RE Tech’s President Deb Cloutier coauthored this article on the ESG landscape around Real Estate which was published in the ALI CLE’s “The Practical Real Estate Lawyer”.
Ideas in Action
The articles and links below provide valuable insight into ESG in the world of commercial real estate, private equity, and other corporations. Learn about ESG trends, new policies, important technologies, our clients’ success stories, and more!
ESG’s Missing Link: The Need to Better Connect Reporting to Returns
A significant part of what GRESB and other ESG frameworks assess is simply one’s ability to report and organizational willingness to commit resources to the reporting process.
These frameworks measure what policies and activities are in place, and in some cases, broad environmental performance metrics like year over year carbon emissions. These types of reporting scores can provide insight into what you are doing, but they cannot determine if what you are doing is effective…if your strategy is on point. They cannot measure the quality of your thinking. This is where an ESG thesis is critical.
Quick Takes: The IRA, ESG, and CRE
We broke down how firms can take advantage of the Inflation Reduction Act (2022). With $370 billion invested into climate and energy programs, alongside other policy changes, including tax reform and healthcare subsidies, there are numerous opportunities at play for the real estate industry.
RE Tech’s Reaction to the Inflation Reduction Act (2022)
The House passed the Inflation Reduction Act, sending it to Biden’s desk for signature. This bill will invest $370 billion into climate and energy programs, alongside other policy changes including tax reform and healthcare subsidies.
Legence Acquires Black Bear Energy | Press Release
Legence is growing! Black Bear Energy joins RE Tech and our legion of companies, as a part of our Energy Transition Accelerator™. Black Bear enhances our suite of services with industry-leading expertise in technology-enabled clean energy procurement.
Enhanced Disclosures by Certain Investment Advisors and Investment Companies about Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Practices
Learn about the rules that the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has proposed that would require public companies to disclose climate-related risks and GHG emissions to shareholders and the federal government.