Environmental, social and governance is becoming the new standard for measuring a company’s social and economic impact and rapidly becoming a significant consideration for investors. ESG covers three components of a company’s core values:
ESG evaluation and scoring
Professional evaluation of your company’s ESG initiatives usually results in an ESG score, essentially determined through a checklist using one or more existing frameworks like the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB), Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) and others.
As interest in ESG and sustainable investing grows, ESG scoring is increasingly important to commercial property owners. Finding your ESG score has a number of benefits, enabling you to:
- Create a baseline for measuring future improvement
- Understand how you compare to others in the industry
- Gain more control over the future of your ESG score
- Demonstrate your commitment toward a more sustainable future
With a growing number of cities and states passing energy and climate regulation, not to mention the proposed SEC climate reporting requirements for publicly traded companies, it’s more important than ever to understand your ESG score and position yourself for compliance.
Transparency is key
Whether you’re working with a high score from the start or looking to improve a low score, assessing your current ESG score demonstrates to investors that you’re aware of the industry’s sustainable and carbon neutral future and emerging environmental regulations. When it comes to ESG, transparency is paramount.
Taking the first step
Whether you’re well into your ESG journey or just getting started, EBI’s robust team can help you create a thoughtful, customized ESG plan to ensure your company aligns with market standards and investor expectations, while enhancing long-term value.
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