This report presents the latest annual analysis of real estate sustainability in the past year. Despite the tragedy and challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading global companies maintained a sharp focus on reducing carbon emissions, energy, water, and waste, achieving record reductions across the board and implementing thousands of ESG projects.
Environmental Justice and Real Estate: Perspectives from Leading Community-Based and Advocacy Organizations (2021)
The environmental justice movement is gaining momentum in the real estate sector as engagement with community-based and advocacy organizations lead the way towards justice and equity within the built environment. This report highlights how these organizations are engaging with real estate actors through interviews and thought pieces by ULI members.
This report highlight how local governments across the country are increasingly turning to buyouts as a strategy to cost effectively reduce flood risk, offer relief to residents, and potentially improve access to open space in urban areas. It also explores best practices for community resilience involving floodplain buyouts and models for partnerships with the private sector.
Featuring over 30 innovative public space programs and projects since COVID-19 public health measures began in Spring 2020, this report showcases how temporary, flexible, equitable, and iterative projects can be more responsive to quickly changing needs while building support for future projects in the recovery.