CSR performance

The Group's extra-financial results are regularly monitored and reflect its performance in terms of corporate social responsibility (CSR).
CSR experts : performance monitoring

CSR experts : performance monitoring

Cities

Customers

Talents

Altarea wants to be a public interest partner for cities. The Group is developing high-quality property solutions for a denser, smarter, more diversified and friendlier city which creates jobs and drives economic development with a low environmental footprint.

2021 Highlights

In 2021, the Group's results demonstrate its commitment: maintaining activities and supporting employment, pursuing the emission reduction objectives of CO₂ and the "useful nature" approach.

Lifestyles, behaviours, aspirations… customer expectations are changing and, across all of its activities, the Group engages in dialogue and listens: customer satisfaction is the Group’s top priority and it is also achieved through quality of life and well-being in its projects which, in addition, boost their long-term economic value.

2021 Highlights

The Group's 2021  results match its ambitions: HCG / Les Echos ranked it number 2 in customer relationship for 2020, Cogedim was voted Customer Services of the Year for the fourth consecutive year, and the Group continued its ambitious certification process with all the Residential, Business Property and Retail projects receiving a quality and/or environmental certification.

In order to support its growth and meet new urban challenges, in 2018 the Group reaffirmed its commitment to job creation and talent management.

2021 Highlights

In 2021, Altarea is reaffirming it commitment to well-being at work by being recertified as a Top Employer. Altarea is also pursuing its skills development policy by training 88% of its employees in CSR.

48 500

jobs supported

in France

99 %

of residential and business property projects

are less than 500 metres from public transport links

100 %

of developments

are quality and/or environmentally certified

Cap 3000

first BiodiverCity®

certified shopping center in the world

Cogedim

Customer Service of the Year

In 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 and 2022

1 996

employees

at 31/12/2021

-67.3%

in CO2 EMISSIONS

across the portfolio since 2010

CSR Indicators

2021 CSR indicators - short form
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2021 CSR indicators - short form

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Recognised levels of performance

Altarea’s CSR performance is regularly assessed by extra-financial rating agencies. Analysis of our findings helps to ensure a non-stop improvement in performance.

Recognised levels of performance

Prime status by ISS ESG

ISS ESG is one of the world’s leading extra-financial rating agencies. 

In 2019, it once again awarded the Group “Prime” status

Gaïa Rating / Ethifinance

The Gaïa Index comprises 70 companies providing outstanding guarantees for their ESG risk management.

The Group has been part of this index since 2017.

Green Star 5* / GRESB


Since 2011, the Group has been voluntarily participating in the GRESB (Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark), the benchmark in the real estate sector for sustainable development with more than 1,200 companies and funds appraised around the world.


In 2021, Altarea confirms its Green Star 5* status and ranks 2nd in its category by achieving a score of 94/100.


This ranking attests to the Group's CSR performance over time. Since 2016, Altarea has achieved a score of 90/100 or higher.


In addition, Altarea receives an A rating for transparency, a guarantee of the quality of institutional publications, reliability and completeness of the CSR report.

Award-winning projects

Award-winning projects

In November 2018, the CAP3000 refurbishment project received the 2018 Corporate and Environmental Award from the Ministry of Ecological and Solidarity Transition and ADEME, in the Biodiversity category.

This recognition emphasises the efforts undertaken to meet environmental and biodiversity demands, and more particularly, the partnership entered into with the League for the Protection of Birds (LPO).


Sustainable development goals

Altarea is committed to external global bodies, in particular by contributing to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), as well as the Global Compact's social responsibility initiative.

Sustainable development goals

United Nations Global Compact

Altarea is committed to the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) initiative.

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Altarea is committed to the United Nations Global Compact corporate responsibility initiative and its principles in the areas of human rights, labour , the environment and anti-corruption.

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Taking part in sectoral discussions

In order to collectively anticipate regulatory developments and share best practice in sustainability, the Group is an active member of several organisations :

Taking part in sectoral discussions

Re-use’s Booster

Altarea joined this initiative launched in 2019. It works to organise, structure and massify the supply and demand for reuse materials in real estate with its Looping platform.

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Low-carbon prescribers' hub

Altarea joined this initiative in 2020. Its objective is to create an expert community equipped with highly operational tools, to establish a low carbon culture in the business and to inform the business about the optimum carbon/cost ratio.


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Smart Building Alliance

The Group is a member of the SBA, an association that campaigns for the development of smart buildings. In December 2017, Altarea signed the “connected, inclusive and liveable buildings" charter.

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Low Carbon Buildings

Altarea is a founder member of the BBCA. Its goal is to reduce the carbon footprint of buildings.

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Paris Action Climat Convention

The Group signed the Paris Climate Partnership Agreement in 2015, demonstrating its commitment to Paris achieving a successful transition towards a post-carbon city. In 2019, the Group renewed its commitment in the Charter to Gold level.

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International Biodiversity and Real Estate Council

Altarea has been an IPBC member since 2016 and is involved in this council which brings together real estate sector operators. Its objective is to promote best practices in urban biodiversity during the planning, design and construction phases.

In March 2018, the Group signed the BiodiverCity® Charter to bring nature into towns and cities. It requires its signatories to incorporate nature in urban development projects.

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Observatory of Sustainable Real Estate

Altarea is a founder member of the OID. This independent association of private- and public-sector actors in the commercial property sector seeks to promote sustainability in real estate.

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CSR Publications

2021 Universal Registration Document
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2021 Universal Registration Document

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Integrated strategic report 2021
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May 12, 2022

Integrated strategic report 2021

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Charte achats responsables Mai 2020
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Apr 15, 2021

Charte achats responsables Mai 2020

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Altarea - DPEF 2021
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Altarea - DPEF 2021

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CSR Brochure
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Apr 2, 2019

CSR Brochure

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CSR Infographics

Social footprint 2021 Infographic
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Feb 22, 2022

Social footprint 2021 Infographic

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Climate 2021 Infographic
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Feb 22, 2022

Climate 2021 Infographic

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Nature in the city 2021 Infographic
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Feb 22, 2022

Nature in the city 2021 Infographic

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Circular Economy 2021 Infographic
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Feb 22, 2022

Circular Economy 2021 Infographic

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Labelling Certifications 2021 Infographic
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Feb 22, 2022

Labelling Certifications 2021 Infographic

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Comfort 2021 Infographic
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Comfort 2021 Infographic

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