Building Beyond Today: Our Quest to Sustainability

(StorQuest Self Storage, Denver Co. / 60th Avenue)

William Warren Group owns and operates StorQuest Self Storage, a thriving portfolio of modern, innovative self-storage properties across the United States. We’ve always been passionate about making the world a better place. Now, we’re thrilled to announce the recent launch of our inaugural Impact Report, which highlights our progress across Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) pillars and our strategies in building toward a safer, healthier, and more sustainable future. The report documents how we’re innovating in areas like carbon emissions, energy, water use, and workforce diversity. We also include new details on how we’ll accelerate our progress in the years to come.

In sharing this report, we’re committed to providing stakeholders with transparent information on our projects, practices, and policies,” said Clark Porter, President of William Warren Group, which owns and operates StorQuest. “As a company, William Warren Group and StorQuest Self Storage are focused on innovating and building for the long term. Many of the strategies in the report provide the guidance with which we will move forward and create a foundation for our growth and success.”

To see a short video of WWG President Clark Porter discussing the Impact Report, click HERE

ESG is everyone’s responsibility at the company, and we’re immensely proud of our efforts as a team to reduce our environmental impact and improve the well-being of our communities.

Highlights of the report include:

  • Carbon neutral since 2021: In 2022, we reduced the absolute CO2 emissions of our managed portfolio by 1,430 metric tons, the equivalent of removing more than 340 gas-powered cars from the road for one year. We accomplished this despite a 34.5% increase in gross floor area. Through a mix of renewable energy installations, energy efficiency upgrades, and verified carbon offsets, we’ve been carbon neutral at the asset level since 2021.
  • New energy, water, and emission targets: We set interim targets to reduce our grid energy, natural gas, water, and GHG intensity by 5% year over year from their 2021 baselines. To bolster our efforts, we implemented a new, more accurate process for collecting and analyzing our consumption data, with the goal of capturing 100% of this data across our portfolio by the end of 2024.
  • Rainwater, solar, and heat mitigation pilots: We announced plans for new pilots focused on rainwater harvesting, heat mitigation, community shade creation, and community solar to promote resource efficiency, water conservation, and biodiversity, as well as increase access to low-cost renewable energy.
  • DEI deep dive: We announced strategies for 2024 to help us further embed diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) into our hiring and onboarding processes, daily work culture, and leadership pipeline.
  • Environmental donations: Through our StorQuest for a Cause program, we donated more than $109,000 to community partners like One Tree Planted, Friends of the LA River, and Hawaiian Legacy Reforestation from 2022 through Q2 2023. Since the report’s writing, our 2022–2023 total has grown to more than $150,000.

To learn more about sustainability at StorQuest Self Storage and William Warren Group, visit

About The William Warren Group (WWG) & StorQuest® Self Storage

The William Warren Group, Inc. (WWG) is a privately held, entrepreneurial self storage development, acquisition, property, and asset management company based in Santa Monica, CA. Since inception in 1994, the company’s focus has been on investments in major metro markets across the United States that offer significant cash flow and long-term capital appreciation opportunities. To learn more, visit

StorQuest Self Storage, StorQuest Express and StorQuest Economy Storage are registered trademarks, and owned assets of WWG’s national portfolio of self storage facilities. The StorQuest family of brands deliver best-in-class customer support with simple, easy-to-use technology — built on a foundation that is focused on a guest-centric service approach. To learn more, visit

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