Author: emclaughlin

Emily McLaughlin is a director with ULI's Center for Sustainaibility and Economic Performance.

Articles by emclaughlin

  • Embedding Sustainability in Real Estate Transactions
    Published on June 10, 2019 in Sustainability
    Increasingly, investor pressure is driving companies to analyze not just typical financial risks, but also how sustainability plays into the equation and positively affects a deal.
  • Real Estate Leaders on the Cutting Edge: Setting Sustainability Goals Grounded in Science
    Published on April 12, 2019 in Sustainability
    Whereas many companies start their sustainability efforts by setting a static goal, such as reducing energy use by 20 percent by 2030, the Science Based Targets (SBTs) approach provides backbone and introduces strategy to carbon-emission reduction goals instead of ambiguity. ULI’s Greenprint Center for Building Performance recently published a primer for real estate companies looking to start their journey toward approved SBTs