sustainability

Rescuing the value in stranded assets

Stricter environmental requirements increase the risk of problem properties in the real estate sector. By Christine Mattauch

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Concrete for the future

Mineral-based construction materials are coming under criticism, with concrete – the building material of the century – of particular concern in terms of climate impact. Science and industry are working hard to decarbonise this key construction material. By Elke Hildebrandt

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Green self-sufficiency

From living lab to future standard – innovative energy concepts show how neighbourhoods can become climate friendly, including solutions for existing building stock. By Christine Mattauch

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Taking the lead

Sustainability concerns are moving centre stage for real estate companies, but the desire to introduce ESG reporting is being hampered by a lack of legislative cohesion. By Isobel Lee

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The social dimension

To date, sustainability has mostly been discussed in the real estate sector in terms of the environment and energy efficiency. Now attention is increasingly turning to the S in ESG. Many market players are taking the initiative themselves rather than waiting for rules from Brussels. By Christine Mattauch

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