Investor case studies

With an ever-growing base of 150 institutional and financial investor members, GRESB launched a series of case studies to explore the ways in which institutional investors integrate GRESB into their investment processes and decision-making – from data collection and screening to manager engagement and ESG integration.

UniSuper is an award-winning Australian pension fund serving more than 500,000 members. Within its portfolio UniSuper has approximately AUD16 billion in infrastructure and real estate investments.

Business type: Investor, pension fund

Region: Australia

AuM: AUD 103 billion

Business focus: Listed and unlisted assets, including direct, listed, and unlisted infrastructure and real estate

Use of GRESB: Infrastructure & Real Estate Assessment & Benchmark

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Heitman is a global real estate investment management firm with ten offices around the globe, active across all real estate property and capital markets.

Business type: Investor, investment manager

Region: Asia-Pacific, Americas, Europe

AuM: USD 52 billion

Business focus: Public equity, private equity, private debt

Use of GRESB: Real Estate Assessment & Benchmark, Real Estate Public Disclosure

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CenterSquare case study

CenterSquare is a global investment manager focused on actively managed real estate, private equity real estate and private real estate debt strategies.

Business type: Investor

Region: Americas with offices in London and Singapore

AuM: USD 15 billion

Business focus: listed real estate, private real estate equity, private real estate debt investments

Use of GRESB: Real Estate Assessment & Benchmark, Public Disclosure

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Victorian Funds Management is a public authority responsible for investing for the benefit of Australians living in Victoria, managing AS$75 billion for 31 public authorities and organizations.

Business type: Public authority, investment manager

Region: Asia Pacific

AuM: AUD 75 billion

Use of GRESB: Real Estate Benchmark Reports, Infrastructure Benchmark Reports

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Bayerische Versorgungskammer (BVK) is the largest public-law pension group in Germany, with real estate and other investments across Europe, Asia, and the Americas.

Business type: Investment manager

Region: Europe, APAC, North America

AuM: EUR 107 billion

Business focus: Capital investment, construction, and real estate management

Use of GRESB: Real Estate Assessment & Benchmark

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B&I Capital case study

B&I Capital is a global investment management firm based in Switzerland with offices in Zurich, Singapore, and Austin, Texas (opening soon). The firm focuses on long-term, risk-controlled investment strategies, investing primarily in REITs.

Business type: Investment manager

Region: Europe, APAC and North America

AuM: USD 1.6 billion

Business focus: Listed real estate

Use of GRESB: Real Estate Assessments & Benchmarks

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Australian Ethical case study

Australian Ethical is a pioneer of ethical investing, with all funds being rigorously screened for both ethical and investment merits and reports on alignment with the Sustainable Development Goals.

Business type: Investor

Region: Oceania + global investments

AuM: AUD 6.83 billion

Business focus: Superannuation, pension and managed funds guided by the company’s Ethical Charter

Use of GRESB: Real Estate Assessment & Benchmark, Data Exporter

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