Going green: Who is investing in energy efficiency, and why it matters

10-07-2020
Going Green Report
Going green: Who is investing in energy efficiency, and why it matters

This report examines the quality of firms’ building stock, their spending on energy efficiency measures and the factors that influence their decisions regarding that investment. It highlights that both high-quality information and advanced management practices make a crucial difference in the likelihood of investment in energy efficiency. The regulatory framework needs to be supportive, yet also push for higher energy building performance standards, while financing conditions should facilitate timely investment by firms to realise the enormous gains that can be achieved through energy efficiency improvements.