Fiera Properties integrates environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into its approach to investment management, in order to mitigate risk and help drive long-term value creation.
Fiera Properties integrates environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors into its approach to investment management, in order to mitigate risk and help drive stable long-term value creation. Embracing the principles of ESG and responsible-investment also helps position the firm to effectively address shifting regulatory, environmental and societal issues — considerations that have become increasingly important in terms of attracting and retaining clients and partners.
Our ESG Vision
We aspire to be among the global leaders in ESG integration. We aim to provide our investors with increased income and capital appreciation through best-in-class portfolio ESG performance.
Fiera Properties’ Executive Sustainability Committee oversees our ESG strategy and implementation. Our Sustainability Policy governs ESG management to help us realize our vision.
We systematically embed ESG factors into our businesses strategy, policies and practices, with respect to investments and developments, asset management, portfolio management and stakeholder engagement. We work with our property managers to identify opportunities to further improve performance and set a consistent operational standard.
Fiera Properties also supports responsible business practices by participating in industry initiatives such as the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) assessment, and is a signatory to the United Nations-supported Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).
ESG Performance Highlights
- Signatory to PRI
- GRESB participant
- 690,000 square feet certified to stringent LEED* ‘green’
- Building and BOMA BEST** sustainability standards
- ESG training for employees and third-party managers
- Third-party environmental, health and safety risk-management system
*LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is the most widely used green building rating system in the world.
**Building Owners and Manager’s Association