Entries by Paul Sutcliffe

Don’t forget to renew your heat network registrations.

Under the Heat Network (Metering and Billing) Regulations 2014; organisations must ensure that heat networks remain registered.  There is a requirement to renew every 4 years. For most organisations this deadline will be 31 December 2019. About the Heat Network Regulations A heat supplier obligated under the regulations is defined as a person (or organisation) […]

Gaining an EDGE: Engineering and building physics services

At EVORA we know from long experience there is a huge amount of unlocked potential in existing commercial buildings. But we see time and again how the realisation of that potential is so often obstructed by the long and complicated supply chains involved. That’s why we set up EVORA EDGE, our engineering and building physics […]

Health, Wellbeing and Resilience: where do we start?

Earlier this month, we had the pleasure of hosting our first breakfast event in our newly expanded London office. Speakers included our own Oli Pye, Jo Smallwood from M&G Real Estate, Richard Hamilton-Grey from TH Real Estate and Roxana Isaiu of GRESB. A lively two hours of presentation and discussion followed. Many points and some […]

GRESB 2018: The Results

At EVORA, we support a broad range of clients to complete GRESB submissions – from new starters and organisations just starting out on development of their ESG strategies through to industry leaders. This year, we assisted around 70 submissions.  It has been (and continues to be) challenging work. However, we are delighted with the results.  We […]

GRESB 2018: A Call to Arms!

Following the release of individual respondent-level GRESB results on Friday 7th September, overall results were presented by GRESB in London on Tuesday 11th September. Results presentations will continue to be delivered by GRESB around the world throughout September. Headline figures presented demonstrated both the increased level of interest in GRESB and the positive impact the […]

EVORA sustainability consultancy services for UBS Asset Management

PRESS RELEASE – 14 September 2018 Download the full press release here. UBS Asset Management appoints sustainability specialist EVORA to deliver sustainability consultancy services on a three-year instruction. EVORA, the independent pan-European sustainability consultancy is pleased to announce its appointment by UBS Asset Management (UBS) Real Estate & Private Markets-Europe (REPM) business on a three-year […]

GRESB 2018: over, not done with!

With GRESB over we talked to a number of staff across our business to get a view on experiences faced, whilst it was still fresh in the team’s mind. Supporting the team for our busiest ever GRESB season. Paul Sutcliffe – Director I’ve lost count of the number of GRESB submissions I have supported over […]

Future of Work at the 40 Percent Symposium

Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, machine deep learning, Internet of Things, big data analytics to name but are a few are the buzz words we now hear regularly. Will these define the Future of Work or is there a greater dynamic? The Future of Work Recent research by Oxford university estimates that a staggering 35% of jobs […]

Net Zero and Science Based Targets – Connecting the Dots

This blog is part of our Net Zero series for World Green Building Week 2017 – read more here. I was recently asked how Science Based Targets are connected to Zero Carbon Buildings – hmmm, I thought, interesting question. Let’s start with the definitions. Science Based Targets In response to mounting environmental, social and political […]