Kilroy Realty Named North American Office Leader in Sustainability for Fourth Year in a Row by GRESB and Added to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
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In addition, KRC has been added to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. Established in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) serves as a benchmark for investors who are committed to ethical investing and sustainability performance as part of their investment strategy. DJSI includes 319 top ranked companies on sustainability across 60 industries. Only three North American real estate companies were named to the DJSI World Index this year.
“We are deeply honored to achieve recognition as a market leader in
sustainability both from GRESB and DJSI. Our longstanding commitment to
sustainability throughout our stabilized and development portfolios
requires the dedication of everyone at KRC, especially as we expand our
programs to other areas, including human health and biodiversity,” said
About GRESB. GRESB is an industry-driven organization committed to assessing the sustainability performance of real estate portfolios (public, private and direct) around the globe. The dynamic benchmark is used by institutional investors to engage with their investments with the aim to improve the sustainability performance of their investment portfolio, and the global property sector at large.
The 2017 GRESB Report is based on sustainability data gathered from over
850 property companies and funds. More than 65 institutional and
retail investors, collectively representing over
About DJSI. Created jointly by S&P Dow Jones Indices and RobecoSAM, the DJSI index family combines the experience of an established index provider with the expertise of a specialist in sustainability investing to select the most sustainable companies from across 60 industries.
At June 30, 2017, the company’s stabilized portfolio totaled
approximately 14.4 million square feet of office space and 200
residential units located in the coastal regions of
The company is recognized by GRESB as the North American leader in office sustainability for the last four years and is listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index. At the end of the second quarter, the company’s stabilized portfolio was 52% LEED certified and 71% of eligible properties were ENERGY STAR certified. More information is available at http://www.kilroyrealty.com.
Kilroy Realty Corporation