BlackRock, S&P Global, AFIRE and Measurabl discuss how ESG is transforming the commercial real estate sector globally in a webinar hosted by Measurabl.
The webinar begins by reviewing how the industry has matured from “green” to “sustainability” to “ESG” using changes in the green building certification landscape as a proxy for this evolution, then quickly moves to a wider discussion on what this progression means in terms of materiality and quality of ESG data, and its applications to real estate, including equity investment, lending, and capital markets transactions.
Topics it covers include:
What is ESG data? What are its key data sources?
Materiality and quality of ESG data
Binary, subjective and objective metrics
Building performance spectrums — is there really “green vs. not green?”
How is ESG applie