Grosvenor becomes first European property business to receive approval for both a short-term and long-term science based target

Grosvenor’s UK property business (GPUK) has announced that it is the first European property company to have its long-term net-zero targets approved by the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi). This will see the organisation reducing its emissions by at least 90% by 2040 to reach net-zero. The SBTi is a partnership of some of the world’s leading environmental organisations. It supports companies to set verified carbon reduction targets needed to meet the goals of the Paris Agreement – limiting global warming to well-below 2°C above pre-industrial levels and pursuing efforts…

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Grosvenor launches ambitious Biodiversity Strategy

Grosvenor Property UK announces the launch of its industry-leading biodiversity strategy, to complement its  journey to achieve net zero carbon by 2030. This new approach enhances its longstanding support for building biodiverse communities through the creation and management of a wide range of habitat types, providing food and shelter for priority species. Grosvenor Property UK committed to Valuing Nature as one of its four green goals in 2019. This set out the property company’s ambition to create a significant biodiversity net gain across new developments and existing assets by 2030.…

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Grosvenor supports a third of its supply chain to achieve a science based target

38 SME suppliers start a path to a Science Based Target this week by participating in Grosvenor Property UK’s pioneering Net Zero Mentoring Programme. Building on the business’ experience of gaining a validated Science Based Target in 2021, Grosvenor has partnered with Heart of The City to create a free programme to help SME suppliers, with less than 500 employees, map and reduce their own carbon footprint. Over eight months, companies including Elliott Wood, TFT, Barr Gazetas and Collins Construction will gain support across workshops, clinic sessions and 1:1 mentoring…

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Grosvenor launches £90m programme to reduce emissions from historic portfolio

Grosvenor Britain & Ireland has announced a £90m programme to retrofit and future-proof its historic London estate as a key component of its 2030 commitment to becoming a net zero carbon business. They are one of 25 leading UK property companies that made a Climate Change Commitment in 2019 to publish and report annually against a net zero carbon pathway. Recently launched, the Pathway focusses on their biggest levers for change: Reducing energy use and greenhouse gas emissions from our historic London estate in Mayfair and Belgravia by over 70%…

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