At Aldar, we believe sustainability is integral to our business strategy and long-term development. It improves the way we do business and ensures we have a positive impact on our strategic sustainability pillars: the economy, environment, people and communities where we operate.
Our Approach to Sustainability
As a real estate manager and developer, we believe that we have both the opportunity and the responsibility to create the right balance of social, environmental and economic conditions. In 2019, we refreshed our Sustainability Framework to align with Aldar’s new Mission and Corporate Strategy. The new Framework continues to be structured around four sustainability pillars, but it also now better reflects local and global sustainable development initiatives, stakeholder engagement and materiality.
With a clear purpose to shape a better future of Abu Dhabi, the Framework below guides a culture of sustainability across Development and Asset Management.
At Aldar, sustainability is about creating shared value for all stakeholders in the long-term. We hold ourselves accountable to operate responsibly and efficiently and play a leading role in implementing sustainability practices across our value chain.
Our commitment to sustainability is based on a comprehensive understanding of the expectations of our stakeholders and considering the impacts of our business.
Our Sustainability Framework and reporting are rooted in ESG issues that have been identified by stakeholders through a rigorous annual materiality process.
Aldar’s Sustainability Department continually monitors ESG issues based on industry and sustainability trends, as well as GRI standards. We engage with our stakeholders to prioritise and verify those issues. The process is illustrated below.