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  • December 2020

    GRESB Newsletter | 2020: With crisis comes opportunity

    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.

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  • December 2020

    2021 GRESB Infrastructure Assessments Development

    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 […]

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  • December 2020

    Quantifying sustainability: PERE Sustainable Investing Report

    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 […]

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  • November 2020

    GRESB Newsletter: 2020 GRESB Results and the next stage of our evolution

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  • November 2020

    Participation in the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Benchmark leaps 22% amid accelerating investor demand for ESG data

    AMSTERDAM, (November 24, 2020): GRESB, the global environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real assets, has released the results for the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment.  Participation in the 2020 Assessment grew by 22% to cover 1,229 portfolios (2019: 1,005) worth more than USD $4.8 trillion AUM. Data on key environmental performance indicators was […]

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  • November 2020

    A new era for GRESB – Building on strong foundations

    AMSTERDAM, (November 16, 2020, 16:00 CET) – GRESB Management is pleased to announce that it has partnered with Summit Partners to acquire GRESB from GBCI. The GRESB team would like to thank GBCI for the support it has provided over the last six years to advance sustainable real assets and for allowing us to take […]

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  • November 2020

    GRESB 2020 Results: Infrastructure sector maturing its approach to ESG reporting and benchmarking

    AMSTERDAM, (November 12, 2020): GRESB, the global environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real assets, has released the results for the 2020 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment.  Despite the challenges posed by the Covid-19 crisis, participation has increased again in 2020 as the sector responds to the growing investor demand for standardized and validated ESG data […]

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  • November 2020

    Infra gets set for SFDR reporting

    Rick Walters, GRESB’s Director Infrastructure comments on the readiness of the Infrastructure asset class for the coming EU regulations in this year’s Sustainable Investing Report from Infrastructure Investor. Rick’s article compares the 2020 Infrastructure Fund Assessment with the 32 specified indicators of the SFDR reporting requirements. This exercise showed that the 2020 Infrastructure Fund Assessment […]

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  • October 2020

    GRESB Newsletter: Join us for the 2020 Results Events

    We’re excited about how the 2020 Public Results Events are coming together. Held online this year, the events are an opportunity for us to gather as a community to discuss the current state of ESG reporting and performance in real assets, and to prepare for what’s ahead.

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