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Socially responsible Timberland

Corporate social responsibility
THE WORLD Timberland implements the Path of Service – a strategy of corporate social responsibility. The company has set specific goals to achieve by 2020.
In terms of the product, the brand wants to use fully recyclable, renewable or organic ingredients such as organic cotton or top-class leather from environmentally responsible tanneries. In the production of clothing and footwear the company wants to reduce use of polyvinyl chloride (PVC) and polyfluorinated compounds (PFCs) by 100 pct as well as limit the use of volatile organic compounds (VOC) in the production of shoes to less than 42 grams in one pair. In terms of environmental impact the company wants to plant 10 mln trees around the world and it plans to reduce energy consumption by 10 pct as well as acquire 50 pct of it from renewable sources. As part of the Zero Waste movement, Timberland plans to raise the rate of the company's waste which can be recovered or recycled to 95 pct. In terms of social involvement, the brand wants to encourage 80 pct of its employees to participate in volunteering and increase their involvement in social campaigns, which there should be 11,000 of by 2020. Since 2001 Timberland has planted 8.7 mln trees worldwide. Employees of the company worked as volunteers for more than 1 mln hours and 233 mln plastic bottles got a new life in the brand's products. Timberland Polska, which is owned by the Marketing Investment Group, also gets involved in these activities. Since 2005 18 cyclical charity events took place as part of fully paid employee volunteering, which corresponds to more than 15,000 hours of work for the society and the environment.

Latest news

Office & mixed-use development

Poland CitySpace opens new office in Warsaw

schedule 25 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

CitySpace, an operator of flexible office space in Poland, will launch its fifth location in Warsaw in October. The new centre is being created in the Nowogrodzka Square office building and will operate under the name CitySpace Novo.

Material partner

Croatia Exclusive Auction: Unique Investment Opportunity in Istria

schedule 12 June 2024
Eurobuild CEE

Colliers, in partnership with Illyrian Land Funds, is announcing an exclusive auction for a prime development land site in Istria, Croatia. This property, covering 1,603,903 sqm, is ideal for a mixed-use resort development near Vodnjan, a charming town in Istria, Croatia's top tourist region. The site is just a 15-minute drive from the seafront

Warehouse & industrial

Czech Republic A gradual increase of vacancy

schedule 25 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Industrial Research Forum has announced industrial market figures for Q2 2024. The total amount of projects currently under construction increased to 969,800 sqm at the end of Q2 2024, out of which around 32 pct was already pre-leased. With over 117,000 sqm completed, the modern industrial stock in the Czech Republic reached the milestone of 12 mln sqm.

Office & mixed-use development

POLAND Displate stays in Atlas Tower

schedule 24 July 2024
Nathan North
deputy editor

Metal prints specialist Displate has extended its lease of 1,700 sqm in the Atlas Tower office building in central Warsaw.

Retail & leisure

Czech Republic Record-breaking Q1 2024 sees arrival of 20 new brands

schedule 24 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Twenty brands debuted on the Czech retail market between January and the end of June, the highest ever recorded in the first six months of a year. The biggest categories were Health and Beauty and F&B. All but one of the new brands opened in Prague, the other setting up shop in an outlet centre in the Moravian town of Hatě.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland Kion extends its lease in B4B in Kraków

schedule 24 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Kion has extended its lease agreement in Bonarka for Business office complex. Kion leases a total of 3,900 sqm office space in buildings E & F. The Kion Business Services Polska team in Kraków focuses on finance and accounting processes, IT services, and direct procurement tasks.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland City Logistics Kraków enters final stage

schedule 24 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Panattoni has begun the final construction stage of its City Logistics Kraków I warehouse park in the city’s Nowa Huta district. A total of 11,300 sqm is to be built with the park, which will expand to its final target size to 36,500 sqm.

Warehouse & industrial

Romania LPP signs deal for new e-commerce facility

schedule 23 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

LPP, a fashion retailer, is moving into a new e-commerce facility at CTPark Bucharest West. Together with CTP, the fashion brand is extending its current building to support the delivery of the new facility. This will take LPP’s total footprint at the park to around 90,000 sqm with the new facility comprising around 40,000 sqm.

