2015 GRESB Results

News, Events and Press


2015 GRESB Consultation Period: October 1 – November 13, 2015

The Consultation Period is public and open to all GRESB stakeholders, including participants, members and partners. The goal of the Consultation Period is to collect feedback from 2015 participants and other involved stakeholders on their experience with the GRESB assessment process, the supporting materials and services, and on the delivery of the results and related output materials, such as Scorecards, Benchmark Reports, etc.

ABN AMRO to Become First Bank to Use GRESB ESG Data in Real Estate Lending

ABN AMRO will start using sustainability data on property companies and funds in its real estate lending process. GRESB data provides a consistent global sustainability framework for the real estate and infrastructure sectors and has traditionally been used by pension funds and other institutional investors.

GRESB Launches Sustainability Benchmark for Infrastructure Investments

A group of global institutional infrastructure investors, including AIMCo, APG, ATP, Aviva Investors, CalPERS, Mirova, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan and PGGM, representing US$1.5 trillion, today announced the launch of GRESB Infrastructure, a global sustainability benchmark for infrastructure assets. The new investor-led initiative has partnered with GRESB to develop and establish a consistent global sustainability framework for the infrastructure sector. The assessment will allow more capital to flow into sustainable infrastructure and to raise the level of sustainability of existing infrastructure worldwide.


2015 GRESB Results Event & Investor Analyst Training - Los Angeles, November 4

GRESB will hold to two exciting events in Los Angeles, hosted by Partner Energy, a leading U.S. energy efficiency consulting firm engaged in energy audits, retro-commissioning, and deep energy retrofits. These Los Angeles events include the 2015 North American GRESB Results and Report overview, and new training for investors and analysts.

2015 GRESB Results France Launch - Paris, November 4

GRESB will host two events: (#1) the 2015 French GRESB results and Report overview, co-hosted by Observatoire Immobilier Durable (OID), an independent organization of key French real estate players promoting sustainability best practices and knowledge sharing, and (#2) new investor and analyst training. The event program will include a global overview and European insights of the 2015 GRESB Survey results presented by Sander Paul van Tongeren Head of Europe at GRESB, French market overview by Loïs Moulas, General Director of OID and a fast-paced panel discussion on new opportunities and innovative ways of sustainability integration into real estate portfolios.

GRESB Investor & Analyst Training Program

Starting in September 2015, GRESB will offer a series of trainings in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific specifically designed for investors, fund managers, and real estate analysts. The training will focus on ESG integration in real estate investment decision-making and applying GRESB data and tools to assess and improve portfolio performance.

GRESB Announces Infrastructure Benchmark

GRESB Infrastructure offers investors an industry-wide assessment tool to enable systematic evaluation and industry benchmarking of the sustainability performance of their infrastructure assets. It provides a consistent framework for investors to collect and compare key environmental, social and governance (ESG) indicators and related performance metrics across their global infrastructure portfolio. Read more
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GRESB Investor & Analyst Training

Throughout the fall of 2015 GRESB is offering a training program specifically designed for investors, fund managers, and real estate analysts. The training focuses on ESG integration in real estate investment decision-making and applying GRESB data and tools to assess and improve portfolio performance. The GRESB Investor & Analyst Training Program addresses sustainability aspects of real estate investment portfolios as covered by the annual GRESB Survey.
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2015 Dates and Locations

London, October 28 - Register
Hong Kong, October 28 - Coming soon
Los Angeles, November 4 - Register
Paris, November 4 - Coming soon
Amsterdam, November 11 - Coming soon

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Green Bond Guidelines for the Real Estate Sector

The Guidelines complement the Green Bond Principles (GBP) by providing specific real estate and construction sector guidance for capital market participants when originating and/or investing in green bonds. Issuers, underwriters and investors can use these Guidelines to identify Eligible Green Projects, specify appropriate metrics, and determine reporting constructs for green bonds related to real estate.

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