Navigating Sustainable Financing in the US Real Estate Debt Market

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The Emergence of Sustainable Commercial Real Estate Debt In recent years, the market for sustainability in commercial real estate debt has been on the upswing, mirroring the growing importance of sustainability in finance. This is further boosted by wider economic forces, which have expanded the appeal, and returns, of fixed-income products. Investors, lenders, and borrowers…

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EVORA Global Expands Operations in Nordics Region to Meet Growing Demand for Sustainable Real Asset Solutions

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EVORA Global is thrilled to announce the launch of its operations in the Nordics region. This strategic expansion is a key component of EVORA’s broader growth strategy, driven by increasing client demand for innovative and comprehensive sustainability services in the real asset sector. In a significant move to bolster its presence in the region, EVORA…

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Key Drivers of Sustainable Finance in 2024

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Sustainable finance has been driven by bottom-up pressure from consumers and employees, top-down pressure from governments and regulators, and from the market itself which is realizing both the need for and value of sustainability in asset management. With the intersection of these pressures, the appetite for sustainable finance has grown. According to PWC, the sustainable…

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Top 5 ESG Trends in Nordic Real Estate

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The Nordics have a reputation of being some of the most sustainable (and happiest!) countries in the world. This is no exception when it comes to commercial real estate as many look to the Nordics as a leading example when it comes to how they can improve sustainability within their own portfolios. With EVORA’s recent…

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EVORA Global Announces Acquisition of METRY

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Transformative merger is set to redefine the landscape of real asset sustainability data to make it ‘analytics-ready’ and set new benchmarks for the industry. EVORA Global today announces its strategic acquisition of METRY, Europe’s number one platform for environmental data collection. The move will establish new standards in data excellence and technological innovation, delivering comprehensive…

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CSRD Goes Further in 2024

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I’m sure by now you’ve heard about the new kid on the ESG reporting block – the Corporate Sustainability Reporting Directive, or CSRD. The CSRD was recently adopted by the European Commission as part of the European Green Deal to take over from the Non-Financial Reporting Directive (NFRD). It is a piece of legislation providing…

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COP28 Agreements and EVORA Reflections

COP stands for Conference of the Parties and it is the world’s biggest climate meeting. The supreme decision-making body of the Convention has representation from all States that are signatories (or Parties) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCC). They have the duty to assess the effects of the measures introduced to…

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GRESB Infrastructure Results Event Panel Discussion Summary

The GRESB Infrastructure Results Event for 2023, co-hosted by EVORA Global and held at the UBS offices in London, provided a platform for in-depth discussions on the current state and future trajectory of ESG reporting within the infrastructure investment landscape.   Cathy Granneman from GRESB presented key insights into the 2023 GRESB Infrastructure results, setting the…

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Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) – EVORA Insights

New sustainability disclosure requirements (SDR) and a labelling system for investment products have been released by the UK’s Financial Conduct Authority, with some requirements set to take effect as soon as 2024. Context On November 28th 2023, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) released the long-anticipated Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investments labelling system. The regime has…

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