Entries by Simon Cripps

Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting – What does it mean for you?

Following extensive consultation the UK Government has announced the new Streamlined Energy and Carbon Reporting framework (SECR), beginning April 2019. But how will it work and what does it mean for businesses? Since its initial announcement in 2016, the Department for Business, Energy, and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has been working on a new framework to […]

GRESB Survey: We answer your questions

With many of us currently knee-deep in spreadsheets for this year’s GRESB submissions, we took some time out to speak with one of our Consultants and ask your questions about the GRESB survey. About the survey GRESB is an investor-driven assessment of sustainability performance, that gives Real Estate and Infrastructure funds of all shapes and […]

GRESB Infrastructure Survey: What is it?

EVORA is now entering its seventh year of helping entities produce GRESB Real Estate Survey submissions, and with each passing cycle we have accrued more expertise, expanded our client base, and become leaders in the field. Last year we provided comprehensive support to 26 funds and general support to many others, and this year the […]

BEIS framework consultation: Streamlined Energy & Carbon Reporting

Last month, the Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) opened a consultation on their new proposed framework for energy and carbon reporting. This process has the potential to bring environmental data smoothly into the mainstream, but could also just create further tangles in the knot that is the current energy reporting landscape. Between […]

Does the UK’s net zero future need the EU ETS?

The 2008 Climate Change Act already commits the UK to an 80% reduction in emissions compared to 1990 levels by 2050. However, the unwritten long-term target hopefully is, or at least should be, to achieve complete carbon neutrality. Since its inception in 2005, the European Union Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS) has been Europe’s flagship […]

GRESB 2018 Top Tips. Part 2 of 2

Looking to boost your GRESB 2018 score but not sure where to start? Never fear, as here at EVORA we have conducted extensive analysis of results and come up with some tips and tricks for picking up points. Read Part 1 ‘What have we learnt from the GRESB 2017 results?‘ here. Visit our GRESB support […]

What have we learnt? GRESB 2017 Analysis. Part 1 of 2

The GRESB 2017 results show that comprehensive support from EVORA significantly improves performance, helping you maximise and showcase your environmental credentials and add value to your portfolio. Visit our GRESB support service page. The GRESB 2017 cycle is officially over. The points have been tallied, the reports released, and the winners named. But there’s no […]