Savills IM ESG Report

10 October 2018


Savills Investment Management launches Annual Report dedicated to exploring the environmental, social and governance issues real estate investment managers should be focusing on.

Underlining a continued commitment to measuring and improving the environmental, social and governance (ESG) performance, Savills IM have today published the ESG Report 2018.

The report includes discussions from global investment and research teams on how ESG is shaping future trends in property investment and development. UK Portfolio Manager, Lucy Winterburn examines how integrating ESG in the redevelopment of logistics assets can help us redefine industrial asset use. CEO of Europe and Head of Italy, Giuseppe Oriani and Cristiano Ronchi discusses the opportunities and challenges of more ESG data from buildings in continental Europe, and Benedict Lai from Savills Investment Management’s Asia-Pacific Research team discusses the ESG trends shaping the Asian real estate market.

The report also looks at how the firm tracks its ESG impact, and the steps it takes to act responsibly from a corporate and social perspective. As a PRI signatory since 2014 we are committed to the six principles for responsible investment, including transparency and reporting of ESG performance. In this report we track Savills Investment Management’s ESG performance including our improving PRI and Global Real Estate Sustainabiltiy Benchmark scores.

The full report can be found here. 

Lucy Auden, Global Head of ESG, Savills Investment Management, commented:


"It is increasingly important for real estate assets to be resource efficient, resilient to the effects of climate change, and promote biodiversity and social integration."


"In this brochure we look at Savills Investment Management’s ongoing mission to measure, monitor and improve the environmental and social impact of the real estate portfolios assets we manage on behalf of our clients."



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