In the age of climate emergency, no corner of the Earth is spared from the devastating
consequences of climate change.

With the buildings and construction sector accounting for some 40% of global energy-related carbon emissions, and with the urban proportion of the global population projected to rise from 30% to 70% by 2050, the built sector is pivotal in driving emissions reduction and transitioning towards a low-carbon future.

Tree House condominium, Singapore:
Guinness World Record for tallest vertical garden of 24 storeys (April 2014 – June 2015)

CONSERVING AS WE CONSTRUCT SINCE 1995

Sustainability integration is fundamental in our strategy to create long-term value for our business and all our stakeholders. For the past two decades, we have driven innovative solutions to develop strategic low-carbon and resilient buildings. Committed and effective leadership by the Board Sustainability Committee has also been central to the delivery of CDL’s sustainability purpose, integration, and performance.

As a pioneering force in sustainability, CDL’s strong track record in ESG integration will enable us to forge ahead in the new climate economy, future-proofing our business and sustaining growth, building a world that serves both the present and future generations.

Statement byKWEK LENG BENG
Executive Chairman
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Statement bySHERMAN KWEK
Group Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director
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Sustainability Governance Structure About the Board Sustainability Committee
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One people, united.

Standing together with Singapore, CDL has contributed to initiatives in support of vulnerable individuals, families and communities affected by COVID-19.

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#SGUnited

One people, united.

Standing together with Singapore, CDL has contributed to initiatives in support of vulnerable individuals, families and communities affected by COVID-19.

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#SGUnited

CDL INTEGRATED SUSTAINABILITY REPORT 2020

Our Integrated Sustainability Report 2020 aims to continue inspiring the larger ecosystem and our value chain to accelerate climate action. It communicates our progress towards the CDL Future Value 2030 sustainability blueprint, as well as our steadfast efforts in creating positive impact in the built environment through best practices, innovation and active engagement.

LISTED ON 12 LEADING GLOBAL SUSTAINABILITY RATINGS

A-List for Climate Change
Since 2018
Listed Since 2010
Since 2011
‘AAA’ Since 2010
Since 2014
Since 2002
Since 2018
Regional Sector Leader
Since 2017
Since 2018
Since 2014
Since 2013
Top 10 Constituent Companies Since 2016

WE LOVE OUR PLANET – VOICES OF OUR CHILDREN

In celebration of World Environment Day 2020, we hope the world will hear our children’s love for our planet and their call for actions to protect Mother Earth through a special video titled “We Love Our Planet – Voices of our Children”. Click the image to view the video!

We also invited children and their families to tell us stories on the theme “We Love Our Planet”. Discover the young eco champions here.


Nathaniel Eng, 3½ years old

EMBRACING SDG FOR VALUE CREATION

The built sector has a crucial impact on the environment and society. As an expansion of our sustainability
commitments, we have aligned our ESG efforts with 14 relevant Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) out of 17.

Click on any SDG to see how our initiatives have contributed to more sustainable cities and communities.

HAPPENINGS@CDL SUSTAINABILITY

  • Virtual SSA 11: Virtual Tour of The ACRES Facility, Saturday 1 August 11.00am


    In collaboration with the Animal Concerns Research and Education Society (ACRES), the Virtual Singapore Sustainability Academy (VSSA) is pleased to present a virtual tour of the ACRES facility. Join us at this exclusive event to catch glimpses of rescued animals and gain insights of ACRES volunteers at work.

    Registration is free!

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  • CDL Wins Most Sustainable Real Estate Company in 2020 World Finance Awards


    World Finance’s Sustainability Awards 2020 has named CDL the Most Sustainable Company in the Real Estate Industry, recognising our longstanding commitment to sustainable development and greening the built environment.

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  • CDL Plants 1,380 Trees for World Environment Day 2020


    As part of an internal staff initiative, we’ve promised to plant one tree for every two photos submitted based on the World Environment Day 2020 theme “Time for Nature”. The response to the initiative was overwhelmingly positive! With these submissions, CDL will work with One Tree Planted to plant 1,380 trees in Indonesia and the Philippines.

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  • CDL Only Singapore Company To Win Multiple Accolades at 5th Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards


    CDL clinched gold for Asia’s Best Integrated Report Award, the most prestigious award for sustainability reporting across the region, as well as gold for Best Carbon Disclosure and Best Sustainability Report (Digital), and a silver for Best Sustainability Report (Design).

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  • Q1 2020 CDL Quarterly Sustainability Report


    We are pleased to share the following key highlights:

    • Only Singapore company to bag multiple accolades at the 5th Asia Sustainability Reporting Awards
    • CDL’s COVID-19 initiatives in standing stronger together with the community
    • Catching up with CDL co-workers on how they have been coping with the circuit breaker measures
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  • CDL Scores Double ‘A’s for 2019 CDP Corporate Leadership in Climate Action and Water Security


    This is the second consecutive year CDL has received an A score for climate change strategy, and the first year that the company has received an A score for water security based on its inaugural participation in the CDP disclosure for water security.

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  • CDL Listed on Bloomberg Gender-Equality Index 2020 for Third Consecutive Year


    In a traditionally male-dominated industry, CDL is the only Singapore real estate company to be listed this year, and to be listed for three consecutive years since the inauguration of the global index in 2018.

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  • CDL Ranked Top Real Estate & Top Singapore Company in Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World


    Since 2010, CDL is the first and only Singapore company to be included for 11 consecutive years in Global 100, one of the world’s leading sustainability indices. This year, CDL has once again emerged as Singapore’s top-ranked sustainable company, a position held since last year.

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