Sonae Sierra’s sustainability strategy and approach to sustainability management, governance and reporting has significantly evolved over the past 20 years, earning our Company a strong reputation and various awards. This page provides a summary of the most significant sustainability milestones for the Company between 1994, when the story first begins, and 2014, our latest reporting year.

Click the following links for more information about our Milestones, External Recognition and Certifications of each year.

In the Case Studies section, you can learn about the various initiatives in our shopping centers around the world.


  • Rolled out Dive and Bright projects to deliver cost savings by targeting reductions in energy and water use.

  • Launched project Be Well under the leveraging knowledge theme of our sustainability strategy - an academic partnership with no associated investment cost which enabled us to gain comprehensive insight into workplace stress risks present within our company and develop a detailed mitigation plan to improve employee health and wellbeing.

  • Launched Help Spot in Portugal with a view to position our shopping centres as leading catalysts for socially responsible volunteer work.

Note: At the "Sustainability" all information is comprehensive and refer to the Sierra and its shopping centers in the various countries in which it operates, including Brazil.