The Dutch pension fund is working with investment managers to make the social impact of property investing more quantifiable on a per fund basis even as poor measurement remains a challenge for the sector.
The world’s largest sovereign fund leads calls for solutions in data collection across property assets.
Norges Bank Investment Management and PGGM Investments say while green leases are highly useful in improving data and cutting property emissions, regulation is vital to improve the pace of growth.
Some of the big investors encouraging agreements where building owners and tenants can help cut emissions. Still, these deals can be hard to put in place.
Hiring, training and green leases help make up for continued paucity of information.