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Electricity tariff to rise 6.4% in July-September to highest in nearly 5 years

At the end of June, Channel News Asia (CNA 938) reported that the electricity tariff in Singapore will rise 6.4% over its current rate during the months of July, August, and September 2019. This will be the highest cost for electricity that Singapore has experienced in almost five years. The increase of 1.43 cents per …

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Data analytics and automation give REITS more control

David Walsh, the founder and CEO of CIM Enviro, writes that building owners and managers are becoming increasingly more interested in property optimisation, especially the kind that they can control themselves instead of outsourcing to vendors. The most common forms of optimization that Walsh identifies include increased energy efficiency, system performance, and fault detection, which …

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2018 KKR ESG Report

KKR, a leading global investment firm, has just released its annual ESG, Impact & Citizenship Report. This report describes the firm’s accomplishments regarding “responsibility, impact, people, communities & progress” for 2019, according to leadership on Twitter. Pleased to announce the release of our ESG, Impact & Citizenship Report, focusing on the theme of ‘invested’ – …

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Top five 2019 eco-friendly smart building trends

Staff writer Urvashi Verma notes that smart buildings and green energy are of tremendous interest to the construction and real estate industries, especially because commercial and industrial buildings consume nearly 30% of the world’s annual energy output. Verma predicts that “sustainability, wellness, and resiliency” are three crucial areas that companies will be addressing in 2019 …

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2019: Trends in Sustainable Real Assets

Brad Dockser, CEO of Green Generation Solutions, writes that his company observed four key trends in green real estate and sustainable building during 2018. Overall, he notes, companies moved away from talking about regulations and compliance, and started realizing that sustainability in itself was a good business practice. In addition to adding value to existing …

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Why global real estate is taking up the sustainability challenge

The Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) team reports that the private sector, particularly global real estate firms, has been taking action to meet the targets set by the Paris Agreement. Though many world governments have not committed enough to meeting these targets, the built sector is acknowledging that it is responsible for over 40% of global …

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