SL Green Corporate Social Responsibility 2019









CONSERVE ENERGY High efficiency mechanical sys- tems to conserve energy and perform at the highest standard. WELLNESS & PRODUCTIVITY Biophilic design elements that enhance occupant wellness and productivity. BIODIVERSITY Utilization of indigenous plant species to benefit local biodiversity. PROXIMITY TO NATURE Direct access to Madison Square Park.

GARDEN FLOORS More than 1 acre of outdoor spaces that mitigate heat island effect and regulate stormwater runoff.

Sustainable Development

The vision for One Vanderbilt is to optimize building per- formance, integrate the public and private realm, revitalize Midtown, and provide an unsurpassed urban experience. One Vanderbilt is the first in a series of development oppor- tunities that will create office, retail, and experiential spaces that exemplify sustainable design.

For over two decades, SL Green’s core business strategy has been to reposition New York City assets and infuse them with smart design and modern infrastructure. We thoughtfully integrate sustainability features that reduce long-term operating costs and adapt to the evolving market demands. We supplement our stabilized portfolio with a development pipeline that sets the standard for sustainable new construction. New development allows us to leverage innovative design and technological solutions that are more readily available with new construction than existing buildings.


COLUMN-FREE FLOOR PLATES Maximize daylighting entering tenant spaces in new tower. 100 Achieved the highest possible Walk Score ® of 100. Engaged government officials, community members, and local businesses on development plans to ensure positive com- munity impacts are maximized. EFFICIENCY High performance curtain wall that optimizes heating and cooling efficiency. SUSTAINABILITY PERFORMANCE Environmental goals integrated throughout design, construction, and planning decision-making.

1.2 MEGAWATT Cogeneration system

LEED & WELL Highest levels of LEED and WELL certifications.

OPTIMIZED ENERGY PERFORMANCE Building design optimizes energy performance 26% below an ASHRAE 90.1-2007 baseline. 40% WATER USE REDUCTION Through ultra-high efficiency water fixtures. $17 MILLION Invested in sustainability fea- tures that go above and beyond code requirements. 75% RECYCLING RATE Achieved during project demo- lition and construction. ENHANCED COMMISSIONING Of all major building systems and building envelope.

generates electricity on site, capturing and reusing waste heat in the process.

$220 MILLION Invested in public realm improvements.

TENANT GUIDELINES Exceed both the LEED v3 and LEED v4 baselines. 90% RECYCLED Steel rebar used for construc- tion is made of 90% recycled content.

GREEN LEASE Clause that stipulates tenant and landlord alignment with LEED.

TRANSPORTATION Unparalleled proximity to public transportation.

LOWEST CARBON FOOTPRINT One of the lowest carbon footprints across buildings of similar density and scale in NYC. GLAZING High performance glazing that regulates insulation for heating and cooling. MWBEs 18% of contractors onsite are Minority and Women-owned Business Enterprises (MWBEs).

90,000 GALLON Rainwater and collection treat- ment system that will reduce the demand for cooling tower water by 1 million gallons per year.

URBAN INFILL Construction that avoids sprawl and green field development.

REDUCED LIGHTING Power density and occupancy sensors throughout base building areas.



Operational policies including green cleaning, water efficiency, and waste.

One Madison presents a unique redevelopment opportunity to transform a historical asset into a modern icon with premier sustainability features. This marquee building offers an unparalleled combination of a thriving neighborhood, best-in-class amenities, and access to green spaces and public transportation.

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