SL Green Realty Corp. is committed to providing market leading initiatives and innovation delivering efficiency, value and health for its Tenants. Our program has achieved success across a broad range of environmental initiatives including energy efficiency, water conservation and recycling. We focus the environmental initiatives within three key areas: Efficiency: Establish programs achieving cost saving through energy reduction, water conservation, and preservation of finite resources. > Comprehensive recycling program, including paper, cardboard, plastic/glass/aluminum, and electronic waste. > Water conservation measures since 2011 have contributed toward savings of more than thirteen million gallons annually, equivalent to more than seventeen Olympic size swimming pools. > Building energy monitoring with “real-time” energy tracking, measuring and benchmarking to optimize building energy use. Since 2009, this portfolio wide program has cumulatively saved $3.5 million. Tenant Experience: Through education, communication, and assistance, we work together with our tenants to ensure healthier and productive work environments, exceeding individual corporate goals for sustainable initiatives. > LEED High Performance Green Cleaning Program. > LEED Standard Operations Policies and Programs including construction management. > Building programs may contribute up to 27 points toward a Tenant’s LEED CI Certification (more than two thirds of the points necessary to achieve minimum certification). > A LEED Certifiable prebuilt and tenant construction program, utilizing LEED-CI guidelines to develop healthy and efficient work environments for our tenants. Industry Leadership: Through participation within the local community and industry, SL Green continues to be market leader, sharing experiences, expertise, and awareness to build participation, collaboration, and sustainable relationships. > SL Green aligned with the US Environmental Protection agency through a 2012 Memorandum of Understanding to build sustainable work environments together. > Recognized in 2011 by Armstrong World Industries within its National Recycling Award, Carpet & Ceiling tile construction recycling program, which has diverted more than 2 million square feet, over 750 tons of debris, from landfills.
> NY State Assembly: Citation for Sustainable Achievement. > The Urban Green Council: Platinum Sponsor and BOD Member. > The New York City Energy Efficiency Corp. Advisory Council.
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