CBRE acquires ESG consulting firm in France

CBRE acquires ESG consulting firm in France

CBRE has acquired Green Soluce SAS to strengthen its environmental, social and governance (ESG) advisory services capabilities in France and Continental Europe. 

Green Soluce provides ESG advice on real estate matters to public and private sector clients in France.

Its expertise covers four areas: Advisory, Learning, Sustainable Finance and Content. The business, based in Paris, is led by CEO Ella Etienne-Denoy, who has a strong reputation as an ESG leader in the real estate market.

Marco Hekman, CBRE’s Divisional President, Advisory Services, Continental Europe, commented: “The acquisition of Green Soluce is part of our strategy to further strengthen our ESG advisory capabilities across Continental Europe. We are delighted to welcome Green Soluce and to provide both existing and new clients with an even more extensive service offering.”

Fabrice Allouche, President, CBRE France, continues: “The acquisition of Green Soluce is the latest example of CBRE’s commitment to deepening our ESG expertise and expanding our ESG offerings to help companies roll out sustainable transformations. We look forward to welcoming our new colleagues and introducing them to our clients, who have a strong appetite for ESG advice and services.”

Ella Etienne-Denoy, CEO of Green Soluce, commented: “CBRE is the global leader in corporate real estate, and we are truly excited about the opportunity to join the team. We look forward to working collaboratively with CBRE to serve clients and grow our business in ESG. Our combined expertise will allow us to scale up and offer a wider range of clients a new level of strategic advice and services for a more efficient and impactful sustainable transformation.“