As the demand for ESG initiatives and reporting from stakeholders continues to rise, mechanisms for quantifying progress are becoming increasingly popular.
The GRESB (formerly known as the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmarking) assessment supports fund managers and asset operators with measuring and benchmarking their ESG performance impact. The Green Building Initiative (GBI) is hosting a 60-minute webinar to promote the widespread adoption of sustainability and ESG in the built environment. Attendees will learn about this standardized, globally recognized framework and how it can improve your investor-manager engagement and compare ESG related policy, programs, and performance against peers. Varia US/Stoneweg US will detail the process for their first GRESB assessment submittal, and how it identifies areas of opportunity for improvement.
- Understand that the market drivers for increased interest in ESG & GRESB reporting.
- Describe how GRESB can be used as a framework to improve transparency and can help identify opportunities for performance improvement.
- Recall the Varia US/Stoneweg US GRESB performance results and identify the challenges and benefits of preparing for submittal.
- Recognize that GBI can support stakeholders in improving sustainability, health & wellness, and resilience in the built environment through certification efforts recognized by GRESB.
presented by Green Building Initiative
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The Green Building Initiative, Inc. (GBI) is providing a 90-minute forum for information sharing on lessons learned from the perspective of those on the front lines in supporting ESG integration efforts within the buildings industry whether at a building, portfolio, organization, or policy-level. Four unique perspectives will be shared on the most compelling strategies and reasons for swift action on ESG integration.
Environmental Social Governance (ESG)
- Why are consumers, investors, and governments demanding ESG reporting?
- What constitutes an integrated approach to ESG?
- How are organizations and corporations developing strategies and KPIs around ESG?
- What are the implications for supply chains related to ESG and DEI?
- What lessons learned are emerging from those on the front lines of implementing ESG strategies?
- Where are the moving targets for those shepherding ESG strategies?
- Vicki Worden, President & CEO, Green Building Initiative (host and moderator)
- Lotte Schlegel, Executive Director, Institute for Transformation
- Valentina Fomenko, PhD, Founder & CEO, Strategy DNA
- Brenna Walraven, President & CEO, Corporate Sustainability Strategies
When & Where
July 27, 2021
Registration & More Information
Who Should Attend
- REIT representatives
- Investment fund managers
- Asset and property managers
- Building owners
- ESG managers
- Sustainability and ESG consultants
- Those writing or updating policies for facility management, vendors, and data collection
- State/provincial government employees
- Chief Sustainability Officers
- Chief Responsibility Officers
- Facility and energy managers
- Manufacturer representatives
- Ecommerce representatives
- Public affairs and government representatives
- Trend watchers
Presented by Green Building Initiative (GBI)
Join the Green Building Initiative and expert panelists for a 90-minute informational forum providing resources and expertise to those working in or supporting the healthcare industry amid the rise of COVID-19.
What You’ll Learn
- Learn about recent protocols + recommendations
- Gain valuable insights for the future of facility management, engineering, and design
Continuing Education Units (CEUs)
This webinar has been approved for 1.5 LU|HSW AIA credits.
Date & Time
Apr 14, 2020
12:00 PM PT | 3:00 PM ET
GBI) seeks to be innovative and provide responsive customer service as we collectively move the needle toward a sustainable built environment. We recognize that credible and practical green building approaches for commercial and governmental construction are critical in this effort. Responding to the reality that one size does not fit all in sustainable improvements, we sought to create a more tailored approach that takes into account the building’s type, purpose, and occupants.