SL Green Plans a Quartet of Events Celebrating Earth Day 2013
New York, NY – April 15, 2013 – To celebrate Earth Day 2013, SL Green Realty Corp (NYSE: SLG) today announced it will commemorate the week of April 22nd by contributing to four separate events at properties within its New York City, Westchester, and Connecticut portfolios.
“Earth Day is a great way to celebrate SL Green’s market leading sustainability program, showcasing our latest advances and innovation in our environmental development.” said Jay Black, SL Gteen’s director of sustainability. “As a key tool for SL Green, sustainability is not only a helping make our business better, but by working closely with our tenants to share experience, information, and promote awareness, we are helping exceed the demands of their own environmental initiatives. Earth Day provides an exceptional platform to achieve this.”
New York City
April 22 –1515 Broadway SL Green will participate in Viacom’s Earth Day celebration including electronic distribution of educational information, and participation in a vendor trade show lobby event to share and explain its various sustainable initiatives. SL Green will highlight specific building programs including its recent LED lighting retrofit, real-time energy management system, LEED Certified green cleaning, and encourage participation in building recycling.
April 30 – 333 East 38th Street– Jay Black will present at NY Presbyterian Earth Day Event to promote education and awareness of its key sustainability programs, including green cleaning, energy management, recycling, and the building’s receipt of the US EPA Energy Star Label for three consecutive years, followed by Q&A;
April 24th – 4 Landmark Square, Stamford CT – SL Green to host an eco-friendly tenant event taking place from 11am – 2-pm in the lobby of one of Stamford’s most prestigious office parks. Program shall include sustainable vendors exhibiting building initiatives, tenant raffle, organic food sampling, and green products to be sold.
April 25th – Reckson Metro Center, 360 Hamilton Avenue, White Plains –SL Green invites tenants to celebrate Earth Day with an evening cocktail event from 5-7. Co-sponsored with Heineken USA, and its “Brewing a Better Future” initiative, the main lobby will be transformed into an eco-lounge event, decorated with trees, lighting, artwork, and dramatic visual displays, while tenants enjoy an evening of organic foods, and environmentally responsible beverages.
Additionally, SL Green is a lead sponsor of the White Plains Earth Week for the fourth consecutive year.
About SL Green
SL Green Realty Corp., New York City's largest office landlord, is the only fully integrated real estate investment trust, or REIT, that is focused primarily on acquiring, managing and maximizing value of Manhattan commercial properties. As of December 31, 2012, SL Green owned interests in 85 Manhattan properties totaling 40.8 million square feet. This included ownership interests in 27.8 million square feet of commercial properties and debt and preferred equity investments secured by 13.0 million square feet of properties. In addition to its Manhattan investments, SL Green holds ownership interests in 31 suburban assets totaling 5.4 million square feet in Brooklyn, Long Island, Westchester County, Connecticut and New Jersey, along with four development properties in the suburbs encompassing approximately 0.5 million square feet. The Company also has ownership interests in 31 properties totaling 4.5 million square feet in southern California.