Kiwi Property

Sustainable initiatives

Examples of Kiwi Property Group's (KPG) sustainable initiatives include:

Social sustainability

  • community - provide an annual sponsorship to the Keystone Trust which provides scholarships and industry support to students wishing to enter into the property industry while studying
  • community - supported more than 50 grassroots initiatives that promoted the provision of local employment, wellbeing and social engagement
  • community - launched a scholarship for Māori and Pasifika students to promote greater representation in the property sector, and
  • community - 65 days of community service.

  • workplace - achieved a 0% notifiable injury and illness target, for the fifth year running
  • workplace - 208 staff undertook wellbeing courses or activities
  • workplace - 73% staff are female and 25% are not European, and
  • workplace - 80% people leaders participated in training.

Environmental sustainability

  • they retained the highest Carbon Disclosure Project rating (A-) of any New Zealand-listed entity, for the third year in a row
  • strengthened their Wellington office buildings to achieve higher seismic performance ratings, ensuring tenants safety
  • reducing waste to landfill by diverting 310 tonnes, down from 331 the previous year
  • 26 electric chargers providing free charging across five shopping centres
  • about to roll out solar panels across four of their shopping centres
  • upgraded a further 15% of common lighting areas to LEDs
  • planted 46,000 native plants across two shopping centres
  • reduced carbon footprint by 8.6% to 5,185 tonnes
  • 50 tonnes of coffee grounds are being recycled, and
  • reduced water use by 23.3m.

Governing sustainability

  • governance - they manage their risk and anti-corruption to with numerous policies overseen by a number of independent board members
  • Kiwi Property has been included in the FTSE4Good Index since 2004 and, reporting to the Carbon Disclosure Project since 2006. In 2017 they were again (for the third year running) the top-ranked New Zealand listed company, with a score of A-.

Find out more about Kiwi Property here.

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