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
Presently, nothing is more prevalent in our daily lives than COVID-19. Governments have closed non-essential businesses causing economic hardship and hitting the real estate sector by missed rental payments and increased vacancy.
Thankfully the climate emergency and biodiversity crisis have finally entered the collective consciousness. We acknowledge their existence and their fundamental importance. They are the reasons we do what we do as environmental professionals, but we rarely equate them, in either practical terms or in the common ‘sustainability consultancy parlance’, forgetting the crucial point that these two existential risks are not mutually exclusive.
We’re excited to release our new report, Resilient Real Assets. Drawing on the results from the 2019 Resilience Module, the report leverages a unique global dataset to provide a snapshot of the way real asset companies and funds are managing climate risk and resilience.