Mirvac joins forces with The Climate Institute Media Release

Feb 14, 2012 - 12:00am

The Mirvac Group (“Mirvac”) has taken another step forward in sustainability and signed up as a Major Climate Partner with The Climate Institute. 

The Climate Institute is an independent research organisation wholly focused on finding solutions to combat climate change. Their vision is for “a resilient Australia prospering in a low carbon global economy, participating fully and fairly in international climate change solutions”.  

This partnership follows Mirvac’s achievement of being internationally recognised as one of the top-scoring companies in the Carbon Disclosure Project (“CDP”) disclosure and performance indices.

“We are pleased to welcome Mirvac to our Climate Partner Program as a Major Partner.” said John Connor, CEO The Climate Institute.  

“The central role of business in helping build a smarter, cleaner and more resilient Australia is one of the primary reasons we launched the Climate Partner program in 2010. Mirvac is a great addition to our group of leading businesses who all share an understanding of both the risks and opportunities of the climate challenge.”

Nicholas Collishaw, Mirvac’s Managing Director, said, “Our approach is outcomes-based, which is evident in our public commitment to achieving the sustainability actions published in our annual Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability Report. We are proud to become a Major Climate Partner to further enhance our position at the forefront of climate change research and action.

“Mirvac continues to pursue a program aimed at improving the energy efficiency and greenhouse gas performance of our real estate assets. Unconditionally, our core focus remains on the efficient operation of the large number of assets across our real estate portfolio covering the commercial, retail, industrial and residential sectors.”

To read more about Mirvac’s commitment to Corporate Responsibility and Sustainability, you can download the latest report at http://www.mirvac.com/reports.

Mirvac joins Westpac/BT, KPMG, Ogilvy Earth, Pacific Hydro, AGL, Australia Post, Better Place, GE and Jemena in the Climate Partners program. For more information visit http://www.climateinstitute.org.au/climate-partners.

For more information:
Richard Plumpton | Development Director, The Climate Institute | 02 8239 6299

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