Sustainable finance has been an area of interest to the National Australian Built Environment Rating System (NABERS) for some time. NABERS have been closely monitoring green bond issuances in the property sector and are encouraged by the uptake of sustainable finance solutions many customers are pursuing.
NABERS want to see more green finance unlocked in the industry. To help the customers access green finance, NABERS have developed a Sustainable Finance Industry Guide in collaboration with the Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA), GRESB and the Climate Bonds Initiative (CBI).
The guide covers:
- How the authors' collective customers can use their programs to maximise the financial strategies and investments they are committing to.
- How world class performance and benchmarking programs such as NABERS, Green Star and GRESB can support investment and how their organisations align together in the green bond landscape.
- How ratings and associated data can be used in issuances and show the market opportunities that are currently untapped.