ESG in real estate
With ESG now playing a much more prominent role in how companies operate, investors are embedding ESG considerations into every stage of the property lifecycle, from due diligence to acquisitions and from leasing to asset management.
Our Developing Connections panel event, chaired by Blake Morgan Partner Euan Mitchell, hosted key players from the industry who looked at the challenges and opportunities when it comes to ESG in real estate, practical solutions to implementing strategy and success stories.
OakNorth Bank – Founded by entrepreneurs for entrepreneurs, since 2019 OakNorth have been net zero for Scope 1 and Scope 2 carbon emissions.
Deepki – Developers of a SaaS solution that uses data intelligence to guide real estate players in their net-zero transition, Deepki’s solution leverages customer data to improve assets’ ESG performance and maximise value.
Savills UK – Savills Earth help clients define and deliver the very best sustainability strategies across their property portfolios.
Director of ESG Strategy at OakNorth Bank
Matt plays a key role in OakNorth achieving its sustainability goals, as well as ensuring it continues to invest in good causes and make a positive societal impact. OakNorth funding has helped Verto Homes, the first housebuilders in the UK to specialise in zero carbon emissions smart homes, and they have also partnered with Deliciously Ella to support her family-run plant-based food and beverage business.
Head of Deepki UK
Katie will bring to the panel a wealth of knowledge on the real estate market and highlight some of the findings of their recent survey in to 100 institutional real estate investors and property professionals.
Director of Savills Earth
Marylis supports clients to develop strategies and working practices that turn sustainability targets and commitments into reality and embrace the change needed to improve the effects that property has on the planet.