Chart of the Day: Top considerations in investing in green buildings
The top driver is sustainability and ESG.
In the next one or two years, a study from Schneider Electric and the Singapore Green Building Council showed that businesses (41%) said they are investing in green buildings mainly due to sustainability concerns.
The next driver for green building usage is energy efficiency (40%), followed by “energy efficiency” (40%) and cost reduction (12%).
“SGBC members generally concurred with these findings – with some highlighting that ‘sustainability and ESG considerations’ emerging as a top driver shows how organisations can be value-driven, which bodes well for Singapore’s journey of realising its net zero ambitions,” read the study.
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