【H1】Sustainability

Environment Initiatives

External Assessment and Green Building Certification

External Assessment and Green Building Certification

Policy and Approach

MHR aims to contribute to the realization of a sustainable society and maximization of unitholder value in the medium to long term by investing in high-quality urban assets while striving to improve various environmental and social performance levels.
MIM obtains a third-party sustainability evaluation in order to better understand its own achievement level and uses this as a benchmark for further improvement.
MIM has established the following objectives and is taking action to acquire Green Building Certifications.
Objective and Performance of Green Building Certificates Coverage Ratio

Excluding Laforet Harajuku (Land)

Green Building Certification

Acquisition of Highest Rank in CASBEE Real Estate Certification System
The Comprehensive Assessment System for Built Environment Efficiency (CASBEE) was established under the leadership of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism to appropriately identify and evaluate profit-oriented real estate such as office buildings which are well managed and have high environmental performance and value.
CASBEE Real Estate Certification System evaluates five categories, namely “energy and greenhouse gases,” “water,” “resource use and safety,” “biodiversity and site” and “indoor environment,” considering indices that are common around the globe such as LEED, an international environmental certification system.

MHR acquired rank S (the highest rank) ratings for Roppongi Hills Mori Tower, ARK Mori Building, Toranomon Hills Mori Tower, Atago Green Hills MORI Tower and Holland Hills Mori Tower and a rank A (the quasi-highest rank) ratings for Koraku Mori Building and Akasaka Tameike Tower.
Roppongi Hills Mori Tower

Roppongi Hills Mori Tower

ARK Mori Building

ARK Mori Building

Toranomon Hills Mori Tower

Toranomon Hills Mori Tower

Atago Green Hills MORI Tower

Atago Green Hills MORI Tower

Holland Hills Mori Tower

Holland Hills Mori Tower

Koraku Mori Building

Koraku Mori Building

Akasaka Tameike Tower

Akasaka Tameike Tower

Acquired Highest Rank in DBJ Green Building Certification

DBJ Green Building Certification Program was launched by DBJ in April, 2011 for the purpose of supporting the properties which give proper care to environment and society (Green Building).

The program evaluates, certifies and supports properties which are required by society and economy. It makes comprehensive assessment of properties, while evaluating various factors which range from properties’ environmental features to their communication with stakeholders, such as disaster prevention and proper care for surrounding communities.

ARK Hills South Tower acquired certification ranking of "Properties with exceptionally high class environmental & social awareness," the sub-highest rank.

 

ARK Hills South Tower

Approach to Green Building of Uncertified Properties

MHR promotes energy-conservation through initiatives such as replacement of LED lighting in common areas and repair work of air-conditioning at Roppongi First Plaza, Roppongi View Tower and Akasaka Tameike Tower (residential).
MHR also makes active efforts to reduce environmental loads through proper separation and disposal of waste.

<Roppongi View Tower: Renovation of common area with LED lighting>

       

External Assessment

Acquired the highest evaluation of "5 Stars" in GRESB Rating

In the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Assessment, MHR received a “5 Stars” in GRESB Rating, which is based on GRESB Overall Score and its quintile position relative to global participants. It also won a “Green Star” designation for the ninth consecutive year by achieving high performance both in “Management Component” that evaluates policies and organizational structure for ESG promotion, and “Performance Component” that assesses environmental performance and tenant engagement of properties owned.

GRESB is an annual benchmarking assessment to measure ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) integration of real estate companies and funds, as well as the name of organization which runs the assessment. It was founded in 2009 by a group of major European pension funds who played leading roles in launching Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

Green Building Training and Qualifications

MIM regularly conduct training for all employees to improve knowledge and understanding of green buildings.
Furthermore, MIM encourages its employees to take the following qualifications and lecture classes and assists with the expenses in order to improve the management's ability to help society mitigate the current burdens being placed on the environment.

  • CASBEE-AP for Real Estate
  • Energy Management Finished Trainee on the Energy Saving Law
  • Introductory Seminar of "Tokyo Cap-and-Trade Program" for Newly Assigned Managers and Members in Charge