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Sustainable Housing Outlook
EFL Publications
ESG Stakeholder Environment
Conference Presentations
Sustainability Reporting Standards

Sustainable Housing Outlook

The Sustainable Housing Outlook provides social housing providers across Europe with an accessible overview of developments in the world of ESG and social housing. In this way RITTERWALD shares its knowledge and expertise gained from working with valued clients across the housing industry.

EFL European Federation for Living

European Federation for Living

EFL publications

Overview of EFL publications

Website EFL

News and documents of the European Federation for Living

ESG Stakeholder environment

Convene ESG and RITTERWALD Host Housing Associations and Lenders Lunch

On the 21st February Convene ESG and RITTERWALD hosted a lunch to help facilitate a network and discussions between housing associations and lenders about the realities of ESG Reporting and Financing.

Link Group demonstrates sustainability leadership with ESG accreditation

Scottish Housing News


Rotterdam paper

Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal

Urban redevelopment of a new town: The case of Zoetermeer in the Netherlands

Journal of Urban Regeneration and Renewal

Conference and Events presentations

ESG reporting in social housing

On March 20, 2024, Ad Hereijgers participated in the 2024 Northern Ireland Housing Conference in Belfast with a presentation about ESG Reporting in social housing.

CHIA Affordable Housing Development & Investment Summit

RITTERWALD participated in the summit with a presentation about ESG data to support access to sustainable finance. Ad Hereijgers was in a panel with Marcus Spiller (SGS Economics and Planning) and Andrew Hannan (BHC) fellow members of the Steering Committee guiding the implementation of the ESG Reporting Standard. February 27, 2024

Launch of External Assessment ESG Report

RITTERWALD's External Assessment of ESG Reports service can provide a validated baseline for annual improvements in the data quality of the SRS. Better quality data on climate risk, social impact, and good governance must be demonstrated to lenders and investors to retain and grow social and affordable housing as an investment grade risk adjusted asset class.

Outcome EFL survey among housing lenders

Roundtable EFL Finance and Investment Group, introduced and moderated by Corné Koppelaar (Places for People), Ad Hereijgers (RITTERWALD) and Gregoire Castaing (Vilogia), Polylogis Offices Paris, February 8, 2024

Unlock Sustainable Finance for Retrofits of Legacy Stock of Approved Housing Bodies

Presentation at Report Launch Environmental Leadership Housing Alliance
Dublin, September 19th2023

Sustainability Reporting Standards


Mapping ESG

A Landscape Review Of Certifications, Reporting Frameworks And Practices



EUR-Lex - Ares(2023)4009405 - EN - EUR-Lex (


Delegated regulation - EU - 2023/2772 - EN - EUR-Lex (


SRS (version 2.0.)

Latest SRS criteria - Sustainability for Housingo


PS23/16: Sustainability Disclosure Requirements (SDR) and investment labels | FCA



Berichtsinhalte (



Le rapportage extra-financier des entreprises | Ministère de la Transition Écologique et de la Cohésion des Territoires (


ESG Reporting Standard for Australian Community Housing (Report)

Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA), March 2023

ESG Reporting Standard for Australian Community Housing (Website)

Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA)


Ad Hereijgers
Lutz Rittig
Dr. Mathias Hain
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