Previous years Library
EPRA has been recognising the critical significance of transparent, accurate and comparable ESG data for the listed real estate sector since 2011 with the launch of the EPRA sBPR reporting standards. To celebrate its 10th anniversary, we partnered with KPMG to deliver the first survey dedicated to the progression of the sector's sustainability disclosure and its performance over the years.
Several case studies from Urban Land Institute’s Tenant Energy Optimization Program show that even very different lines of business and companies benefit from investing in energy efficient measures for leased buildings, with substantial return on investment (ROI) for medium and long-term leases.
Waste management is at the heart of the circular economy concept. By engaging with stakeholders, from employees to tenants, Workspace is giving proof not only of the benefits of increased recycling but also of social engagement, showing how the E and S and G are in fact substantially linked together.
The Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosure, whose recommendations have been released in 2017, represents one of the latest major effort to increase companies’ disclosure level on climate-related risks and opportunities. Landsec is committed to draw its sustainability disclosure along with its recommendations and other relevant standards.
Investor Expectations for listed Real Estate Companies: Background on real estate sector developments
Report from the IIGCC on the main improvements in the real estate sectors on GHG emissions reductions, policy and regulations developments and disclosures as seen from the investor community, which set its expectations for best practices in the real estate sector to adopt in tackling climate change.
Report from the Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (CRREM), including EPRA's contribution, which covers the science-based decarbonising of the EU commercial real estate sector.
Watch the highlight video from our 2018 Sustainability Workshop and hear all the insights from our speakers and panellists on future challenges and opportunities for the listed real estate sector.
Why are we so reluctant to act on climate change, despite the accelerating warning signs that urgent action is needed? Watch the presentation with Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at UCL, to find out why.
Take a look at the full presentation by Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at UCL, from our 2018 Sustainability Workshop, on the reluctance to address climate change and what listed real estate companies can do to lead the change.
Navigate through the GRESB Real Estate Assessment and MSCI ESG rating and the future developments of these benchmarking initiatives.
Discover the main pillars of a sustainability strategy, the main benefits of adopting sustainability practices and the close-up on ESG disclosures and reporting.
Discover the scope and coverage of the EPRA sBPR Database, the first platform entirely dedicated to publicly dislosed ESG information of European listed real estate companies.
Participants of the Sustainability Workshop discuss diversity and inclusion initiatives in listed real estate and across other industries, from gender balance to talent retainment.
The European listed real estate industry is improving the gender diversity of its management teams with women making up 28% of company board memberships in 2017. Discover the infographic on EPRA’s latest diversity research.