BREEAM is the world’s leading science-based suite of validation and certification systems for sustainable built environment.
Since 1990, BREEAM’s third-party certified standards have helped improve asset performance at every stage, from design through construction, to use and refurbishment. Millions of buildings across the world are registered to work towards BREEAM’s holistic approach to achieve ESG, health, and net zero goals. It is owned by BRE – a profit-for-purpose organisation with over 100 years of building science and research background.
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“In terms of what is ‘green’ or ‘sustainable’, certification such as BREEAM plays a central role in ensuring that funded real estate assets under these propositions meet the right standards.”
David Willock, Managing director and head of ESG finance, corporate and institutional coverage at Lloyds Bank.
“…A holistic scheme like BREEAM proves its worth by covering a broad range of environmental, social and governance issues at individual building level and, as it is monitored by a third party, it helps to make assessments credible and to verify sustainability claims…”
Derk Welling, Senior responsible investment and governance specialist at APG Asset Management.
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