List of ESG-related regulations
Published on 24 May 2023
INREV published a list of ESG-related regulations in the EU and UK.
ESG Metrics for Real Estate Proposals under SDR Regime
Published on 08 May 2023
On 12 January, INREV and other industry associations proposed metrics for real estate to support FCA's aim to provide consistent reporting and disclosure for real estate.
Energy Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD)
Published on 04 May 2023
Download INREV’s latest snapshot on Energy Performance of Buildings Directive to learn more about this important topic.
SFDR's impact on real estate investment - Cannes Seminar 2023 - presentation
Published on 16 Mar 2023
Response to consultation on fund names using ESG or sustainability-related terms
Published on 21 Feb 2023
On 20 February, INREV filed its response to ESMA’s Consultation on Guidelines on funds’ names using ESG or sustainability-related terms. We encourage ESMA to make guidelines optional for real estate funds open only to institutional investors and to accommodate transitions strategies, among other issues. Click here to see the response.
Falling through the cracks: SFDR’s impact on real estate investment
Published on 24 Jan 2023
A research paper exploring the implications of SFDR for the non-listed real estate investment industry sheds light on the challenges of complying with SFDR and how it may distort investment needed for real carbon reduction.
INREV files response to the ESAs Call for evidence on greenwashing
Published on 11 Jan 2023
On 10 January, INREV filed its response to the ESAs call for evidence on better understanding greenwashing. Click here to see the response.
Response to FCA’s Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels consultation
Published on 12 Jan 2023
On 12 January, INREV and other industry association filed a joint response to the UK FCA’s consultation paper on SDR and investment labels. This response and accompanying proposed metrics for real estate support the FCA’s aim to provide consistent, transparent and comparable reporting and disclosure for real estate portfolios.
Sustainable Disclosure Requirements Snapshot
Published on 13 Dec 2022
INREV published a snapshot on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements in UK which contains a comparison with the SFDR in EU.
EU SFDR: Latest updates and implementation timeline
Published on 06 Dec 2022
INREV has published its third paper on SFDR to update on the latest regulatory developments, highlighting some of the key requirements for the industry ahead of the upcoming deadlines.
How will SDR affect Real Estate?
Published on 28 Nov 2022
A joint INREV, AREF, BPF, CREFC Europe and IPF briefing where Louisa Chender, head of the Sustainable Finance team at the UK’s FCA discussed the SDR proposals and their implications for real estate.
Update on SDR in the UK Briefing
Published on 27 Oct 2022
Aleksandra Njagulj, Global Head of ESG for Real Estate for DWS in London gave an update on the just released Sustainability Disclosure Regulation proposal in the UK and the expected implications for the non-listed real estate investment industry.
FCA releases long-awaited Sustainability Disclosure Requirements proposals
Published on 25 Oct 2022
Download FCA’s proposals on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investment labels.
INREV joint proposal to FCA on ESG metrics
Published on 12 Apr 2022
On 13 April, INREV, together with several other associations, submitted a proposal to the FCA on ESG metrics and on product labels.
SFDR challenges for real estate investment Briefing
Published on 24 Feb 2022
Abigail Dean, Global Head of Strategic Insights, Real Estate at Nuveen presented on recent insights from regulators that can inform our industry’s approach to implementing SFDR.
EU SFDR: Latest implications and implementation timeline
Published on 15 Feb 2022
Response to FCA Discussion Paper – DP21/4
Published on 11 Jan 2022
On 11 January, INREV responded to the FCA’s discussion paper on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investment labels on several points that best represent the interests of the non-listed real estate industry.
INREV response to RICS consultation on Sustainability and ESG in commercial property valuation
Published on 30 Nov 2021
: On 26 November, INREV filed a response to the RICS consultation on Sustainability and ESG in commercial property valuation. We suggested to include a stronger focus on climate risk and its impact on property valuation, implications and disclosure of ESG KPI.
UK climate-related disclosures briefing
Published on 01 Sep 2021
The briefing focused on the current UK consultation on climate-related disclosures presented jointly by INREV, AREF and IPF. The issues raised for managers and investors as well as the associations’ proposed responses to the consultation will be discussed by a panel of experts.
The Impact of the EU Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation (SFDR)
Published on 23 Feb 2021
To help the industry navigate the requirements of the SFDR, we have summarised the key provisions with a specific focus on the obligations that will be effective as per 10 March 2021. To learn more also view the briefing on the SFDR.
INREV Reponse to EU Consultation on Sustainable Corporate Governance
Published on 09 Feb 2021
On 2 February 2021, INREV filed a response to the European Commission’s consultation on Sustainable Corporate Governance. The response developed by the INREV ESG Committee substantially supports the possible initiative on sustainable corporate governance and encourages the real estate industry to consider the environmental, social, human and economic impact in their business decisions.
INREV response - Sustainable finance - EU classification system for green investments
Published on 17 Dec 2020
On 17 December, INREV filed its response to the European Commission’s consultation on the Taxonomy Regulation. INREV generally supports the work done by the European Commission on Taxonomy; but encouraged further harmonisation among ESG regulations. Download the response below.
ESG-related regulatory and policy initiatives Briefing
Published on 15 Oct 2020
Kate Binedell and Matthew Baker, Partners at Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner in London, who presented an update on recent ESG-related regulatory requirements impacting non-listed real estate investment. They were joined by Abigail Dean, Head of Sustainability, Real Estate at Nuveen in London, who discussed some of the practical issues implementing the new regulations present for fund managers.
INREV response to ESA consultation on Regulatory Technical Standards for ESG disclosures pursuant to the Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation “SFDR”
Published on 31 Aug 2020
On 28 August, INREV filed a response in the ESA consultation on regulatory technical standards related to ESG disclosures pursuant to the Sustainable Finance Disclosures Regulation. The response developed by INREV ESG and Reporting Committees supports ESG disclosures that are workable for the real estate investment industry.
Review of recent ESG-related regulatory and policy initiatives
Published on 30 Jun 2020
Download INREV’s snapshot on the recent ESG regulatory and policy initiatives.
INREV Responses to ESMA consultations on integrating sustainability risks
Published on 26 Feb 2019
On 14 February, INREV filed responses to ESMA consultations on integrating sustainability risks in AIFMD and MIFID II. We encouraged ESMA to consider the INREV Guidelines related to sustainability reporting.
INREV response to FCA DP23/1
Published on 05 May 2023
INREV with other real estate associations produced a focused response to the FCA’s Discussion paper 23/1 finance for positive sustainable change: governance, incentives and competence in regulated firms