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Read about the best bits, and the challenges of our Positive Places work, as shared by our Head of Sustainability Louise Ellison...

​Announcing our UK & Ireland Employee Charity Partner 2018-20

25 Jun 2018

A new opportunity to support

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HAMMERSON GIVES BACK FOR COMMUNITY DAY 2018

15 Jun 2018

282 Hammerson employees on the 7 June 2018 across UK and Ireland took time out to give… #PositivePlacesPositiveImpact #Communityday2018

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Let the pictures tell the story. Hammerson promoted.

5 Jun 2018

Taking a leadership role in Net Positive is extremely exciting and as we embark on this journey, one of our objectives is to have significant positive impacts from a socio-economic point of view.

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Making a positive difference

15 May 2018

Establishing meaningful relationships, creating networks and collaborating with social enterprises, institutions and entrepreneurs to have a positive impact in the community.

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Daring Developers take on Hammerson

9 Mar 2018

Hammerson proudly hosted Enabling Enterprise, and Year 5 students from Preston Park Primary School, 8th March at Kings Place. The event focused on getting students to use their imaginations and putting eight types of enterprise skills to the test, with support from Hammerson volunteers.

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Life Less Plastic

2 Jun 2017

Hammerson employees from 10 retail destinations across the UK, including the Bullring in Birmingham, have been working together to become more sustainable through everyday acts. The teams are part of a challenge on The Butterfly Bank, a platform where companies can invite employees to find, take and record actions to do a little good. Since the end of 2015 the nearly 400 strong team of employees from Hammerson have banked an impressive 52,000 actions. Every action recorded on the site banks ‘virtual butterflies’ a currency designed to reflect the fact that the number of butterflies indicate the health of our environment.

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Launching our new Net Positive Objective

24 Mar 2017

I am delighted to be able to announce Hammerson’s Net Positive initiative this week. We are setting out a new objective under Hammerson Positive Places, to become Net Positive for carbon emissions, water demand, resource use and socio-economic impacts by 2030. And we are including not just our emissions but the emissions of the tenanted areas of our assets and our development projects. We are also including the impacts of our investments so everything we do across the business and in all operating countries contributes to our Net Positive objective.

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