The agreement reached by the European co-legislators on the regulation amending Regulation (EU) 2016/2011, as part of the Commission's Action Plan on Financing Sustainable Growth, resulted in two essential measures regarding investment benchmarks.
The first is the creation of two types of climate benchmarks and the second measure is the definition of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) disclosure requirements that shall be applicable to all investment benchmarks.
Post date: 12 Jul 2019
In June 2018, the European Commission set up a Technical Expert Group on sustainable finance (TEG) to assist in four key areas of the Action Plan through the development of the following:
Post date: 9 Jul 2019
Energy management and benchmarking are proven tools for improving energy efficiency in industrial and commercial enterprises.
As part of the klimaaktiv program "energy-efficient companies” this tool has been created in order to facilitate the energy management of companies to meet energy standards.
Post date: 4 Jul 2019
Il Programma KlimaFactory di CasaClima è un’iniziativa di supporto per le aziende che vogliono migliorare le proprie performance energetiche e mantenere il proprio standard di qualità, ma con un impiego minore di energia.
Nel contesto di KlimaFactory vengono evidenziati i potenziali di risparmio energetico in funzione di benchmark di riferimento e indicate misure di efficientamento a seconda della tipologia di utilizzo dell’edificio.
Post date: 19 Jun 2019
CoME EASY’s overall objective is to promote, facilitate and extend the engagement of local public authorities in setting up and implementing sustainable and effective energy efficiency and climate action plans according to EU targets by applying a combination of synergistic supportive tools and initiatives. The CoME EASY project will provide municipalities with supporting tools for developing, monitoring and achieving their goals on energy and climate policy.
Post date: 14 May 2019
A large part of the stock of Italian educational buildings have undertaken energy retrofit interventions, thanks to European funds allocated by complex technical-administrative calls. In these projects, the suggested retrofit strategies are often selected based on the common best practices (considering average energy savings) but are not supported by proper energy investigations.
Post date: 14 Mar 2019
The study describes the results of a full LCA applied to 24 statistically-based dwelling archetypes, representative of the EU housing stock in 2010.
Post date: 8 Feb 2019
Objective HK BESTCOM:
The objective of the HKGBC Benchmarking and Energy Saving Tool - Commercial Buildings (Office/Retail) is to promote better energy performance for commercial buildings by:
Post date: 28 Jan 2019
The overall objective of the project is twofold: First to measure the alignment of investment portfolios with climate related energy transition goals and second to seek to address the general challenge of shifting capital towards sustainable energy and energy efficiency investments.
In order to tackle this challenge, the SEI Metrics project works to provide the following results:
Post date: 17 Oct 2018
In 2018, GRESB scored and benchmarked the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance of 432 European real estate funds and companies on behalf of 75 institutional investors. The data covers 78% of the listed real estate market in the region by market cap.
The average GRESB Score for the European real estate sector increased again in 2018, reaching 66 out of 100 (compared to 62 in 2017). Once again, listed entities scored higher than their counterparts in the private sector.
Post date: 26 Sep 2018