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WASHINGTON (March 28, 2023) – The Urban Land Institute (ULI) has earned a 2023 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award from the Environmental Protection Agency for the third consecutive year. The award recognizes ENERGY STAR® partner businesses and organizations in good standing that demonstrate superior leadership, innovation, and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency.
ULI has received the award for its efforts promoting energy-efficient and sustainable buildings and for its thought leadership on net zero and energy conservation throughout the real-estate sector.
This year, ENERGY STAR® placed ULI in its Sustained Excellence category, reserved for partners who consistently demonstrate outstanding leadership year over year.
“ENERGY STAR® is an invaluable resource for leaders in the real estate industry seeking to advance energy efficiency and decarbonization in their portfolios, especially on the journey to net zero,” said Ron Pressman, ULI Global CEO. “This recognition is critical in helping us build the business case for net zero emissions, with the over 100 leading real estate firms in our ULI Greenprint community and our 46,000 members globally. As a proud partner, we will continue to promote best practices that enable our members to combat climate change in the diverse communities they serve across the United States and worldwide.”
“As we accelerate historic efforts to address climate change, public-private partnerships will be essential to realizing the scale of our ambition,” said EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan. “I applaud this year’s ENERGY STAR award winners for working with EPA to deliver a clean energy future that saves American consumers and businesses money and creates jobs.”
In 2022, ULI promoted numerous resources in line with ENERGY STAR® goals to its U.S. members through various reports, articles, and webinars, including:
ULI also congratulates the fifteen ULI Greenprint member companies that were recognized as 2023 ENERGY STAR® award winners: BentallGreenOak, Boston Properties, Clarion Partners, Commonwealth Partners, Hudson Pacific Properties, Jamestown LP, Kilroy Realty Corporation, LaSalle Investment Management, LBA Realty, MetLife Investment Management, Nuveen, Paramount Group, SL Green, Tishman Speyer, and Vornado.
ENERGY STAR® Award winners lead their industries in the production, sale, and adoption of energy-efficient products, services, and strategies. These efforts are essential to fighting the climate crisis and protecting public health. Winners are selected from a network of thousands of ENERGY STAR® partners. For a complete list of 2023 winners and more information about the ENERGY STAR® awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.
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About Urban Land Institute
The Urban Land Institute is a nonprofit education and research institute supported by its members. Its mission is to shape the future of the built environment for transformative impact in communities worldwide. Established in 1936, the Institute has more than 46,000 members worldwide representing all aspects of land use and development disciplines. For more information on ULI, please visit uli.org or follow us on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Instagram.
About ENERGY STAR®
ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including nearly 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with EPA to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Together, since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners have helped American families and businesses save 5 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity, avoid more than $500 billion in energy costs, and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions, all through voluntary action. For more facts and figures about ENERGY STAR see https://www.energystar.gov/about/origins_mission/impacts and https://www.energystar.gov/about/state_fact_sheets.