Sep 22, 2017

Bringing Sustainability Back to Core Business Goals

Bringing Sustainability Back to Core Business Goals
At Blackstone, we believe that the key to improving sustainability is tying it to the company’s bottom line. This pioneering approach to sustainability has allowed us to deliver outsized savings and improve energy efficiency across our portfolio companies.

Read Myth, Madness and Magic to see how Blackstone ties sustainability to core business objectives. Don Anderson, Blackstone’s Chief Sustainability Officer, looks at the challenges facing companies today and shares how Blackstone has achieved significant savings across its portfolio.

How do we turn simple improvements into lasting environmental impact?

Watch how Don Anderson, Blackstone’s Chief Sustainability Officer, creates lasting change across our portfolio companies through a simple, replicable strategy.

Don also sat down with Christine Anderson, Global Head of Public Affairs, for episode 2 of Transformational Change – our new podcast series on the ways we think about operational improvements.


Subscribe to our podcast on iTunes Listen to episode #1 on Lean

See how data drives improvements across our real estate portfolio

For Blackstone’s Real Estate portfolio, sustainability is a critical way to reduce costs and improve operations. To execute on our strategy, the key is smarter analytics. Watch how that creates lasting change.

Beyond making operations greener, we set companies up for growth

The impact we create goes beyond sustainability. Our initiatives improve efficiency and help create a more sustainable platform for growth at our portfolio companies.

Neither this article nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle. Past performance is not indicative of future results and there is no assurance that any Blackstone fund will achieve its objectives or avoid significant losses. This article may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties.

Improving energy usage in Blackstone’s Real Estate portfolio

Neither this video nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results and there can be no assurance that any Blackstone fund or investment will achieve its objectives or avoid substantial losses. This video may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Certain information contained in the video discusses general market activity, industry or sector trends, or other broad‐based economic, market conditions and should not be construed as research or investment advice. Opinions expressed reflect the current opinions of Blackstone as of the date appearing in this presentation only and are based on Blackstone’s opinions of the current market environment, which is subject to change.

The selected examples referred to in this video were selected based on non-performance based criteria, are presented solely for illustrative purposes and may not be representative of all transactions of a given type or of investments generally and are intended to be illustrative of the types of investments that may be made by certain Blackstone funds or other investment vehicles. There can be no assurances that similar investment opportunities will be available in the future or that other investments or types of investments or any future investment opportunities have achieved or will achieve results commensurate with those of the profiled companies.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at http://ir.blackstone.com.

How Blackstone approaches sustainability

Neither this video nor any of the information contained herein constitutes an offer to sell, or a solicitation of an offer to buy, any security or instrument in or to participate in any trading strategy with any Blackstone fund or other investment vehicle. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future results and there can be no assurance that any Blackstone fund or investment will achieve its objectives or avoid substantial losses. This video may contain forward-looking statements; such statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties. Certain information contained in the video discusses general market activity, industry or sector trends, or other broad‐based economic, market conditions and should not be construed as research or investment advice. Opinions expressed reflect the current opinions of Blackstone as of the date appearing in this presentation only and are based on Blackstone’s opinions of the current market environment, which is subject to change. Savings will vary through various portfolio companies. There can be no assurance that any specific savings will be achieved and savings may not be comparable to other Blackstone portfolio companies.

The selected examples referred to in this video were selected based on non-performance based criteria, are presented solely for illustrative purposes and may not be representative of all transactions of a given type or of investments generally and are intended to be illustrative of the types of investments that may be made by certain Blackstone funds or other investment vehicles. There can be no assurances that similar investment opportunities will be available in the future or that other investments or types of investments or any future investment opportunities have achieved or will achieve results commensurate with those of the profiled companies.

For information about Blackstone's business, including risks and financial information, please refer to our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. For additional information, see Blackstone’s public filings at http://ir.blackstone.com.