Our European core strategy 2020 GRESB submission performed well, earning 2nd place in its peer group. The region surpassed its 2027 waste target, achieving a 56.8% waste diversion rate, and earned 77 green building certifications and energy ratings.
The spotlight showcases comprehensive social engagement addressing LGBTQ+ issues, gender balance, racial equity, mental health and social mobility, as well as affordable housing and environmental sustainability.
Asia Pacific's retail strategies earned two 4-Star rated 2020 GRESB submissions, achieved an outstanding 99.8% waste diversion rate, and were recognized with 17 green building certifications.
The region showcased high workforce diversity metrics and updates from the Inclusion & Leadership Network (ILN), community engagement highlights, and sustainability case studies featuring a solar generation project and efficiency upgrades.
On the 2020 GRESB assessment, the Mexico industrial REIT and Mexico retail strategy both earned Sector Leader standing in their peer groups. The industrial REIT was also awarded a 5-Star rating, the highest tier in overall GRESB performance. Latin America was also recognized for 20 SMART Blue® certified properties, and 18 properties with ARC Certificates for energy, water and waste.
Latin America’s social engagement in 2020 features several ILN events including International Women’s Day conference, PRIDE Month Newsletter and a conference on diversity and discrimination. Also, 117 properties earned the Kingsley Award for high satisfaction scores on the annual survey.