- SEGRO plc (LON: SGRO) publishes Sustainability Report 2010

Apr 28, 2011 1:12 PM ET

(3BL Media / theCSRfeed) April 28, 2011 - The report provides an update on 2010 performance of SEGRO’s five-year sustainability strategy. The company’s approach focuses on delivering value to the business and its customers.

Report can be downloaded at:   Resource efficiency
  • Significant improvements to data collection and measurement systems.

  • 8 per cent lower energy intensity per sq m in the multi-let buildings SEGRO manages.

  • New developments forecast to achieve 51 per cent better energy efficiency on average than current standards in the UK, and 10 per cent in Continental Europe.

  • 90 per cent of development waste reused or recycled, diverting 6,900 tonnes from landfill.

  • More than £1.2 million invested in charities and in local communities where SEGRO has a presence, through money, time and donation of business space.
  • 73 per cent of UK customers rate overall satisfaction as an occupier as ‘good’ or ‘excellent’, significantly outperforming the industry average.

  • 82 per cent of employees are willing to go beyond the requirements of their role to help SEGRO succeed.

  • 97 Green Leases and Memoranda of Understanding signed with occupiers over the last few years.

  • International Safety Award for managing health and safety risks, for the second year running.

  • UK’s first Simplified Planning Zone since 1998, at Heywood Distribution Park in Manchester, giving the flexibility to develop without separate planning applications.

  Feedback is welcome:   About SEGRO SEGRO is Europe’s leading provider of flexible business space. The Group is a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT), listed on the London Stock Exchange. SEGRO’s portfolio comprises £5.3 billion of predominantly industrial and warehouse assets, serving over 1,700 customers spread across many geographies and different industry sectors. It has 5.5 million sq m of built space and a passing rent roll of £326 million (as at 31 December 2010)   CR13509