Earth Day Earth Day

On Earth Day, Cushman & Wakefield joins a global movement that challenges us to examine our choices and take action to have a more positive impact on the planet.  


With buildings generating nearly 40% of the world’s annual carbon emissions, we recognize Cushman & Wakefield plays a vital role in shaping a sustainable future for real estate. We set ambitious science-based targets in the near-term with the ultimate goal of reaching net zero emissions across our entire value chain by 2050.

Learn more about our targets and progress across key areas of environmental, social and governance (ESG).

Meet Some of Our Sustainability Experts

Earth Day is an excellent opportunity to celebrate the important work and leadership of our sustainability experts who are making an impact for our firm and clients. Meet just a few of our outstanding colleagues around the globe.
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Rebecca Jinks 

Head of Sustainability & ESG, Asia Pacific

Rebecca works with a team of 60 sustainability experts across Cushman & Wakefield’s Asia Pacific region. She specializes in ESG advisory and climate resilience in real estate for investors and occupiers, specifically in sustainability strategy and program deployment. 

Learn more about sustainability and ESG in Asia Pacific.

James Woodhead
James Woodhead

EMEA Asset Services Head of Sustainability  

James leads operational delivery of Asset Services sustainability and ESG-related topics with a particular focus on cross-border investor clients. He is experienced in supporting companies’ development of environmental strategies and improving energy performance across real estate portfolios to help realize long-term, ambitious environmental targets.  

Learn more about EMEA Asset Services

Navya Pyati
Navya Pyati

Global Sustainability and Energy Manager

Navya focuses on Cushman & Wakefield’s corporate sustainability performance and initiatives, including planning, executing, and collecting data in order to achieve our science-based targets and reach net zero emissions by 2050. 

Learn more about Corporate Social Responsibility at Cushman & Wakefield.  

Africa Rubio
Africa Rubio

Sustainability Services Director, Mexico, Central America & Caribbean 

Africa’s team offers proactive consultancy for sustainability strategies, wellbeing, universal accessibility and ESG assessments. They provide international certifications, commissioning services, energy modelling, carbon neutrality assessments and more. 

Learn more about Cushman & Wakefield’s sustainability services

Alton Wong
Alton Wong

Executive Director, Head of Advisory Services 
Valuation & Advisory Services, Greater China 
Co-head of Sustainability Services, Greater China 

Alton has over 18 years of experience in valuation and advisory services, as well as expertise in ESG advisory, climate and carbon neutrality solutions, ESG rating and corporate social responsibility strategic services.  

Learn more about sustainability and ESG in Asia Pacific.

Jessica Francisco
Jessica Francisco 

Global Head of Sustainability for Occupier Services 

Jessica works with large corporate occupiers to ensure their real estate portfolios align with their sustainability commitments and targets. With more than 20 years of sustainability experience, she specializes in developing and implementing ESG goals and strategies for clients across sectors.

Learn more about Cushman & Wakefield’s sustainability services


Rachel Schiftan
Rachel Schiftan 

Managing Director, Energy & Sustainability Services 

Rachel works on the Americas Energy & Sustainability Services team, which is embedded in Cushman & Wakefield’s Asset Services platform. She helps property managers and owners discover cost-saving opportunities and implement best practices that optimize building operational performance, enhance the tenant experience and mitigate environmental risk. 

Learn more about Energy & Sustainability Services.  


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Sustainability Matters in Commercial Real Estate

Cushman & Wakefield is committed to a sustainable future, achieving a balance between environmental, technological, economic and social objectives.
Super Low Energy (SLE) buildings are the way forward
Energy Management

We evaluate, advise, implement and manage programs that substantially reduce energy consumption and cost, paying for themselves within one to three years.

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