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German carbon tax targeting buildings

Since January the 1st 2021, Germany introduced also a carbon tax that will be relevant for buildings. Current regulatory plans indicate that landlords and tenants will cover the tax each by 50 %. A step up from the current 25 Euro per tonne is already part of the regulation. Find out more… or Start assessing […]

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CRREM initiative named as benchmark by Allianz Real Estate to help meet its carbon emissions and energy efficiency targets

Allianz Real Estate announces that their investments are analysed and reported against CRREM’s decarbonisation pathways. Allianz Real Estate is targeting a reduction in carbon emissions from its global portfolio of 25 per cent by 2025. The decrease is part of the firm’s wide-ranging and extensive global sustainability program initiated in 2019 and supports Allianz Real […]

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GRESB, CRREM and PCAF Join Forces

GRESB, CRREM and PCAF Join Forces

GRESB, PCAF [Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials], and CRREM [Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor] are partnering up in 2021 to provide investors and banks with the guidance they need to measure and report on their financed emissions from real estate. Furthermore, this partnership is meant to help financial institutions formulate, set, and implement forward-looking targets […]

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CRREM initiative publishes Report of “lessons learned” on Best-practice Users

With the report of “lessons learned” on Best-practise Users, the CRREM initiative published another report today. The report summarizes the lessons learned based on the “2-degree ready” reports that have been prepared by participating investors and the CRREM Global Scientific & Investor Committee (former EIC) members (1). From the completion of the “2-degree ready” reports […]

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Laudes Foundation supports CRREM

  We are very excited to announce that the Laudes Foundation will support the updates and enhancements of the CRREM Risk Assessment Tool within the next years. Laudes Foundation was launched in 2020 as part of the Brenninkmeijer family enterprise and aims at challenging and inspiring the industry to harness its power for good. Laudes […]

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New study on EU taxonomy recommends CRREM pathways

We are happy to hear that the new “EU Taxonomy Study – Evaluating the market-readiness of the EU taxonomy criteria for buildings” recommends to use of CRREM for assessing the carbon performance of existing buildings. The study initiated by CRREM partner and GSIC member DGNB and others states, that in order to improve the performance […]

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CRREM joins cooperation with IBPDI Initiative

We are happy to announce that CRREM recently joined a cooperation with IBPDI. The International Building Performance & Data Initiative (IBPDI) was founded by CRREM partner and GSIC member BuildingMinds, Microsoft and pom+ and is the first global, industry-wide data and performance standard for real estate. The initiative aims at providing a standardised, harmonized and […]

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Aberdeen Standard shares their motivation on using CRREM

In order to see if all their buildings are on the right way towards achieving net zero carbon emissions by 2050, CRREM partner and GSIC member Aberdeen Standard compares each property’s carbon intensity with external benchmarks. The Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (CRREM tool) displays country- and building-type specific decarbonisation pathways and thereby offers Aberdeen […]

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