Wereldhave believes everyone deserves to have a comfortable, well-balanced everyday life. They are committed to investing in a better tomorrow by creating best-in-class retail real estate Full Service Centers that improve everyday life, business, and the environment. Their LifeCentral transformation programme is central to this idea, bringing low carbon and positive socio-economic benefits to local communities.
Member of Dutch Green Building Council
Joined in 2020
Commit to all assets under direct control of the organisation to operate at net zero carbon by 2030.
Disclose carbon emissions of the portfolio via GRESB, and the European Real Estate Association (EPRA) Sustainability Best Practices Recommendations (sBPR) guidelines in annual report.
Continue to implement individual net zero roadmaps for each building to decarbonise heating, cooling and power needs including measures to improve energy efficiency, install on-site renewables such as solar panels where possible with any balance met by off-site renewable energy.
Verify emissions data via a third party alongside having targets verified by Science-based Targets initiative. Core portfolio of all full service centres will achieve a minimum ‘Very Good’ BREEAM In Use certification.
Advocate for industry change towards net zero by communicating the benefits of decarbonisation across the supply chain. Partner with tenants and visitors to reduce carbon and waste. Continue to sign green leases with all new tenants and provide visitors with sustainable transport options by ensuring access to bike, electric car charging and public transport infrastructure.