Sustainability

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The retail sector is rapidly evolving with a convergence of major trends – technology, demographics, urbanisation and the low-carbon and circular economy. Together these dynamics are transforming the way consumers make purchases and the expectations they have of retailers and retail destinations.

As a long-term investor, building a sustainable and resilient business is critical for Eurocommercial’s success. Our approach extends beyond the basics of better community engagement and decreased energy consumption. As major economic, social and political trends shape the world around us, our ability to continue to grow our business depends on successfully anticipating and responding to these dynamics in a responsible way. Fundamentally, we take a long-term view of every business decision, supported by rigorous research incorporating environmental and socio-economic risks and opportunities.

Eurocommercial’s sustainability strategy has three pillars:

Reduce the environmental impact of our assets.

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Act with transparency and good governance.

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Be a responsible employer.

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2017/18 Highlights

4%
Reduction in fuel consumption year-on-year
57%
of Eurocommercial's waste from its shopping centres is now recycled
5%
Reduction in water consumption year-on-year
6
Eurocommercial shopping centres BREEAM certified
63
GRESB score 2018
2
Average days training per employee in 2017/18