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Is Sustainability a Consideration When Selecting Assets to Buy?

CBRE 2015 EMEA Investor Intentions Survey finds 85% of respondents say yes
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85% of respondents to CBRE's 2015 EMEA Investor Intentions survey say sustainability is a consideration while selecting assets to buy. 15% of respondents had sustainability at or close to the top of their criteria for selecting real estate investments. 

Click here to see more results from CBRE’s EMEA Investor Intentions Survey, which predicts European real estate investment trends for the coming year.

 

A Sustainable Investment Case

By Rebecca Pearce EMEA Head of Sustainability, at CBRE
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The property industry has been seeking clear evidence of the financial benefits of investing in sustainable property for some time. Identifying a specific value differential associated with sustainability credentials would be useful to justify the commitment of funds to the development of “greener” buildings, or improving the performance of existing stock. So far this has been difficult to define given the complex factors that influence transaction prices such as market cycles, building age, tenant covenant and location.

JPMorgan Chase Announces $1 Million Investment in Higher Education Programs for U.S. Military Veterans

JPM Executive Maureen Casey Testifies Before House Committee on Veterans Affairs Today
Press Release

New York, January 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JPMorgan Chase & Co. (NYSE:JPM) announced today it will invest $1 million to fund higher education programs for U.S. military veterans including grants to Florida State College at Jacksonville, University of South Florida, The University of Texas at Arlington and San Diego State University.  

EXECUTIVE PERSPECTIVE: No limits to growth for sustainable investments

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By Dr. Jan Amrit Poser, Chief Economist and Head of Asset Management at Bank J. Safra Sarasin | 7 January 2014

Business Leaders Call on Companies to Increase Participation in Improving Health in India

Investment Cases Urge Businesses to Focus on Seven Key Areas to Save the Lives of Women and Children
Press Release

MUMBAI, November 12, 2013 /3BL Media/ - On the eve of Children’s Day in India, business and health leaders today called on companies to accelerate efforts to save children’s and mothers’ lives in India.

If the business community stepped up its efforts and targeted key health areas, it could help India achieve global targets for reducing maternal, newborn and child deaths in India and save millions of lives, business leaders said.

Union Pacific Receives FTSE4Good Index Certification

Meets Globally Recognized Standards of Responsible Business Practice
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Union Pacific's continued efforts to develop sustainable business practices, while preserving the environment, strengthening communities and adhering to the highest standards of corporate governance, earned the company FTSE4Good Index membership.

The FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to identify companies that meet globally recognized standards of responsible business practice.

BNY Mellon Publishes 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility Accomplishments

Pathway to sustainable business leadership based on investing in market integrity, its people and the world
Press Release

NEW YORK, May 29, 2013 /3BL Media/ - BNY Mellon, the global leader in investment management and investment services, today released its 2012 Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report, highlighting its sustainable business practices and demonstrated investments in market integrity, its people and the world.

Sappi Fine Paper North America Continues Strong Record of Capital Investments in the Coated Paper Business

Unparalleled Commitment to Excellence in Production of Coated Paper
Press Release

BOSTON, May 1, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the most recent completion of a series of coated paper capital investment projects during its 2013 fiscal year, a significant move by the company to maintain and strengthen its leadership position and take advantage of growth opportunities in the coated paper market.

African Barrick Gold Reports On Community Investments By Maendeleo Fund

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Since launching its new community investment fund in September 2011, African Barrick Gold (ABG) has supported over 50 projects worth approximately $7.5 million, helping to improve quality of life in communities across Tanzania.

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