Lead Authors: Peter Sweatman and Tatiana Bostels
On December 2015 at the Paris COP, 195 countries agreed to join forces to drastically curb global warming. Buildings consume around 40% of the world’s energy and are responsible for up to 30% of its annual GHG emissions. Clearly, real estate asset managers around the world stand as important decision makers, capable of making a significant difference by implementing energy efficiency measures.
Through engagement with the ESG and Climate agendas, this framework sets out specific measures to improve returns as well as to safeguard the future value of real estate investments:
This investor framework addresses three particular investor audiences within the real estate investment spectrum: