LaSalle Investment Management (“LaSalle”) is proud to announce that it has received the 2021 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Award from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy for the third consecutive year. The ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award recognizes organizations that have made outstanding contributions to protecting the environment through superior energy achievements.
Elena Alschuler, LaSalle Americas Head of Sustainability, said: “This award is a testament to our continued commitment to sustainability. We believe implementing energy saving measures across our portfolio and using ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager to track our progress is what’s best for our environment and the communities where we operate. At the same these actions contribute to our portfolio risk management efforts and enhance the performance metrics we are able to provide to our investors.”
EPA Administrator Michael S. Regan said: “ENERGY STAR award-winning partners are showing the world that delivering real climate solutions makes good business sense and promotes job growth. Many of them have been doing it for years, inspiring all of us who are committed to tackling the climate crisis and leading the way to a clean energy economy.”
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 2021 winners and 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 Disclosure
- ULI Greenprint Net Zero Carbon Global Alignment
- Fitwel ‘Best in Building Health’ Recognition
- 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 American families and businesses avoid more than $450 billion in energy costs and achieve 4 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: https://www.energystar.gov/about and https://www.energystar.gov/about/origins_mission/energy_star_numbers.
About LaSalle Investment Management
LaSalle Investment Management is one of the world’s leading real estate investment managers. On a global basis, we manage approximately $77 billion of assets in private equity, debt and public real estate investments as of Q4 2021. The firm sponsors a complete range of investment vehicles including open- and closed-end funds, separate accounts and indirect investments. Our diverse client base includes public and private pension funds, insurance companies, governments, corporations, endowments and private individuals from across the globe. For more information please visit www.lasalle.com and LinkedIn.
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