DAVOS, Switzerland, Jan. 22, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), the global leader in industrial real estate, today announced its inclusion in the Corporate Knights' Global 100 list of the world's most sustainable corporations at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. This is Prologis' seventh consecutive year on the Global 100.
Highlights of Prologis' corporate responsibility efforts include:
- Certification of 43 million square feet (4 million square meters) of sustainable properties across 12 countries, with 5.7 million square feet (530,000 square meters) in 2013 alone;
- Installation of more than 100 megawatts of rooftop solar projects in six countries, with 17.3 megawatts completed in 2013 across ten buildings in Japan and the United States; and
- IMPACT Day, the company's global day of service, which launched in May 2013. In the past two years, Prologis employees have volunteered more than 14,000 hours toward causes involving education, human welfare and the environment.
"Social, environmental and economic responsibility is a key part of our culture at Prologis and we continuously strive to deliver long-term value to our customers, shareholders, employees and the communities in which we operate," said John R. Rizzo, managing director, global construction and development services, Prologis. "We work hard to create a sustainable future and are honored to again be ranked among this respected group."
For full rankings please visit: www.corporateknights.com/reports/global-100
To learn more about Prologis' corporate responsibility programs and read the company's 2013 corporate responsibility report, please go to: www.prologis.com/cr.
About the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100)
The Global 100 is an annual project initiated by Corporate Knights, the company for clean capitalism. Launched in 2005, the Global 100 is announced each year at the World Economic Forum in Davos.
Prologis, Inc., is the global leader in industrial real estate. As of September 30, 2014, Prologis owned or had investments in, on a wholly owned basis or through co-investment ventures, properties and development projects expected to total approximately 585 million square feet (54 million square meters) in 21 countries. The company leases modern distribution facilities to more than 4,700 customers, including manufacturers, retailers, transportation companies and third-party logistics providers.
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