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ESG Statement

Executive Summary

This document outlines the Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) strategy for the Golden Square Group, a privately owned property business operating in the UK's residential and commercial sectors. Our ESG strategy is designed to integrate sustainable practices into our core operations, aligning with global standards and local regulations to enhance long-term value creation for our stakeholders.


To be a leader in sustainable property development and management, creating spaces that enhance quality of life while protecting the environment and benefiting society.



Reduce Carbon Footprint: Achieve a 30% reduction in carbon emissions by 2030 through energy-efficient building technologies and renewable energy sources.

Enhance Resource Efficiency: Implement water-saving fixtures and recycling programs to decrease water usage and waste by 25% by 2030.

Promote Biodiversity: Incorporate green spaces and biodiversity initiatives in 100% of new developments from 2025 onwards.


Community Engagement: Engage with local communities during planning phase, to ensure developments meet their needs and positively impact the social fabric.

Affordable Housing:  Allocate 15% of new residential developments to affordable housing by 2026.

Health and Safety:  Achieve zero workplace accidents through rigorous training and strict adherence to health and safety protocols.


Transparency and Accountability: Publish an annual sustainability report detailing progress towards ESG goals.

Ethical Conduct and Compliance: Establish a compliance office to ensure all operations adhere to ethical standards and legal requirements.

Diversity and Inclusion: Strive for management teams to comprise at least 40% underrepresented groups by 2030.



Green Building Certification: Target LEED Gold or BREEAM Excellent ratings for all new projects.

Retrofitting: Invest in retrofitting existing properties with energy-efficient systems and sustainable materials.

Innovative Technologies: Explore innovative technologies such as smart grids and IoT for real-time energy management.


1. Stakeholder Engagement: Use surveys and focus groups to gather feedback and adjust project impacts.

2. Social Impact Investing: Allocate a portion of investment capital to projects with clear social benefits.

3. Employee Wellbeing Programs:  Enhance employee satisfaction and retention through comprehensive wellbeing programs including mental health support.


1. Regular Training: Conduct regular ESG training for employees at all levels to foster a culture of sustainability and compliance.

2. Enhanced Board Oversight: Establish a dedicated ESG committee at the board level to oversee implementation and progress.

3. Third-party Audits: Engage independent auditors to verify adherence to ESG goals and practices annually.

Monitoring and Reporting

Performance Metrics: Develop clear, quantifiable ESG metrics and integrate them into business reporting systems.

Continuous Improvement: Regularly review and adjust ESG strategies based on performance data and stakeholder feedback.


Golden Square Group's ESG strategy is a comprehensive plan designed to embed sustainability into the heart of our operations and corporate culture. By implementing these initiatives, we aim to not only enhance our competitive edge but also contribute positively to society and the environment. This strategic approach will ensure we remain adaptable and responsive to the changing landscape of the property industry and global sustainability standards.

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