Global ESG Real Estate Investment Survey Result

March 3, 2019

There is an incredible opportunity to create value by addressing Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) risks in the real estate sector placing investors and fund and asset managers at the forefront of sustainable investing and management.1 Buildings account for approximately one-third of global greenhouse gas emissions and consume 40% of global energy. Remaining within 2 degrees Celsius of warming compared with pre-industrial levels translates to a need for the global average building energy intensity per unit of floor area to be at least 30% lower in 2030 than current levels.2 Following the Paris Agreement, the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI) and its collaborators produced Sustainable Real Estate Investment Implementing the Paris Climate Agreement: An Action Framework, to support the real estate sector in meeting the low-carbon goals of the agreement.

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Bollert LeBeau, Inc.

Established in 1997 and headquartered in San Diego, CA, bollert | lebeau is a leading full-service commercial real estate investment firm focused on acquiring, financing, developing, leasing, and actively managing office, industrial, and life science properties in the southwestern United States. Since inception, the firm has purchased and repositioned over $2.0B in commercial office and industrial properties totaling approximately 5.0M SF.

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