Mundicenter Group has actively implemented measures aimed at environmental protection and taken steps to achieve sustainable development.
The APCC - Portuguese Association of Shopping Centers promoted on June 21st the signing of a Pact for Sustainability, joined by Mundicenter and other associates and operators in the sector , which incorporates the commitment to integrate sustainable practices in all aspects of the operations of the Shopping Centers.
The pact is based on three main pillars: environmental responsibility; social responsibility; and economic responsibility and ethical conduct.
More information here.
The Annual Blood Donation Campaign of Blood and Transplants Portuguese Institute (IPST) and Mundicenter is organized to raise awareness on the life-saving importance of donating blood.
In 2020, during the Christmas season, Mundicenter supported the restaurant sector and the community by purchasing more than 2,200 meals from its shopping center restaurants and distributing them to social institutions..
Institutions and number of donated meals:
In 2020, Mundicenter supported 10 Nursing Homes with the donation of personal protective material for the prevention of COVID-19.
In total, it was donated 9,500 surgical masks, 16,000 disposable gloves, 960 500ml alcohol gel packs and 400 visors.
The Zero Waste Movement, which Mundicenter endorsed, was created with the purpose of ending food waste, helping people with needs and the environment by reducing organic waste.
This movement was organised by the Dariacordar Association under the high patronage of the Presidency of the Portuguese Republic, and calls for people to recover this type of waste, to help address the needs of some Portuguese families.
The use of renewable energies is a common practice in the various group companies:
The Amoreiras Square minigeneration photovoltaic installation was the first one in the Lisbon region, and the third in the country.
Photovoltaic Power Station - Braga Parque
In 2015 was installed in Braga Parque one of the biggest photovoltaic plant in a coverage Building in Portugal.
The installation work of the central of Arena Mall were initiated in November 2015 and completed by the end of the year.
The installation work of the central of Strada Outlet was completed in May 2017.
Colégio Pedro Arrupe
Grupo Mundicenter invested and owns the photovoltaic installation at Colégio Pedro Arrupe, built in 2014. This project is part of the integrated sustainable management strategy of the Alves Ribeiro Group.