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Colliers’ Real Estate Management Services comes on board as a partner on IGBC’s Mission to Net-Zero


Forging ahead on Colliers’ sustainability initiatives, our team pledges to support India in becoming Net-Zero by 2050

Gurugram, 21 May 2021 – Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI), a leading diversified professional services and investment management company, highlighted its commitment to embedding environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) best practices across the organization by signing up for the IGBC Mission on Net Zero. Colliers’ Real Estate Management Services (REMS) team pledged its support to the mission to be Net-Zero by 2050.

“At Colliers, we always do what’s right for our people, clients, and communities. Reiterating Colliers’ global commitment to ESG, we pledge to achieve a Net-Zero status by 2050. We are proud to have joined some of the leading organizations in driving this mission by the CII-IGBC,” said Sankey Prasad, FRICS, Chairman & Managing Director (India), Colliers.

Striving for service excellence to drive exceptional results, Colliers’ REMS team provides lasting value for clients through a full suite of sustainability services that improve the performance of their properties and result in better environmental and economic outcomes.

“Our planet has already shown signs of deterioration, and hence sustainability is no longer about conserving the built environment. Instead, it is all about doing better, compensating for our past unsustainable actions. At Colliers India, we are collaborating with IGBC in its Mission on Net-Zero by 2050, pledging to develop a clear, measurable road map, setting out the first intermediatory targets by 2025, and after that improvising on the plan once every five years,” said Rajesh Shetty, Managing Director, Real Estate Management Services (India), Colliers.

Rise in ESG investments

In Colliers India’s latest report, Resolving uncertainty- Charting the future of offices in India, we had reiterated that while sustainability has always been an agenda driven by climate change, investments in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) have gained momentum in the past few years. Colliers recommends green technologies that can be used in commercial office buildings by developers and occupiers.

In our latest Global Impact Report, Colliers has highlighted its universal objective to conduct a materiality assessment to understand the firm’s greatest opportunities to effect positive change and establish a comprehensive strategy with measurable targets.

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Colliers (NASDAQ, TSX: CIGI) is a leading diversified professional services and investment management company. With operations in 67 countries, our more than 15,000 enterprising professionals work collaboratively to provide expert advice to real estate occupiers, owners and investors. For more than 25 years, our experienced leadership with significant insider ownership has delivered compound annual investment returns of almost 20% for shareholders. With annualized revenues of $3.0 billion ($3.3 billion including affiliates) and $40 billion of assets under management, we maximize the potential of property and accelerate the success of our clients and our people.

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Sankey Prasad

Chairman & Managing Director | India


Sankey Prasad joined Colliers India as Managing Director in September 2019 following Colliers’ acquisition of a controlling interest in Synergy, India's leading project management services company, of which Sankey was founder and Chairman. Synergy is now merged with Colliers International in India. 

He is responsible for leading the client strategy and growth for the India market. Colliers’ combined operations in India now have more than 1400 professionals operating from 16 offices, providing investment sales, lease brokerage, valuations, workplace consultancy, design services and property and project management to domestic and international investors, occupiers and developers of real estate.

With over 35 years of real estate experience, Sankey is a highly respected industry leader and has helped to create high-performing teams that delivered some of the most complex and challenging projects for investors, developers and occupiers of real estate.  

A qualified civil engineer, Sankey has won numerous accolades, both in India and internationally, for his contribution to the real estate sector, including “Most Promising Entrepreneur India 2016” by the Economic Times among others.

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Rajesh Shetty

Managing Director

Real Estate Management Services


Been in the Facilities Management (FM) industry for over 20 years, instrumental in setting up the FM businness for Johnson Controls in India in 1999. Following that, was heading an Indian FM Company, wherein among the many credentials, notable one was of setting up of an international office for supporting the FM business of a Global Bank. Been with Colliers since December 2007 and actively involved in expanding the FM business across India both organically and inorganically.

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