Swiss Life Asset Managers’ real estate and infrastructure funds achieved very good results in this year’s GRESB benchmark analysis. Notably two real estate funds achieved the best rating amongst their peer groups.

Swiss Life Asset Managers participated in the GRESB 2022 Sustainability Benchmark with 28 real estate funds and investment vehicles and has improved overall ratings: all 28 products received the Greenstar award. A large part of the investment solutions achieved ratings between 70 and 80 points (out of a maximum of 100), whereby six real estate funds were entered for the first time.

In infrastructure funds, Swiss Life Asset Managers submitted two. The funds achieved 85 and 92 points respectively, which are very good results in terms of their sustainability performance.

”We are very pleased that we keep improving our product offering in this evolving market, achieving a Greenstar for every fund. We also took a big step with our proprietary asset management portfolio with 98% coverage, this shows that ESG considerations are integrated and rooted in the heart of our asset management capabilities.” says Valérie de Robillard, Head ESG Real Assets at Swiss Life Asset Managers.

Swiss Life Asset Managers has been participating in the GRESB sustainability benchmark analysis for some years already1. For the proprietary real estate portfolio, this year almost all Assets under Management (98%) are now in the scope of GRESB. This year, Swiss Life Asset Managers Germany increased the number of funds by four new funds and almost doubled its amount of participating AuM from 4.5 to 8.8 billion CHF.

 

1Swiss Life Asset Managers has been a member of GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark) since 2018. GRESB is a leading industry-driven organisation that prepares annual assessments of the performance of real estate funds, real estate companies and infrastructure funds on the basis of environmental, social and governance factors. Assessments use an integrated approach allowing the sustainability analysis to take account of so-called “performance indicators” alongside general and qualitative issues. The real estate portfolios are evaluated using these indicators on the basis of their consumption of water and energy and their emissions of greenhouse gases and waste, among other things.

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