Piedmont is dedicated to environmentally sustainable practices that enhance our commitment to provide highest quality office properties. We strive to own and manage workplaces that are environmentally conscious, productive, and healthy for our tenants and employees by:

  • Empowering our property teams with the data and tools they need to sustainably manage their buildings.
  • Leveraging industry partnerships with BOMA, ENERGY STAR, WELL, U.S. Green Building Council, and GRESB, to confirm and advance the energy and sustainability performance of our assets.
  • Implementing processes that continually improve our environmental performance.

To learn more about our various sustainable initiatives, view our Annual ESG Report.

Our Green Bond Framework  outlines criteria for project evaluation and selection as well as reporting parameters and other pertinent information related to the allocation of the net proceeds from Piedmont’s green bonds.

Our Green Bond Allocation Report  details the allocation of the net proceeds from Piedmont’s August 2020 green bond  issuance.

Piedmont leverages industry partnerships including BOMA, ENERGY STAR, WELL and U.S. Green Building Council, to advance the energy and sustainability performance of its assets.



portfolio certified


portfolio certified


portfolio certified


The Outstanding Building of the Year (TOBY) Awards are sponsored by BOMA on an annual basis and honor the best of the best in commercial buildings.

Piedmont is honored to be recognized as a 2023 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year, marking the third year in a row that we have achieved the designation. Forty-five buildings comprising approximately 88% of total square feet, have earned the ENERGY STAR label.

Piedmont has been selected as a 2022 Green Lease Leader, Silver Level, by the institute for Market Transformation and the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Buildings Alliance for using green leases to protect occupant health, increase energy efficiency, modernize buildings and improve tenant-landlord relationships.

Piedmont recently achieved the highest sustainability rating of “5 Star” and a second consecutive “Green Star” recognition from GRESB® based on 2023 performance.
GRESB is a rigorous standard that assesses and benchmarks the ESG performance of real assets and provides standardized and validated sustainability data.

ISS ESG’s scientifically based rating concept places a clear, sector-specific focus on the materiality of non-financial information.It is constantly reviewed and developed to cover all relevant environmental, social and governance related topics.

Piedmont holds the highest ranking for it’s Governance category.