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According to the UN, 54% of the world's population now lives in cities. By 2050, this number will rise to 66%. As a result of society becoming more urbanised, urban models need a rethink. Gone are the days where hyper-specialised or single-function buildings rule the roost. Instead, we now need to dream up mutable buildings, which can transform themselves, in sync with the constantly changing global environment, in order to provide a solution for the world's major social, environmental and economic needs.
When sustainable real estate investment combines performance with responsibility
In the early days of sustainable development, many actions were described as sustainable without any concrete evidence or results to demonstrate it. The greenwashing illusion was common.
From Nehla Krir, Head of Sustainability & CSR at BNP Paribas REIM Group
Property Management and environmental responsibility in buildings
Property Management is the cornerstone of the landlord-tenant relationship. For both owners and users, it develops innovative solutions based on building data management and analysis of reliable indicators to help them improve buildings' energy and environmental performance.
How can socially responsible investment support resilient real estate assets?
Established in the United States over a century ago, the idea of Socially Responsible Investment (SRI) sets out investment based on the economic performance and data specifically related to financial criteria.
Without the office, our five senses remain unstimulated
Nathalie Charles, Deputy Chief Executive Officer of BNP Paribas Real Estate in charge of Investment Management, is convinced that offices are a central part of our future ways of working. In a recent conference with ULI, she argued the importance of these professional environments to stimulate our senses and drive innovation and creativity, as well as maintaining our work-life balance.