Colliers Real Estate Management Services Releases 2019 Sustainability Report

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Colliers International Real Estate Management Services (REMS) is pleased to announce the release of its 2019 Sustainability Report. The report emboldens REMS’ continued commitment to environmental stewardship for its clients and occupants and to inspiring positive change on an internal level. 

To discover and download the 2019 Sustainability Report, please click here.

This year’s report outlines the specific goals the team has established, which include:

  • Tracking 100% of utility usage at Colliers REMS managed properties
  • Increasing green building certification to 45% by the end of 2020
  • Meeting GHG emission reduction targets
    • Reducing GHG emissions by 3% in Ontario
    • Reducing GHG emissions by 1% in Alberta
    • Reducing GHG emissions by 2% in British Columbia 

2019 was a year marked by multiple milestone achievements for REMS and the report features three REMS-managed Class A offices that saw impressive results due to the sustainability programs and new sustainability-focused smart technology the team implemented. The growing role technology plays in REMS’ sustainability efforts is highlighted, alongside the other key pillars that make up the foundation of sustainability within REMS-managed properties.

“We have seen sustainability increase in priority for all of our stakeholders over the past few years, from clients to occupants and employees, and we are excited to publish our 2019 Sustainability Report which emphasizes our commitment and continued dedication in this area, from energy and waste reduction to health and wellness initiatives,” shares Nicky Arthur, Energy & Sustainability Manager.   

For more information about the 2019 Sustainability Report, please contact Mer Ebrahimzadeh, Manager, National Sustainability & Energy, and Nicky Arthur, Energy & Sustainability Manager


For More Information, Please Contact:

Mer Ebrahimzadeh

Manager, Energy & Sustainability

Toronto Downtown

Mer provides energy management and sustainability services to Colliers’ Real Estate Management Services across Canada. She has extensive experience in the field of Energy Engineering and green building certification.

Before joining Colliers, Mer worked as Sustainability Project Manager and Energy Efficiency Specialist , managed energy efficiency projects involving energy analysis, measurement and verification, and refrigeration/cooling system optimization.

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Nicky Arthur

Energy & Sustainability Manager

Vancouver

Nicky provides energy management and sustainability services  to Colliers’ Real Estate Management Services across Western Canada.  Expertise includes green builidng certification (BOMA BEST, LEED, WELL and Fitwel), utility monitoring and analysis using spcialist software (consumption, costs and emissions for  gas, electricity and water),  waste management and tenant engagement.

Before joining Colliers, Nicky provided energy management and sustainability services for the Richmond School District, BC.  She has also worked for over 10 years as an  Environmental Consultant, primarily related to contaminated site investigation, risk assessment and remediation.   

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