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The Race Against Time: Decarbonizing the Commercial Real Estate Industry

aces another looming threat: a climate that’s warming even faster than we previously realized. A startling new report by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) warned of more extreme weather events to come as the temperature continues to rise. 

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Reporting ESG Data in 2021: Meeting High Investor Expectations in the Wake of COVID-19

Businesses are expected to have timely, accurate, and verifiable financial information on hand at all times. As investor appetite for ESG disclosure and sustainability reports increases, the demand for non-financial data is rising nearly to that level of expectation. Stakeholders, as well as the public, are acutely aware of the risks associated with a company’s poor sustainability performance, unfavorable working conditions, and lack of diversity among management, and other factors.

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Climate Risk: How the Real Estate Industry is Bracing for the Inevitable

Real estate owners are feeling pressure from all sides to take climate change, and its inherent risks, more seriously. Regulators are demanding more transparency surrounding climate risk disclosure, with the UK and New Zealand implementing mandatory climate risk reporting to align with TCFD recommendations. Investors are also increasingly incorporating climate risk and resilience into their due diligence and decision-making processes.

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ESG Has Reached a Flash Point: Now, it’s Time to Digitize

Recent events have forced companies to place a much-needed emphasis on ESG (environmental, social, governance), if they weren’t doing so already. Climate change was once the prevailing driver of sustainability efforts, with business owners striving to minimize their carbon footprint and improve their relationship with the environment. Now, the COVID-19 pandemic has tested companies’ ability to protect the health and wellness of employees and customers. Coupled with recent protests calling attention to racial injustice, the events of this year have forced companies to reexamine the way they interact with and protect their employees and communities.

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Breaking down the barriers to a functional Diversity & Inclusion program

While slow momentum towards real change can be rooted in anything from a lack of ideas to a complete discount of the concept, there are three main barriers to adoption: data, awareness, and team balance.

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Why Data Quality Matters

At a restaurant, we expect our order to be right and the food to be well-prepared. When we have a package delivered, we expect it will not be broken. And, in the case of ESG data, we expect companies to accurately report how sustainable they are. Quality really does matter, especially when it’s behind major business decisions.

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What is Investment Grade ESG?

Investment Grade ESG. What makes your data “investment worthy”? What practices can you incorporate into your sustainability initiatives to become a leader in the movement? If you’re interested in these questions, and you missed the dynamic conversation with Ragnar Martens, Director IT & Analytics, GRESB and Matt Ellis, CEO, Measurabl, you can still watch below. […]

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Key takeaways from “Asset-level Data for Investment Grade GRESB Reporting” Webinar

Granular asset-level data is the next step in achieving Investment Grade sustainability practices. Experts from GRESB, Heitman, ULI Greenprint, and Measurabl discuss best practices around asset-level data collection and how to file cutting-edge Investment Grade GRESB reports.

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How To Be A GRESB Reporting Rockstar

GRESB is a huge sustainability report to tackle, and often real estate companies file with a number of unintentional inaccuracies. Get it right by ensuring these five areas are accurate and true to your individual processes. (Repost from Measurabl blog April 19, 2017). 

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