HOME | OUR SERVICES | ESG Strategic Consulting 

ESG Strategic Consulting

Those who care win

For commercial real estate owners, investors, and occupiers, EBI’s Sustainability and ESG Advisory services help create sustainable real estate value, leveraging our technical expertise to optimize property performance and reduce compliance risk, nationwide. 

Assess Advise Improve Verify

What we do

Deliver high quality, responsive services nationwide.

With over 35 years in environmental consulting, unlike other firms, EBI can not only provide you with Sustainability & ESG program strategy, but also help implement that strategy from the corporate level to the asset level both locally and nationwide. 

  • NReduce risk and ensure compliance
  • NReduce operating costs
  • NEnhance the asset and rental yield value
  • NImprove access to capital at preferential rates
  • NDrive long-term value creation
  • NEnhance reputation

How we do it

An Integrated suite of services

We are unique in our ability to deliver high quality, responsive ESG, environmental, sustainability, health and safety services across the entire asset lifecycle, from rapid assessments, to advisory, to implementation and verification services, nationwide.

1. assess

Rapidly understand the condition, value, opportunities, feasibility, and risks associated with your infrastructure, building or property portfolio.

2. Advise

Navigate the complexities of your commercial real estate environment by tapping into advice and guidance from our highly experienced nationwide experts.

3. Improve

Maximize your building portfolio’s asset value and yields by improving the overall energy, efficiency and environmental performance as we help you accelerate your path to green building compliance and minimizing the risk of owning stranded (brown) assets.

4. Verify

Ensure your infrastructure, buildings and construction projects comply with specific building standards, regulations, permitting and investment requirements.

Browse through our services

✓ ESG Strategic Assessment Services

ESG Policy Assessment

ESG Framework Feasibility & Gap/Competitor Analysis

Materiality Assessments

ESG Property/Program Assessment

ESG Data Management

Transition Risk Assessment

Decarbonization/SBTi

Environmental Management Systems (EMS), ISO 14001 Feasibility

Reporting Baseline: GRESB, TCFD, GRI, SASB, UN PRI, CDP

Resiliency

Corporate Communications

EV Strategy & Incentives

✓ ESG Strategic Advisory Services

ESG Policy Development & Strategic Advising

ESG Framework Feasibility & Gap/Competitor Analysis

Materiality Results

ESG Property/Program Strategy

ESG Data Management Strategy

Transition Risk Strategy

Decarbonization/SBTi

EMS/ISO 14001 Compliance Strategy

Reporting Baseline: GRESB, TCFD, GRI, SASB, UN PRI, CDP

Resiliency Plan

Corporate Communications Plan

EV Strategy & Incentives Options

✓ ESG Improvement Services
ESG Strategy Implementation

ESG Property/Program Roadmap

Reporting Improvement Plans: GRESB, TCFD, GRI, SASB, UN PRI, CDP

Decarbonization/SBTi Action Plan Implementation

ESG Data Management Roadmap

✓ ESG Verification Services

ESG Performance Reporting

EMS/ISO 14001 Compliance/Certification Support

Transform your business with sustainable practices

Green Certification Excellence Begins Here

Why choose Green Certifications?

In an era where sustainability is paramount, Green Certifications are your key to standing out in the market. They not only demonstrate your commitment to the environment but also attract environmentally conscious consumers and investors.

LEED Certification

Showcase your unwavering commitment to sustainable construction and operation, setting a new standard for environmental responsibility in your industry.

Energy Star Certification

Optimize energy performance and reduce environmental impact with Energy Star Certification. Lower utility costs and boost your green reputation.

BREEAM Certification

Ensure your building’s sustainability across international standards.

Fitwel Certification

Craft environments that enhance health and productivity, aligning your business with the latest standards in wellness and sustainability.

IREM Certified Sustainable Property Certification

This certification demonstrates meaningful real estate sustainability attributes.

our impact in figures

Summary of savings from 2023 energy audits

41,735,063

Energy Savings (kWh/yr)

2,269,717

Gas Savings (therms/yr) 

285,968.1

Water Savings (kgal/yr)

43,752,533

GHG Savings (kgCO2e)

DEEP EXPERTISE - NATIONAL COVERAGE

Our experts leverage our proprietary assessment methodologies, benchmarking, regulation and analytics tools across EBI’s six core capability domains to drive value for clients across the U.S.

Due diligence  •  Environmental, health and safety solutions  •  ESG, energy and sustainability solutions  •  Building and site investigation, hazardous waste remediation  •  Project management and engineering  •  Construction loan monitoring and engineering

WE’VE GOT YOUR WORKPLACE AND BUILDING ENVIRONMENT COVERED.

Practice Leader

DEPTH OF EXPERIENCE AND EXPERTISE

TARA COPAS

ESG DIRECTOR

With over 23 years of professional experience, including service as an Air Force Officer specializing in Program Management and Acquisitions, Tara Copas brings a wealth of expertise to the table. Having consulted for major government contractors and held pivotal roles at Remington Defense and Robbins-Gioia, Tara has demonstrated a knack for driving process improvement and profitability. Previous engagements with industry leaders like Prologis, CBRE, and JLL have further solidified their reputation as a versatile leader capable of navigating complex landscapes with finesse.​

Case studies

SUCCESS IN THE FIELD

managing $30b worth of real estate assets nationwide

columbia university’s latest leed gold triumph

Stay Informed

sign up for our Quarterly U.S. CRE and Telecom Regulation Bulletin

Insights

INDUSTRY POINTS OF VIEW

INQUIRY

REQUEST A CALL OR QUOTE