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Tools for a better ESG future

With ESG month officially in full swing, what a better time to shine the spotlight on the INREV tools available to help our community in achieving transparency and comparability across the industry. 

The INREV Due Diligence Questionnaire (DDQ) helps investors to select the most suitable non-listed real estate vehicle. Since its launch in 2007, it has become the most popular INREV tool, used by nearly 65% of members. 

Last summer, we  introduced an updated version of the DDQ which is streamlined to make it quicker and easier to use. The new version is aligned with the latest INREV Guidelines and Global Definitions Database to make it consistent and adaptable across the globe. 

The new DDQ places more emphasis to sustainability and integrating ESG factors into the investor decision-making processes. It also encourages investment managers to highlight their concrete ESG plans and practical sustainability initiatives relating to their investment portfolio and their organisations.

Additionally, the online Assessment tool features new market and compliance averages, including sustainability reporting , and can be used to measure vehicles against industry best practice and determine the level of compliance with the INREV Guidelines. 

View the updated Assessment Tool  View the updated DDQ