This document was prepared by GRESB in response to the written feedback on the 2018 GRESB Real Estate Assessment provided by the members of the BBP. Elements of the document were discussed with the BBP during the in-person meeting kindly hosted by Aberdeen Standard Investments on December 4, 2018.
Recent News and Insights
Amid all the disruption and uncertainty of the year, we witnessed a great upswing in ESG transparency and collaboration from across the real asset industry. ESG issues are nothing new of course, but the crisis has intensified them and underlined how critical it is to build resilience for systemic problems like the climate crisis, social inequality, and biodiversity loss.
Update on governance and engagement Following last month’s announcement about the changes to GRESB’s governance, we are in the final stages of setting up the independent GRESB Foundation to own and govern the GRESB Standards on which the Assessments are based. All GRESB Members and Partners will be part of the Foundation. The Foundation Board […]
This year’s Sustainable Investing Report from PERE looks at how the sector is measuring up to ESG and dealing with climate change. We were pleased to provide GRESB 2020 results highlights for the report and commentary for a piece on “Quantifying sustainability” – where we were joined by experts from Kempen and Altera Vastgoed. Investors […]