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Sustainability is the only way forward and a core strategic pillar, integrated in our operations. Our sustainable mindset goes beyond creating sustainable homes and neighbourhoods, we also address society's challenges like climate change, segregation, and housing shortages.

Our values are rooted in our Scandinavian heritage:

Welfare System

No one left behind

Equality

Opportunities for all

Sustainable Mindset

Care for our planet

Targets

We have set ambitious sustainability targets and in the coming years we will implement measures such as a SEK 5 bn investment to reduce our greenhouse gas emissions by at least 46%, in line with the Paris Agreement ambition to limit global warming to 1.5°C.

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Sustainability Impact

The road to mitigating climate and social challenges is long. We are transparent about our status and how we will reach our goals. Our most important KPIs from 2020 are:

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24
CO2e/SEK million revenues

Scope 1 & 2 emissions from energy purchased by Heimstaden and used in its properties – FY 2021

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40 kg
CO2e/sqm

Scope 1 & 2 emissions from energy purchased by Heimstaden and used in its properties – FY 2021

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1.5%
social lease contracts

With 2,321 social leases in our portfolio, for socio-economically challenged people – FY 2021. (FY 2020: 1,943 social leases)

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Sustainability Strategy

Sustainable Mindset is one of our four strategic pillars, supported by an underlying sustainability strategy and group-wide sustainability targets covering environmental, social and governance aspects.

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Key Achievements

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Received a CDP score of B, surpassing the average score of our peer group.

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Set new climate targets and a detailed climate roadmap to be in alignment with the Paris Climate Agreement Goals.

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Pledged SEK 7 billion to meet climate targets.

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Begun performing climate risk and vulnerability assessment in our properties.

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Implemented ESG criteria in our investment and acquisition process.

*for Heimstaden Bostad