Fund managers and investors call on the real estate industry to provide better ESG data
To put ESG theory into practice, real estate fund managers need good quality data. Some are taking it on themselves to get it, writes Christopher O’Dea
The Netherlands’ largest pension fund investor has internal ESG targets to meet. Patrick Kanters (above left) and Derk Welling explain to Christopher O’Dea why this means they have to keep setting the pace
Impact investing has quickly become a hot topic in institutional real estate circles. Maha Khan Phillips looks at the latest initiatives and what is causing their appeal
Australia’s superannuation funds are leaders in ESG. As the country’s Modern Slavery Act comes into force, they are reinforcing their position, writes Florence Chong
Green can often be used as synonym for sustainability. Christopher O’Dea asks, do institutions need to start thinking about ‘blue’ investing?
Infrastructure could play a central role in ESG allocations and the move to decarbonise economies. Christopher O’Dea reports
Investing in new sources of power and the technology assisting ‘energy transition’ is a natural avenue for ESG investors. Christopher O’Dea reports
Infrastructure represents $1.1 trillion of the annual investment required to address the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), according to the McKinsey Global Institute, making sustainable infrastructure one of the most important components in addressing the challenges and risks posed by climate change. Dillon Anderiesz from Macquarie Infrastructure Debt Investment Solutions (MIDIS) explores the role of private capital in infrastructure and how infrastructure debt is poised to be ...
Today when we think about sustainable infrastructure investment, we mainly tend to associate it with renewable energy. And yet renewable energy is only one of the cornerstones of a responsible infrastructure debt investment portfolio. Investors seeking to diversify their infrastructure portfolio would do well to look beyond renewable energy assets by also considering the many other increasingly crucial environmental, social and governance topics to find best-in-class investment opportunities.
The benchmark has assessed 903 real estate companies, funds and developers on their sustainability, covering a record 79,000 assets. Chris Pyke analyses the results
Real estate investors are starting to take the concept of impact investing seriously, writes Richard Lowe
The concept of circular economy is gaining momentum, but what about within the built environment? Elena Johansson reports
Moving beyond a mere ethical consideration, sustainability is fast becoming an important part of investment appraisal
Climate change and the science addressing it are shaping the future of real assets investing. Christopher O’Dea speaks to the investors and managers at the forefront
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Durkin to lead Cushman & Wakefield UK retail
Camurça to lead BNP Paribas REIM’s investment in France
Fouillé and Hammarlund have joined HIG’s real estate team as managing directors
Chad Phillips joins from Guggenheim Real Estate; Brian Tilton joins from CPPIB
Savills commenced search in July last year after Justin O’Connor left