ASTM’s Committee E50 on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management, and Corrective Action develops important voluntary industry standards and best practices that play a critical role in commercial real estate transactions and pollution prevention. ERIS sat down with committee chair...
ESG (environmental, social, governance), along with macro and mega economic trends are transforming the commercial real estate market and impacting brownfields redevelopment.
While financial institutions are increasingly integrating ESG factors into core processes, there’s still a gap between aspirations and results.
“Brownfield” is the technical name for an underused or abandoned industrial or commercial property. Brownfields can range from old factories to vacant warehouses; from defunct gas stations to former dry cleaning establishments.
ESG-related assets under management will increase to US$33.9-trillion by 2026, up from US$18.4-trillion in 2021, according to a PwC forecast.
Companies should be thoughtful and strategic about how they structure their voluntary and mandatory climate disclosures.
Report Summary: The Sustainability Outlook annual publication, first launched in 2021, is an opportunity for ULI to share insights from member experts on the key environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues that will impact strategic real estate and land use decision-making...
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues and the power shift in favor of sought-after employees will emerge as business-as-usual topics in 2023, even amid the uncertain global economic environment.
A new framework offers a broader, more effective approach to assessing both the internal and external aspects of a company’s social and sustainability performance.
Political backlash against environmental, social and governance investing is on the rise amid calls by the Securities and Exchange Commission to mandate climate reporting, with several...
Commercial real estate may be ahead of most industries on the ESG adoption front, given the inherent wastefulness of most office buildings.
The commercial real estate industry has had a heightened focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) initiatives over the last few decades.
Anne Austin recently joined Industry Insights host Joel Simon to discuss the key considerations and drivers of the Biden administration’s major regulatory initiatives.
ESG is all the rage in real estate. But what goes into a rating is unclear. This year, real estate awoke to its status as the quiet villain of climate change.
Gone are the days where organizations are mechanically evaluated based on balance sheets and book value alone. Tangible assets are now merely a piece of the corporate pie. A well-articulated sustainability plan is a necessary ingredient.