Sustainability at Aldar

Shaping a
better future

Our Sustainability Purpose

Sustainability is integral to our business strategy and long-term development. It improves the way we do business and helps us deliver a positive impact on the economy, the environment, people and the communities where we operate.

Our business culture places sustainability at the heart of everything we do - it informs the way we operate, collaborate, innovate and grow.

Economy
Economy

We contribute to a thriving economy through responsible and diversified growth.

Community
Community

We’re part of a wider community and we put our stakeholders’ priorities at the heart of our decision-making.

People
People

We attract and retain the best people through our culture of inclusion, growth and empowerment.

Environment
Environment

Responsible environmental stewardship is a priority throughout the lifecycle of our assets, including in the supply chain.

2019 Sustainability Highlights

ECONOMY

+11%

Increase in group revenue

+33%

In-country value certified suppliers

COMMUNITY
AED

54.3M

Strategic community investment (direct and in-kind)

15%

Of employees involved in volunteering

PEOPLE

20%

Female members of the executive management committee

40%

Reduction in serious reportable safety incidents (compared to 2018)

ENVIRONMENT
TONNES

386,072

CO2 Aldar group carbon footprint

89%

Recycling rate in development management

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Sustainability
in Action

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Sustainability is at the Heart of Everything We Do

Our approach to sustainability management is structured around the four sustainability pillars of economy, community, people and environment. This is the core of our strategy, which we pursue through a framework that incorporates national and international sustainability goals.


We're also committed to addressing and delivering on 23 material issues that matter to our stakeholders, holding ourselves accountable for our performance under the oversight of our Chief Financial and Sustainability Officer (CFSO) and our Sustainability Council.

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urban art

Capturing the nation’s heritage
in urban art

As part of our ongoing efforts to enhance Abu Dhabi’s urban landscape with public art, we partnered with Abu Dhabi Art (part of the Department of Culture and Tourism) in 2019 to commission a series of public artworks at our Reem Central Park development.

Environment

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Community

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