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Sustainability

Sustainability: The green imperative

May/June 2017 (Magazine)

The real estate industry needs to become a more active participant in reducing carbon emissions. Richard Peiser and Thomas Wiegelmann explain

Sustainability: Maximum impact

November/December 2016 (Magazine)

Millions of pounds of social benefit are needlessly being lost. Debbie Hobbs explains why social value should be measured in real estate investments

Sustainability: A moving target

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

The latest data from GRESB are in, benchmarking the sustainable performance of real estate investors and companies. Christopher Pyke looks at the results

Sustainability: Green building in Asia

September/October 2016 (Magazine)By

Asian office markets have made significant improvements to their sustainability. But there is room for progress, writes Tim Shen

Sustainability: Following through after Paris

March/April 2016 (Magazine)

Commitments set in Paris to cut carbon emissions have big implications for real estate. Eric Usher explains what the 2°C upper limit means for investors 

The COP21 climate summit celebrates its landmark agreements

Renewable Energy: COP21 acts as a catalyst

January/February 2016 (Magazine)By Maha Khan Phillips

The sector will become increasingly important for institutional investors as environmental policies kick in. But, for now, renewable infrastructure valuations remain high, writes Maha Khan Phillips

Sustainability: Benchmarking the lenders

January/February 2016 (Magazine)

GRESB has extended its remit into real estate debt. Sara Anzinger explains why it is important to track the sustainability performance of lenders

Sustainability: Capturing the full value

November/December 2015 (Magazine)

Investors will prosper when they treat sustainability as an integral part of real estate asset value, writes Scott Muldavin

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Sustainability: Green and gold

November/December 2015 (Magazine)

Refurbishing SME office space to incorporate environmental features can be good for the planet, good for tenants – and good for investor returns, writes Simon Ringer

Sustainability: Being responsible is not a luxury

November/December 2015 (Magazine)

Developing sustainable facilities makes clear business sense for the world’s largest logistics landlord, writes Jeannie Renné-Malone

Sustainability: The rise of the Green Stars

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

Entities measured by the GRESB Sustainability index are making more plans, implementing more measures, and collecting more data, says Christopher Pyke

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Sustainability: Quantifying ‘green alpha’

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

It is now possible for investors to quantify ‘green’ alpha, which is created predominantly through active energy management, write Tim Mockett and Chris Strathon

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Sustainability: Work in progress

September/October 2015 (Magazine)

Progress has been made in bringing sustainability into institutional real estate investment activities. But more needs to be done, writes Don Jordison

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Energy: Renewable risk

Infrastructure, June 2015 (Magazine)

There are performance variables unique to renewable infrastructure. Aaron Konrad looks at the key criteria for analysing funds in the sector

Europe: The green continent

May/June 2015 (Magazine)

A new global index demonstrates the influence of EU regulation on sustainability performance of the region, writes Ben Farnell

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People moves: MetLife's Reagen to run Americas research at TH Real Estate

Tue, 18 Jul 2017By IPE staff

QIC, Corpus Sireo, Swiss Life KVG, Hamilton Lane, Tunstall, CBRE

Graeme Eadie

Eadie to step down from global real assets role at Canada Pension Plan

Thu, 6 Jul 2017By

Graeme Eadie to step back later this month after 12 years with the pension fund

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People moves: Damian Hill to leave REST Industry Super

Mon, 26 Jun 2017By IPE staff

REST, NW1 Partners, Delancey, AXA Investment Managers–Real Assets, TH Real Estate

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People moves: Paine, Vanhanan to co-head RE at Aberdeen/Standard Life

Wed, 21 Jun 2017By IPE staff

Barwood Capital, StepStone Real Estate, TH Real Estate, Goodwin, Capview Partners

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People moves: Findlay-Shirras takes fundraising role at First Property

Mon, 19 Jun 2017

First Property Group, Redevco, AXA Investment Managers–Real Assets, Niam

Olly Olsen (left to right), Lloyd Dorfman, Charlie Green, The Office Group

Blackstone buys flexible workspace specialist The Office Group

Mon, 19 Jun 2017By

Acquisition of majority interest values London-based company at £500m

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Bridges Fund Management is building homes in Abbey Wood, UK

UK and US pension funds back £220m real estate impact fund

Fri, 30 Jun 2017By

Local authority funds among investors in latest fund from Bridges Fund Management

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PRI launches workstream for 'sustainable infrastructure solutions'

Mon, 27 Feb 2017By

Expert advisory committee includes pension investors such as Canada’s bcIMC and Sweden’s AMF Pension

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Tages Capital raises €155m for Italian photovoltaic strategy

Fri, 3 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Closed-ended fund investing in solar panels backed by Italian institutions

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Northern Trust launches GRESB sustainable index-tracking REIT fund

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By

Dutch pooled fund provides exposure to developed market real estate companies

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QIC Global Infrastructure Fund buys Australian wind farm

Thu, 19 Jan 2017By Florence Chong

Silverton Wind Farm in New South Wales bought by manager

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Investa Commercial Property Fund backed by Australia's CEFC

Fri, 2 Dec 2016By Florence Chong

CEFC gives Investa fund AUD110m (€76.8m)

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