CBRE makes it to Newsweeks’ Green list
US weekly magazine Newsweek, has ranked CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) No. 45 in its 2009 Green Rankings. The list, featured in the magazine’s September 28, 2009 issue, measures the environmental performance of the 500 largest US-based publicly traded companies.
The ranking is based on each company’s actual resource use and emission levels, its environmental policies and strategies, and its reputation among its peers. CB Richard Ellis is the highest ranked commercial real estate company.
“We are proud to be recognized for our environmental policies and practices,” said Anshuman Magazine, CMD, CB Richard Ellis (India). “In India and around the globe we are showing in our own operations and our work with clients that sustainable practices are good for both the environment and the bottom line.”
The magazine collaborated with three research partners to compile the rankings — KLD Research & Analytics, Trucost, and CorporateRegister.com – and also referenced data provided by the Carbon Disclosure Project, which collects GHG data on over 2,500 companies worldwide. CBRE has participated in the Carbon Disclosure Project since 2007.