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BNY Mellon: Sustainability
BNY Mellon Sustainability Initiatives
Contact: Lane Cigna, +1 412.234.0575, email@example.com
Sustainability, Green Investments, Energy Management
BNY Mellon's commitment to corporate social responsibility includes the environmentally prudent management of our facilities around the world, as well as sustainability initaitives that have the triple benefit of saving energy, saving money and helping the environment, too.
Overall, the company's approach to environmental sustainabilty includes:
- Developing products and services for the financial services marketplace including Socially
- Responsible Investment vehicles and a Carbon Trading Platform;
- Applying rigourous operating and energy efficiency standards to our buildings with an eye toward Energy Star® and LEED certification;
- Measuring and implementing strategies to reduce greenhouse gases;
- Investing in renewable energy;
- Decreasing paper use and reducing waste while increasing the use of post-consumer recycled products and building materials; and
- Engaging employees so they too can become sustainability champions.
Pittsburgh Campus Sustainability Notes and Highlights:
- BNY Mellon has invested in 96 million kilowatt-hours (kWh) of green power, or enough green power to meet nearly a third of the organization's domestic purchased electricity use.
- Since July 2008, the company's green power investments have applied to BNY Mellon Center at 500 Grant Street. BNY Mellon Center is Pittsburgh's secord largest commercial bulding (1,525,421 square feet). Half of the company's nearly 7,000 Pittsburgh-based employees work in this 54-story class A office tower.
- The company's Pittsburgh Campus includes two Energy Star-certified commercial properties: BNY Mellon Center (500 Grant Street) and 525 William Penn Place. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, ENERGY STAR-certified commercial buildings use 35 percent less energy than average buildings and cost $0.54 less per square foot to operate when compared to an average building; when compared to a below-average building, they cost $2.10 less per square foot to operate.
- The BNY Mellon Pittsburgh campus is home to Mellon Green, consisting of two picturesque parks that include benches, a fountain and a tree-lined promenade that stretches from Grant Street to Sixth Avenue