Abbreviations

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

ABET

Adult basic education and training

ACTSA

Association of Corporate Treasurers of Southern Africa

Acucap

Acucap Properties Limited

AdmedGap

Hospitalisation Gap Cover

AFS

Annual financial statements

AGM

Annual general meeting

AI

Artificial intelligence

AIM

Alternative investment market of the London stock exchange

Alsi 40

JSE/Actuaries All Share Top 40 Companies Index

ANC

African National Congress

ADI

APN Industria Reit

A-REIT

Australian Real Estate Investment Trust

ASIB

Automatic Sprinkler Insurance Bureau

ASISA

Association for Savings and Investment South Africa

ASX

Australian Stock Exchange

AUD

Australian Dollar

B

B-BBEE

Broad-based black economic empowerment

BOE

Bank of England

BPO

Business process outsourcing

BPR

Best practice recommendations

bps

Basis points

C

c.

circa

CAGR

Compound annual growth rate

CCI

FNB/BER Consumer Confidence Index

CCIRS

Cross-currency interest rate swap

CDIO

Chief Development and Investment Officer

CDP

Carbon Disclosure Project

CEE

Central and Eastern Europe

CEO

Chief Executive Officer

CGU

Cash-generating unit

CIPC

Companies and Intellectual Property Commission

COBIT

Framework for the governance and management of IT

CO2

Carbon dioxide

COO

Chief Operating Officer

COE

Centre of Excellence

CPI

Consumer price index

CPLI

JSE 100 Carbon Performance Leadership Index

CRAR

Commercial Rent Arrears Recovery

CRISA

Code for Responsible Investment in South Africa

CRM

Customer relations management

CSI

Corporate social investment

CSOS

Community Schemes Ombud Service Act

CSR

Corporate social responsibility

CSSA

Chartered Secretaries South Africa

C&R

Capital & Regional

D

DIA Debts Issuers Association

DJSI

Dow Jones Sustainability World Index

DPS

Distribution per share

DRIP

Distribution reinvestment plan

DTI

Department of Trade and Industry

E

EAAB

Estate Agency Affairs Board

EAP

Employee Assistance Programme

EBIT

Earnings before interest and tax

EBP

Existing Building Performance

ECD

Early childhood development

EE

Eastern Europe

EMTN

Euro Medium-Term Note

EPRA

European Public Real Estate Association

ERM

Enterprise risk management

ERS

Executive retention scheme

ESG

Environmental, social and governance

EUR

Euro

EVP

Employer value proposition

EWP

Energy and water performance

F

FCTR

Foreign currency translation reserve

FECs

Forward exchange controls

FTSE/JSE RI

FTSE/JSE Responsible Investment Index

FY

Financial year

G

G2

Growthpoint gives

GAI

Governance assessment instrument

GAV

Gross asset value

GBCSA

Green Building Council of South Africa

GBP

Sterling Pounds sterling

GCTC

Guaranteed cost to company

GDP

Gross domestic product

GEPF

Government Employees Pension Fund

GHPH

Growthpoint Healthcare Property Holdings

GIAP

Growthpoint Investec African Properties

GLA

Gross lettable area

GMF

GPT Metropolitan Office Fund

GOZ

Growthpoint Properties Australia Limited

GPRE

Globalworth Poland Real Estate N.v.

GRI

Global Reporting Initiative

GWI

Globalworth Real Estate Investments

Group Exco

Group Executive Management Committee

Growthpoint

Growthpoint Properties Limited

GRESB

Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark

GSIS

Growthpoint Staff Incentive Scheme

I

IAR

Integrated annual report

IAS

Investment Analysts Society

IASB

International Accounting Standards Board

IFC

International Finance Corporation

IFRS

International Financial Reporting Standards

IIRC

International Integrated Reporting Council

Income Tax Act

Income Tax Act, No 58 of 1962

IoD

Institute of Directors

IoT

Internet of things

IDR

Industria REIT

ISO

International Organisation of Standards

ITO

IT outsourcing

IT

Information technology

IT&C

Information technology and communications

ITS

Integrated transformation strategy

J

JCCI

Johannesburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry

JIBAR

Johannesburg Interbank average rate

JSE

Johannesburg Stock Exchange

JSE Listings Requirements

Listings Requirements of the JSE Limited

JV

Joint venture

K

King IV™

King IV Report on corporate Governance for South Africa 2016

KPA

Key performance area

KPI

Key performance indicator

kWh

Kilowatt hours

L

LEED

Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

LTI

Long-term incentive

LTV

Loan to value ratio

M

Manco

Management committee

MER

Managed expense ratio

MOCAA

Zeitz Museum of Contemporary Art Africa

MOI

Memorandum of Incorporation

Moody’s

Moody’s Investor Services

MSCI

Morgan Stanley Capital International

N

NABERS

National Australian Built Environment Rating System

NAV

Net asset value

NBI

National Business Initiative

NDR

Non-distributable reserve

NGO

Non-government organisation

NPAT

Net profit after tax

NPI

Net property income

O

OCI

Other comprehensive income

OHS

Act Occupational Health and Safety Act No 85 of 1993

P

pa

Per annum

PI

Property Investment Group

PIC

Public Investment Corporation (SOC) Limited

PMS

Performance Management System

PoPI

Protection of Personal Information Act

PV

Photovoltaic

Q

QLFS

Quarterly labour force survey

R

RBA

Reserve Bank Australia

REIT

Real Estate Investment Trust

Remco

HR and Remuneration Committee

RFP

Request for proposal

RIMS

Risk information management system

RSA

Republic of South Africa

RSA

Exco RSA Executive Management Committee

S

SABS

South African Bureau of Standards

SARB

South African Reserve Bank

SA

REIT South African Real Estate Investment Trust

SAFMA

South African Facilities Management Association

SAIBPP

South African Institute of Black Property Practitioners

SANS

South African National Standards

SAPOA

South African Property Owners Association

SAPY

South African listed property index

SBTs

Science-based targets

SENS

Securities Exchange News Service

SLA

Service level agreement

SME

Small medium enterprises

SOP

Standard operating procedure

STI

Short-term incentive Sycom Sycom Property Fund

T

tCO2e

Tonnes of carbon dioxide emissions

The Act

Companies Act, No 71 of 2008

Tiber

Tiber group of companies

TFR

Total fixed remuneration

TR

Total return

The Board

The Board of Directors of Growthpoint Properties Limited

The company

Growthpoint Properties Limited

The Group

Growthpoint Properties Limited Group

U

USD

United States Dollar

US

United States

V

V&A

V&A Waterfront

VAT

Value added tax

VWAP

Volume weighted average price

W

WACC

Weighted average cost of capital

WALE

Weighted average lease expiry

WAN

Wide area network

WCDE

Western Cape Department of Education

WPN

Women’s Property Network

WSE

Warsaw Stock Exchange

WTTC

World Travel and Tourism Council

WULA

Water user licence application

Z

ZAR

South African Rand