Boston Properties Releases New Sustainability Report Detailing Its Environmental, Social and Governance KPIs and Disclosures
BOSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 22, 2019--
Properties, Inc. (NYSE: BXP), the largest publicly-traded developer,
owner and manager of Class A office properties in the United States,
today announced it has issued its 2018 Sustainability Report.
The report is aligned with the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and
outlines the Company’s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), achievements
and initiatives to address key environmental, social and governance
(ESG) issues. Today’s Sustainability Report supplements the Company’s
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) accounting metrics
included in its 2018 Annual Report on Form 10-K.
“We remain firmly committed to enhancing our leadership role in
utilizing sustainable business practices due to the positive impacts on
both the environment and our business results,” said Owen D. Thomas, CEO
of Boston Properties. “Our 2018 report highlights the sustainability
initiatives that matter most to our business and stakeholders, where we
believe we can contribute as a positive force for change, and become a
stronger, more purposeful organization.”
Boston Properties is a well-established leader in sustainability. In the
2018 Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB®)
assessment, the Company earned its seventh consecutive “Green Star”
recognition and the highest GRESB 5-star Rating. Boston
Properties ranked among the top 8% of 874 worldwide participants.
The complete report is available under the Sustainability
section of the Company’s website at www.bostonproperties.com.
ABOUT BOSTON PROPERTIES
Boston Properties (NYSE: BXP) is the
largest publicly-traded developer, owner and manager of Class A office
properties in the United States, concentrated in five markets -
Boston, Los Angeles, New York, San Francisco and Washington, DC. The
Company is a fully integrated real estate company, organized as a real
estate investment trust (REIT), that develops, manages, operates,
acquires and owns a diverse portfolio of primarily Class A office space.
The Company’s portfolio totals 51.6 million square feet and 197
properties, including eleven properties under construction.
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