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USGBC Leadership

Oxford Properties a USGBC leadership honouree

The awards are bestowed to individuals and organizations that have advanced sustainable principles and practices in design, management, operations and community building, while serving as role models and resources for their peers.
clean capitalism

Clean capitalism delivers added client value

Anna Murray, Ailey Roberts and Puninda Thind of BentallGreenOak's sustainability team have been named to the Canada Clean50 for 2020.
Kevin Pearson

IICRC appoints Kevin Pearson as chairman

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification has announced its 2020 board of directors executive committee.
energy-saving achievements

Cresting a year of energy-saving achievements

Commercial real estate industry trailblazers (CREST) were recognized, as participants in Toronto's race2reduce continue to pursue a target to collectively reduce energy consumption by 10 per cent compared to 2017 usage.
IEQ-GA

IEQ-GA announces incorporation

The announcement of IEQ-GA’s incorporation took place at a ceremony during the 40th AIVC conference, Oct. 15 in Ghent, Belgium.
ASHRAE LowDown Showdown

ASHRAE LowDown Showdown models resilience

Designs for a hypothetical new 90,000-square-foot City Hall in San Diego, California, were evaluated for energy performance, innovation and the collaborative effectiveness of team members.
Development Challenge

NAIOP announces Development Challenge winners

Slate Asset Management and Choice REIT partnered with NAIOP to use Dixie Outlet Mall in Mississauga as the subject for this year’s competition.
Cogswell Tower

Cogswell Tower wins Carbon Crusader Award

The award will be presented at BOMA Nova Scotia’s Market Update Lunch, taking place on October 24, 2019, in Halifax.
Cheryl Gray

Cheryl Gray first Canadian IREM President

Gray was inaugurated during the 2019 IREM Global Summit in San Francisco.
Ferris Elementary

Ferris Elementary wins Greenest School in Canada competition

As part of World Green Building Week, the Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC) and the Canada Coalition for Green Schools recognize Canadian schools that promote sustainability and offer programs that encourage awareness of environmental issues.
wood governments leadership

B.C. governments recognized for wood leadership

Leadership in structural and architectural wood use by local governments was recognized by Wood WORKS! BC with the 2019 Community Recognition Awards.
Stephen Ashworth

REIC names Stephen Ashworth CEO

Ashworth replaces Sandra De Medeiros, CAE who has served as interim executive director & CEO.
BOMA Canada BOMEX 2019

BOMA Canada announces top CRE achievers of 2019

This year’s gala presented recipients with a total of 27 awards, recognizing top CRE achievers in the industry from across the country.
Canadian health care

Canadian health care delivers climate champions

More than 190 health care organizations collectively represent 17,500 hospitals and related facilities in 28 countries that have signed on to the global effort to improve the sector's resiliency and reduce its environmental footprint.
RICS

RICS elects new Americas Board members

The regional board sets the strategic direction in Canada, the U.S., Latin America, Brazil and the Caribbean
Canadian pension funds

Canadian pension funds look to GRESB guidance

Oxford Properties Group and Ivanhoé Cambridge have been benchmarked atop their North American peers in the 2019 GRESB Real Estate Assessment, which this year plotted the ESG performance of 1,005 companies, funds and REITs worldwide.
Neil Ritchie Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care

Canadian Coalition for Green Health Care appoints executive director

Neil Ritchie has led the Green Health Leaders Initiative for the coalition which focused on enabling health executives, physician leaders and board members to become better environmental stewards.