Leading the way through ambition and innovation

Our responsible
investment strategy

Our Responsible Investment Strategy addresses three key pillars which focus on areas most material to our business stakeholders. With each pillar including recommendations and targets, a robust framework is provided for our team to deliver on our ambitions to be a market leader in sustainability in commercial real estate.

Responsible investment strategy

Climate action

Enhancing the resilience of our portfolio

Transitioning to a low carbon economy

Continuing to pioneer net zero carbon buildings across our portfolio

Responsible investment strategy

Resource efficiency

Focusing on building longevity

Shifting to new and more efficient ways of designing, constructing and operating

Promoting circular economy principles to minimise the use of scarce resources and to reduce waste

Responsible investment strategy

Social value

Creating places where people thrive

Reaching beyond occupier experience to enhance our economic, social and cultural impacts on our city


Responsibility Report

We are committed to responsibly shaping our city.

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Sustainability in our developments

Our vision is to set the benchmark for excellence in Irish real estate and positively shape the future of our city.

We are leaders in Irish real estate and our developments are designed to the highest standards and achieve market-leading sustainability certifications. We recognise our responsibility to continue to advance that position through our culture of excellence and innovation.

Industry associations


The Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark is an annual assessment of environmental, social and governance performance of property companies.  IPUT was the first Irish entity to participate in 2016, and each year we strengthen our GRESB performance.


IPUT signed the UN-led Principles for Responsible Investment in 2019, the first Irish property company to do so.  The six principles for responsible investment encourage actions to incorporate ESG issues into investment activities, helping to develop a more sustainable global financial system.


IPUT is a member of the Irish Green Building Council, which is affiliated with the World Green Building Council.  It brings together organisations from the entire value chain of the built environment to accelerate Ireland’s shift to a more sustainable built environment.

IPUT is a supporter of the Task force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures.  TCFD recommendations were established in 2015 to increase transparency of reporting on financially material climate-related risks and opportunities.

Advancing Net Zero is the World Green Building Council’s global programme to drive the transition towards total decarbonisation of the buildings and construction sector by 2050.  IPUT became a signatory of the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Commitment in 2020 and launched its 2030 pathway to net zero carbon in 2021.

We are part of C-Change, a ULI-led programme formed in 2021 to bring together industry experts to mobilise the real estate industry as we transition towards a low carbon future.


Science-based targets provide companies with a clearly defined pathway to future-proof growth by specifying how much and how quickly they need to reduce their greenhouse gas emissions. The Science Based Targets initiative champions science-based target setting as a powerful way of boosting companies’ competitive advantage in the transition to the low-carbon economy. It is a collaboration between CDP, World Resources Institute (WRI), the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), and the United Nations Global Compact (UNGC).