KKR Says Green Portfolio Program Saved $917M In 5 Years

Law360, San Francisco (October 17, 2013, 2:18 PM EDT) -- Global investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co. LP's Green Portfolio Program has saved its member companies $917 million and reduced their greenhouse gas outputs by more than 1.8 million metric tons in its first five years of operation, KKR said Thursday.

Launched in 2008 in partnership with Environmental Defense Fund, the program helps participating companies examine their business activities through an environmental lens. Since then, the firm has helped its members identify opportunities for energy and water efficiency, better waste handling and improved operations, according...
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