The U.S. faces some pressing challenges
2016 was the hottest year on record, as was 2015
The U.S. recycles less than 20% of its waste
Low-income families spend about 10% of their earnings on energy
Poor food choices are leading to higher childhood obesity
How are we helping to solve this problem?
Across our funds, our Sustainable Living investments have been addressing challenges like these by trying to divert waste from landfill; by promoting a more sustainable approach to food and farming; by refurbishing buildings to make them more energy-efficient; and more.
Since 2002, across our global portfolio:
Of CO2 was saved through renewable and green energy usage across our property portfolio in 2016 alone
Waste produced during construction diverted from landfill
Average reduction in annual CO2 emissions against baseline for all new construction projects