization:

  • Reduce waste volume generated
  • Reduce Volume of Landfilled Waste
  • Increase reuse, recycling, composting
  • Increase construction salvage

  • 20% reduction by year 2025; baseline 2015
  • 10% of energy provided by renewable source by 2025

  • 20% reduction by year 2025

Property Operations:

  • 20% reduction in annual volume of waste by 2020
  • 50% recycling rate by 2018
  • 75% recycling rate by 2020
  • 90% recycling rate by 2025

Construction and Renovation:

  • 75% recycling rate for construction materials by 2020


Reduce Impact on Climate Change:

  • Reduce GHG emissions

Develop a Corporate Strategy for
Climate Change:

  • Establish a climate change policy
  • Establish a resilience plan

  • Ongoing commitment


Protect Air Quality:

  • Prevent air pollution
  • Improve indoor air quality

Steward Land Resources:

  • Preserve farmland
  • Restore degraded land

Water Quality:

  • Protect quality of surface water and
    groundwater resources

Ecosystem Integrity and Viability:

  • Protect and preserve ecologically valuable
    ecosystems (marine, riparian, and terrestrial)
  • Protect and restore biodiversity

  • Refrigerant management policy for chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) by 2017
  • Policies developed for existing centers and new construction by 2018

  • Adopt site development and operational practices that protect water quality

  • Adopt a site management policy by 2018
  • Adopt a Habitat Restoration Policy by 2018


Positive Economic Impact on
Local Community:

  • Provide jobs
  • Minimize disturbances
  • Contribute to economic vitality of local businesses
  • Support small businesses
  • Support local programs and nonprofits

Provide Value to Tenants:

  • Offer competitive prices
  • Assist tenants to improve their operating costs

Provide Value to Investors:

  • Minimize energy, waste and water costs

Provide a Quality Workplace to Employees:

  • Offer competitive pay
  • Generate no health and safety violations
  • Achieve high employee satisfaction ratings

Effective Stakeholder Engagement:

  • Obtain consistently high ratings from stakeholders

Sustainable Supply Chains:

  • Incorporate sustainability attributes into supply
    chain choices

  • Develop metrics and measure number and economic impact of job creation by 2018
    • Number and value of direct jobs
    • Number and value of contracts let to local businesses
    • Number and value of contracts let to small businesses
  • Measure and report philanthropic giving to each community by 2018

  • Audit competitive pricing annually and document findings

  • Reduce utility and waste costs by 10% by 2020