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The Well Ratings: a Targeted Commitment to Occupant Health and Wellbeing

21 March 2024
The evolution of wellbeing from simply a buzzword a decade ago to its explosion as a guiding principle post-pandemic has produced a remarkable shift in the real estate industry. In […]

On transparency in Responsible Investing, and Longevity Partners’ PRI Reporting Tool

13 April 2023
Transparency & UNPRI signatory reporting in 2023 Institutional investors increasingly recognize the importance of integrating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations into their investment decision-making. To this end, the United […]

From Risk Management to Value Creation: Why Sustainable Due Diligence is Critical

22 March 2023
2022 was transformational for real estate investment activities. New frameworks such as the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR), SRI and the EU Taxonomy brought a new layer of complexity and […]

Building a Strong Foundation: The Value of DEI in Commercial Real Estate

12 December 2022
Before stepping into any great building, it must first be constructed. And the key to constructing a great building? Establishing a strong foundation. New York skyscrapers didn’t just appear. Architects […]

Analysis: The Challenges of Human Rights in Real Estate Supply Chains

7 December 2022
Though ESG (Environment, Social, and Governance) is becoming an ever-prominent topic across industries and geographies, the disparate attention given to the E, relative to the S and G, is an […]

COP27 Round-Up: International Climate Negotiations and the Real Estate Sector

5 December 2022
Summary: Despite controversies, obstacles and geopolitical tension, there was at least one point of international agreement to come from the COP27 negotiations: we have entered a critical decade for climate […]

Energy Efficiency in Shopping Centers

30 November 2022
A shopping center is generally regarded as a building, or a complex of buildings, designed and built to contain a group of retail stores and service establishments, usually with large […]

Passive design: Keeping you comfortable without using energy 

27 October 2022
As energy prices rise and the race to Net Zero Carbon rages on, high-tech options may often seem like the only solution. However, it is important to remember the fundamental […]

Recent heatwaves draw much needed attention to the need to adapt buildings to increasing temperatures 

6 October 2022
The UKs recent heatwave, breaking record temperatures by reaching up to 40.3⁰C on July 19th, has caused many to pause and give thought for what a typical summer will look […]

Disclosure requirements and ESG risk: Understanding changes in sustainable finance

15 September 2022
The effects of climate change are being seen in ever-increasing clarity this summer: wildfires and heatwaves across the world have begun earlier in the season and with greater intensity, with […]

West Virginia v. EPA

29 July 2022
In a 6-3 decision on June 30th, 2022, the United States Supreme Court ruled in favor of West Virginia in West Virginia v. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), ruling to reduce […]

The Circular Economy and Embodied Carbon, two sides of the same coin

20 July 2022
Circular Economy is a principle that has long existed but has only recently gained popularity. In fact, one could argue that the concept has always existed, since circularity is an […]

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