Sustainability considerations are playing an increasingly important role in occupier and investor decisions while also impacting financing options. Trends such as workplace wellbeing and building operational performance were gaining momentum in various sectors before COVID-19 hit, and the pandemic forced these trends even further up the agenda by spurring broader societal interest and awareness. Environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals play a fundamental role in attracting and retaining talent and are now a C-level and boardroom conversation.
How can the CRE industry help mitigate climate change? In our ‘CRE - Our industry today, tomorrow & beyond’ report Andres Guzman sets out the challenges, and explains how the sector can develop an effective response.