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As a long-term property owner, Balder strives to take social, environmental and financial responsibility.
Balder has set climate goals in line with the Paris Agreement and the 1.5-degree goal. The climate goal means that Balder will halve emissions in its own operations by 2030 with 2020 as the base year, and measure and reduce emissions in the value chain (scope 3).
Balder has also set a goal of achieving net zero carbon emissions throughout the value chain (scope 1, 2 and 3) by 2045.
Sustainable development goals
Balder strives to contribute to achieving the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals and has selected six of the 17 goals that are considered most relevant to the company’s business activities and where the company has the greatest opportunity to have an influence.
Balder has signed the Global Compact, the UN’s international principles for companies in the area of human rights, labour, the environment and anticorruption. The principles are based on the UN’s Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the ILO’s Declaration on Fundamental Principles and Rights at Work, the Rio Declaration and the UN’s Convention Against Corruption.