Monthly Archives: November 2011

Corporate Transformation Via Sustainability

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Dan Probst - Jones Lang LaSalle

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Dan Probst
Energy and Sustainability Services

I led Jones Lang LaSalle’s  energy services businesses in the Americas long before we expanded our menu to include a broad  scope of sustainability services.  So, like many in our business,  I used to think of energy efficiency as the best way to add value to the corporate bottom line.

Reducing energy use and… Read More

Categories: Sustainability.

18% energy savings within 18 months

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Cons Gattuso
Engineering Services

CREs and facilities teams are facing greater pressure than ever to reduce costs—and in the wake of the recession, they are already running pretty lean.  We need new ways to drive out costs without sacrificing service or taking on more risk. 

Smart technology has the potential to be a powerful tool for reaching new levels of efficiency and aggressively managing… Read More

Categories: Sustainability.

Green branding, Not greenwashing

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Peter Belisle
Energy and Sustainability Services

Since I am speaking at CoreNet Global SNAP session tomorrow at 2pm on corporate branding through sustainability, I want to make the distinction between branding, which relies on a real commitment to sustainability, and greenwashing, which attempts to put a green face on business-as-usual practices.

Business people first heard the terms “sustainability”… Read More

Categories: Uncategorized.

Why water is the sharp end of the climate change stick

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Conor Riffle
Carbon Disclosure Project

Earlier this year, the city government of Bangkok reported its greenhouse gas emissions and other climate change-related information to the Carbon Disclosure Project. Its analysis of the risks that the city faces from climate change is proving prescient:

“The tide from the Gulf of Thailand affects the water level in the Chao Phraya… Read More

Categories: EMEA.