About Us

We’re a model corporate citizen because of our people and dedication to conducting business with integrity.

SL Green’s Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Team is responsible for overseeing our company’s environmental stewardship and social responsibility initiatives. By leveraging more than a decade of expertise, the ESG Team focuses on implementing, tracking, and disclosing all material environmental, social, and governance issues affecting SL Green’s business.

Our Story

SL Green and our ESG team work toward raising the bar for sustainability, and our community is taking note.

In the News

SL Green Awarded the WELL Health-Safety Rating for Entire Portfolio

“Achieving the WELL Health-Safety Rating across the entire core portfolio is a testament to the effectiveness of SL Green’s response to the new operating conditions under COVID-19. The company is at the forefront of instituting new policies and initiatives to protect occupant health and to keep tenants and employees informed through a comprehensive COVID-19 plan called SL Green Forward. SL Green Forward is an extension of the company’s best-in-class operating platform to promote a high degree of safety, cleanliness, and wellness for all building occupants.”

SL Green Earns 2021 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award

“The U.S. Department of Energy and EPA awarded SL Green this award, the highest level of EPA recognition, for its extensive tenant outreach on energy efficiency, educational programs and widespread promotion of ENERGY STAR tools and best practices. As a continued leader in this space, SL Green achieved ENERGY STAR labels for over 14 buildings covering 10.6 million square feet across its industry-leading portfolio in 2020.”

SL Green wins big at BOMA-NY Pinnacle Awards

“SL Green Realty took home the Grand Pinnacle for its operation of 11 Madison Avenue last night. The honor is the highlight of the annual Pinnacle Awards hosted by the Building Owners & Managers Association of Greater New York (BOMA) to celebrate the city’s best run office buildings.”

SL Green Realty Corp. Named 2018 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence

“SL Green received the ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Sustained Excellence from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in recognition of its extensive tenant outreach, education programs, and for widespread promotion of ENERGY STAR tools and best practices. This award recognizes SL Green’s achievement of ENERGY STAR labels across 9.1 million square feet, representing 8% of all Manhattan labels. This is the fourth year SL Green has been named an ENERGY STAR Partner.”

Visionary Sustainable Building Design and the 21st Century Work Place

“The $3.1-billion One Vanderbilt commercial office tower that will rise to an expected 1,401 ft. across the street from Grand Central Terminal will be unmistakable on the map of Midtown, Manhattan—and likely far beyond. Led by SL Green Realty as owner and developer…the skyscraper seeks to raise the global standard on sustainable design and construction … One Vanderbilt is on track to achieve the highest level of certification from Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED).”

Building a Sustainable City: SL Green Prioritizes an Environmentally Conscious Ethos

“SL Green continues to lead by example on sustainability by building and operating the greenest portfolio in the market. More than a typical developer, the firm is setting the standard for a responsible corporate culture that prioritizes sustainability and an environmentally conscious ethos among its employees and partners.”

Advancing human health through the WELL Portfolio program

“The WELL Portfolio program was designed with significant input from the pilot participants to help owners, developers and tenants streamline and scale the health and wellness strategies found in WELL across multiple spaces in their real estate portfolios.”

ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance Announces Three New Members

“Greenprint members are leading the industry on reducing carbon emissions and increasing building value across their portfolios. With demand rising from investors and tenants alike for sustainability in the built environment, Greenprint members are raising the bar for high-performance sustainable buildings.”


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