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Global Real Estate Investor Survey on ESG Integration – Findings and Analysis

Following a survey led by Bentall Kennedy, REALPAC and the UNEP FI Property Working Group, a newly released report has captured findings from more than 40 leading property investors from Asia Pacific, Europe and North America with aggregate assets under management exceeding $1 trillion. The survey sought information on the extent to which investors see ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) factors as integral to investment and management decision-making, and attitude shifts toward ESG since the 2015 Paris Climate Agreement. The results show that leading investors use ESG integration as part of risk management practices and a factor for increasing asset value; and that that knowledge about climate-related risks and the need to align practices with the Paris Climate Agreement objectives is growing. The webinar will present the key findings from the survey and discuss how UNEP FI is working to shift finance sector practices toward greater climate and ESG ambition.
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