ESG: opportunities and challenges within real estate


Khalid Husain

Head of ESG

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November 2022


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Environmental, social and governance issues present demonstrable risks and opportunities for real estate. Khalid Husain, Head of ESG, and Jan Willem van Kranenburg, Senior Analyst, discuss how our integrated ESG approach at Cohen & Steers assesses and values these topics as part of our investment approach among different real estate sectors and companies.

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Khalid Husain, Senior Vice President, is Head of ESG.


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