The CLH Group has achieved the highest possible five-star rating in the GRESB 2020 sustainability benchmark.
CLH scored 89 out of 100 in the benchmark, and is the industry leader in the transport of energy resources by pipeline in the maintenance and operation categories. It is the first year that CLH has participated.
GRESB (formerly Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark) is an index which assesses the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of assets including buildings and infrastructure. It is one of the world’s leading sustainability benchmark, used as a comparison tool by investment funds to rate the quality of their investments regarding sustainability. GRESB benchmarked more than 500 infrastructure funds and more than 400 assets against the global ESG standard in 2020.
CLH exceeded the ESG industry average by 32%, and it additionally achieved an outstanding score in management policies, environment and management and governance.
The chairman of CLH, José Luis López de Silanes, says that the result ‘further strengthens the CLH Group’s long-standing commitment to sustainability’, while CEO Jorge Lanza says that it highlights ‘the company’s desire to continue conducting business in a responsible way and contributing to the welfare and development of society’.