7 September 2017 10:15

More international recognition for IGD

Awards given to IGD’s 2016 Consolidated Annual Report and 2016 Corporate Sustainability Report by EPRA and to the Centro Sarca restyling by the EU-funded Project CommONEnergy

IGD – Immobiliare Grande Distribuzione SIIQ S.p.A. is pleased to announce the receipt of two important international awards from EPRA (European Public Real Estate Association) for the degree of compliance with the association’s Best Practices Recommendations, which represent the highest European standards in terms of  transparency,  comparability and reporting of key business performance indicators.

More in detail, for the third consecutive year IGD received the “EPRA sBPR Gold Award” (sustainability Best Practice Recommendations), the most important recognition given to corporate sustainability reports, which was awarded after  careful analysis of the reports of 134 sector companies in Europe.

IGD also received, for the second consecutive year,  the “EPRA BPR Silver Award” (Best Practice Recommendations) for its 2016 Consolidated Annual Report. In this instance, too, the reports of 142 European sector companies were examined.

These awards are confirmation of IGD’s commitment to constantly increasing the transparency and comparability of its communication, which benefits investors, the financial community and all the Group’s stakeholders, in general.

IGD is also extremely satisfied to announce that Centro Sarca in Milan, after having received ISO and BREEAM certification, as well as having been a finalist at the Mapic Awards, has received the CommONEnergy Award for Best Sustainable Shopping Centers in the “Mega malls” category from the EU-funded Project CommONEnergy. The award is given to requalified shopping centers in Europe.  The purpose is to find and recognize the most efficient and sustainable buildings in order to reward best practices, provide examples for future restyling and improve the sustainability of shopping centers.