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08 February 2022

Financing climate transition in real estate webinar

08 February 2022 08:30 - 10:00


Financing climate transition in real estate – how are regulators and investors addressing the topic and what should financial institutions be doing now?

This session will include presentations about the Carbon Risk Real Estate Monitor (CRREM) approach and the work of the Partnership for Carbon Accounting Financials (PCAF), and discussion with industry participants.

CRREM presentation: Prof. Dr. Sven Bienert, MRICS REV, IRE|BS International Real Estate Business School, University of Regensburg, on how CRREM solutions can help with the management of transition risk and financed emissions

o    CRREM approach
o    Transition risk affecting collateral values
o    How to put a price tag on transition risk
o    Getting to a Paris-aligned loan book

PCAF presentation: Giel Linthorst, Executive Director, PCAF, and Director, Gatehouse, on the global standardization of measurement and disclosure of GHG emissions associated with financial portfolios and the need to speed up the financing of the transition towards net-zero buildings.

Industry participants:
Tjeerd Krumpelman,Global head of Business Advisory, Reporting & Engagement, ABN AMRO
Angela Sheahan, Strategist, Federated Hermes International

Session Chair: Peter Cosmetatos, CEO, CREFC Europe


This online event is open to members from the three member bodies: CREFCE, CRREM, and PCAF and is free to attend.