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By October 23, 2019 No Comments

“A Better City is privileged to work collaboratively with the City to meet its goals while helping the commercial real estate sector achieve significant energy savings,” said Rick Dimino, President & CEO of A Better City.

Here are some of this year’s award winners:

  • Largest Energy Reduction in 2014- Sheraton Hotel Boston
  • Most Improved Challenge Score in 2014- John Hancock Tower
  • Highest Overall Challenge Score- John Hancock Manulife Financial
  • Largest Increase in Sustainability Actions in 2014- Seaport East

This year, a new award was introduced—the “Target 2020 Leaders” award recognizes Challenge participants who have achieved a 25% reduction in GHG emissions. Twelve properties have achieved this level or recognition and are helping implement Boston’s Climate Action Plan.

“The fact that these Target 2020 Leaders have already achieved a 25% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions demonstrates that Boston’s citywide 25% by 2020 reduction goal is within reach,” said Austin Blackmon, Chief of Environment, Energy, and Open Space for the City of Boston. “I’d like to thank A Better City for supporting this work, and I’d like to congratulate these 12 properties for their leadership and commitment to helping Greenovate Boston.”

Congrats to ABC and this year’s Target 2020 Leaders!

OrganizationFacilityDate Achieved
Federal Reserve Bank of Boston600 Atlantic Avenue2010
The Chiofaro Company1 International Place2011
Tsoi / Kobus & Associates1 Brattle Square2011
Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteDana Building2012
Dana-Farber Cancer InstituteShields Warren Building2012
Friends of Post Office SquareZero Post Office Square2012
John Hancock / Manulife197 Clarendon Street2012
John Hancock / Manulife601 Congress Street2013
The Chiofaro Company2 International Place2013
Blue Cross Blue Shield of MassachusettsLandmark Center2014
Foley Hoag LLPSeaport West2014
Putnam Investments1 Post Office Square2014