Participation in the 2020 GRESB Real Estate Benchmark leaps 22% amid accelerating investor demand for ESG data

As a part of Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (CRREM) project, GRESB applied the CRREM Tool to estimate data reported in the 2020 Assessment. The GRESB’s early analysis of participants who were able to provide 100% data coverage in Europe shows that average GHG intensity of participants exceeds the CRREM 2C pathway by 2035, and […]

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Real estate market. decarbonization and economic growth (Mercado inmobiliario, descarbonización y crecimiento económico)

CRREM has organized a seminar for Students (Master course in Economics and PhD Student in Economics) about how to apply the tool and the impact on building investment. The organization was in collaboration with the ‘Cátedra de Transformación del Modelo Económico Valenciano’ and several experts on finance, public management and valuers attended. The seminar reached […]

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Castellum backs CRREM

CRREM is happy to announce that Castellum is supporting the CRREM project. Castellum is one of Sweden’s largest listed real estate companies. Its leading position in sustainability will be a great contribution to the project. Here you can read the press release: Castellum joins EU backed project to reduce climate risks in real estate Some media […]

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Aberdeen Standard Investment ‘Thinking Aloud’ Post

Aberdeen Standard Investment has posted a new article in its ‘Thinking Aloud’ section. The post shows the opinion of this company about the net-zero emissions challenge. Companies, cities and countries have pledged to become net-zero by 2050. But is it enough? Read the full article at Net zero – idle promises?

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IIGCC has published the draft Net Zero Investment Framework

IIGCC has published an advanced version of the consultation report ‘Net Zero Investment Framework’, from the Paris Aligned Investment Initiative. This document provides a practical blueprint for investors, with the goal to maximise their contribution in tackling climate change and achieving net zero emissions globally by 2050.+ Find the full document at PAII Net Zero […]

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CRREM has received the ARES Best Paper Award

The American Real Estate Society (ARES) has awarded the first paper of CRREM as the best of the European market. ARES has honoured this research with the “Best Paper European market” award. The paper was published in JOSRE and is available at https://www.tandfonline.com/toc/rsre20/11/1?nav=tocList  

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Google’s tool ‘Environmental Insights Explorer’ is now available in Europe

Google created a tool to help cities to measure their pollution and their emission levels. The tool, which was available in the US, shows now information about Birmingham, Manchester and Dublin. In the future, other European cities like Wolverhampton, Coventry and Copenhagen will appear. The Environmental Insights Explorer (EIE) offers data about: building emissions transport […]

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IETA Annual GHG Market Sentiment Survey 2019

The ‘GHG Market Sentiment Survey 2019’ made by the members of the International Emissions Trade Association (IETA), has asked several participants of the trade emissions market, about their expectations regarding the emissions level and their prices. Most of the surveyed answered that they expect an increase in the emissions prices, but they think this will […]

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EU Summary of Energy Modelling

The EU includes in its website a page where the different methodologies of analysis are summarized. This section collects the Reference Scenario and other models. These scenarios and models are made to asses in energy policies, and to evaluate their effectiveness and potential consequences of these proposals. The EU has included information, guides, access to […]

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