ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J.
The sustainably-built, energy-efficient building was also named Commercial LEED Project of the Year by the New Jersey chapter of the U.S. Green Building Council
The newly redeveloped Unilever North America headquarters building in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., has received LEED Platinum certification from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the highest level of LEED certification available for sustainable buildings. The certification process assesses buildings across several categories including: location and transportation, sustainable sites, water efficiency, energy and atmosphere, materials and resources, indoor environmental quality, innovation and more.
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As further recognition of the building as one of the most sustainable and technologically advanced redevelopments recently completed in the New York metropolitan area, Unilever’s building has been named the LEED Commercial Project of the Year by the USGBC in New Jersey. The project was also recognized by the New Jersey Business & Industry Associate New Good Neighbor Award.
Plans for the new corporate headquarters launched in 2014 in support of the Unilever Sustainable Living Plan, which calls for the consumer goods company to reduce its carbon footprint by 50 percent while doubling its business. The new building unified four office buildings from the Englewood Cliffs campus into a single, state-of-the-art workplace. The project was completed in 2018…. See the full article here.
NOTE from USGBC NJ: Unilever Project Unify is the USGBC NJ 2019 Awards Gala LEED Project of the Year: Commercial. See more info here.