The concept of net zero energy building and green construction

Climate concerns are no longer waiting at our doorstep; they have crossed the threshold and demand immediate action. The commercial real estate industry is responding to these concerns with a push for net zero energy buildings and green construction, paving the path towards a sustainable future. What classifies as [...]

By |2023-09-19T14:50:16+02:002023-09-19|ESG Real Estate|

ESG framework: A key component on the road to sustainability

Commercial real estate (CRE) plays a significant role in today’s world economy but also leaves a significant environmental footprint. The CRE industry needs to become more sustainable with rising worries about climate change and social fairness. One key component of creating a more sustainable future for the industry is [...]

By |2023-09-19T14:53:38+02:002023-09-04|ESG Real Estate|

Commercial energy audits: What they offer & why they matter

On average, 30% of the energy used in commercial buildings goes to waste. Auditing energy usage allows your facility to identify these waste areas and reduce operating costs. A commercial energy audit offers a standardized methodology to examine every building’s energy usage. This methodology allows you to compare your [...]

By |2023-09-19T14:58:46+02:002023-06-19|ESG Real Estate|

EU’s CSRD directive and its impact on your company

Scheduled to come into effect in January 2024, the EU’s Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive (CSRD) aims to revolutionize how sustainability reporting is conducted across Europe. For those in the commercial real estate (CRE) sector, grasping the CSRD and its implications is vital. It goes beyond traditional financial reporting by [...]

By |2023-09-19T14:59:07+02:002023-06-13|ESG Real Estate|

Carbon accounting: Sustainable operations made easy

The commercial real estate industry has stepped up to redefine sustainability in a world of environmental challenges. Part of this transition involves the use of carbon accounting. By measuring and managing greenhouse gas emissions, carbon accounting has become a driving force for businesses determined to make a positive impact. [...]

By |2023-09-19T14:59:46+02:002023-06-02|ESG Real Estate|

BREEAM Certification: A Standard for Sustainable Buildings

BREEAM certification offers a holistic approach to sustainable building design, taking into account the economic, social, and environmental impacts of buildings throughout their lifecycle. The importance of BREEAM In-Use and the certification is growing due to the natural environment being impacted greatly by the expansion of our cities. Not [...]

By |2023-06-01T16:06:55+02:002023-05-12|ESG Real Estate|

Embracing the green movement in commercial real estate

As our world continues to grapple with the devastating impacts of climate change, a new generation of property owners and investors now run the commercial real estate industry. This new generation seeks to embrace a more sustainable future clearly shown by the widespread adoption of the green movement. What [...]

By |2023-06-01T16:10:18+02:002023-04-13|ESG Real Estate|

Building an ESG data platform for the real estate industry

If you're involved in the real estate industry, you may have heard the term ESG being thrown around a lot lately. ESG stands for environmental, social, and governance. It refers to the non-financial factors affecting a company's performance and reputation. In recent years, it went from a fancy buzzword [...]

By |2023-07-04T16:35:43+02:002023-03-15|ESG Real Estate|

Living Building Challenge

What is the Living Building Challenge? The Living Building Challenge is a visionary program that sets the highest sustainable design and construction standards. Developed by the International Living Future Institute, the program involves a certification system beyond traditional green building standards. It requires buildings to operate entirely on renewable [...]

By |2023-06-01T16:11:16+02:002023-02-13|ESG Real Estate|

LEED Certificate: Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design

Environmental protection efforts are constantly jeopardized by increasing carbon emissions, plastic trash production, and underdeveloped infrastructure systems. As most of today's infrastructure designs are haphazard, planned out sustainable new construction is essential to finding a solution to these issues. To help solve these environmental issues, the U.S. Green Building [...]

By |2023-03-09T10:09:54+02:002022-08-17|ESG Real Estate|