Tuesday 13 July 2021
What's next? ESG and innovation in the real estate industry
ANREV is pleased to invite you to join a webinar session on 13 July 2021.
In this webinar, Mr. Jonathan Hannam of Taronga Venture will firstly explore how institutional capital is requiring investment managers to have a much greater focus on ESG and Impact and then look at how some of the REITs and property companies across the region are responding. A number of global emerging technology companies that directly address ESG will then be introduced and the seminar will end with an open Q & A session.
11:00 - 11:45 (HKT, UTC+8)
Free of charge for ANREV member
HKD300 for non-member (to check if your company is a member, please click here)
Jonathan is a global citizen, having held senior executive and board roles across Asia and Europe in real estate, venture capital, technology and infrastructure related investments.
In 2015 Jonathan jointly founded Taronga Ventures with a focus on real estate, venture capital, technology and fund management across Asia. The business was designed to bridge the gap between institutional and corporate owners of real estate and the emerging growth companies that are now targeting the real estate and built environment sectors. In 2018 Real Tech Ventures – Asia’s first VC Fund focused on investing into Real Estate technology was launched and the fund has commenced investing with a focus on investments that address carbon reduction, renewable energy and sustainability, health and safety as well as affordable housing.
Jonathan has also held executive roles at Mirvac, as a Director at AREIM in Sweden and as the Portfolio Manager Asia for the Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA) during a period when ADIA completed more than 40 transactions across Asia. In other roles Jonathan has lived and worked in China, the Philippines and Singapore with Savills and was also the Managing Director South East Asia based in Singapore for ING Real Estate. In addition to English, Jonathan speaks Mandarin and Swedish.
About Taronga Ventures
Taronga Ventures is Asia’s leading technology and innovation investor focused on the real estate sector and the wider built environment. The RealTech Ventures Fund is targeting upto $100 million from institutional investors and major real estate corporates. The Fund invests into globally scalable technology and innovation that enhances or challenges traditional real estate and infrastructure sectors, providing its institutional partners first mover advantage, whilst maintaining a focus on creating a better built environment, through sustainable and responsible investment practices.
The Fund has made investments into emerging technology companies that deliver health and wellness solutions, construction safety and digitalization of processes, energy and sustainability as well as creating new streams of revenue, particularly in the retail sector and exploring new areas such as affordable housing. As an investor Taronga expects to make additional investments into world leading cleantech with a focus on carbon reduction, as well as investments into solar distribution systems for social housing as well as alternative energy and drive these businesses across Asia and beyond.