Aim for zero

Set strategy and create transition plans

The World Is Changing

The impacts of, and response to climate change will result in wide-reaching changes to supply chains, technologies and trading conditions. Real estate investors, owners and operators who fail to future-proof their businesses and commercial models will not protect value.  

Organisations that have strategies to adapt to a carbon constrained world stand the best chance of managing risk, enhancing the long-term value of their investments and delivering environmental and social benefits. Our Aim for zero service develops the strategies and right net zero pathways for our clients, while managing short and long term risks and developing a strategic response to changing regulations.

Why Aim for zero

  • 1Action

    We translate our strategic and net zero pathway advice to asset level action and determine how progress can be tracked.  

  • 2Climate

    Our strategies make a material contribution to tackling climate change and protect your investments from climate related risk and asset stranding. 

  • 3Collaboration

    Our clear plan means everyone works together towards a common aim to transform the carbon impact of your assets.

  • 4Value

    Improve the attractiveness of your assets to occupiers and prospective buyers.

  • 5Confidence

    Our expert, independent advice, based on hands-on experience gives you confidence that your plan is ambitious, competitive and achievable.

  • 6Global

    Verco is experienced in supporting clients to understand climate impacts and develop strategic responses globally.

How we help

We work with direct and indirect real estate investors and fund managers of all sizes across sectors and geographies to define and implement net zero strategies and work programmes.  Based on market-leading knowledge, software and insight, you can be confident that the targets set with Aim for zero are grounded in science and commercial markets.

Our Aim for zero service provides costed pathways to achieve net zero carbon complete with milestone targets and the focus and structure for achieving them.  We build capacity and advise on operational change programmes to embed climate resilience throughout an organisation.

This Bespoke Service Might Include

Portfolio transition modelling for an understanding of transition risks, when to act and how much it will cost. Find out more about the service here.

Technical and strategic advice to support innovative commercial products and services.

Net zero carbon commitments and narrative so that you can clearly state your net zero ambition with confidence that it can be achieved. Find out more about the service here.

Asset plans which target a reduction in Energy Use Intensity (EUI) as well as carbon emissions.

Net zero transformation partner so that you meet stakeholder expectations, deliver target carbon reductions and meet disclosure requirements.  Find out more about the service here.

Assistance with policy alignment and compliance e.g TCFD, SFDR and EU Taxonomy.

Our Expertise

Case studies

Countryside Properties

Countryside Properties

Full GHG inventory and baseline followed by development of an ambitious Science Based Target.

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LaSalle Investment Management

LaSalle Investment Management

A comprehensive and industry-leading global position on net zero carbon covering both operational and embodied emissions and a net zero pathway document in line with the BBP Climate Commitment.

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Grosvenor Europe

Grosvenor Europe

Delivery of Scope 1,2 and 3 baselines. Targets set for net zero with a clear, certified pathway and verified commitment.

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Verco are implementing an industry leading customer engagement programme for Landsec, consisting of customer space audits and follow-up engagement sessions to maximise the rate of implementation of audit recommendations.

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