A Decade of Planet Mark – EVORA Global Achieves Certification for 10th Year Running

We are thrilled to announce that EVORA Global has achieved Planet Mark certification for the tenth consecutive year. Planet Mark is a highly-regarded sustainability certification that verifies and measures carbon and social data to reduce emissions and achieve the UN SDGs. The certification recognises continuous improvement, encourages action, and builds an empowered community of like-minded…

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Insights into the GRESB Infrastructure Assessment and Key Changes for 2021

By Matthew Brundle and Natalie Sinha. Globally, the demand for public and private sector investment into infrastructure is growing, alongside increased demand for investors to have robust environmental, social and governance (ESG) information for managing risk and opportunities within their portfolios.  Whilst Real Estate investments have benefited from a number of reporting frameworks and guidelines, historically, there has…

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BREEAM In-Use Version 6 Released – Headline Changes

Earlier this month, BRE released the latest version of the BREEAM In-Use International Scheme, Version 6. The uptake of BREEAM In-Use assessments has increased significantly over recent years, so there is no doubt that the requirements of the new standard will have a wide-reaching impact.  With this in mind, let’s take a look at the…

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Understanding the GRESB 2018 Fee Structure for Real Estate Assessment

Since its inception in 2009, GRESB has been ‘free’ at the point of use for entities submitted by non-member fund managers or property companies. From 2018, non-members in selected markets[1] will be required to pay a fee of EUR3,500 or USD4,100 per entity (i.e. per submission). Fees for members have also shifted upwards by around…

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