ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance Announces Three New Members: SL Green, Lendlease Americas and Zurich Alternative Asset Management

For more information, contact Trish Riggs, trisha.riggs@uli.org, 202-679-4557

WASHINGTON (May 21, 2019) — The Urban Land Institute (ULI) Greenprint Center for Building Performance, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors and financial institutions committed to reducing carbon emissions across the global property industry, has announced the addition of three new members: nationally recognized real estate companies SL Green, Lendlease Americas and Zurich Alternative Asset Management.

Greenprint members are leading the industry on reducing carbon emissions and increasing building value across their portfolios. With demand rising from investors and tenants alike for sustainability in the built environment, Greenprint members are raising the bar for high-performance sustainable buildings.

“SL Green is excited to join ULI Greenprint’s network of owners, investors, and strategic partners leading the way in sustainability,” said Laura Vulaj, Senior Vice President & Director of Sustainability for SL Green. “We are committed to improving the performance of the global real estate industry through benchmarking, knowledge sharing, and the implementation of best practices.”

“Lendlease has a long and proud history of giving emphasis to environmental, social and economic outcomes to deliver places that respond to the global forces shaping our future, including climate change” said Eleni Reed, Head of Sustainability, Lendlease Americas. “By participating in ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance, Lendlease looks forward to collaborating with other members to advance industry best practices in sustainable real estate.”

“Zurich Alternative Asset Management, the alternative investment arm of Zurich North America, is excited to become a member of ULI Greenprint as part of Zurich’s continued incorporation of environmental, social, and financial governance considerations in our real estate investment activity,” said Sean Bannon, Managing Director, Head of US Real Estate, Zurich Alternative Asset Management. “We look forward to developing our relationship with the Greenprint platform as we manage the environmental impact and financial performance of our core real estate business.”

The new Greenprint members join existing members BlackRock; CalPERS;  Clarion Partners; CommonWealth Partners; DWS; GID; GLL Real Estate Partners; Granite Properties; Heitman; The Howard Hughes Corporation; Jamestown Properties; Jones Lang LaSalle; Kilroy Realty; LaSalle Investment Management; Morgan Creek Ventures LLC; Parkway Properties; PGIM Real Estate; Prologis; Rudin Management Company, Inc.; Savanna; Sonae Sierra; Tishman Speyer, and The Net Group.

About the ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance

The ULI Greenprint Center’s mission is to lead the global real estate industry towards improved environmental performance, focusing on energy efficiency and reduced carbon emissions. Greenprint is a member-driven organization that achieves its goals through measurement, action and education.

Greenprint’s flagship product is the Annual Performance Report: the international scope and size of the report makes it one of the real estate industry’s largest, most transparent and comprehensive environmental benchmarks. The report is a consolidated view of participating properties, detailing their energy, water and waste performance by geography and asset class, while also showcasing project profiles achieving those savings and highlight trends driving the sustainability market forward. For additional information, visit uli.org/greenprint.

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