EPA Recognizes CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. with
2010 ENERGY STAR® Sustained Excellence
CBRE Earns Award for Protecting the Environment through Energy Efficiency
March 02, 2010 09:03 AM Eastern Time
LOS ANGELES--(EON: Enhanced Online News)--The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has
awarded CB Richard Ellis Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG) a 2010 ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award in
recognition of its continued leadership in protecting the environment through energy efficiency. CBRE’s
accomplishments will be recognized at an awards ceremony in Washington, D.C. on March 18, 2010.
CBRE, an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year since 2008, will be honored for its long-term commitment to energy
efficiency. CBRE was the first commercial real estate services company to announce a carbon neutral strategy. In
addition, the Company is assisting property owners and occupiers with energy efficiency programs at properties it
manages around the world.
A significant element of CBRE’s sustainability efforts is participation in the ENERGY STAR program. In 2007, the
Company mandated that all office buildings over 50,000 square feet managed by its U.S. Asset Services Group be
registered with ENERGY STAR. Today, more than 1,400 CBRE-managed buildings are participating in the
program, significantly more than any other third party management company. At year end 2009, more than 200 of
these properties had been recognized for exemplary performance by ENERGY STAR through the award of the
ENERGY STAR plaque.
“We are again greatly honored to be recognized by the EPA, and this award attests to the continued efforts of our
clients, employees and tenants who work hard to make a difference,” said David Pogue, national director of
sustainability and head of the Company’s green initiative in the Americas region. “Sustainability is a core value of CB
Richard Ellis and we rely on the EPA’s ENERGY STAR program as a key partner in our efforts to improve the
workplace environment of the space we manage and occup