ESG at bridge
We view environmental, social, and corporate governance (ESG) as an opportunity to move the needle for social and environmental good and we are committed to integrating ESG across all business lines to improve decision-making and risk management. We believe that strong corporate and individual citizenship go hand in hand, and we seek to be an industry leader in ESG practices across our business and in our communities.
For People and Planet
We believe it is both good business practice and our responsibility to protect the natural and cultural resources of the communities we serve.
ESG Investing 2021 Awards: Bridge Workforce and Affordable Housing Fund I was announced the winner for the Best ESG Investment Fund: Private Equity category and runner-up for the Best ESG Investment Fund: Real Estate/Property category.
PRI Real-World Impact Awards: Bridge Workforce and Affordable Housing was shortlisted with its entry, “A Scalable Private Market Solution for Preserving and Rehabilitating Housing for America’s ‘Missing Middle.’”
2021 Pension Bridge Institutional Asset Management Awards: Bridge’s Workforce and Affordable Housing strategy was named ESG Private Markets Strategy of the Year and was runner-up for Real Estate Strategy of the Year.
Bridge Solar Initiative: We expect to launch ten solar PV systems across eight Bridge Office assets, which are expected to produce 8.37 megawatts of renewable power. This equates to nearly 15 million miles driven by passenger vehicles, offsetting over 5,900 metric tons of CO2 emissions.
Bridge seeks to align with industry-leading benchmarks and global frameworks such as Global Impact Investing Network’s (“GIIN”), GRESB, & Principles for Responsible Investment (“PRI”), providing unbiased assessments of progress and best practices. We are committed to measuring and reporting on our progress and provide detailed impact reporting with GIIN Impact Reporting and Investing Standards (“IRIS”) metrics.
We are a proud signatory of the Principles for Responsible Investment (“PRI”) and a supporter of both the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (“UN SDG”) and the Task Force on Climate Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD). Our 2020 ESG report highlights our work as we strive to be an industry leader in ESG integration.
*These awards generally require an application process that includes the use of self-reported data. The application process for these awards do not require payment of any fees. If an award is granted, certain fees may apply, including fees in connection with award announcements, printing costs and licensing of award logos. For additional information on the application process, criteria, and selection process for these awards, please see www.esginvesting.co, www.unpri.org, and www.iamanagementawards.com.