Benchmarking is a critical component of understanding the performance of assets and portfolios. It enables property owners to set the performance of their assets in context and:
Sustainability benchmarking is a growing and complex area with numerous industry initiatives and frameworks available to choose from depending on the level of assessment - building, portfolio, fund or company; and scope -.design, operation or management. There are numerous issues to be considered, such as:
To support other organisations in their own benchmarking journey we have produced the Sustainability Benchmarking Toolkit, which shares our own experience of sustainability benchmarking and proposes some principles for best practice.
We have also developed the industry leading Real Estate Environmental Benchmark (REEB).