Improving efficiency is a key focus for SL Green. Through its aggressive program, SL Green capitalizes on education, awareness, and innovative technology to reduce energy, water, and waste consumption.
Commited to Reducing Energy Consumption
Committed to reducing energy consumption 15% by 2020
Through sound efficiency practices and investments
Cutting-edge technologies through lighting, mechanical, and operational efficiency
Preserving Finite Resources for a Sustainable Future
Committed to reducing water use 10% by 2020.
Reduced water consumption by 13 million gallons annually, totaling more than 17 Olympic size swimming pools, by replacing common-area restroom faucets with low-flow aerators
Specify ultra-low flow water fixtures for all new restrooms, utilizing LEED guidelines
Reducing Waste and Promoting Reuse
Committed to diverting 85% of office waste by 2020.
Currently recycle 79% of all portfolio office waste
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2016 Materiality Matrix
2015 Sustainability Report
2014 Sustainability Report
2013 Sustainability Report
2013 Sustainability Summary
Press Releases / Articles
SL Green Partners in City Mentorship Program
485 Lexington Achieves LEED v4 Certification
SL Green Achieves LEED: 10 East 53rd
US EPA Names SL Green 2016 Energy Star Partner for Second Consecutive Year
SL Green, NHL Partner to ‘Recycle the Game’
SL Green Joins NYC Mayor's Zero Waste Challenge Across 2 Million Square Feet
SL Green Kicks Off Stamford 2030 Districts
SL Green Gets Gold!
SL Green Achieves Westchester Green Business Certification
180 Maiden Lane Received LEED Certification
SL Green Expands LED Lighting Retrofit
SL Green Celebrates Earth Day
US EPA Names SL Green Energy Star Partner of the Year
SL Green Speaks at 2014 Eco Products International Fair in Taiwan
SL Green Expands LED Lighting Upgrades Throughout Ten Properties
SL Green Recycles Big
Reckson/SL Green Goes Electric
SL Green Releases First Sustainability Report
SL Green Plans A Quartet Of Events Celebrating Earth Day 2013
Earth Day Event: SL Green To Host Randall's Island "MillionTreesNYC" Event
SL Green Achieves Gold