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Goals & Initiatives

At Majid Al Futtaim, sustainability is at the heart of everything we do. We believe it’s our duty to Dare Today, Change Tomorrow.  This is what drives the direction and decisions we make.


Our Company-wide goals and initiatives have been developed to help meet our Sustainable Business Commitments and sustainability annual targets. These are aligned to our strategic focus areas which include:


 

- Transforming Lives in the communities we serve to provide a healthy, fulfilling and sustainable way of life

- Rethinking Resources to make a Net Positive Impact, and

- Empowering our People to unlock the full potential our both our direct employees and those employed by our contractors


We continually strive to become one of the most sustainable companies in the world. Our long-term target is to produce more energy and water than we consume, reaching a Net Positive business model by 2040.  It’s ambitious, but we are confident we will be the first in the region to get there.


  • Sustainability strategy Dare Today, Change Tomorrow contributes to the achievements of 10 UN Sustainable Development goals
  • First company in MENA region to adopt a group level net positive strategy and one of the first companies in the world to sign up to the World Green Building Council Net Zero Building Commitment
  • Continuously investing in our people through embedding sustainability training at all levels, wellness year-round campaigns and Employment Conditions Policies
  • First in the region to achieve LEED and BREEAM certification across our properties portfolio and minimum LEED GOLD requirement for all new developments
  • A Company-wide Circular economy strategy and a single-use plastic phase plan
  • Audited energy, water and waste footprint data
  • Sustainable Procurement procedures that ensure a sustainable supply chain

Facts & Figures

17.5%

Reduction in water usage

across the company.

9.2%

Reduction in carbon emissions

emissions across the company.

32%

Increase in recycling rate

across malls over the last five years

1st

Hotel Portfolio in the world to receive LEED Platinum Certification

Case Studies

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LEED Platinum Certification Case Study

In 2021, Majid Al Futtaim Properties’ hotel portfolio adapted to the newest iteration of LEED Platinum Certification and was the first in the region to receive LEED certification across the 13-hotel property portfolio.

22 Mar 2021
Addressing Embodied Carbon My City Centre Masdar Case Study 1_edit

Addressing Embodied Carbon: My City Centre Masdar Case Study

In 2017, Majid Al Futtaim made the bold commitment to become Net Positive by 2040, making us the first organisation in the MENA region with such an ambition. In line with this, we also aim to develop an understanding of the embodied carbon in our developments and take measures to reduce emissions where possible.

01 Sep 2020
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Majid Al Futtaim Green Sukuk Case Study

In 2019, “climate emergency” was declared the word of the year. It was the year where climate change awareness and action sped up at a faster pace than before. Driven by a global social movement and accelerated by the global pandemic, governments and organisations worldwide stepped up their ambitions and committed to becoming net zero

15 May 2019
 
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