Landsec is one of the leading real estate companies in the UK with a portfolio of well-connected retail, leisure, workspace and residential hubs. The company is committed to being a purpose-led, sustainable business, listening to and responding to the needs of all its stakeholders and considering environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues in all its decisions.
Decarbonising the economy and dealing with the implications of climate change are the most critical challenges facing the world today. Landsec has clear and stretching sustainability commitments to help tackle these issues including becoming a net zero carbon business by 2030.
In 2016 Landsec became the first commercial real estate company in the world to have its carbon emission target approved by the Science Based Targets Initiative and in 2019 was the first UK REIT to increase the ambition level of its target aligning it to a 1.5oC scenario. Landsec’s approved science-based target (SBT) will see the company reduce its absolute carbon emissions by 70% from a 2013/14 baseline by 2030.
- Committed to becoming a net zero carbon busisness by 2030
- Reduced carbon emissions by 55% since 2013/14
- 100% of operational waste diverted from landfill
- 100% electricity procured from renewable sources
“Our strategy is grounded in a clear purpose – Sustainable Places. Connecting Communities. Realising Potential – which aims to create sustainable value for all our stakeholders.”Mark Allan, Chief Executive, Landsec
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