Accessibility and engagement with local communities

Purpose of management approach

Contribute to building sustainable cities and communities, and mitigate climate change impact of travel to and from our shopping centres.

Policies and commitments

Accessibility is part of our core portfolio criteria: linked to public transportation, focused on capital city regions and population growth, health care, municipal services, and education incorporated in the centres.

Community activity checklist in place to steer our community activities.

A socio-economic impact measurement through a few key indicators, such as local jobs created and community engagement events held.

Targets and actions

Main results 2018 are presented in the Sustainability Accounts on page 6. Citycon´s long term main objectives are presented on page 7 in the Sustainability Accounts and Citycon's full sustainability strategy is available online at https://www.citycon.com/sustainability/creating-value-through-sustainability.

Responsibilities and resources

Business operations are supported by group functions such as sustainability, finance, legal, marketing, communications, security and HR management activities

Evaluation of management approaches

We follow up on results achieved, and develop our management practices in connection to other strategic policies, the risk management programme, and changes in the internal and external operating environments. The Corporate Management Committee (CMC) makes a thorough review of the sustainability strategy and strategic actions every third year. The sustainability team provides yearly progress reports to the CMC on the strategic sustainability actions.

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