Monthly Archives: May 2012

Sustainability Initiatives and Shareholder Value (VIDEO)

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Michael Jordan
Strategic Consulting

Many service companies are developing sustainability programs, but few are actually integrating sustainability into their core business activities. In the video below, I describe the experience of KeyBank, which is creating a sustainability program focused on shareholder value. Recycling and energy efficiency programs are only a start for KeyBank. The real gains lie in… Read More

ROI of Sustainability: Still an Issue

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Jean Savitsky
Energy and Sustainability Services

Most of our energy and sustainability project work focuses on the ‘how’ rather than the ‘why’ – owners of existing buildings tend recognize the benefits of green buildings and are looking to our firm to deliver the best result at the lowest possible cost.  So it was interesting to be part of a discussion last… Read More

Categories: Sustainability.

Energy Compensation System: A new way of distributing energy and reducing carbon footprint

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Frederico Vasconcellos
Jones Lang LaSalle, Brazil

Estimations of the Energy Information Administration (EIA) show that global energy use is expected to jump 53% by 2035. Brazil,China and India will be the countries pulling these statistic numbers up. Inspite of that, we know that Energy resources are limited and we need to keep raising awareness on sustainable development, mainly on the emerging… Read More

Categories: Brazil, Sustainability.

Sustainability’s Intangible Upsides Produce Value Beyond Energy (Video)

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Dan Probst
Energy and Sustainability Services

Sustainability has long been in the C-suite lexicon, but senior managers are beginning to consider the idea with a view beyond cost savings. Shareholders and customers alike are seeking assurance that companies are “doing the right thing” with regard to the environment, while employees increasingly prefer a sustainable work environment,… Read More