Population growth, urbanisation and climate changes show the built environment is facing great challenges. Professionals have a great responsibility in ensuring our future is sustainable.
In doing so we will also ensure real estate investments are future-proof.
As a member of the EU Technical Working Group (TEG) on Sustainable Finance appointed by the European Commission, RICS is leading on the built environment strand of a comprehensive EU strategy that fully supports the transition towards a sustainable economy, one of the key priorities of the European Commission and the UN Sustainable Development agenda.
The resulting EU classification system – the so-called “EU Taxonomy” – is a list of economic activities with performance criteria for their contribution to six environmental objectives (...)