Our Initiatives

A showcase of some of our delivered and planned activity around Positive Places, giving you a chance to delve a little deeper into the areas that interest you.

Providing local employment opportunities in Marseille

11 Jun 2014

Hammerson’s 61,000 m2 development of Les Terrasses du Port shopping centre in Marseille created around 2,000 permanent retail and leisure jobs. Our groundbreaking partnership with national agency Pôle Emploi, and local associations Emergence(s) and La Mission Locale de la Ville de Marseille, facilitated access to jobs and training for local people.

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The Big Positive Weekend 2014

11 Jun 2014

​The Big Positive Weekend visited nine Hammerson shopping centres between June and August 2014. It celebrated people, brands, ideas and actions coming together to make our world a more positive place and successfully inspired over 200,000 positive actions. Over nine weekends, in nine cities, travelling 900 km, that was one Big Positive road trip. And it will be back in summer 2015...

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Sustainable Restaurant Association

11 Jun 2014

Together with the SRA, Hammerson developed the first ever sustainability accreditation for food destinations. The initiative is to be rolled out to airports, stadia and railway stations as well as shopping centres. A rating of up to 3 stars is awarded following assessment across 3 areas: sourcing, environment and society.

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Environmental Lease Clauses

11 Jun 2014

The inclusion of environmental clauses in leases is increasingly common across the industry and is standard Hammerson practice

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Culture And Values CEO Work Shadowing

20 May 2014

Work shadowing was identified as a something that would benefit cross company collaboration as part of our Culture and Values exercise.

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Hammerson Community Day 2013

20 May 2014

Hammerson Community Day is a great example of Positive Places and Culture and Values in action.

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WOT Space with somewhereto_ at Highcross

20 May 2014

​Opened in February 2014, Wot Space at Highcross Leicester is the UK’s very first brokerage agency to provide an accommodation-matching service for youngsters looking for a venue to bring their ideas to life.

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