Aviva Investors has appointed Ed Dixon to the newly created role of Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG), Real Assets.
ESG & Responsible Investing
The Hines Pan European Core Fund (HECF) has been recognised as the most sustainable fund in Europe of all diversified portfolios and Global Sector Leader in Real Estate Assessment by GRESB for the third year running.
CBRE Global Investors has reported another year of strong results in key environmental, social and governance (ESG) benchmarks.
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Alternative investment manager Kayne Anderson Capital Advisors (Kayne) has become a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
British Land has improved the energy intensity of its portfolio by 44 per cent and the carbon intensity by 64 per cent versus its 2009 baseline, according to the firm’s latest annual Sustainability Accounts for the year to 31 March 2019.
Kempen Capital Management (Kempen) has appointed Eszter Vitorino Fuleky to the position of Senior Responsible Investment Advisor. Within the Responsible Investment team, she will focus predominantly on corporate governance.
BREEAM, a global sustainability assessment method for masterplanning projects, infrastructure and buildings, has introduced a Pre-Approval process for its schemes.
Fund and asset manager ACTIAM has launched the ACTIAM Duurzaam Index Vastgoedfonds Europa real estate fund, which will only investing in real estate companies with a high ESG score and a demonstrable contribution to the sustainable development goals (SDGs).
Aquila Capital has mandated KlimaInvest, a Hamburg-based energy and climate protection agency, to offset all CO2 emissions related to its residential developments.