INDIANAPOLIS, Nov. 5, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Simon Property Group (NYSE: SPG), a global leader in retail real estate, has been recognized by the CDP for its ongoing leadership and demonstrated commitment to sustainability and energy conservation.
Simon has been identified as a global leader for its actions and strategies in response to climate change and has been awarded '100 A', the highest score. Simon has also earned a position on The Climate "A" List by CDP, the international not-for-profit providing the largest collection of globally self-reported climate change data for investors. One hundred and thirteen "A Listers" appear on the list, which has been produced at the request of 822 investors, representing more than a third of the world's invested capital, to help reveal the risk in their investment portfolios.
This is the seventh year that Simon has been listed on CDP's S&P 500 Climate Disclosure Leadership Index. The company has also been included on CDP's Climate Disclosure Performance Index, reaching the top 'Band A' performance level for the second consecutive year.
"Simon incorporates sustainable practices into the day to day operations of our shopping centers with the goal of improving efficiency, reducing energy usage and operating costs," said Mona Benisi, Simon's Senior Director of Sustainability. "Being a leader in sustainability performance is an expectation of our stakeholders and we are pleased to be able to meet those expectations once again this year."
About Simon Simon is a global leader in retail real estate ownership, management and development and a S&P100 company (Simon Property Group, NYSE: SPG). Our industry-leading retail properties and investments across North America, Europe and Asia provide shopping experiences for millions of consumers every day and generate billions in annual retail sales. For more information, visit simon.com.
SOURCE Simon Property Group, Inc.