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2016 Debt Assessment Pre-release - February 17

The 2016 GRESB Debt Assessment will be pre-released on February 17, and the 2016 Debt Reference Guide will be released on March 15, both in advance of the Debt Assessment launch on April 1. This year, participation will be extended to the wider real estate lending community globally, including banks, life companies, pension funds and mortgage REITs, in addition to real estate debt funds. Read more...

GRESB Associate Members Are Now GRESB Partners

GRESB Partners are organizations that demonstrate ongoing commitment to industry leadership and contribute to advancing sustainability in the global real estate sector at both the portfolio and property level. As of Jan 1, 2016 the “GRESB Partner” category has expanded to include all existing GRESB Associate Members alongside current Industry Association Partners. Read more...
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Events

GRESB Health & Well-being Events

In March and April, GRESB is organizing a global series of events focused on health and well-being in the built environment. The goal is to stimulate an in-depth conversation with investors, property companies and funds, and service providers on this important topic, to better understand the potential to create value and manage risk following from health and well-being issues. Read more...

2016 GRESB Participant Training Program - Registration Now Open

GRESB has announced the dates, locations and fees for the 2016 GRESB Participant Training Program. The program is offered from mid-March to mid-April, and is aimed at property companies, fund managers, and other professionals involved in sustainability management. The training provides detailed information and instruction on the GRESB Real Estate Assessment scope, process and methodology, including practical insights regarding the submission and the assessment results, such as the GRESB Scorecard. The program is delivered via face-to-face group sessions (7 core instruction hours in one session), in select locations across all regions with GRESB participation, including Europe, North America and Asia Pacific. Registration will open in January 2016 via the GRESB website. Read more...
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In the Press

January 8, 2016
In Focus: Asieh Mansour on four key trends for 2016 Read more ...

November 5, 2015
GRESB Says Real Estate Debt Funds Starting to Integrate ESG Read more ...
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2016 GRESB Real Estate Assessment Pre-Release

The pre-release of the 2016 GRESB Real Estate Assessment is now available to help participants prepare for the 2016 assessment process. The 2016 Assessment is largely consistent with the 2015 Survey. New developments reflect industry trends in ESG in real estate, and the results of internal research, as well as engagement with the real estate industry through the GRESB Advisory Board, Benchmark Committees, and Industry Working Groups. The 2016 GRESB Real Estate Assessment will be open for participation on April 1, 2016.

2016 GRESB Participant Training

GRESB has announced dates, locations and fees for the 2016 GRESB Participant Training Program. Registration will open in early January.
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2015 GRESB Debt Results

2015 GRESB Debt Report

The 2015 Debt Report provides insight into ESG integration in real estate lending, highlighting trends and best practices.

Green Bond Working Group

GRESB has convened the GRESB Green Bond Working Group to support future development of the GRESB Green Bond Guidelines for the Real Estate Sector, stimulate the market and evolve best practices.
GRESB – GBCA Webinar: Green Bonds – Financing a Sustainable Future

GRESB Announces Infrastructure Benchmark

GRESB Infrastructure offers investors an industry-wide assessment tool to enable systematic evaluation and industry benchmarking of the sustainability performance of their infrastructure assets. It provides a consistent framework for investors to collect and compare key environmental, social and governance (ESG) indicators and related performance metrics across their global infrastructure portfolio. Read more
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