Entries by Lynn

Sustainability Update – Legislation & Regulation

KSN Horizon investigates the latest sustainability legislation, regulations, and climate news to highlight some of the key changes facing companies, investors, and building owners across the globe. To ensure immediate climate action and delivery of the Paris Agreement goals, many nations and regions are increasing sustainability disclosure requirements and legislation. Read our full report here: Sustainability Update – […]

IPCC Working Group II Report

IPCC Working Group II Report. The latest Intergovernmental Panel for Climate Change (IPCC) report was released on the 28th of February 2022. The IPCC is an intergovernmental panel of the members of the United Nations. They conduct scientific assessments that explain the current and future risks posed by climate change. The most recent report outlined […]

Attention commercial real-estate owners, funders, and valuers.

𝐀𝐭𝐭𝐞𝐧𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐜𝐨𝐦𝐦𝐞𝐫𝐜𝐢𝐚𝐥 𝐫𝐞𝐚𝐥 𝐞𝐬𝐭𝐚𝐭𝐞 𝐨𝐰𝐧𝐞𝐫𝐬, 𝐟𝐮𝐧𝐝𝐞𝐫𝐬, 𝐚𝐧𝐝 𝐯𝐚𝐥𝐮𝐞𝐫𝐬. The new edition of the RICS Red Book is now effective from 31st January 2022. With regards to sustainability and ESG, a number of important updates have been included. KSN Horizon has outlined some of the key changes in our graphic below.   If you are looking for strategic […]

KSN Horizon Attend COP 26

KSN Horizon Directors Brian Cunningham, Barry Chambers, and Associate Director, Pierce McAllorum were delighted to attend COP26 in Glasgow as part of their ongoing upskilling and awareness on sustainability matters. The team attend seminars on sustainable finance for real estate and circular economy and sustainability in the built environment as part of their two-day visit. […]

COP26: Over half of FTSE100 now have net zero targets in place

Government says the number of large companies committing to reach net zero by 2050 at the latest has tripled in the past year. Over half of FTSE100 companies now have net zero targets in place, having signed up to the UN backed Race to Zero campaign which requires to set targets to achieve net zero […]

The IGBC recommendations to facilitate decarbonisation of Ireland’s built environment.

The Irish Green Building Council (IGBC) published today a preliminary set of recommendations to address the emissions associated with Ireland’s built environment across its whole life cycle. According to an initial assessment of carbon emissions associated with construction and operation of the Irish built environment, these account for approximately a third of Ireland’s emissions, almost […]

Climate Action Plan 2021

The Climate Action Plan 2021 provides a detailed plan for taking decisive action to achieve a 51% reduction in overall greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 and setting us on a path to reach net-zero emissions by no later than 2050, as committed to in the Programme for Government and set out in the Climate Act […]

KSN group Launch KSN Horizon

It is no surprise that climate change is the most important global issue that will continue to exist as an existential threat to our way of life. To limit temperature rise to 1.5° C above pre-industrial levels, we must reduce the amount of greenhouse gases (GHG) we emit into the atmosphere. Ireland has committed to […]

COP 26

FT environment correspondent Leslie Hook outlines the stumbling blocks that could spell success or disaster in Glasgow, including emissions targets, the phasing out of coal, and climate finance #climatechange #environment