CRREM [Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor], ULI [Urban Land Institute], Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory [Berkeley Lab] are partnering to further increase the granularity of the regional US and Canada CRREM pathways. Austria – March 29, 2023 – Measuring and understanding property related emissions is increasingly important, with the global push toward a more sustainable […]Continue reading
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Updated CRREM-SBTi pathways are now available!
The updated CRREM-SBTi aligned decarbonisation pathways for Real Estate are now available! SBTi-CRREM-pathways covers residential and the commercial real estate sector across North America, Asia-Pacific, and Europe. A new pathway for “Industrial Distribution Warehouse cooled”, as well as sub-regional pathways for USA – covering the 15 largest cities – and for Australia – covering the […]Continue reading
ABP mentions CRREM
We are happy to share with you that ABP (largest Dutch pension fund) announced their refined climate policy. It includes explicit reference to CRREM for their Real Estate portfolio. See the climate policy here Find out how CRREM can assist you in the transition of your properties!Continue reading
EPRA – ESG summit in London
We attended the EPRA ESG summit last week in London. Our project lead, Hunter Kuhlwein, talked on the panel: Net Zero: Achieving objectives or marketing hype?” together with Olivier Elamine, Andrea Palmer and Jan Willem van Kranenburg. ◼ They all agreed that there is a lot of marketing in Net Zero ambitions at the […]Continue reading
German JLL study finds proof: poor energy performance leads to massive value reductions
Eine Studie von JLL bestätigt es nun: Schlechte Energieeffizienz führt zu signifikanten Wertabschlägen bei Immobilien. Der Analyse von JLL folgend beträgt die Preisdifferenz von energetisch schlechten und guten (energieeffizienten) Immobilien im ersten Halbjahr 2022 durchschnittlich zwischen zwölf und 33 %. In wenigen Fällen liegt der Preisabschlag mit fast 50 % sogar deutlich darüber. Lesen […]Continue reading
Insufficient climate plans need action – now!
According to the UNFCC latest report the climate plans submitted by most signatories of the Paris Agreement are still not ambitious enough to limit global warming to 1.5 degree Celsius by the end of the century. The countries’ efforts are still not enough as they are leading to at least 2.5 degrees warming. Mr. Stiell, […]Continue reading
Bad news: GHG levels are hitting new highs
The World Meteorological Organization (WMO) reports that the atmospheric level of GHG reached a new record high in the last year (2021). According to WMO the methane concentrations reached their all-time-high since the measurements began about 40 years ago. Although the reason for the biggest year-on-year jump in methane concentrations is not clear, it is […]Continue reading
Awareness of stranded assets rises
Older properties run the risk of becoming stranded assets due to ESG requirements, because they slip into energy efficiency class F or worse, so that refurbishments do not pay off. According to a survey by Aurelius subsidiary Aurepa and PwC, two-thirds of asset managers fear this. Just under a third of them have 50 to […]Continue reading