2013
Sustainability Report

“At Oxford, our commitment to sustainability helps make our buildings more efficient and competitive, strengthens our reputation, and enhances our ability to attract and retain the best customers and employees.”

Blake Hutcheson
President and CEO, Oxford Properties Group

Our Buildings

We embrace leading technologies, management best practices and green building certification programs.

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12%

Improvement in the energy efficiency of our managed portfolio, on a per square foot basis, since 2010

Contributing factors are enhanced building management practices, capital investments at existing buildings, new building development and portfolio shifts (acquisitions and dispositions).

Our People

We empower our employees to deliver on Oxford’s commitment to be a leader in sustainability and an employer of choice.

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87%

of our employees believe that Oxford is a socially responsible organization

Employee feedback gathered in our 2013 AON Hewitt employee survey was highly favourable. Results have improved from 83% in 2010.

Our Customers

We engage with our customers to learn about their priorities and work together to make our buildings more efficient.

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15,000

Oxford customers have engaged in our green teams or campaigns since 2012

Among the most popular activities are the “Oxford Recycles”, and “Gear Up to Less Energy” occupant awareness campaigns across our Canadian office portfolio.

Our Communities

We give back to our communities through employee volunteering efforts and fundraising activities.

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$1million

raised by Oxford employees for charities since 2011

Recipient charities include the United Way, Free the Children, Rotary Club, Cops for Cancer, Make a Wish Foundation, Special Olympics, Right to Play, the Nature Conservancy of Canada and more.