Real estate accounts for approximately 40% of the world’s energy consumption and a third of all carbon emissions. That means that real estate professionals are on the frontlines of climate change risk created by greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. We have a responsibility to reduce the impact of our facilities and to help our clients in turn. And, many building owners, investors and occupiers are doing just that.
Following are five key ways that leading companies are reducing their carbon footprints.