Sustainability Leadership Development
The CoreNet Global - North Texas Chapter Sustainable Leadership Award celebrate work that accelerates the adoption of environmentally friendly and socially responsible real estate practices. Projects will demonstrate the connection of the project, process or program to environmental sustainability; Breadth of impact and type of impact of project, process or program on a firm’s employees and/or clients and the environment.
The judges want to see a linkage between the project’s objectives and the organization’s mission, objectives and strategies. The project should not be a “stand‐alone” effort; rather, it should demonstrate the fulfillment of the organization’s overall strategy for sustainability.
The development categories recognize organization‐wide real estate programs. These programs should:
Integrate the organization’s sustainability mission and strategies throughout the organizations – penetrating everyday practices of its real estate/facilities operations
Demonstrate a clear link between the organization’s overall strategy for sustainability and the sustainable programs. This is best accomplished through measurable programs.
What is NOT acceptable:
Organizational sustainability strategies without programs
Stand‐alone programs (e.g., programs not linked to an organization’s sustainability strategies
For development categories, the judges suggest that you enter only once by “bundling” your initiatives as part of the organization’s overall sustainability mission and strategies.
Explain how sustainable practices have been integrated into the project’s operations and maintenance.