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Brightworks Metrics

"In the simplest terms, the [triple bottom line] agenda focuses corporations not just on the economic value that they add, but also on the environmental and social value that they add or destroy."

John Elkington, Enter the Triple Bottom Line, 2004

Measuring our Impact on People, Planet and Profit

We measure our success by the impact we make on people, planet and profit. We want to share with you how our collaborations with our clients are making a difference on their triple bottom lines.


Brightworks Impact Metrics

The numbers behind the numbers

Our data as of December 2013 largely reflects our LEED® projects in the rating systems of New Construction, Core & Shell, Commercial Interiors and Schools. To learn more about how we think about the people we touch, read our blog post.

Source Data
Total Built Environment (Buildings, Campus, Master Plan, Infrastructure) Projects Completed: > 325
LEED Projects Certified>175
Total Square Footage>35 million
Total Cost$9.26 billion

Projected Impacts
Energy Cost Savings$26,056,579 per year
People We Touched in 2013 64,583 people
Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Emission Savings134,341 metric tons per year
Water (H2O) Savings104,455,041 gallons per year
Waste Diverted from Landfills797,325 tons