Earth Day acts as an important reminder of the urgent need to address climate change in every industry. The hospitality sector is one of the most important players in this effort, and can play a crucial role in driving the green transition.
From affordable housing to universities, EDGE certified projects are increasing in multiple African countries, as this growing market for investors gains attention in the lead up to an Africa-based COP in 2022.
NEO’s real estate portfolio is the first in the world to achieve EDGE Zero Carbon certification using the new retrofit protocol, establishing a clear path to decarbonization for all existing building portfolios.
Launched last March in the Philippines with assistance from IFC, the BALAI BERDE Program signals to Southeast Asia and the rest of the Global South the important role the secondary mortgage market can play in greening the housing sector.
The floor area of buildings is expected to double by 2060, with most of this growth occurring in residential construction. It’s an opportunity for tomorrow’s homes to be designed, built and operated more intelligently.
In the midst of Istanbul’s sprawling concrete jungle lies Turkey’s “first vertical forest.” With 900 trees climbing up its geometric façade, Greenox is an urban landmark for the growing green building trend.