CIBC Mellon’s office at One York Street, located in Toronto’s South Core financial district, has achieved LEED Gold certification by the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC).
“By certifying their office to LEED, CIBC Mellon enables a healthy and environmentally responsible workplace,” said Thomas Mueller, president and CEO of the CaGBC in a press release. “LEED certified interior spaces have superior indoor air quality through healthy material and furniture choices along with better temperature and ventilation controls. These strategies should be applied to all offices for employees to have comfortable and productive places to work.”
“Environmental health and sustainability is a priority at CIBC Mellon,” said Johnny Fong, assistant vice-president, corporate real estate and administration, CIBC Mellon in a press release.
“This certification represents our ongoing commitment to implementing green efficiencies that are good for both our employees and the environment, and it is a testament to our ongoing efforts to conduct business in an increasingly sustainable manner.”
The company’s office space features floor-to-ceiling windows that provide ample natural light, increased ventilation and energy efficient lighting, helping to further enhance its employee experience. With a strong focus on sustainability, CIBC Mellon’s recycling and compost program and its paperless initiative divert waste away from landfills, and the company continues to seek solutions that minimize its environmental footprint and enhance employee comfort and energy efficiency.