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CBRE Named Top 50 Company for Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) Matters

Press Release

LOS ANGELES, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBRE) today announced that it has been named to the Investor’s Business Daily (IBD) list of Top 50 Best ESG Companies. CBRE is #23 and the only commercial real estate services firm on the list.

Responsible Forestry Leaders Celebrated at Greenbuild During FSC’s 25th Anniversary Gala

Baskahegan Company and UFP International, Certified by SCS Global Services, are Among Award Recipients
Press Release

ATLANTA, November 21, 2019 /3BL Media/– SCS Global Services celebrates longtime Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC) certificate holders Baskahegan Company and UFP International as 2019 FSC Leadership Award recipients, among 13 winners, at a ceremony during Greenbuild in Atlanta on Wednesday.

CBRE Gets Edmonton Office WELL Certified

by JOC News Service
Article

EDMONTON, ALTA. – Commercial real estate company CBRE announced that its Edmonton office has achieved WELL Certification at the silver level for new and existing Interiors by the International WELL Building Institute (IWBI).

It is the first property in Alberta to obtain the achievement. The certification is based on IWBI’s WELL Building Standard which encourages employee health and wellness through the built environment.

CBRE and SemaConnect Complete Largest EV Charging Installation

CBRE managed planning, site selection, procurement, preparation, landlord approvals, permitting, installation, activation and closeout at 215 workplace and multifamily buildings across 11 states.
Article

By Lisa Brown 

SAN FRANCISCO—CBRE and SemaConnect, a North American commercial electric vehicle charging provider, have completed the installation of 1,100 electric vehicle charging stations, the largest in the nation. The installations were completed for Electrify America LLC.

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Chicago Is The Greenest City In Green Building Adoption Index For The Third Straight Year, As Green Building Certifications Reach New High Nationally

Inaugural Multifamily Green Building Adoption Index shows trend expanding to new sector, with Denver in the lead
Press Release

LOS ANGELES, November 1, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Chicago’s office market was named the greenest in the U.S.

‘Freedom Squares’ Sustainable Modular Rug Concept Launched On Kickstarter

Press Release

OAKLAND, Calif., October 29, 2019, /3BL Media/ - Canary are launching a new line of sustainable rugs, designed to add beauty, style, warmth and comfort to any private, public or office space. The modular designs empower anyone to decorate your space just the way you like it. These 100% Polyester carpet tiles are designed with convenience in mind, built to deliver uncompromising quality and ready to be recycled/reused to make another Canary product at end of life.  The Canary Life launched its new innovation on Kickstarter.

Sycwin Coating & Wires Receives Lead Safe Paint® Certification for All Paint Brands

First Philippine Company to Earn Lead Safe Certification for Industrial Paints
Press Release

QUEZON CITY, Philippines, October 25, 2019 /3BL Media/ - IPEN, an international non-profit leader on environmental health and chemical safety, announced today that paint products manufactured by Sycwin Coating & Wires, Inc. (Sycwin), a leading paint manufacturer from the Philippines, have been certified under the Lead Safe Paint® standard. Sycwin is the world’s first company to have its industrial paint brands certified lead-safe in conformity with the approaching phase-out period for industrial paints in the Philippines at the end of the year.

Exploring a Real-World Model of Sustainable and Circular Business in Pittsburgh

By Peter Fadoul & Stephanie Potter
Article

Hyper-efficient buildings, circular clothing and fashion, sustainable manufacturing, eliminating food waste, innovation in energy—the Pittsburgh business community painted a perfect picture of what a system-wide approach to sustainability and a circular economy look like in action. On October 1, the U.S.

CBRE The Place Makers Episode 3: South Beach, Singapore

Multimedia with summary

Watch Amanda Steele, CBRE’s Executive Managing Director, Property Management, chat with Samantha Tan from South Beach Consortium, on how the 150,000 square metre eco-quarter in downtown Singapore is one of the world's best examples of sustainability and placemaking.

To watch CBRE’s full episode of ‘The Place Makers’ go to Ten Play.

CBRE The Place Makers Episode 3: Ginza Six, Tokyo

Multimedia with summary

Watch Amanda Steele, CBRE’s Executive Managing Director, Property Management, chat with Taku Yamaumi  from L Catterton Real Estate Advisors, on the newest and most sophisticated retail development in Tokyo. How art, heritage and a sublime public rooftop garden are key to this great example of urban placemaking. To watch CBRE’s full episode of ‘The Place Makers’ go to Ten Play.

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