26 Sep '11, 12pm

Wells Fargo, Bloomberg, Malkin Named Green Building Leaders

Wells Fargo, Bloomberg, Malkin Named Green Building Leaders

Banking firm Wells Fargo , Anthony Malkin , the guiding force behind the Empire State Building's sweeping retrofit and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg are among the organizations and individuals the U.S. Green Building Council is honoring this year. The 2011 Leadership Awards will be presented October 6 in Toronto at the USGBC's annual Greenbuild International Conference and Expo . For Wells Fargo, the announcement of the winners last week coincided with the company's release of its latest environmental report (pdf). Wells Fargo has provided more than $8 billion in financing to businesses and projects benefiting the environment since 2005, reduced its greenhouse gas emissions 12 percent since 2008, constructed or renovated 58 banks to meet LEED standards since 2008, and now has 19 LEED or Energy Star-rated buildings. The firm, awarded for organizational leadership in the ...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/09/26/wells-fargo-malki...

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