Nuveen Real Estate
New York, New York
Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence
Nuveen Real Estate is a real estate investment management firm. Nuveen has demonstrated outstanding energy management across its portfolio and has maintained its continued dedication to ENERGY STAR. Key 2019 accomplishments include:
- Achieving ENERGY STAR Certification for 35 properties in 2019.
- Reducing average weather-normalized source energy use intensity by 2 percent from 2018 to 2019.
- Establishing a goal to reduce the energy intensity of its global real estate portfolio by 30 percent by 2030, which leverages ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager as its primary tracking tool.
- Delivering training to 100 percent of its executive staff over 200 employees to update and educate them on sustainability goals and global reduction targets, including the value of leveraging ENERGY STAR tools and resources to accomplish them.
- Reviewing all potential equity acquisitions for ESG risks and opportunities, including energy performance and climate-related risks, availability of energy data through ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager, ENERGY STAR Certification status and eligibility and ENERGY STAR benchmarking requirements in key market areas.
- Providing ENERGY STAR metrics in its quarterly property reports, fund reports, house reports, and investor reports. Key performance indicators included ENERGY STAR score, ENERGY STAR Certifications, data availability and data quality.