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Universities Superannuation Scheme - USS

PRI reporting framework 2018

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Occupier engagement

PR 12. Proportion of property occupiers that were engaged with

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12.1. Indicate the proportion of property occupiers your organisation, and/or your property managers, engaged with on ESG issues during the reporting year.

(in terms of number of occupiers)

12.2. Indicate if the following practises and areas are typically part of your, and/or your property managers’, occupier engagements.

12.3. Additional information. [Optional]

We communicate ESG matters with our tenants across all of our multi-let offices and retail schemes.

This programme includes presenting to our tenants quarterly waste, water and energy consumption data (common parts only).

We also chair a Green Building Forum at a shopping centre, where the meeting agenda is based solely on environmental and sustainability matters.

PR 13. Proportion of green leases or MOUs referencing ESG issues

13.1. Indicate the proportion of all leases signed during the reporting year that used green leases or the proportion of Memoranda of Understandings (MoUs) with reference to ESG issues.

(in terms of number of leases or MoUs)

13.2. Additional information.

We have been rolling out green leases across the direct property portfolio since 2012.

The green lease for each asset sets out within a clause that the tenant and landlord commit to (i) promoting the reduction of energy emissions and water consumption, and (ii) reducing and/or recycling waste.