Our environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy is central to how we do business and ensures that NEINVER has a role in driving economic and social development and mitigating environmental risk in the communities where we operate. Our Building Tomorrow strategy defines the three axes of our commitment and focuses on the aspects in which the company can create more value for all its stakeholders.

Our ESG culture and commitment is reported yearly in our Environmental, Social and Governance Report to show progress in the company’s sustainability roadmap and its contribution to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals which are most relevant to the company’s activity. The company is a signatory of the UN Global Compact. Our strong ESG focus has been recognised by the GRESB Real Estate Benchmark 2020, in which the company obtained 5 stars and 90/100 points.


2020 Highlights:

  • We reduced CO2 emissions by 15% and energy consumption by 10% across our portfolio and in offices in Europe, continuing the downward trend of recent years.
  • We launched a green mobility plan to increase the use of more sustainable means of transport among its visitors and employees. The project kicked off with Viladecans The Style Outlets, in Barcelona, and is being implemented in Nassica Retail & Leisure Park and Getafe The Style Outlets, in Madrid.
  • We extended the AIS accessibility certification to France and Italy and will extend it to the rest of centres this year.
  • We signed the “Statement from Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation”, joining the United Nations pledge calling for renewed global co-operation across borders, sectors and generations together with over 1,000 companies from 100 countries.


Building Tomorrow: NEINVER's roadmap for 2030

NEINVER's Building Tomorrow 2030 strategy sets ambitious ESG (Environmental, Social and Governance) goals and ambitions for 2030. Building Tomorrow aims to drive progress on key issues and challenges identified through an extensive materiality review, in the scope of diverse frameworks such as the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals, GRESB benchmark and coming regulations.

The strategic goals of our Building Tomorrow strategy for 2030 are:

- Move to a net-zero and climate resilient model

- Minimise resource use and protect biodiversity

- Strengthen the company’s internal capacity to focus on ESG

- Maintain a portfolio of fully certified assets

- Promote responsible consumption

- Increase employees’ professional and personal well-being

- Ensure good governance practices and transparency

- Be a catalyst of growth for our local communities and for society

- Ensure full equal opportunities, inclusion and diversity

- Increase our external stakeholders’ well-being


Reducing our environmental footprint

We design and deliver sustainable spaces based on the preservation and integration with the natural environment. Our environmental commitment is focused on:

- Sustainable construction and management aimed at reducing energy consumption, emissions, water usage and waste management

- Promoting sustainable mobility

- Sharing our commitment with our stakeholders

- Sustainability certification of our portfolio

Creating lasting social value

We commit to building responsible business relationships with all our stakeholders and maximizing the value for the communities where we operate. This includes:

- Building stable and quality relationships with our employees

- Maintaining a responsible supply chain. We work with partners and suppliers that share the same values as we do.

- Adding value to local communities, including promoting economic growth, contributing to local employment and organizing community engagement initiatives

- Making sure that our buildings meet the needs of every person.

- Promoting health & well-being among our employees, tenants and communities


Commitment to transparency and ethical conduct

NEINVER’S corporate governance policies define a clear commitment to transparency, reporting, compliance, effective risk management and responsible business practices. These policies serve as a framework for the company’s values, management model and all business activity. At the heart of our approach to good governance is our Code of Ethics, which provides clear guidance on how we conduct business and applies to everyone who works at NEINVER.


UN Global Compact

NEINVER is a signatory of the UN Global Compact. In 2020, the company signed the “Statement from Business Leaders for Renewed Global Cooperation”, joining the United Nations pledge calling for renewed global co-operation across borders, sectors and generations together with over 1,000 companies from 100 countries. By signing this joint statement the company committed to ethical leadership and good governance, to invest in addressing inequalities and injustice, and to partner with the UN, Government and civil society to promote equality and respect human rights.


UN Sustainable Development Goals

Aware of the importance of protecting the planet, ensuring prosperity for all, and pulling together to overcome the global challenges currently facing society, NEINVER continues to support the implementation of Agenda 2030. To that end, in 2018, NEINVER identified and reported on four Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and their related targets, where our business has the greatest ability to drive change within our markets.  In 2019, we also outlined our support for the SDGs relating to clean water and sanitation, affordable and clean energy, reduced inequality and responsible production and consumption.  


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