LaSalle Earns 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of The Year Award
CHICAGO (April 10, 2019) — LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”) is proud to announce that it has received the 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award for its outstanding leadership and demonstrated improvement in energy performance of commercial buildings through a portfolio-wide energy program.
Additional information on LaSalle’s Partner of the Year award can be found here: https://www.energystar.gov/about/content/la_salle_investment_management.
The firm’s accomplishment will be recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Energy at a ceremony in Washington, D.C. on April 11, 2019.
Eric Duchon, Global Head of Sustainability at LaSalle commented: “This award reflects LaSalle’s continued emphasis on implementing energy efficiency best practices and measures across our business, making our portfolios more environmentally-friendly and resilient, while continuing to deliver superior investment performance for our clients.”
Bill Wehrum, EPA Assistant Administrator for Air and Radiation added: “I applaud LaSalle for earning the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award. Their innovation and leadership enhance America’s economic competitiveness. Reducing costly energy waste improves air quality and public health while protecting the environment.”
The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award recognizes ENERGY STAR partner businesses and organizations that demonstrate superior leadership, innovation, and commitment to environmental protection through energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR. For more information about ENERGY STAR’s awards program, visit energystar.gov/awardwinners.
This achievement adds to LaSalle’s track record of ESG best practices and distinctions. Industry organizations continue to recognize LaSalle for ESG leadership and maintaining its distinction as an employer of choice. LaSalle has received the following U.S. and global awards in the past year:
- GRESB, UN Principles for Responsible Investment, Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosure
- Green Lease Leaders
- ENERGY STAR Charter Tenant
- P&I Best Places to Work in Money Management
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 more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped save American families and businesses nearly 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and achieve over 3 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. In 2017 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid $30 billion in energy costs. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: energystar.gov/about and energystar.gov/numbers.
About LaSalle Investment Management
LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world's leading real estate investment managers. On a global basis, LaSalle manages approximately $68.4 billion of assets in private and public real estate property and debt investments as of Q1 2019. LaSalle's diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. LaSalle sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including separate accounts, open- and closed-end funds, public securities and entity-level investments. For more information please visit http://www.lasalle.com, and LinkedIn.
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