10 Sep 2019

Dexus recognised as global sustainability leader

Dexus recognised as global sustainability leader

Sustainability benchmark GRESB has recognised Dexus as a global leader in sustainability. 

The Dexus group achieved the following rankings:

  1. Dexus Office Trust is the Global Sector Leader1 for listed office entities and was ranked 1st global listed entity across all sectors. 
  2. Dexus Wholesale Property Fund (DWPF) was ranked the Overall Global Sector Leader2 for diversified office/retail entities.

GRESB is the international benchmark for environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of real assets, and its results are an important standard that is used by investors to monitor their investments and understand performance across ESG factors.

In 2019, GRESB assessed more than 1,000 property companies, real estate investment trusts (REITs), funds and developers, representing more than USD 4.5 trillion in real asset value.

Dexus CEO, Darren Steinberg said: “It’s rewarding to be recognised for our continued leadership in sustainability, reinforcing our commitment to deliver world-class, sustainable properties. 

“Our strong sustainability performance is a result of the effective integration of ESG factors across our business operations to manage risk and generate long-term value for Dexus and our third party capital partners.”

David Yates, Executive General Manager, Sustainability said: “We have consistently delivered on what we set out to achieve when it comes to our sustainability targets and have already progressed our 2030 net zero emissions target.

“Our ambitious 2030 target, combined with our continued focus on improving energy efficiency and enhancing our customers’ experience, all contributed to our GRESB results this year.

“Our perfect scores achieved across social and governance factors demonstrate that we are focused on creating long-term value for our people, customers and communities, supported by an inclusive workplace culture.”

1.Global Sector Leader means the entity achieved the highest score for the nature of ownership and sector combined.
2.Overall Global Sector Leader means the entity achieved the highest score for its sector, regardless of nature of ownership.



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