Sustainability - strong economic, environmental and social values

MEPC strives to continuously improve environmental, social and governance strategies in its asset management and development management activities. MEPC’s strategy is to:

  • Promote sustainability objectives within the asset management and development supply chain
  • Consider responsible practices throughout built asset life cycles
  • Measure and manage the environmental impact of MEPC’s business
  • Be a good employer and attending high standards of employee welfare and corporate governance

Proactively monitoring sustainability indicators

Under its stewardship, MEPC strives to be at the forefront of energy performance monitoring and recognises the importance of minimizing the carbon footprint of each estate, achieved through site-wide travel plans aimed at reducing single occupancy car commutes.

MEPC’s approach to material selection and procurement focuses on life cycle impact and the development of sustainable procurement plans, to ensure that all main building elements are assessed.

MEPC aims to achieve BREEAM rating, ‘Very Good’ for all new industrial buildings and Excellent for other commercial uses.

Biodiversity loss is a consequence of climate change and human impact. Ecosystems are widely known to provide a number of critical services to society, including air-filtering, mitigating temperate changes, providing oxygen and ultimately habitats for wildlife.

Through its management, MEPC protects, maintains and enhances features of ecological value in line with recommendations from professionally qualified ecologists. Biodiversity loss is a consequence of climate change and human impact. Ecosystems are widely known to provide a number of critical services to society, including air-filtering, mitigating temperate changes, providing oxygen and ultimately habitats for wildlife.

Delivering social sustainability

From ethical sourcing and responsible stakeholder relations to occupier wellbeing and employee satisfaction, MEPC actively promotes ways to protect the social wellbeing of occupiers, employees and communities.

Developing outside spaces featuring green infrastructure that occupants can use for breaks and social interaction are beneficial to health and well-being, as is the development of a sense of community of at each estate through a range of activities including business networking, charity events, social gathering including quiz nights and park choirs, and a wide range of sports activities.

Governance – taking responsibility, acting professionally

MEPC seeks to provide a first-class service. This means operating transparently and with integrity.

Robust systems are in place to protect data, respect privacy, guard against financial crime, and ensure employee engagement with clear policies, procedures and appropriate remuneration.

MEPC promotes its ESG principles across its supply chain the supply chain.