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Sustainability

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: ADIA's Robson joins MSCI to lead real estate research

Fri, 17 Feb 2017By IPE staff

MSCI, Abu Dhabi Investment Authority, Union Investment, TLG Immobilien

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People moves: Steil to retire from NCREIF role

Tue, 14 Feb 2017By IPE staff

NCREIF, Grainger, Liberty Living, Invesco, Generali, Syntrus Achmea, Provast

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People moves: Scemama replaces Vaquier at AXA IM-Real Assets

Fri, 10 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Vaquier leaves after decade at helm

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People moves: Blackstone's Hutchings named Capital & Regional CEO

Wed, 8 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Capital & Regional, Blackstone, Barings Real Estate, Redevco, M&G, Invesco, M7 Real Estate, Alter Domus, CBRE, Get Living, BNP Paribas Real Estate, Colliers

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Brunswick hires ex-TIAA European head for new UK business

Mon, 6 Feb 2017By IPE staff

Build-to-rent sector one investment area for venture

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People moves: Yamada joins Japan's GPIF as head of real estate

Wed, 1 Feb 2017By IPE staff

GPIF, Universal-Investment, BMO Real Estate Partners, Standard Life Investments

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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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Connecticut considers $50m commitment to Gerding Edlen fund

Thu, 10 Nov 2016By Jon Peterson

US pension fund looking for additional value-add funds

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Survey: Allocations rise as infrastructure no longer deemed expensive

Wed, 12 Oct 2016By

IPE Institutional Infrastructure Survey launched today at real assets conference

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