Corporate Social Responsibility Report 2020 | Cushman & Wakefield
Honoring Best Practices with a Green Apple Environment Award Cushman & Wakefield, in collaboration with sustainability experts at Carbon Intelligence, was awarded a 2020 Green
Aiming High in the Netherlands TNO is the organization for applied scientific research in The Netherlands. Its purpose is to connect people and knowledge to create innovations that boost the competitive strength of industry and the wellbeing of society in a sustainable way. In line with this mission, it aims to house its leasehold offices and research labs in CO₂-neutral, future-proof assets by 2040, accelerating the goals set in the Paris Agreement. It also wants to comply with current and future Dutch regulation relating to the energy performance of offices. To enable TNO to meet these goals, in 2020, Cushman & Wakefield provided strategic advice and a roadmap of sustainability requirements, which included: > An assessment of the sustainability ambitions of relevant occupiers and investors to provide TNO with insights on the current and intended measures taken by peers to create sustainable real estate portfolios; > A financial feasibility and viability overview of TNO’s sustainability goals; > An analysis of local regulations and market trends; and > Key considerations on how to reach their sustainability ambitions in the short-, middle- and long-term.
Apple Environment Award for the delivery of the Collaborate Asset Performance Programme (CAPP) at two of Aviva Investors' properties in the UK: Corn Exchange in Manchester and Colmore Gate in Birmingham. The Green Apple Environment Awards were established in 1994 by the Green Organisation as an annual campaign to recognize, reward and promote environmental best practices around the world.
The program at Aviva Investors’ Corn Exchange property
in Manchester had an initial proposed savings of $42,000 and the program at the Colmore Gate property had a target annual savings of $38,000. Since the program started in January 2017, the savings have now exceeded $1.1 million, clearly surpassing its goals by the end of 2020. This has also led to a total savings of 1,872 Tonnes CO₂e.
TOTAL ELECTRICITY (KWH) SAVINGS TOTAL GAS (KWH) SAVINGS VERIFIED SAVINGS (AGREED WITH SITE TEAMS) TOTAL CARBON EMISSIONS (TCO₂E)
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