Towards Net Zero: Why the US Industrial Sector is Adopting BREEAM

18 March 2022
by Peter Howle, Senior Sustainability and Energy Consultant There are two numbers every real estate professional should know about climate change: the first is 11.7 billion, the second is zero. 11.7 […]

Cradle to Cradle® in the built environment – Building good instead of less badly

15 January 2022
“A building like a tree. A city like a forest.” This quote by Michael Braungart & William McDonough, the two founders of the Cradle to Cradle® (C2C) design concept, describes […]

Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD) – the European Commission publishes its revision proposal

7 January 2022
On 15 December 2021, the European Commission published its proposal for a revision of the Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD). The main objective behind the review is to align […]

COP26: outcomes and implications for sustainable real estate investment

16 December 2021
by Patrick Rogers & Agathe Kuhn  Running over a two-week period in Glasgow from (31st October to 12th November), the annual United Nations Conference of the Parties (COP) is a […]

UK government announces formal plans to introduce legislation requiring companies and financial institutions to make mandatory climate-related disclosure

17 November 2021
by Ding Li, Agathe Kuhn and Olivia O’Brien The countries least responsible for the climate crisis have to a great degree been hit hardest by its worsening impacts. This is […]

Scope 3: The Main Challenge In Carbon Footprint

27 September 2021
As the need to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions becomes increasingly urgent, understanding the sources of these emissions is crucial. By understanding the carbon footprint of an asset or a […]

ESG metrics in real estate

27 September 2021
By Anneli Tostar “You can’t manage what you don’t measure.” Most sustainability professionals have heard this adage enough times to repeat it in our sleep (and possibly illicit an eye […]

IPCC: climate scientists sound the alarm about irreversible climate effects

9 August 2021
“The Sixth Assessment Report (Working Group I) by the International Governmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is a harrowing testament to the unequivocal and irreversible damage that we have and […]

The case for ‘bounce-forward,’ climate-resilient infrastructure

16 July 2021
Carson Smith The concept of resilience has been at the forefront of global discussions in recent years. The 100 Resilient Cities program (now the Resilient Cities Network) was launched in […]

Global ESG Consultancy Longevity Partners launches Longevity Power to deliver renewable energy solutions and strategies for businesses

23 June 2021
The new standalone company will work with corporates to implement net zero carbon and electric vehicle infrastructure programmes for clients’  real assets, acting as a one-stop-shop. Monday 21st June, 2021, London, UK: […]

Energy efficiency: The unsung hero of Net Zero Carbon

2 June 2021
Anneli Tostar, Laure Ferrand, Tessa Lee, and LeAnna Roaf / Longevity Partners & The Climate Group   On Wednesday, May 26th, industry leaders came together for a webinar to discuss […]

Breakdown of The UN Sustainable Development Goals For Logistic Assets

19 May 2021
By Mélanie Martinasso In my previous article “Aligning Your Logistic Asset With The Un Sustainable Development Goal[MM1] s”, I argued that integrating a certification plan into any new or existing constructions […]

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