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700 Bourke AMP Capital
Case study

AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund aims for net zero emissions by 2030

Property portfolio goes green 

The AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund has committed to ambitious emissions reductions and efficiency targets across its property portfolio to reach net zero emissions and a
portfolio-wide average NABERS Base Building Energy Rating of 5.5 stars by 2030.
 

$100m

CEFC investment

Net zero 2030

emissions target

5.5 Star

NABERS rating

Responsible investors are increasingly looking for demonstrably green assets which deliver investment returns while minimising risk. Our customers also demand high sustainability standards that support their wellbeing, align with their values and minimise operating costs. We pride ourselves on having a holistic sustainability strategy with ambitious long term emissions reduction targets for our real estate assets, which in turn will influence our supply chain and benefit the broader community.
Chris Nunn
Head of Sustainability, Real Estate, AMP Capital

Our investment

The CEFC invested $100 million in the AMP Capital Wholesale Office Fund (AWOF) to help set a new benchmark for the commercial property sector in Australia. 

our impact 

he CEFC agreement with AMP Capital includes a range of further initiatives consistent with encouraging lower emissions and greater energy efficiency, including greater knowledge sharing by AWOF across the property sector and wider access to property energy consumption data. In addition, the investment will support the publication of practical information on the implementation of science-based targets and the sharing of information on regulatory and planning barriers to energy efficiency. 

As part of the investment by the CEFC, AWOF is targeting a range of energy efficiency commitments across its portfolio, including the redevelopment of 50 Bridge Street in Sydney, as well as Quay Quarter Tower and the wider Quay Quarter Sydney precinct incorporating the neighbouring Loftus and Young Streets mixed-use development.  

Other landmark properties are 200 George Street, Sydney and Melbourne's Collins Place and 700 Bourke Street. The 700 Bourke Street property is only the fourth in Australia to achieve the 6 Star Green Star performance rating from the Green Building Council of Australia, indicating world's best practice operational performance. 

Last updated 8 March 2017. National, Property, Energy efficiency