Klépierre strengthens its leadership position in the major sustainable development indexes and rankings in 2016

Paris – September 9, 2016

 

The sustainable development performances of Klépierre and Steen & Strom have once again attracted recognition from the three main sector indexes and rankings:  the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB), RobecoSAM and EPRA.

Klépierre and Steen & Strom have once again been awarded the “Green Star” rating by the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) and are ranked in the Top 10 out of 730 participants globally.

With a 91/100 score, Klépierre now ranks second among listed companies in the retail sector worldwide (out of 36 participants) and moves up four places for all industries to rank 10th globally.

Among unlisted companies, Steen & Strom – Klépierre’s 56.1%-owned subsidiary – is now the world’s top-ranked company with a 92/100 score. Steen & Strom moved up 19 notches in the all-industries ranking to sixth place worldwide.

Klépierre also improved in RobeccoSAM’s DJSI indexes. With a score of 83/100, Klépierre is once again included in the World and Europe indexes.

Klépierre was notably considered by RobecoSAM to be the most efficient company in the world (out of 170 real estate companies), based on its environmental initiatives.

Lastly, Klépierre received an EPRA Sustainability “Gold Award” for the fifth year in a row. This award recognizes the company’s best-practices methodology and disclosure in terms of extra-financial reporting for the listed real estate sector.

Jean-Marc Jestin, Chief Operating Officer and Member of the Executive Board of Klépierre, declared:

“These latest ratings recognize the efficiency of Klépierre’s Good Choices® strategy, initiated in 2013 and based on seeking continuous improvement in operational excellence in the management of our 22.6 billion euros shopping center portfolio spanning 16 European countries. These awards also attest to the effectivenness of the tangible measures implemented by Klépierre in recent years, as well as to the strong involvement of the top management team and all employees on a daily basis.”

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September 12 2016

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