Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ; President and CEO: Masanori Yanagi) has announced its appointment to the Advisory Board of the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).

About GRESB The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) is an industry-driven organization committed to assessing the ESG performance of real assets globally, including real estate portfolios and infrastructure assets. More than 200 members, of which about 60 are pension funds and their fiduciaries, use the GRESB data in their investment management and engagement process, with a clear goal to optimize the risk/return profile of their investments.

Objectives The GRESB Advisory Board provides the organization’s executives with information needed for the development of strategy and products. DBJ has been involved with GRESB since October 2014, when it became its first Japanese investor member. As a member of the Advisory Board, DBJ will expand its role in promoting green buildings and ESG investments in the real estate market.

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