TENANT TOOLS

Green Policy Statement

Linking Sustainability Goals to Leasing

This document is a high level policy statement in which an organization defines its intended sustainability goals as they relate to leased facilities.  Key focus areas are energy and water use, waste recycling, and alternative transportation. The green policy statement should be introduced to the various parties engaged in the leasing process, such as brokers, architects, landlords, etc.  The statement communicates to both employees and outside vendors the sustainability practices the company expects in its office environment. The Green Policy Statement can also include the tenants green criteria that were established in the Portfolio Characterization process.

The Green Policy Statement provides model language for tenant sustainability policy.

Click here to download the sample policy statement (pdf).

    Green Policy Statement
    Setting the benchmark for green leasing