The Alliance

Who we are

 

Launched in March 2011, the GRA is a not-for-profit peer group of global RE leaders, who are owners, and investment managers, working together to shape emerging ESG factors to assure  materiality for the sector, while setting the global standards for integrating reliable data methodologies that are streamlined  and economically viable.

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Representing €350 bn of Assets Under Management globally and over €100 bn in Europe, the alliance counts among its members: AEW Europe, CBRE Global Investors, CeGeReal, Gecina, Invesco, KanAm Grund and LaSalle Investment Management.

Certified auditing members include: Bureau Veritas, Elan and Valteq (a CBRE affiliate).

To date, the Green Rating certified auditors have assessed more than nine million square meters of office, logistics and retail assets in more than 14 countries.

Strategic partners are: GRESB, DIFNI, AFILOG

GRA is a consortium member of the European Commission project Horizon 2020

The Vision

To be the recognized global leader in the commercial real estate sector for shaping emerging ESG factors, and setting global standards that assure  materiality for the industry.

The Mission

To serve our members as well as the commercial real estate sector by shaping ESG  strategies to be material, and to set the global benchmark for “best-in-class” reporting, integrating reliable data methodologies that are streamlined and economically viable.

The Value

Trust is the value that the Alliance delivers to the commercial real estate sector.  As a not-for-profit peer group of leading real estate investors and managers engaged in thought leadership and knowledge exchange, the market relies on the GRA to stay focused on ESG materiality that matters.