Real estate

A solid investment case for incorporating ESG factors, a competitive market and well-established regulation have encouraged real estate investors to implement some of the most comprehensive approaches to responsible investment. Nevertheless, ESG factors such as climate risk, and fragmented sustainability standards, still pose challenges to responsible investment in real estate. To find out more about the PRI’s work on real estate, contact us.

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An introduction to responsible investment: Real estate


A guide to managing ESG issues in real estate

Real estate guidance

Case studies

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Case study: A strategy for investing in sustainable REITs


Case study by Vert Asset Management


Case study: Affordable housing solutions in the Dutch care business


Case study by Hartelt Fund Management


This webinar takes a detailed look at the practicalities of setting targets related to climate change for a real estate portfolio, with a particular focus on net zero targets.

PRI signatories with real estate investments

■ 672 - PRI signatories with real estate investments

■ 68: specialist real estate signatories (>50 per cent of their AuM is internally-managed real estate)*

■ $3.24 trillion: real estate AuM of PRI signatories*

■ 64 per cent of IPE’s top 100 real estate investment managers are PRI signatories

*Data taken from 2019 PRI Reporting & Assessment process. Excludes signatories that did not report because they are in their grace period. To explore more of the PRI’s data, go to the Data Portal.

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