Climbing the Tree of Energy Efficiency – What comes after ‘Low-Hanging Fruit’ in Existing Buildings?
When an organization first considers energy efficiency, the focus is almost always on ‘low-hanging fruit’ – actions or initiatives that are simple, turnkey, and require very little investment. These incremental efforts drive major impacts in terms of reducing carbon footprint and cost savings, leaving organizations eager to take the logical next steps.Read more
Health & Well-being: Year 2 and CodeGeen
As the second GRESB Health and Well-Being module submission cycle recently came to a close (July 1, 2017), well-being in real estate is not a fading trend. Rather, it is an investor, tenant, and employee driven consideration for real estate owners and operators. In 2016, 174 entities (over 20% of respondents) voluntarily completed the GRESB Health and […]Read more
GRESB Infrastructure: Filling an ESG Data Gap for Infrastructure Investors
Hot on the heels of the release of the 2015 GRESB data for real estate on September 2, GRESB has more news to share. Today, in London, GRESB announces a new initiative to provide environmental, social, and governance (ESG) information for investors in and lenders to infrastructure assets and portfolios. This initiative is called GRESB […]Read more