10 September 2015 16:45

An important international award for IGD

IGD - Immobiliare Grande Distribuzione SIIQ S.p.A awarded the prestigious international “EPRA sBPR Gold Award” for the 2014 Sustainability Report.

Immobiliare Grande Distribuzione SIIQ S.p.A. received the “EPRA sBPR Gold Award”, from the European Public Real Estate Association awarded real estate companies who have excelled in compliance with the Sustainability Best Practices Recommendations (sBPR) relating to sustainability reports.

IGD was included in the “From zero to hero”,  section for having “noticeably improved disclosure relative to sustainability” and for having “implemented the sustainability targets included in the business plan”.

The EPRA Sustainability Awards 2015 were awarded after close examination of the sustainability reports prepared by the 91 European listed real estate companies included in the FTSE EPRA/NAREIT Developed EMEA Index at 31 March 2015 with a view to verifying the level of compliance with Epra’s Best Practice Recommendations relating to the accuracy and the transparency of the information provided.

In April 2015 IGD published the fifth edition of its sustainability report based on the international GRI-G4 standards and with a modified report format that included focus on material topics, while also including sustainability targets in its strategic business plan.

We can only be satisfied with and proud of the prize received – Gilberto Coffari, Chairman of IGD, Immobiliare Grande Distribuzione SIIQ SpA – which is recognition of the work done by the company over the past few years in order to become even more sustainable and transparent”.