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ESG at the heart of our strategy

CSR at the core
of our value proposition

Climate change, digital transformations, an ageing population, metropolisation, changes in usage and the aspirations of new generations are disruptions that impact our relationship with the world and in our role as asset managers.  

Faced with the accelerating pace of history, we are fully mobilised and committed to meeting the ecological, economic and societal challenges facing our sector. This is why we have integrated ESG issues at the heart of our value proposition.

As a major player in real estate asset management in Europe, we are involved in the latest advances in institutional SRI policies: 2 degree trajectory, UN PRI reporting, SRI label, European Disclosure regulation, Energy management, etc.

of assets under


of our real estate investments undergo
an ESG non-financial rating process


of our assets under management are in  responsible funds​​​​​​​

No. 1

in Healthcare real estate with over €18bn of assets under management

Since the creation of Primonial REIM, we have built our responsible approach on our corporate values and have given it concrete form
in the investment policy of our funds.

We want to give meaning to our clients' investments by offering them to invest in useful real estate funds that have a positive impact
​​​​​​​on the environment and society.

At Primonial REIM, we are convinced that combining meaning and performance is not only possible but absolutely necessary.


Our ESG Policy is expressed by practical solutions which are transparent and measurable.
This is applied at three levels:

Real estate is at the heart of the challenges of the energy, ecological and urban transition. Investors' assets will only be truly sustainable if proactive action is taken to improve the environmental and social qualities of properties. Primonial REIM illustrates this new active management through its commitment to net-zero-carbon real estate assets and the creation of a complete range of SRI and impact funds.
Daniel While, Head of Research, Strategy & Sustainability

Primonial REIM, pioneer of European investments in
social infrastructures

European Leader in Healthcare

Since the beginning, our  convictions on Healthcare and Education have been obvious. Promoting access to healthcare and facilitating the acquisition of knowledge are the seeds of development and progress.
Naturally, these issues have become the pillars of our model. From being a pioneer in these sectors, we quickly became a leader in healthcare and education real estate

A committed player to affordable housing

We are also very committed to the residential sector and have key partnerships in place to develop affordable housing to help make cities more inclusive by promoting access to housing for as many people as possible.

Meet with the team

Daniel While
Head of Research, Strategy and Sustainability
Daniel holds a degree in  local economic development and began his career as a consultant in setting up companies with local authorities.

In 2006, he joined the Institut de l'Epargne Immobilière et Foncière as an analyst and specialised in the world of unlisted real estate funds (SCPI and OPCI for France). He is co-author of the book "Les OPCI" published by Delmas (September 2008). He joined Primonial REIM in 2011 as Director of Development and, from 2019, as Director of Research & Strategy.

Since 2021, he has been responsible for Sustainability at the European level.
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Clémence Verdickt
Head of Sustainability
Clémence is in charge of supervising global ESG projects across Primonial REIM’s different entities as well as defining and monitoring fund ESG strategies, specifically regarding SFDR and taxonomy.  

Prior to joining Primonal REIM in April 2022, she worked in sustainability in the real estate sector as a project manager at Klépierre and as an ESG strategy consultant at Longevity Partners.

She holds a degree in European Studies from King’s College London as well as masters degree in CSR from EM Lyon Business School. 
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Florian Wenner
Head of Research and ESG    Primonial REIM Germany
Before joining Primonial REIM Germany, he worked for five years as a real estate researcher at the market research and analysis company bulwiengesa. There he was mainly responsible for the topics of residential markets, operator real estate as well as profitability analyses.
Florian holds a degree in geography and real estate economics (IREBS).

At Primonial REIM Germany, he is responsible for the establishment and further development of a research department for the German real estate market.

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(Sustainable Finance Disclosure
​​​​​​​ Regulation)

On 10th March 2021, the Disclosure Regulation, or SFDR (Sustainable Finance Disclosure Regulation) came into force. This is a European regulation which aims to provide a multi-level framework for the integration of ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) issues by financial market players.
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