In One New York: The Plan for a Strong and Just City, Mayor de Blasio has established the ambitious goal of reducing citywide greenhouse gas emissions 80 percent by 2050 (80 x 50). The Carbon Challenge is a voluntary pilot program that encourages landlords and tenants to support the City's emission reduction goals through collaborative energy efficiency initiatives.
"It is a company-wide priority that our buildings operate at the highest
efficiency standards," said
SL Green and its participating tenants have committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions from their buildings by 30 percent or more in 10 years.
"As New York City's largest commercial landlord, SL Green is responsible
for working with our tenants to strengthen our community's resiliency.
We recognize that landlord initiatives alone will not address the City's
emission reduction goals—instead, landlord-tenant partnerships are
According to the Mayor's
More information on SL Green's sustainability program can be found in the Company's 2016 sustainability report and website, accessible here: slgreen.com/sustainability.
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