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Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for Non-Listed Real Estate Investments

Environmental, social and governance issues in non-listed real estate investments has become an essential element in the decision making process of investors. Real estate plays a pivotal role in meeting the 17 SDGs (Sustainable Development Goals) of the United Nations and the Paris Agreement has placed sustainable policies at the forefront of corporate agendas. This page brings all our ESG resources, guidance and insights together in one place.


Sustainable Investment Principles  

Last updated on 31 May 2024

The Sustainable Investment Principles aim to help investors and investment managers assess sustainable investments under SFDR Article 2(17) by clarifying the regulation and suggesting additional indicators to align with current market ambitions. Access the paper, infographic, briefing recording and presentation below.

SDR application to real estate investment briefing  

Last updated on 15 Feb 2024

Louisa Chender, ESG Policy & Advisory at FCA and Shuen Chan, Head of Responsible Investment & Sustainability at Legal & General Investment Management Real Assets discussed the implications and the strategic challenges and opportunities associated with the FCA's recent proposals on SDR and labels for non-listed real estate investment.

INREV Response to FCA GC23/3 Greenwashing Consultation  

Last updated on 25 Jan 2024

On 23 January, INREV filed a response to the FCA consultation on Guidance on the anti-greenwashing rule welcoming the views expressed by the FCA aiming to protect investors from misleading information

Sustainable Investment Survey 2023  

Last updated on 13 Nov 2023

This survey offers insights into how the real estate industry approaches the definition of sustainable investments and their implementation under the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR) and/or the EU Taxonomy.

Read the latest IQ blog interviewing Abigail Dean of Nuveen Real Assets and Justin Travlos of Axa IM Alts for their insights on this survey.

The Impact of Net Zero Carbon  

Last updated on 06 Dec 2023

A new paper published by INREV, ‘The Impact of Net Zero Carbon’, outlines the current landscape in terms of energy use and carbon emissions in the built environment and the steps that need to be taken to achieve Net Zero Carbon including the rationale for setting targets and how to execute these targets effectively. 


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Sustainable Investment: toward a clearer definition

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Member Profile: Abigail Dean - Zoning in on Net Zero

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