ESG

Creating a resilient portfolio

MATERIAL ISSUES

  • Energy and carbon
  • Climate change adaptation, mitigation and resilience
  • Green building certifications and standards (including BREEAM, LEED and EPCs)

Creating a resilient portfolio

LONG-TERM OBJECTIVE

  • Evaluating net zero carbon pathway
  • Targeting green building certifications
  • Reducing EPC risk

ROADMAP ACTIONS

  • Net zero carbon pathway formalised
  • All development plans are drawn up to target EPC B-rating or above and BREEAM (or equiv) ‘Very Good’ as a minimum
  • EPC improvement project focusing on lower rated EPCs and expiring EPCs
  • Complete climate change impact risk assessment

HOW WE WILL TRACK OUR PERFORMANCE

  • Carbon footprint
  • Number of BREEAM certifications by level
  • Proportion of the portfolio with an EPC rating of E and above