Our latest report outlines our responsible approach to business thinking and how we continue to drive progress towards our 2025 RPI targets, as part of M&G Real Estate’s vision for a cleaner, greener and better world.
Property investors are in a strong position to mitigate the impact of climate change, with real estate producing around 40% of global carbon emissions.
Growing recognition of the ability to use ESG credentials to lower risk and capture value, and meet the rising expectation from occupiers, was conveyed in a global property investor survey by the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI). It found that 90% of respondents planned to further analyse ESG fundamentals over the next 12 months.
Connectivity is the smart physical and digital infra- structure that make our cities tick and helps their economies to grow. It keeps the wheels of our transport systems turning smoothly. And it facilitates interactions between residents, visitors, businesses and public and private institutions.
Any form of uncertainty is disruptive. The hung parliament result of the June general election, with no party obtaining a majority, created renewed doubt at a time when the electorate needed strong leadership and direction to navigate the complicated process of Brexit.