December 13, 2019. The initiative by O1 Properties for environmental certification of its business centres was shortlisted at the People Investor contest, held annually in Moscow by Russia’s Association of Managers. The theme of this year’s event was “CSR 360° – the new DNA of Corporate Communications”.
The goal of the competition is to commend and encourage wider use of innovative and socially responsible business practices that can make Russian companies more transparent and competitive. This year’s competition, which was focused on new concepts of corporate social responsibility (CSR), attracted a total of 65 projects in five different categories.
O1 Properties was among entrants shortlisted in the Environmental Performance category. The Company’s entry was a large-scale, ongoing project to improve environmental performance of its business centres, including introduction of green technologies and sustainable building management practices that reduce natural resource consumption. O1 Properties is carrying out certification of all its business centres to the international BREEAM environmental standard, creating a comfortable and productive environment for tenants, interacting with local communities, and taking steps to raise awareness among key stakeholders of environmental issues in commercial real estate.View PDF