Warehouse & industrial

Germany Pure timber park to set new standards

schedule 22 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Garbe Industrial Real Estate and Logicenters have started work on one of the largest logistics properties made out of pure timber in the port town of Hafen Straubing-Sand in Bavaria. The project aims to set new standards in sustainable construction.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Panattoni launches construction for E.G.O.

schedule 22 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Panattoni has begun construction work on a new BTO centre for the E.G.O., a supplier for household manufacturers. The construction of the manufacturing plant is to start in July this year and the completion is scheduled for the fourth quarter of 2025.

Warehouse & industrial

Poland Tuplex joins Multipark Bydgoszcz

schedule 22 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

The company, which operates in the plastics industry, is a new tenant in Multipark Bydgoszcz, where it took 1,450 sqm of warehouse and office space.

Office & mixed-use development

Poland TechnipFMC stays at Podium Park

schedule 22 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

TechnipFMC has renewed its lease for office space at the Podium Park office building in Kraków. As a result of the renegotiated agreement, the tenant will continue to lease almost 7,000 sqm in the Globalworth-managed complex.

Investment & finance

Poland Alma bought by Polish investor

schedule 22 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

The Alma office building, located on ul. Marynarska in Warsaw, has changed hands. The 8,000 sqm building has been sold by the Astrea company. The purchaser is a private Polish investor.

Investment & finance

Poland First CEE mezzanine loan in for Invesco

schedule 19 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

Europe Fund III SCSp Invesco Real Estate has completed its first mezzanine lending deal in Central Europe on behalf of Invesco Real Estate Europe Fund III – SCSp (Europe III), the third European value-add strategy in succession for the firm.

Investment & finance

Romania EUR 110 mln acquisition for WDP

schedule 19 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

WDP has acquired a portfolio in Romania comprising properties with a leasable area of app. 136,000 sqm and a large plot for a future development with a total potential of more than 300,000 sqm gla. The value of the transaction comes to app. EUR 110 mln.

Eurobuild CEE

Poland The summer issue of 'Eurobuild' hits the shelves!

schedule 19 July 2024
Eurobuild CEE

The summer (July-August) issue of 'Eurobuild' has now been published. The magazine is, as usual, full of interesting articles and expert analyses, and should help to further fuel the confidence of the entire real estate sector!

Public buildings

Poland Nova Marina for sailors in Gdynia

schedule 18 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

In Gdynia, in the historic location of the South Pier and by the yacht harbour, Ghelamco, together with the Polish Yachting Association (PZŻ), will build a multifunctional building with a sailing centre.

ESG

Czech Republic BREEAM Outstanding for The Platform

schedule 18 July 2024
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AEW has achieved the BREEAM New Construction ‘Outstanding’ rating with a score of 88.1 pct for its recently completed 36,400 sqm brownfield logistics development The Platform in Pilsen, Czech Republic. 

Warehouse & industrial

Romania VGP Park Bucharest North welcomes DHL Express

schedule 18 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

DHL Express will open a new logistics centre in VGP Park Bucharest North, located in the immediate vicinity of Bucharest, in the town of Ștefănești. The new centre, with an area of 4,100 sqm, will be used for sorting and processing the shipments arriving by air.

Warehouse & industrial

Romania CTP completes first phase of CTPark Arad West

schedule 18 July 2024
Opr./edited by ANZ

CTP has delivered 23,000 sqm from CTPark Arad West project, with an additional 20,000 sqm ready for tenant fit-out. The newly completed 12-metre-high space is leased by companies such as Leoni Wiring Systems Arad, Delfingen, HUF Romania and BNB, and provides state-of-the-art facilities for logistics and production activities.

