By Josh Beckerman 

AvalonBay Communities Inc. said its 2019 corporate responsibility achievements included the installation of 1.1 megawatts of solar power, with another 7.8 megawatts in design and under construction.

The real-estate investment trust said it attained $3.1 million in annual energy savings from light-emitting diode lighting retrofits.

In connection with the release of its corporate responsibility report, the company said it launched diversity-related programs including bias-awareness training. It also reported $2.2 million in cash and in-kind donations to regional philanthropy partners and the American Red Cross.


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July 14, 2020 17:08 ET (21:08 GMT)

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