McKay Securities PLC win much coveted GRESB Green Star award
McKay Securities PLC celebrates the award of its first GRESB Green Star, GRESB’s highest award. GRESB is the property markets recognised sustainability benchmark within the investor community. The Green Star is awarded to real estate companies that can demonstrate measurement, implementation, management and development of sustainability is an integral part of their business.
Simon Perkins commented:
We are delighted to have been awarded the much coveted GRESB Green Star, recognising our performance on sustainability across the portfolio over the last three years and is no mean feat given the size of the organisations competing in this space; this recognition reflects the hard work the team have put into this area of our business over the last three years and confirms our commitment to sustainability as a core element of our strategy to deliver quality business space that is attractive to both owners and occupiers.
About GRESB (Global Real Estate Benchmark)
GRESB is an industry-driven organization committed to assessing the environmental, social, and governance (ESG) performance of real assets globally, including real estate portfolios (public, private and direct), real estate debt portfolios, and infrastructure. More than 200 members, including 58 pension funds and their fiduciaries, use GRESB data in their investment management and engagement process, with a clear goal to optimize the risk/return profile of their investments. Institutional capital represented by GRESB’s 58 Investor Members in 2016 stands $7.6 trillion.