In the new 2022-2024 Business Plan, we decided to structure the Planning activities by defining quantitative targets for the 2022-2024 period and by identifing strategic targets (so-called “Ambitions”) with a timeframe up to 2030, to clearly lay out the long-term directions we intend to take and our priorities. Thus we identified 22 ambitions that represent the guidelines which we will work on so as to make our contribution to the sustainable development strategies defined by the United Nations with the Sustainable Development Goals.
|1. Zero carbon emissions (scope 1 and 2) at 100% of our Italian freehold shopping centers||8. Further increase employees' expertise||12. Constantly update our corporate governance system striving to anticipate changes in the law||16. Carry out restyling which reduces the environmental impact of another 10 shopping centers by 2030 (baseline 2021)||19. Evaluate the possibility of issuing a Sustainability Linked Bond|
|2. At least 1 carbon positive asset||9. Achieve gender equality in roles of responsibility||13. Maintain the utmost committement to legality in terms of both our conduct and the relationship with all our stakeholders||17. Define initiatives designed to improve the wellbeing of shoppers at 100% of the shopping centers||20. Involve tenants in topics related to sustainability|
|3. Reduce the indirect emissions (scope 3), coming from both direct sources and indirect sources by raising the awareness of tenants and shoppers||10. Work to improve employees' wellbeing||14. Include the supply chain in our corporate CSR policies in an increasingly organic way||18. Leverage on the possibilities provided by the technological innovations of smart buildings in increasingly smarter cities||21. Enter into partnerships with domestic NGOs in order to support common causes|
|4. BREEAM certification for 100% of the common areas in the Italian freehold malls||11. Take all possible measures to ensure the health and safety of everyone who visits their properties||15. Implement all the available controls needed to guarantee privacy and cybersecurity||22. Initiate local communities and co-planning projects in at least 3 shopping centers|
|5. Make our shopping centers increasingly more accessible via all forms of sustainable mobility|
|6. Zero waste shopping centers (circular economy, waste not in landfills))|
|7. Raise the awareness of shoppers through campaign in the shopping centers and the organization of transversal events relating to ESG issues|
The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs, or Global goals) were included in the United Nations’ 2030 Agenda in 2015. They are a set of 17 goals and 169 sub-goals which aim to put an end to poverty, fight against inequality and promote economic and social development. A universal plan of action which requires commitment from everybody, including companies, which are called upon to add their own contribution by means of new responsible business models, investments, innovation, technological development and the establishment of multi-stakeholder cooperation.
IGD, following the guidelines of Global Compact Network Italy, identified 10 SDGs which were relevant to its business and which were connected to the material issues identified by the Company. These references were not only our guide in defining the 2030 Ambitions defined in the 2022-2024 Business Plan, but are also an integral part of the Sustainability Report, in which we report on the results achieved on each of them.
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all
Promote sustained, inclusive and sustainable economic growth, full and productive employment and decent work for all
Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns
Take urgent action to combat climate change and its impacts
Promote peaceful and inclusive societies for sustainable development, provide access to justice for all and build effective, accountable and inclusive institutions at all levels
For more information please visit the United Nation website https://sustainabledevelopment.un.org