Sustainability

LOCAL COMMITMENT

Today, the logistics real estate market demands buildings with modern and functional design based not only on architectural quality criteria, but also energy efficiency. According to this challenge, Green Logistics offers an optimal solution to meet both principles, through its technical know-how and sustainable assets management.

Sustainability lies at the heart of everything Green Logistics by Aquila Capital does and is fully integrated into all its projects, all of which are developed in the most effective, sustainable, and energy-efficient way possible.

Efficiency-oriented design criteria in our logistics developments are based on:

Rooftop photovoltaic panels are included in the design of all buildings to reduce the energy consumption of our clients and avoid CO2 emissions, allowing them to be more aligned with the global sustainability commitments.

Use of materials with low environmental impact.

Implementation of circular economy measures in construction.

Construction of thermal insulation that reduce energy consumption in conditioned spaces.

Sanitary hot water production systems using renewable technologies such as solar thermal panels or high-performance aerothermal heat pumps.

Use of natural light inside the building.

Use of efficient lighting systems, implementing control systems for the reduction of energy consumption. Monitoring and control of energy consumption.

Implementation of measures to reduce water consumption.

Offsetting the embodied carbon of the buildings, including the emissions produced at the construction stage.

HOW DO WE OFFSET CARBON FOOTPRINT?

Before offsetting, we focus on reducing the carbon footprint caused by our projects by:

  1. Carrying out a detailed lifecycle analysis of the used materials, considering all the involved processes such us manufacturing, extraction, construction and even more, the treatment at the end of their lifecycle.4
  2. Promoting the use of sustainable construction procedures.
  3. Using materials from local sources.
  4. Using recycled materials.
  5. Reducing the amounts of construction waste.

Once we have estimated the total embodied carbon of the asset,
we offset it by:

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Promoting renewable energy sources (photovoltaic plants) for the assets in construction.

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Investing in development of projects which result will be to avoid the equivalent amount of CO2 emissions around the world.

In addition, we offer our clients support in offsetting their operational carbon footprint through specialized companies inside the company.

By offsetting the carbon footprint, Green Logistics by Aquila Capital contributes to the decarbonization of the planet, compensating the impact of the construction of the warehouses, and helping our clients to be nearer of achieving their global goals in terms of sustainability.

LOCAL ENGAGEMENT

The exponential growth that the logistics real estate market is experiencing also has its impact on the local communities where we are present. Our commitment is based on establishing lasting relationships, supporting, and giving visibility to different initiatives.

By promoting and enabling sustainable value for society we also contribute to the sustainability goals of the United Nations:

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