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.

Real estate guidance

Sustainable real estate investment: Implementing the Paris Climate agreement - an action framework

Sustainable real estate investment: Implementing the Paris Climate agreement

Identify key drivers and overcome the most common barriers to action for integrating ESG and climate change risks into real estate investments.

Sustainability Metrics: Translation and impact on property investment and management

Sustainability Metrics: Translation and impact on property investment and management

Sustainability has rapidly risen on the business and investment agendas of property (real estate) organisations in recent times.

RealEstate-DDQ

Responsible investment DDQ for real estate investors

This responsible investment due diligence questionnaire (DDQ) has been developed to help investors appraising potential real estate investment managers to evaluate how a manager handles environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors.

Case studies

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Case study: A strategy for investing in sustainable REITs

2019-05-28T13:04:00+01:00

Case study by Vert Asset Management

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Case study: Affordable housing solutions in the Dutch care business

2019-01-08T09:00:00+00:00

Case study by Hartelt Fund Management

Webinar

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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