Environment, Land & Resources

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Private Equity Goes Green

By Paul Davies and Michael Green In December 2015, world leaders met to negotiate the Paris Agreement. Setting aside whether the Paris Agreement goes too far, not far enough or is just right, one cannot dispute that government commitments to limit an increase in the global average temperature to well below two degrees Celsius will … Continue Reading

Why Landlords Should Refocus on EPC Ratings to Safeguard Rent

By Paul Davies and Michael Green Buildings account for 40 percent of energy consumption and 36 percent of CO2 emissions in Europe. With pressure mounting to enhance energy efficiency, the European Union is striving to achieve nearly zero-energy for all new buildings by 2020. Ramping up efforts to reduce the property carbon footprint, the UK … Continue Reading