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Energy & Sustainability Services
Make business critical decisions by managing sustainability risk in your portfolios. Advising on the property lifecycle and helping you build your sustainable future.
Energy & Sustainability Integrated SolutionsAs demonstrated by our science-based targets, corporate commitments and the amount of real estate we manage on behalf of our clients, we play a significant role in helping to limit the rise in global temperatures. Facilities management is core to sustainability, and with our mix of on-site teams, subject matter experts and supply chain partners, we improve the efficiency and sustainability of building operations.
CBRE’s Science based targets
- 68% reduction in global operations scope 1 and 2 greenhouse gas emissions by 2035 from 2019 levels
- 79% reduction in emissions per square foot in facilities CBRE manages for occupiers by 2035
- 67% reduction in emissions per square foot in facilities CBRE manages for investors by 2035
- 100% renewable electricity by 2035, including transitioning our vehicle fleet to electric vehicles
Our ApproachOur aim is to reduce the total cost of ownership of our clients’ portfolios and their journey to net-zero as a transition programme implemented across the integrated facilities management operating model, requiring strong coordination, collaboration and systems working across the value chain within a robust governance structure.
Our ProgramOur methodology brings together talent, capabilities, and experience as a global property occupier, investor and manager to achieve carbon neutrality commitments, improve portfolio resiliency and reduce asset life-cycle costs, while mitigating risk and friction within company operations as these changes are deployed.
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Value of Sustainable Building Features
How do sustainable building features and value correlate? We explore in the report investor and occupier attitudes towards paying for ESG-friendly assets, the evidence of premiums of these assets, and discounts for their absence of them.
Loan-to-value (LTV) ratios for new senior loans have declined in Q1 but the total cost of debt for prime real estate has stabilised and there remains liquidity for lending across all real estate sectors, especially for the Residential, Logistics and Life Sciences asset classes.