United Urban Investment Corporation

Securities Code
8960

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Approaches to Environmental Issues

Environmental Policies

United Urban has established the "Environmental Policies" to approach the environmental issues in May 2012.

Environmental Policies

United Urban Investment Corporation, aware of its corporate social responsibility, will do its utmost to contribute to sustainable prosperity of our society under the considerations on the environment and efforts for reduction of environmental burdens.

  1. Energy saving and measures for global warming
    United Urban Investment Corporation will proactively promote efficient use of resources and energy and contribute toward realization of a low-carbon society through introducing such technologies and systems as being friendly to the environment.
  2. Reduction of environmental burdens
    United Urban Investment Corporation will make efforts for reduction of environmental burdens and realization of a recycling society through such measures as saving water, reducing (curb of the waste), re-using and recycling together with reduction of carbon emission.
  3. Compliance with Environment-Related Laws and Regulations
    In compliance with the environment-related laws and regulations, United Urban Investment Corporation will strive to preserve the environment standing.
  4. Promotion of Environmental Communication
    United Urban Investment Corporation will work to proactively disclose its initiatives on the environment and other environment-related information and collaborate with our varied stakeholders through communication with the society.
  5. Environmental education and enlightenment
    Through education and enlightenment on the environment, United Urban Investment Corporation will work to improve the environmental awareness.

May 2012
United Urban Investment Corporation

Sustainability Objectives

United Urban has established its objectives on sustainability as follows;

As an owner of large-scale business facilities whose greenhouse effect gas emissions are assumed to be high, United Urban sets a target to reduce the “specific energy consumption rate” by 1% per annum on average for 5 years (“Specific energy consumption rate” is calculated by the factors like energy consumption, floor space, etc.).
Untied Urban will accomplish the above mentioned target by such means as introducing highly-efficient equipments suitable to each facility on replacement of air-conditioners or lighting equipments.

GRESB Survey

The “Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB)” is a benchmark developed by a group of leading European pension funds. It evaluates the sustainability performance of real estate companies and funds, and is becoming a de facto standard among major European, American and Asian institutional investors and is utilized in their investment decision-making processes.

GRESB Green StarUnited Urban has been participating in the GRESB survey since 2012, and the “Green Star” rating which is the highest status among the 4 available categories was granted to United Urban in 2016 for two consecutive years. It is granted to entities which have exhibited excellence in both dimensions of “Management and Policy” and “Implementation and Measurement.”

United Urban will continue to implement its initiatives for the environmental, social, governance issues going forward.

※Press Release: Notice Concerning Acquisition of “Green Star” Rating in the GRESB Survey (September 8, 2016)

DBJ Green Building Certification

"DBJ Green Building Certification" is a comprehensive evaluation system for real estate properties with high environmental and social awareness by Development Bank of Japan Inc. (DBJ). DBJ conducts an assessment based on the original scoring model and certifies real estate properties with five ranks of certification according to the score from the assessment.

DBJ Green Building 認証

The following properties owned by United Urban have received the certification.

B37 ARENA TOWEROffice Buildings

ARENA TOWER

Location Yokohama, Kanagawa
Site Area 2,733.00m2
Total Floor Space 24,412.67m2
Construction
Number of Floors
S/SRC B1/15F
Completion Date May 2008
E3 Tsubogawa Square BuildingOthers

Tsubogawa Square Building

Location Naha, Okinawa
Site Area 5,294.63m2
Total Floor Space 14,742.80m2 (attached building:11,147.79m2)
Construction
Number of Floors
S 11F
(attached building: RC 7F)
Completion Date June 2009
E5 Logistics Higashi-OhgishimaOthers

Logistics Higashi-Ohgishima

Location Kawasaki, Kanagawa
Site Area 28,351.30m2 (Note)
Total Floor Space 41,949.12m2 (Note)
Construction
Number of Floors
S 4F
Completion Date May 2008

* For more details, please refer to the website of DBJ.

CASBEE for Market Promotion

CASBEE is a tool for assessing and rating the environmental performance of buildings and built environment.

CASBEE for Market Promotion was developed with an intention to be widely used among property market participants, since conventional CASBEE rating schemes had been used mainly as tools for “Design for Environment”. Compared with other CASBEE rating schemes, CASBEE for Market Promotion is a shorter version covering common metrics examined by UNEP SBCI and considers alignment with other internationally recognized certification schemes, e.g., LEED.

Rank S ★ ★ ★ ★ ★  (1 property)

B17 Akasaka Hikawa Building

Akasaka Hikawa Building
Location Minato-ku, Tokyo
Completion April 1984
GFA 4,795.06m2

評価S ★ ★ ★ ★ ★

Rank A ★ ★ ★ ★  (5 properties)

B11 Pacific Marks Shinjuku Parkside

Pacific Marks Shinjuku Parkside
Location Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo
Completion March 1989
GFA 19,802.22m2

B20 Pacific Marks Akasaka-mitsuke

Pacific Marks Akasaka-mitsuke
Location Minato-ku, Tokyo
Completion March 1994
GFA 1,895.87m2

B14 Pacific Marks Yokohama East

Pacific Marks Yokohama East
Location Yokohama, Kanagawa
Completion October 1992
GFA 15,387.49m2

B22 Pacific Marks Shin-Yokohama

Pacific Marks Shin-Yokohama
Location Yokohama, Kanagawa
Completion October 1991
GFA 4,141.89m2

B34 Pacific Marks Esaka

Pacific Marks Esaka
Location Suita, Osaka
Completion March 1975
GFA 33,316.53m2

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