At Generali Real Estate, we are committed to aligning our core business strategy with the environmental, social and governance (ESG) goals of Generali Group.
Generali Real Estate's portfolio is comprised of unique mix of historical and modern properties, ranging from landmark buildings to new architectural masterpieces, which has enabled the company to develop best-in-class skills in the fields of technological innovation, sustainability and urban development.
Buildings and construction projects sector account for 36% of global energy consumption and 39% of energy and process-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions into the atmosphere, as reported in the 2019 Global Status Report. 11% of these emissions resulted from manufacturing building materials and products, such as steel, cement and glass.
Considering this relevant impact, sustainability is a key focus for Generali Real Estate.
Generali Real Estate recognizes that the real estate sector is at the crossroads of two global megatrends: climate change and urbanization. There is an opportunity for Generali Real Estate to have a large impact and demonstrate leadership within the market.
Generali Real Estate has developed its own sustainability framework based on the following pillars: