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  • New FAO guide to land valuation – tackling world hunger and poverty

    How can the profession work to help tackle world hunger and poverty? I’ve been working with a team of experts from around the world, led by Professor Peter Wyatt of the University of Reading, to produce a guide which will do just that by focusing on improving the land valuation process in developing nations.

  • CEIV: Enhancing fair value measurement

    As regulators pay ever-closer attention to fair value measurement processes and the US Securities and Exchange Commission leads the call for a more robust qualification process for business valuation, we respond with the launch of the Certified in Entity and Intangible Valuations (CEIV) credential at the RICS Business Valuation Conference.

  • Promoting a whole lifecycle view

    Our professional statement ‘Whole life carbon assessment for the built environment’ is one example of our approach to promoting a whole lifecycle view of real estate. The launch of the standard follows our presence at this year´s 23rd Conference of the Parties (COP23) in Bonn, Germany, where we advanced on the commitments made at COP21 Paris to help limit global warming.