Land Use Analysts Seek Solutions to Save Water, Money

Real estate and land use professionals can address challenges associated with drought and limited freshwater availability by prioritizing water conservation, efficiency and reuse, according to a report from the Urban Land Institute.

CREF22: ESG, CRE and Green Lending

SAN DIEGO — As climate change intensifies, investors, owners and lenders increasingly demand environmental, social and governance reporting, panelists said here at the Mortgage Bankers Association’s 2022 Commercial/Multifamily Finance Convention and Expo.

SEC Issues Sample Letter to Firms on Climate Change Disclosures

The Securities and Exchange Commission recently gave companies a preview of how it will look at their climate-related disclosures. Specifically, the SEC’s Division of Corporate Finance released a sample letter detailing the sorts of hard questions and requests the SEC will consider when they conduct a review of a company’s disclosures related to climate change.