Creating transparency in the sustainability performance of the global real estate sector.


GRESB is a dynamic benchmark used by institutional investors.

The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) is an industry-driven organization committed to assessing the sustainability performance of real estate portfolios around the globe.

News, Events and Press


GRESB Launches Survey for Real Estate Debt Funds

GRESB released the 2015 GRESB Debt Survey on May 4. Serving real estate equity investors with ESG data since its launch in 2009, GRESB will now also assist institutional investors in real estate debt. The debt assessment will apply a standardized reporting framework, enabling investors to extend ESG integration to their real estate debt investments.

New Members and Supporters

Several new members - Normandy Real Estate Partners, DTZ Investors and Growthpoint Properties Australia, as well as a new supporter - the Better Buildings Partnership have joined GRESB.


Building Lasting Change 2015

June 4, Vancouver, Canada – GRESB CEO Nils Kok will deliver the presentation “An Investment Perspective on Green Building” as a part of the “International Green Building Innovations: What Can We Learn?” stream at the Canada Green Building Council annual conference.

PERE Summit: Europe 2015

June 17, London, UK – GRESB CEO Nils Kok will moderate two streamed sessions – “Real estate secondaries market: rebalancing tool or urgent exit plan?” and “Real Estate financing: the role of sustainability” at Europe's biggest private real estate conference.

Participate in the New 2015 GRESB Debt Survey
May 1 — August 1

The GRESB Debt Survey assesses the sustainability engagement and performance of real estate lenders, applying established methodology that enables institutional investors to extend ESG integration to their real estate debt investments.

In 2015, the first year of the GRESB Debt Survey, participation is open to private real estate funds that identify their primary investment strategy as debt.

GRESB Insights

Results from the 2014 GRESB Survey