Parksmart is a rating system that defines, measures, and recognizes high-performing, sustainable garages. It is intended to reduce operational costs, increase energy efficiency, and foster better lighting and ventilation. The system is designed to advance sustainable mobility through smarter parking structure design an (...)

Developed by: Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA
Estidama is the sustainable development initiative developed to build the Abu Dhabi Emirate according to innovative green standards. The program is part of the “Abu Dhabi Vision 2030”. Within the program, there is the Pearl Communities Rating System wich rates built environment performance against economic, (...)

Developed by: DPM (Department of Urban Planning and Municipalities of Abu Dhabi)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: United Arab Emirates
PEER is a third-party certification program and road map for sustainable power system performance and electricity delivery systems. This tool helps energy professionals define, specify, and assess power generation, transmission, and distribution and provides a framework for continuous improvement. (...)

Developed by: Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI)

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Type of tool: Rating System
Country: USA
IFC’s Environmental and Social Performance Standards define IFC clients’ responsibilities for managing the environmental and social risks of their projects. The Performance Standards provide guidance on how to identify risks and impacts and are designed to help avoid, mitigate, and manage them as a way of d (...)

Developed by: International Finance Corporation (IFC)

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Type of tool: Guidelines
Country: USA
The six Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI) are a voluntary and aspirational set of investment principles that offer a menu of possible actions for incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into investment practices as well as support the international network of investor signatories. Si (...)

Developed by: United Nations

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Type of tool: Principles
Country: UK
The Principles for Sustainable Insurance (PSI) provide global guidance on the integration of environmental, social, and governance risks into insurance underwriting. The purpose of the PSI Initiative is to better understand, prevent and reduce risks, and better manage opportunities to provide quality and reliable risk (...)

Developed by: UNEP FI (United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative)

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Type of tool: Principles
Country: Switzerland