CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR) today announced that the company has been named as the 2014 North American Residential - Large Cap Sector Leader by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey, a globally recognized analysis of the sustainability indicators of approximately 650 real estate portfolios worldwide.
“We are pleased to be recognized by GRESB as a leader in sustainability,” said Alan George, Equity Residential’s Executive Vice President and Chief Investment Officer. “Our high scores across all aspects of the survey reflect our ongoing commitment to ensuring that our high-quality apartment communities contribute in a positive way to the environment as well as to the greater social fabric of which our residents, employees and shareholders are a part.”
For more information on Equity Residential’s sustainability efforts, please see our annual Corporate Social Responsibility and Sustainability report, available on our website at www.equityapartments.com/corporate.
Equity Residential is an S&P 500 company focused on the acquisition, development and management of high quality apartment properties in top U.S. growth markets. Equity Residential owns or has investments in 396 properties consisting of 111,087 apartment units. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.