Weingarten Realty (NYSE:WRI) has released our second annual Corporate Responsibility Report.* The report details our award-winning and industry-recognized programs focused on environmental sustainability, associate wellness, and community philanthropy.
In doing so, it presents an in-depth look at our GreenForward program, our efforts in water and energy management, our associate wellness program, and our cause-worthy campaigns (both company and associate sponsored).
Among several significant achievements, the Corporate Responsibility Report highlights that in 2016 Weingarten Realty:
• Was named a 2016 REME Award Finalist for Best Sustainability Program
• Was named a 2016 Green Lease Leader at the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Summit
• Increased our GRESB score by 17%
• Increased landfill diversion to 30%
• Increased energy savings to 3.4 million kWh
At Weingarten Realty we believe that anybody can be an advocate for the preservation of our environment. We strive to educate our associates, our tenants, our communities, and our industry in responsible, sustainable living and working.
“Weingarten Realty is dedicated to leaving a positive impact on all parts of our business activities by empowering our associates to be a partner of the environment and the surrounding communities.”
The full CSR is available to read on our GreenForward webpage.
*Previously called the Corporate Sustainability Report.