In the March edition of Institutional Investing in Infrastructure (i3), we looked at data from the most recent GRESB Infrastructure Assessments to highlight the various greenhouse gas emission (GHG) emission targets that participating funds and assets had set for themselves. But how do infrastructure managers cope with GHG? With this article we want to dig deeper and look at the type of actions being taken to improve environmental performance, and to hear from a selection of GRESB members on what else is needed from the sector to reach net zero.
When analyzing infrastructure assessment data on the implementation of environmental actions, we note that 70 percent of all participating assets reported having environmental-related implementation projects under way, despite this neither being a mandatory indicator nor currently scored by the assessment.
Of this group of almost 390 entities, more than 20 percent (83 entities) selected actions related to GHG emissions, with tr