Green Building Finance is key to Decarbonising the Built Environnment.
The built environment is one of the largest emitters of greenhouse gases. Depending on what source you consult up to 40% of the worlds greenhouse emissions come from buildings which makes a transition to an energy efficient and sustainable built environment a priority in the goal to reach net zero by 2050. Green building finance is critical to successful decarbonisation of the building environment. Nedbank’s green residential housing bond provides Nedbank’s client’s who are developers and investors in the affordable housing segment with a compelling funding solution for green accredited homes in residential developments aimed at mainly low to middle income earners. Khayise Mashifane Executive Head Property Finance Nedbank Corporate and Investment Banking talks to the details.