Green bonds: Driving sustainable change in European listed real estate

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Green bonds are firmly on the European financial agenda, which has been fuelled by appetite from both policymakers and the investment community. Recently, the European Commission committed to raising 30% of its NextGenerationEU funds through green bonds and introduced a new standard. With buildings responsible for around 40% of energy consumption in Europe, listed real estate has been at the heart of the action. Across Europe and beyond, green bonds are already funding a broad range of projects that are helping to tackle climate change and sector decarbonisation on several fronts. There are benefits beyond the environment too: the projects also stimulate economic growth on a local and national level, aiding the recovery. EPRA, the European Public Real Estate Association, has prepared a snapshot of how this is progressing.

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