Almost 40 per cent of emissions that harm the environment come from the property industry. The German Federal Government’s targets to reduce emissions by 65 per cent by 2030 and reduce them to zero per cent by 2045, as well as rising energy prices, lead to acute pressure to act. There are already a number of regulatory foundations these days that force companies and building operators to operate more sustainably – for example, the German Building Energy Act (Gebäudeenergiegesetz, GEG) or the ESG report. A large number of other laws will come into force in the next few years.
Developing a sustainability strategy, decarbonising the property industry and using renewable energies to preserve the value of properties in the long term are current challenges facing forward-looking insurance companies. adesso has been aware of the relevance and complexity of this topic for years. Accordingly, adesso employees founded the company urban energy GmbH back in 2019. urban energy prepares you to take advantage of current challenges in the market and make your company a pioneer for a green property industry.