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Decade of Distinction: BentallGreenOak awarded the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence award for the 10th consecutive year

Decade of Distinction: BentallGreenOak awarded the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence award for the 10th consecutive year

SAN FRANCISCO (March 31, 2020) — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has awarded BentallGreenOak with the ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year - Sustained Excellence award, recognizing the company's continued leadership in energy management and achievements in reducing its environmental footprint for the 10th consecutive year. The honor builds on the company's 12-year record as an ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year award winner.

"The environment is our shared responsibility. Our collaborative approach to sustainability is made possible by the commitment of our clients, partners, employees and tenants to reducing the environmental impact of our buildings," said Amy Price, Managing Partner and Co-Head of the U.S. business for BentallGreenOak. "Through our data-driven approach to energy reduction and sustainability initiatives, we are minimizing our environmental footprint and creating value for our clients and tenants."

Since 2009, BentallGreenOak has cut energy consumption by 297 million kilowatt hours across its portfolio, saving more than $36.2 million USD for its clients and tenants. The emissions reduction that the company has achieved to date is equivalent to taking 44,584 passenger vehicles off the road for one year. BentallGreenOak's momentum has continued to build over the years, with 95 properties achieving ENERGY STAR Certification in 2019, compared to 88 properties in 2018. Additionally, 108 BentallGreenOak properties have an ENERGY STAR Score, with an average score of 74.8.

For a complete list of 2020 winners and more information about ENERGY STAR's awards program, visit

On July 1, 2019, Bentall Kennedy and GreenOak Real Estate merged to form BentallGreenOak. The information presented above applies only to the legacy Bentall Kennedy business.

About BentallGreenOak

BentallGreenOak is a leading, global real estate investment management advisor and a globally-recognized provider of real estate services. BentallGreenOak serves the interests of more than 750 institutional clients with approximately $49 billion USD of assets under management (as of December 31, 2019) and expertise in the asset management of office, retail, industrial and multi-residential property across the globe. BentallGreenOak has offices in 24 cities across twelve countries with deep, local knowledge, experience, and extensive networks in the regions where we invest in and manage real estate assets on behalf of our clients. BentallGreenOak is a part of SLC Management, which is the institutional alternatives and traditional asset management business of Sun Life.

The assets under management shown above include real estate equity and mortgage investments managed by the BentallGreenOak group of companies and their affiliates.

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ENERGY STAR® is the government-backed symbol for energy efficiency, providing simple, credible, and unbiased information that consumers and businesses rely on to make well-informed decisions. Thousands of industrial, commercial, utility, state, and local organizations—including more than 40 percent of the Fortune 500 companies—rely on their partnership with EPA to deliver cost-saving energy efficiency solutions. Since 1992, ENERGY STAR and its thousands of partners helped American families and businesses save more than 4 trillion kilowatt-hours of electricity and achieve over 3.5 billion metric tons of greenhouse gas reductions. In 2018 alone, ENERGY STAR and its partners helped Americans avoid nearly $35 billion in energy costs. More background information about ENERGY STAR can be found at: and

Energy Star Partner of the Year awards are awarded by the United States Environmental Protection Agency ("EPA"). An Energy Star Partner of the Year Award is the highest level of EPA recognition, reflecting the EPA's assessment that the partner perform at a superior level of energy management and demonstrates best practices across the organization, proves organization-wide energy savings and participates actively and communicates the benefits of Energy Star.

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