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Sustainability is strategy

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The shifting mood around sustainability in its broadest sense has put once powerful brands on notice and created space for new brands which have embraced a more caring, inclusive and sustainable philosophy. For Hyprop, sustainability is important in at least two spaces, the more commonly embraced environmental sustainability, and then the sustainability of retail property itself. Steven Riley (Head of development and sustainability) on Hyprop’s evolving sustainability strategy.

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BACK TO THE FUTURE

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Hyprop has been exploring how its centres will be increasingly relevant in the 21st century to customers who, like the ancient Greeks, want public places that bring communities together in a way that is relevant to their changing lives – and Covid-19 has increased a need to belong, to be part of a community. The big 5 PWC findings are very much part of what we found our customers want.

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ESG MOVES FRONT AND CENTRE

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The battle to decarbonise the global economy is being fought on many fronts. A global coalition against coal power – the single biggest contributor to climate change – is committed to phasing it out in major economies during or by the 2030s and in the rest of the world during or by the 2040s. If globally agreed climate targets are to be met, including limiting global warming to the 1.5 degrees Celsius threshold, then ending the world’s reliance on coal is seen as a necessary step, and the recent commitment by 190 countries at COP26 is a significant move in that direction.

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