GRI guidelines

GRI Guidelines

International standards

Bouwinvest reports according to the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) G3.1 Guidelines and applies the GRI Construction and Real Estate Sector Supplement (CRESS). The report is also aligned with the European Association for Investors in Non-Listed Real Estate Vehicles (INREV) Sustainability Reporting Recommendations.

Inrev sustainability performance measures - absolute measures

Broad issue type Sustainability performance measure Units of measurement
Energy Total energy consumption from electricity kWh
  Total energy consumption from districtheating and cooling kWh
  Total energy consumption from fuels kWh
Greenhouse gas emissions Total direct GHG emissions Metric tonnes CO2e
  Total indirect GHG emissions Metric tonnes CO2e
Water Total water withdrawal by source Cubic metres (m3)
Waste Total weight of waste by disposal route Metric tonnes
  Percentage of waste by disposal route Proportion by weight (%)
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Inrev sustainability performance measures - intensity measures
Broad issue type Sustainability performance measure Intensity indicator
Energy Building energy intensity kWh / m2 / year
Greenhouse gas emissions Greenhouse gas intensity from building energy kg CO2e / m2 / year
Water Building water intensity m3 / m2 / year
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Subject Description Reporting level
1 Strategy and analysis  
1.1 Statement from the most senior decisionmaker of the organization (e.g., CEO, chair, or equivalent senior position) about the relevance of sustainability to the organization and its strategy full disclosure
2 Organizational profile  
2.1 Name of the organization full disclosure
2.2 Primary brands, products, and/or services full disclosure
2.3 Operational structure of the organization, including main divisions, operating companies, subsidiaries, and joint ventures full disclosure
2.4 Location of organization’s headquarters full disclosure
2.5 Number of countries where the organization operates, and names of countries with either major operations or that are specifically relevant to the sustainability issues covered in the report full disclosure
2.6 Nature of ownership and legal form full disclosure
2.7 Markets served (including geographic breakdown, sectors served, and types of customers/beneficiaries) full disclosure
2.8 Scale of the reporting organization full disclosure
2.9 Significant changes during the reporting period regarding size, structure, or ownership full disclosure
2.10 Awards received in the reporting period full disclosure
3 Report parameters  
  Report profile  
3.1 Reporting period (e.g., fiscal/calendar year) for information provided full disclosure
3.2 Date of most recent previous report (if any) full disclosure
3.3 Reporting cycle full disclosure
3.4 Contact point for questions regarding the report or its contents full disclosure
  Report scope and boundary  
3.5 Process for defining report content full disclosure
3.6 Boundary of the report full disclosure
3.7 State any specific limitations on the scope or boundary of the report full disclosure
3.8 Basis for reporting on joint ventures, subsidiaries, leased facilities, outsourced operations, and other entities that can significantly affect comparability from period to period and/or between organizations full disclosure
3.10 Explanation of the effect of any re-statements of information provided in earlier reports, and the reasons for such re-statement not applicable
3.11 Significant changes from previous reporting periods in the scope, boundary, or measurement methods applied in the report  full disclosure
  GRI content index  
3.12 Table identifying the location of the standard disclosures in the report full disclosure
4 Governance, commitments, and engagement  
4.1 Governance structure of the organization, including committees under the highest governance body responsible for specific tasks, such as setting strategy or organizational oversight full disclosure
4.2 Indicate whether the chair of the highest governance body is also an executive officer full disclosure
4.3 For organizations that have a unitary board structure, state the number and gender of members of the highest governance body that are independent and/or non-executive members n/a Bouwinvest has a two tier board structure
4.4 Mechanisms for shareholders and employees to provide recommendations or direction to the highest governance body full disclosure
  Stakeholder engagement  
4.14 List of stakeholder groups engaged by the organization  full disclosure
4.15 Basis for identification and selection of stakeholders with whom to engage full disclosure
  Economic performance indicators  
EC1 Direct economic value generated and distributed, including revenues, operating costs, employee compensation, donations and other community investments, retained earnings, and payments to capital providers and governments partly disclosed
  Environmental performance indicators  
EN1 Materials used by weight or volume full disclosure
EN3 Direct energy consumption by primary energy source full disclosure
EN4 Indirect energy consumption by primary source full disclosure
CRE1 Building energy intensity full disclosure
EN8 Total water withdrawal by source full disclosure
CRE2 Building water intensity full disclosure
  Carbon emissions  
EN16 Total direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight full disclosure
EN17 Other relevant indirect greenhouse gas emissions by weight full disclosure
CRE3 Greenhouse gas emissions intensity from buildings full disclosure
EN22 Total weight of waste by type and disposal method full disclosure
  Products and services  
EN26 Initiatives to mitigate environmental impacts of products and services and extent of impact mitigation full disclosure
EN29 Significant environmental impacts of transporting products and other goods and materials used for the organization’s operations, and transporting members of the workforce full disclosure
  Social performance indicators  
LA1 Total workforce by employment type, employment contract, and region, broken down by gender partly disclosed
LA2 Total number and rate of new employee hires and employee turnover by age group, gender, and region partly disclosed
LA7 Rates of injury, occupational diseases, lost days, and absenteeism, and total number of work-related fatalities, by region and by gender full disclosure
LA10 Average hours of training per year per employee by gender, and by employee category partly disclosed
LA11 Programs for skills management and lifelong learning that support the continued employability of employees and assist them in managing career endings full disclosure
LA12 Percentage of employees receiving regular performance and career development reviews, by gender full disclosure
LA13 Composition of governance bodies and breakdown of employees per employee category according to gender, age group, minority group membership, and other indicators of diversity full disclosure
  Human rights  
HR1 Percentage and total number of significant investment agreements and contracts that include clauses incorporating human rights concerns, or that have undergone human rights screening full disclosure
HR2 Percentage of significant suppliers, contractors, and other business partners that have undergone human rights screening, and actions taken partly disclosed
  Local communities  
SO1 Percentage of operations with implemented local community engagement, impact assessments, and development programs  
SO2 Percentage and total number of business units analyzed for risks related to corruption full disclosure
SO3 Percentage of employees trained in organization’s anti-corruption policies and procedures full disclosure
  Product responsibility  
PR5 Practices related to customer satisfaction, including results of surveys measuring customer satisfaction full disclosure
CRE8 Type and number of sustainability certification, rating and labeling schemes for new construction, management, occupation and redevelopment full disclosure
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