sustainability at SL Green

building a new vision
for new york

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Our Mission


SL Green Realty Corp. is committed to environmental, social, and governance initiatives that deliver value and health for our stakeholders. Structured around three key areas—Efficiency, Tenant Experience, and Industry Leadership—our market-leading program continues to minimize environmental impact and increase resiliency.

Our Business Strategy

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Environmental Sustainability

Central to SL Greenʼs mission to improve the city in which we invest is a conscious effort to minimize our carbon footprint by reducing emissions, conserving water, and promoting the use of recycled materials.
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Social Responsibility

SL Greenʼs key partnerships extend beyond the confines of our offices and into the greater NYC community. We consciously strive to be stewards of well-being and agents of goodwill toward our neighbors in the city through our wellness programs, volunteerism, and financial patronage.
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Corporate Governance

SL Green conducts our business in accordance with the highest moral, legal, and ethical standards. Our reputation for integrity is the cornerstone of the public’s faith and trust in our company.

ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY

Central to SL Greenʼs mission to improve the city in which we invest is a conscious effort to minimize our carbon footprint by reducing emissions, conserving water, and promoting the use of recycled materials.

SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY

SL Greenʼs key partnerships extend beyond the confines of our offices and into the greater NYC community. We consciously strive to be stewards of well-being and agents of goodwill toward our neighbors in the city through our wellness programs, volunteerism, and financial patronage.

CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

SL Green conducts our business in accordance with the highest moral, legal, and ethical standards. Our reputation for integrity is the cornerstone of the public’s faith and trust in our company.

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Our Achievements


ONE VANDERBILT

SL Green recognizes that our influence extends beyond a physical footprint, and the effect of our unwavering commitment to the environment, people and governance yields amazing results—like One Vanderbilt, the epitome of the 21st-century workplace.

Our Promise


MESSAGES FROM LEADERSHIP

We take our role as New York City’s largest commercial landlord seriously, and we’re devoted to improving the quality of life for everyone.

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Our Results

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Of Manhattan Operating Properties achieved a Green Building designation.

Square feet of ENERGY STAR certified properties and recipient of “Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence” (2018, 2019).

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Manhattan Operating Properties LEED certified.

Invested in public transit improvements around Grand Central Terminal at our ground-up development, One Vanderbilt.