In the Press
February 3, 2020

Green Credits Are on the Rise (Immobilien-Zeitung)


In the course of the climate protection discussions, "green" financing is receiving a lot of attention in politics - and the financial supervisory authority also has the issue on the screen. Green real estate financing could even soon be given regulatory advantages, which many consider to be of concern. Because it is still completely unclear what is "green" at all and what is not. Stephan Kock, chair of Goodwin’s Frankfurt office and a partner in the firm’s Real Estate Industry group, shares that he believes in a "sharp increase in green financing", especially in project developments. "However, it will take some time before the requirements of the EU taxonomy have become so concrete that have developed reliable, comparable characteristics or standards of green financing." Read the article here.