Company, Fund and Asset Membership
GRESB Membership is open for companies, fund managers and asset operators reporting to the GRESB Assessments.
As a GRESB Member you’ll have access to high-quality ESG data and powerful analytical tools to benchmark your ESG performance, identify areas for improvement and engage with investors. You’ll also gain preferential marketing, industry recognition and networking opportunities.
Benefits of Membership
|Improved ability to identify areas of risk and opportunity in your portfolio and assets.||Access to business intelligence on best practices in ESG performance.|
|Clearer picture of your ESG performance and how it compares against your peers.||Improved opportunity to attract new investors, including long term investors and investors seeking more comprehensive risk and opportunity analysis.|
|Greater knowledge of investor needs and perspectives to improve your investor engagement.||Ability to report validated ESG performance information to the market using a global industry standard.|
|Reduced time and effort needed to respond to ad-hoc requests relating to sustainability issues.||Recognition that you have taken a significant step towards leadership on ESG issues.|
|More consistent messaging about your sustainability performance to your stakeholders.||Preferential marketing, industry recognition and networking opportunities.|
What you can expect from your Membership
Provides you with an individual GRESB score, a breakdown of your ESG performance and an analysis of how your performance compares to your peers.
Gives an in-depth analysis of your sustainability performance and a detailed indicator-level comparison with peers. The design of the report allows you to review variances in your performance to the peer group, identify issues and opportunities, and to make business decisions.
Customized Benchmark Report
Provides advanced analytics through alternative performance comparisons and rankings based on a self-selected peer group. Available at a discounted rate for members.
Portfolio Analysis Tool
Allows you to compare your aggregated portfolio to a self-selected benchmark, based on region, property type and management style. This online tool provides added value for fund managers that participate with several entities by comparing the relative performance of each fund.
A high-level check of a pending response to ensure that you minimize errors that could impact your Assessment results. Members can request a Response Check free of charge for one entity.
Provides an in-depth understanding of the validation, scoring and analysis process leading to the allocation of points for individual indicators, determining the results as presented in the Benchmark Report. Available at a discounted rate for members.
Dedicated to helping you complete your Assessment smoothly and efficiently. The GRESB team is on hand to answer any questions you may have about completing the Assessment.
The “Guidance” tab in the Assessment Portal provides you with clear blueprints for completing the Assessments and improving performance in the future. This guidance is also provided in the Assessment Reference Guides, available in downloadable PDF.
Streamlined Reporting Tools
Allow more streamlined reporting by pre-filling information already provided in previous years, automating data-connections via API connections, broadening the level of information that can be provided to GRESB through API connections and Excel spreadsheets.
The template tool enables responses to be copied across multiple submissions.
Introductory Assessment Training
Available for Real Estate and Infrastructure Members, addressing the fundamental ‘how to’ and ‘what’ of the GRESB Assessments. The session also presents the Assessment’s scope, processes and scoring components. One free attendee to Introductory or Advanced Training.
Advanced Assessment Training
Available for Real Estate Members and designed for experienced GRESB participants and addresses complex reporting and scoring components of the Assessment including performance indicators and hands-on case studies and exercises. One free attendee to Introductory or Advanced Training.
Data Insights Training
Available for Real Estate and Infrastructure Members, the ESG Masterclass focuses on the interpretation of the annual Assessment results and the reporting and benchmarking tools available to real estate investors, companies and fund managers. Free of charge for one attendee.
GRESB Advisory Bodies
Opportunity to sit on Advisory Boards, regional Benchmark Committees (where applicable) and to join Industry Working Groups to inform the future content of the GRESB Assessments.
Recognition in the Member Directory, in the GRESB Portal and in GRESB’s guidance materials. Members can also use the GRESB logo in outreach efforts.
Preferential attendance and eligibility to speak at GRESB events for networking, relationship building and marketing opportunities.
Opportunity to contribute articles and case studies to GRESB Insights to share sustainability best practices and leadership with the industry.
2018 Annual Fee Schedule
The 2018 annual fee schedule for:
To find out more about becoming a GRESB Member, please click the “Start Application” button below and leave your email address. We’ll schedule a call to learn about your goals, discuss membership options and how we can help support your sustainability efforts.