September’s newsletter includes several updates on the C Change programme, which is focused on tackling industry-wide decarbonisation. Contents include news of October’s C Change Summit in Copenhagen, an update on the Transition Risk Assessment pilot, and information on a new online tool providing briefing papers on intervention points where real estate professionals can target action around decarbonisation. There is also a separate preview of the forthcoming events, awards, and research happening during ULI Europe’s busy Autumn programme. Read the newsletter here.
The C Change Summit
11 October 2023, Copenhagen. Mobilising the real estate industry to decarbonise.
More than 30 internationally renowned real estate industry leaders have been elected to four-year terms as Urban Land Institute (ULI) Global Governing Trustees, while numerous other industry luminaries have been added or reappointed to ULI’s Global Board of Directors and regional executive committees. Find out more.
Six exceptional built-environment projects from across the Europe, Middle East, and Asia (EMEA) region have been announced as the finalists in the 2023 ULI Europe Awards for Excellence. The awards recognise exemplar built-environment projects in the private, public, and nonprofit sectors, and celebrate excellence in land use practice across the entire development process. Find out more.
ULI has launched its Transition Risk Assessment Guidelines as part of its C Change campaign to accelerate the decarbonisation of the built environment across Europe. The guidelines, which are the first practical output of the C Change programme, provide a common methodology to assess and disclose transition risks as part of property valuations.
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Honouring a senior leader, a young professional and a diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) champion, the Urban Land Institute has announced the winners in the fifth annual ULI European Leadership Awards, which recognise individuals whose exceptional contributions to the industry in Europe and to civic and social endeavours exemplify the spirit and mission of ULI. Find out about the winners here.
There is a historic opportunity to correct social inequities and expand economic, social, and environmental benefits as the real estate industry transitions to net zero operations. With rising stakeholder pressure to link environmental and social goals, this new report highlights the critical role of real estate owners, developers, and investors in centering marginalised communities in decarbonisation. Learn from real estate leaders who are already implementing equitable net zero strategies and explore how addressing social inequities and embracing a just transition can drive transformative change. Read the report on Knowledge Finder.
Over the years, I have made lasting connections with fellow ULI members from all sectors of the real estate industry. I always appreciate hearing their diverse points of view and new ideas.SIGRID DUHAMEL BNP PARIBAS