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.
On 10 January, INREV filed its response to the ESAs call for evidence on better understanding greenwashing. Click here to see the response.
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.
On 12 January, INREV together with other industry associations developed and filed a proposed ESG metrics for real estate in response to the FCA’s consultation on SDR and investment labels. These metrics aim to facilitate consistency of disclosure for real estate investments across the EU and UK as well as internationally where applicable.
INREV published a snapshot on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements in UK which contains a comparison with the SFDR in EU.
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.
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.
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.
Download FCA’s proposals on Sustainability Disclosure Requirements and investment labels.
On 13 April, INREV, together with several other associations, submitted a proposal to the FCA on ESG metrics and on product labels.
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.
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.
: 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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Download INREV’s snapshot on the recent ESG regulatory and policy initiatives.