• Meeting the energy/transport/communication needs!
• More costly green technologies (eg. Coal ﬁred power
plants vs offshore wind farms)!
• Greening existing infrastructure (eg. Modal shift from
road to rail) !
Barriers to private sustainable
Motivated by one-sided
negative effect of unstable
ﬁnancial system to the
What happens to the
ﬁnance sector under an
unsustainable economy? !
Stress test banks on the
extreme effects of climate
Only 0.5% per
bank lending to
up by 400%
90% of future
private sector !
$244 billion in
Competition for infrastructure investments
BUILDING TOOLS FOR INVESTORS
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UNLOCKING ENERGY EFFICIENCY INVESTMENT
A seven-step approach can effectively increase the the supply
of financeable energy retrofit projects.
Ensure executive awareness of the business case
Measure and benchmark building energy performance
Set portfolio energy efficiency targets
Link asset manager compensation to energy performance
Align lease clauses to enable retrofits (green leases)
Include impact on asset value in investment analysis
Take a portfolio approach to determine next steps
THE BUSINESS CASE
Significant long-term results: Energy efficiency
measures can pay back quickly, depreciate slowly and
deliver returns for decades:
IRR - US
energy savings from a
sample of post-retrofit
buildings – Singapore 2
Solution 2: Align'ﬁnancial'regulatory'
SD ackowledged as
an interest to
- SD as additional
- review impact of