SATO awarded Green Star rating for sustainability work

3 September 2015

Ranked third-highest among European housing investment companies

Housing investment company SATO’s responsibility programme has been evaluated and awarded the highest rating – Green Star – by Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB).

In its peer group, European housing investment companies, SATO was ranked the third-highest among twenty entities. At the global level SATO was the fifth-best among the approximately 60 participating housing investment companies.

Director of Business Development Kati Kniivilä from SATO:

- This was the first time we participated in this sustainability benchmarking, and we're very happy about our excellent ranking among our peers.

- This is a great recognition for our work to increase energy efficiency, develop stakeholder cooperation and clarify our operating principles. Our recent efforts to improve our sustainability reporting also contributed towards our high ranking.

- We regard our participation in the GRESB benchmarking process as a useful development tool for our further work in this area. It also helps us incorporate the sustainability actions into our everyday work.

The results of the 2015 GRESB Report are based on sustainability data collected from 707 property companies and funds that represent a total of 61,000 assets around the world.

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For more information please contact:

SATO Corporation
Kati Kniivilä, Director of Business Development
phone +358 201 34 4106 or +358 40 518 6931