SUSTAINABILITY leaders: igniting change
*Ideally from the waist up
Example: "To inspire and lead by example, showcasing that every individual action, no matter how small, can contribute to a larger sustainable impact on our planet." *Max 35 words.
Example: "Analyze, Implement, Measure."
Example: "To demonstrate corporate leadership and responsibility, emphasizing that each strategic decision, regardless of scale, reinforces our commitment to best-in-class environmental practices." *Max 35 words.
Example: "Deep energy retrofit at 123 Main Street.”
Example: The aim of the "Deep energy retrofit at 123 Main Street, ”was to transform a 30-year-old commercial office building into a beacon of energy efficiency and sustainability. By updating outdated mechanical systems, improving the airtightness of the building envelope and implementing smart building controls, our goal was to achieve substantial electricity and natural gas savings, significantly reduce greenhouse gas emissions, enhance building value, and provide a blueprint for other large commercial buildings within our portfolio. *Max 100 words.
*Sample KPIs provided below. Include as many as possible to quantify the financial and environmental impact of your project. If information is missing please respond n/a.
Example: Achieved a reduction of 2.5 million kWh annually.
Example: Cut down natural gas consumption by 15,000 GJ per year.
Example: Managed to decrease GHG emissions by 1,500 metric tons annually.
Example: Saved the building approximately $100,000 annually in potential carbon tax liabilities.
Example: Witnessed a return on investment in just under 5 years, thanks to both direct energy savings and ancillary benefits from the update.
Example: With the energy savings and carbon tax deferment, the building's Net Operating Income increased by 5% year-over-year.
Example: Post-project completion, the building's Net Asset Value saw an uplift of 8%, largely due to increased tenant demand for energy-efficient spaces and the long-term savings projected from the implemented measures.
Example: "One of the most significant hurdles I've faced has been balancing the immediate financial considerations of stakeholders with the long-term value and ROI of implementing energy efficiency and sustainability measures. Overcoming this requires extensive data-backed presentations and showcasing the indirect benefits such as enhanced property value, tenant satisfaction, and positioning our properties as leaders in environmental responsibility." * Max 100 words.
Example: "The rise of smart building technologies and the Internet of Things (IoT) is revolutionizing our industry. These innovations not only offer real-time data and analytics on energy consumption but also enable adaptive systems that can autonomously optimize for energy efficiency. Moreover, as ESG (Environmental, Social, Governance) criteria become increasingly important for investors, properties that can demonstrate strong sustainability and energy conservation practices will be at a distinct advantage in the market."
* Max 100 words.
Example: "The next frontier in sustainability for large-scale buildings revolves around the dual approach of conserving energy and optimizing existing mechanical systems. By addressing these two key aspects, we can substantially eliminate energy waste. At the same time, it's vital to develop a fuel conversion strategy that not only aligns with a building's environmental goals but also makes financial sense. Our company is at the forefront of this, actively investing in research to refine system optimizations and collaborating with experts to devise conversion strategies that strike the right balance between cost-efficiency and environmental responsibility."
* Max 100 words.
Example: "For emerging leaders in sustainability, my advice would be: Never underestimate the power of data. In a world where the bottom line often reigns supreme, having quantifiable evidence of the benefits of sustainable practices—both in terms of cost savings and environmental impact—can be your most persuasive tool. Stay informed, continuously learn about the latest advancements, and always be prepared to showcase the tangible benefits of a sustainable approach." *Max 100 words.
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