Great Portland Estates plc (GPE) announces the launch of “The Time is Now”, our sustainability statement of intent.
Looking out to 2030, our statement of intent is underpinned by four pillars and commitments that we will:
With sustainability touching everything that we do, this statement of intent builds on our existing focus and strong track record in this critical area, including our support of the Better Buildings Partnership’s Climate Change Commitment, the announcement of ambitious new energy and carbon targets last May, the issue on the first ESG-linked bank facility by a UK REIT in February and achieving a five star rating in GRESB for the fourth consecutive year.
Crucially it also firmly connects our strategy around the environment, our social impact and health and wellbeing, integrating them across our business, supply chain and our stakeholders. To support our commitments we will:
For more details, please see “The Time is Now” at www.gpe.co.uk/sustainability
This text has been reproduced from the Great Portland Estates website.
"The world of sustainability is complicated, but at GPE, our approach is simple. We will decarbonise our business and ensure our spaces are adaptable and resilient to climate change by 2030. We will create a lasting positive social impact, whilst putting health and wellbeing front and centre. Working with our supply chain partners who share our vision, we’re using the latest technology and innovation to put our ideas and plans into practice, to help London to thrive." Toby Courtauld, Chief Executive, Great Portland Estates