We observed World Environment Day by hosting talks, contests and workshops. The aim was to raise awareness and encourage action for driving positive impact on the environment.
With environmental, social and governance (ESG) practices at the very core of its business philosophy. Brookfield Properties strives to improve its operations and campus buildings’ performance (in terms of energy, water and waste) to reduce carbon footprint and minimise environmental impact through efforts focused on ‘reduce, reuse and recycle’.
The organisation’s green initiatives at campuses across India:
This World Environment Day, Brookfield Properties organised live talks with thought leaders, contests and influencer-led workshops online.
Sustainability Talks by Brookfield Properties was a special campaign on creating a green built environment and workspaces.
Accolades won for green initiatives:
A special campaign on creating a green built environment and workspaces was hosted. The thought leaders who participated were Vasudevan Suresh, Chairman, Indian Green Building Council; Sameer Saxena, VP & Head, Real Estate, Marsh & McLennan Companies, Inc.; Deepti Agrawal, VP Location and Property Strategy Lead India & Property Projects Lead, North India RBS; Manit Rastogi, Founding Partner, Morphogenesis; and Shantanu Chakraborty, Senior VP & Regional Head, India office, Brookfield Properties.
The dialogue brought forth the following initiatives and ideas on sustainable practices adopted by Brookfield Properties and its tenants:
To promote the importance of green spaces in boosting well-being, positivity and good health, a DIY session with Instagram influencer Aditi Khattar (from The Greenish Affair) was organised. In the live session, she gave home gardening ideas and tips for setting up a green workstation. She also spoke about how green spaces evoke positivity, health and good air.
An Environment Day contest was hosted online. To participate in the contest, people shared photos, tips or hacks of green spaces at their home or workspace. The contest was a huge success with participation from approximately 1,000 people. The eight best entries were declared as winners and rewarded.