Sun, 07 January 2024
The shopping mall, communities, retail and leisure pioneer in the Middle East, Majid Al Futtaim, has received the prestigious Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Platinum certification for its flagship shopping mall in Bahrain – City Centre Bahrain.
This recognition signifies the highest level of achievement in sustainable building practices within the LEED green building rating system, a globally recognised standard, reflecting Majid Al Futtaim’s ongoing commitment in the Bahrain market and beyond. The LEED Platinum Certification for City Centre Bahrain (with a total score of 84 points), located in Manama’s Seef District, has been awarded for Operations and Maintenance for Existing Buildings (LEED O+M: Existing Buildings) category.
Majid Al Futtaim CEO– Asset Management, Khalifa Bin Braik, says: “This latest achievement is a testament to our years of hard work and dedication and also a result of our increased focus on sustainability, resulting in Majid Al Futtaim now having 20 LEED certified malls.”
“Our commitment to sustainability is deeply ingrained in our operations, and these LEED Platinum Certifications reaffirm our dedication to providing environmentally responsible shopping experiences for our mall patrons,” he adds.
Earlier this year, Majid Al Futtaim also announced its second Sustainability-Linked Loan (SLL), structured as a USD1.25 billion revolving credit facility (RCF) linked to the company’s environmental, social and governance (ESG) related targets.