Etienne Cadestin

Founder and Global CEO at Longevity Partners
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Etienne founded Longevity Partners in 2015. Prior to that, Etienne worked at Knight Frank, JLL and the United Nations Environment Programme. He has more than a decade of experience in sustainable property investment and strategy. He currently advises the largest property investment companies in Europe and is on the board of Orée, the leading French think tank on Biodiversity, circular economy and ESG reporting.

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  • “What matters most is validation, to ensure these investments are integrated into the asset,” said Etienne Cadestin, founder & CEO of Longevity Partners, an energy and sustainability consultancy with U.S. headquarters in Austin, Texas.

    “Nowadays, it’s not enough to say how good you are. You have to prove it, and certification is a good way to have that third-party validation that what you say is in your building is actually there,” he added.

    30 October 2022
  • “Though the country is the fifth largest carbon emitter in the world, Japan has a very ambitious emission reduction program to halve its emissions by 2030. Longevity's local team of experts will provide a unique global experience to the local real asset market to meet its climate goals. Our ambition is to create plenty of green jobs and employ more than a hundred people in the next few years in our Tokyo office, to support our partners and accelerate the region's decarbonization efforts.”

    30 October 2022
  • It’s [$131 trillion] a large number, especially compared to today’s investments of around $500-600 billion/year in climate finance. There are some positive signs, as ESG investments are one of the fastest-growing asset classes and a green recovery is common amongst covid-19 stimulus packages.

    1 April 2021
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