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"Our strategic focus on environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance is driven by leveraging best-in-class systems and programs like ENERGY STAR to help create sustainable value for all of our stakeholders," said
Forest City integrates ENERGY STAR into all aspects of its portfolio, from specifying efficient appliances in new construction to benchmarking 100 percent of its properties in Portfolio Manager, ENERGY STAR's energy management and tracking tool.
Forest City earned recognition for promoting energy efficiency and ENERGY STAR, both within and outside its organization. The company has distinguished itself by integrating ENERGY STAR scores and training modules into its internal energy management platform, property energy dashboards and apartment positioning and leasing training materials.
Key 2017 accomplishments include:
- Improving our average portfolio ENERGY STAR score by 6 percent over 2016.
- Achieving ENERGY STAR Certification for six office and four multifamily residential properties.
- Requiring 100 percent of new homes built in its Stapleton community to be ENERGY STAR certified, representing the largest ENERGY STAR community in
- Participating as a charter tenant in the ENERGY STAR Tenant Space pilot program with its new company headquarters in
For more information about Forest City's Partner of the Year award, visit https://www.energystar.gov/about/content/forest_city_realty_trust_inc. For a complete list of 2018 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit www.energystar.gov/awardwinners.
About Forest City
About ENERGY STAR
ENERGY STAR® is the simple choice for energy efficiency. For over 25 years,
Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500®—rely on their partnership with the
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At the Company: Jill Ziegler, Director - Sustainability and Corporate Responsibility, 216-592-1310; Jeff Linton, Senior Vice President - Corporate Communication, 216-416-3558; On the Web: www.forestcity.net