Transport for London (TfL) has today been awarded a GRESB 5 Star rating, with an overall score of 93 out a maximum of 100. GRESB is one of the leading environmental, social and governance benchmarks for real estate and infrastructure investments across the world, examining their environmental, social and governance performance.
ESG & Responsible Investing
ESR Cayman Limited (ESR), an APAC focused logistics real estate platform, has reaffirmed its commitment to long-term sustainable growth by announcing its five-year vision roadmap and targets around ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) performance.
Dutch institutional real estate manager Bouwinvest Real Estate Investors has been awarded five stars in this year’s Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) rankings for its Dutch Residential Fund and Dutch Hotel Fund.
Tritax Big Box REIT has priced GBP250 million of unsecured green bonds maturing on 27 November 2033 (the 2033 Notes) under the Company’s GBP1.5 billion Euro Medium Term Note Programme (the EMTN Programme).
Artisan Real Estate is set to invest GBP150 million in residential development in Scotland over the next 12 months in a bid to raise standards for sustainable living in prime city centre locations in Edinburgh and Glasgow.
RepRisk, an ESG data science firm combining machine learning with human intelligence to identify and assess ESG risks, and Apex Group (Apex), a global financial services provider, have teamed up to expand access to material ESG risk data for private markets participants.
JLL's EMEA CEO Guy Grainger is to move into a new role as Global Head of Sustainability Services & ESG with effect from 1 January, 2021.
New research from Alpha Real Capital (Alpha), a specialist manager of secure income real assets, reveals that 80 per cent of European professional investors now have social real estate firmly on their radar as an investment opportunity and over the next two years around 30 per cent expect pension funds and other institutional investors to increase their real estate allocation to funds offering a social benefit.
London, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Bristol and Bournemouth make list of world's top cities for environmental action
Global environmental non-profit CDP has announces the 88 global cities that continue to lead on environmental action and transparency during 2020, despite the pressures of tackling Covid-19.
Analysis by GRESB has confirmed that Hamburg-based real asset specialist Aquila Capital's ESG framework meets the highest industry standards.