- Long-term benefits over short-term gains
- Alignment with our brand + business
- Results we can measure
- Balance the return on investment for our stakeholders and achieving our sustainability goals
SHAPE exists to deliver social and financial value today and for generations to come.
To do this, we are committed to an Education, Environmental, Social and Governance (EESG) strategy that maximizes progress, social impact and long-term sustainability.
When establishing our EESG program, we looked beyond the traditional ESG model. Not only did we add "Education", we put it first.
Every month, an internal or external expert presents on a topic that motivates and inspires our team members to learn more about all facets of the business.
Pilot program to be launched providing guidance, support and advice from experienced and knowledgeable mentors. It will build strong relationships within our organization and promote both personal and professional growth in skill development and career advancement.
We are committed to meeting today’s needs without compromising those of future generations. We design energy-efficient, low-carbon buildings to make the most desirable communities the most sustainable.
Our actions have a positive impact on our carbon footprint, operational costs and resource efficiency.
Lighting Upgrade at Uptown Shopping Centre: 400 light sconces were retrofitted with new LED fixtures.
Energy Savings at The Amazing Brentwood: A new UV/Capture Jet Technology hood venting system was installed in the food court, allowing fans to be controlled by location.
Energy Savings at The City of Lougheed: A study was conducted with BC Hydro to identify opportunities for energy savings.
Waste to Energy
At The Amazing Brentwood and The City of Lougheed, all non-recyclable items are converted to energy at Metro Vancouver’s Waste-To-Energy Facility.
Water Stations, LED and motion sensor lights, EV Stations and rooftop beehives are installed at our retail properties.
These individual upgrades collectively make a significant impact on our portfolio.
Social impact is part of our DNA. In everything we do, we are committed to supporting the two pillars of a healthy community: personal well-being and community diversity.
Organization-wide, our teams contribute paid volunteer hours to local food banks.
SHAPE supports, and provides sponsorship and a platform for, local initiatives including sports teams, hospitals and fundraising events.
Over $108,000 has been allocated exclusively for the provision of a community amenity like parks, plazas, libraries, recreation centres, youth centres public art and affordable and special needs housing.
SHAPE’s goal is to build spaces that are accessible to all.
Rick Hansen Foundation Certification
SHAPE’s governance philosophy is based on open communication, regulatory compliance, diverse perspectives, and first-class performance.
SHAPE understands that building for the future means adopting the technology to protect our valuable data. We have a team dedicated to evaluating technology and implementing solutions that will better our business.
Our technology team along with industry experts continue to assess and implement security measures to ensure the digital safety of our team and stakeholders
We engage our team through quarterly meetings, an in-person annual general meeting and regular communications from our CEO.