Saturday November 28, 2020

Hannah Dwyer: A new climate for sustainable investors

Sustainability is becoming of increasing importance for investors in the current climate

8th March, 2020
There is increasing evidence that operating costs for buildings are lower when efficiencies are improved, this in turn has a positive impact on the value of an asset. Picture: Getty

With 40 per cent of global carbon emissions coming from real estate, there has been an increasing emphasis on sustainability for the sector in the last few years, but in 2020 it is emerging as the key focus for strategies across all real estate sectors.

This is particularly the case for investors and landlords, with an increasing number of funds investing in sustainable buildings or looking to make their existing portfolios more sustainable.

A growing number of...

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