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Flood Risk – Response Strategies


Currently estimated at € 5.5 bn per annum, flood related property losses in Europe are predicted to increase 8 fold by 2050. While insurance companies rely on historic data to calculate risk premiums, it is becoming increasingly difficult to predict how the existing risk transfer mechanisms will be affected given the exponential rise in the number and severity of extreme weather events around the globe. What are the implications for commercial property?

Read the editorial by Franz Jenowein, Global Sustainability Perspective. 

Sustainability: What is it Worth?

Sustainability has become a mainstream board consideration, but its systematic integration into business for property investors and developers is still relatively recent. Despite a widely held belief that sustainability investment should underpin financial success, evidence supporting this remains difficult to compile. What can be learned from organisations that ‘got it right’, firmly embedding sustainability into their mainstream business strategy?

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Productivity and Workplace Economics

The long-term focus for corporations on greater employee density and space optimisation in offices is beginning to shift towards increasing staff productivity and its significant impacts to top-line revenues. How can sustainable workplaces enhance employee well-being and what features in your space will positively influence productivity?

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