Latest in Corporate social responsibility

schedule 22 March 2024

Not only for horses

Panattoni BTS and Commercecon together support the establishment of the second Centaurus Foundation centre in Poland to help horses and other animals.

schedule 11 May 2023

Panattoni sticks to the fairway

Panattoni has extended its sponsorship agreement with Poland’s premier golfer, Adrian Meronk. In the first year of Panattoni’s sponsorship, Meronk achieved his highest-ever ranking and also took part in the world’s most prestigious tournament – The US Masters in Georgia. He now has a good chance of representing Europe during the prestigious Ryder Cup.

schedule 08 March 2022

Colliers ends operations in Russia, Belarus

In response to the gravity of Russia’s aggression, Colliers has discontinued its business in Russia and Belarus, effective immediately, after more than 28 years of operations.

schedule 01 March 2022

Retailers boycott Russian goods

Numerous retail chains in Poland have announced that they will no longer be stocking Russian or Belarussian goods in protest of the war in Ukraine.

schedule 28 February 2022

Arche Hotels help refugees

Polish hotel chain Arche Group is to provide accommodation to Ukrainians fleeing the war and has announced that hotels owned by the company are ready to accept 5,000 people.

schedule 25 February 2022

Brokers for Ukraine

Real estate agency Białe Lwy has initiated a campaign "Brokers for Ukraine". Employees of the agency will help Ukrainians who are fleeing the war find cheaper accommodation. The action has expanded to the whole country and has already gone beyond assistance with housing.

schedule 08 April 2021

JLL to advise Robyg on ESG strategy

Robyg Group has turned to JLL to advise it on drawing up a comprehensive environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) strategy.

schedule 14 December 2020

Panattoni employees clock up EUR 64,600 for UNICEF

Panattoni’s employees across Europe have raised EUR 64,600 for UNICEF by doing home and outdoor exercise.

schedule 06 March 2020

Charity triathlon in Alchemia

POLAND The sixth Torus Triathlon In Da House (TTIDH) took place in the Alchemia office complex in Gdańsk at the end of February.

schedule 07 November 2019

Developers providing kids with some Christmas cheer

POLAND A number of real estate development companies are to support children who live in children’s homes in Poznań and the wider Wielkopolska region in this year’s Deweloperzy Dzieciom [Developers for Children] campaign.

schedule 14 January 2019

Ronald McDonald Foundation to house the parents of the sick

POLAND The Ronald McDonald foundation is to build the Ronald McDonald’s House on the grounds of the Medical University of Warsaw, where parents of seriously ill children will be able to lodge without charge.

schedule 30 November 2018

Bamboo houses win RICS competition

WORLD Earl Patrick Forlales from the Philippines has won the ‘Cities for our Future’ competition held by RICS with an idea to help replace Manila’s slum housing.

schedule 29 August 2018

Volley of good will

CZECH REPUBLIC The Prague branch of JLL has held its fourth annual beach volleyball charity tournament, this time raising a record CZK 657,000.

schedule 29 August 2018

Socially responsible Timberland

THE WORLD Timberland implements the Path of Service – a strategy of corporate social responsibility. The company has set specific goals to achieve by 2020.

schedule 14 August 2018

Children of the Sun

POLAND A record number of 56 teams took part in the Ninth Charity Real Estate Beach Volleyball Tournament organised by JLL on August 2nd 2018, which was held as always on the beach of the Vistula river next to La Playa Music Bar. Another broken record was how much the event raised for charity. On this sweltering August day, Dekada and BOIG had fielded a joint team, which was to go on to win in great style.

schedule 20 July 2018

Children rise to the top

POLAND On Children's Day, Eurobuild CEE organised a tour of Warsaw’s skyscrapers for children from the Iskierka Foundation.

schedule 20 April 2018

Kids to tweet from operating table

POLAND Every patient and guest of the Children's Memorial Health Institute now has free internet access. More than 700 people joined the WiFi network on the day of its launch.

schedule 23 March 2018

LPP cares for workers in Bengali

BENGAL/POLAND LPP has decided to sign the Transition Accord under the Accord initiative. Its main goal will be to prepare the Bengali government to supervise and inspect factories and to ensure that measures taken to permanently improve working conditions are implemented.

schedule 20 December 2017

Rehab for amputees in Kraków

POLAND The first rehabilitation centre in Poland offering comprehensive physical therapy and psychological support to amputees is to open in Kraków in the spring.

Edition 7 (290) July 2024

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