Tallgrass Energy Receives 5-Star Rating and Tops Peer Group in 2020 Global ESG Benchmark Assessment
LEAWOOD, Kan.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Tallgrass Energy, LP today announced it received a 5-star rating from the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark’s (GRESB) 2020 Infrastructure Asset Assessment. GRESB is considered the leading environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmark for real estate and infrastructure investments across the world.
Tallgrass received 82 points out of a possible 100 in the Infrastructure Asset Assessment, earning a position in the top 20 percent of the 426 participating assets (which together scored an average of 61). Tallgrass’ peers in the natural resource transportation segment scored an average of 70.
"We’re extremely proud to receive GRESB’s highest possible rating,” said Tallgrass CEO William R. Moler. “Tallgrass employees work tirelessly every day to operate our assets in a safe and environmentally conscious manner, and our GRESB rating is a testament to their efforts. In the coming years we look forward to continuing to improve our performance across the entire ESG spectrum.”
"With accelerating sustainability risks, accessing standardized and reliable ESG data and benchmarks has never been more important to investors,” said Sander Paul van Tongeren, Co-founder and Managing Director at GRESB. “It’s inspiring to witness the collective industry effort from around the world to improve ESG transparency and advance sustainable real assets.”
GRESB is a mission-driven and investor-led organization providing standardized and validated Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) data to the capital markets. Established in 2009, GRESB has become the leading ESG benchmark for real estate and infrastructure investments across the world. In 2020 alone, more than 1,200 real estate portfolios reported to GRESB covering more than 96,000 assets. Our coverage for infrastructure includes more than 540 infrastructure portfolios and assets. Combined, the reported assets represent US $5.3 trillion AUM. The data is used by more than 100 institutional and financial investors to monitor investments across portfolios and navigate the strategic choices needed for the industry to transition to a more sustainable future.
Learn more at GRESB.com.
About Tallgrass Energy
Tallgrass Energy, LP is a growth-oriented midstream energy infrastructure company operating across 11 states with transportation, storage, terminal, water, gathering and processing assets that serve some of the nation’s most prolific crude oil and natural gas basins.
To learn more, please visit us at www.tallgrassenergy.com.
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