This first Integrated Sustainability Report aims to be the initial record of a managerial logic that seeks to make the company even more competitive, identifying opportunities to promote he continuity of the business and, concurrently, adding value to it by its performance in the social and environmental fields.
Thus, by laying the foundations for a sustainable future and generating results for our shareholders, we want to continue expanding our contribution to building a more dynamic Brazil, producing and distributing wealth.
The concept of building sustainably is a worldwide movement. The GBCs are present in more than 80 countries and the Brazilian arm is one of the most active and reference the advances made in the country, ranking 4th in the world rankings. The GBC Brazil is also a member of the World Green Building Council, a supranational authority that regulates and encourages the creation of National Councils as a way to promote world technologies, initiatives and sustainable operations in construction.
The GBC Brazil has the support of over hundred member companies from various sectors of the construction industry. All of them support the activities of the organization by being engaged or seeking to engage in the sustainable construction market, either through the adoption of green building practices in their facilities or offering materials and efficient service and responsible environmental point of view partner.
LOG received the Certificate of Environmental Standout from The Environment Newspaper of the State of São Paulo.
Developing a report like this is a process that involves the identification, measurement and disclosure of sustainability performance. From it, we can develop a focused management strategy for the future, based on consistent information of the impacts of our activities; improving dialogue with shareholders and other stakeholders, helping us to identify risks and opportunities related to sustainability in LOG.
LOG guides its activities with the use of efficient and economical equipment, presence sensors, LED lamps, natural lighting and ventilation, clear façades that reduce heat absorption inside buildings that rationalize energy consumption and reduce the costs of buildings. logistic condominiums. In addition, the Company purchases energy on the open market, consuming energy from renewable sources.
LOG opts for double-acting toilet bowls and automatic closing of taps. Practices that rationalize water consumption and lower tenants' costs.
The use of modular finishes reduces material waste and uses prefabricated structures and dry construction technology, reducing waste generation.
To reduce waste, LOG promotes the separation and storage of waste produced by the works, facilitating collection and recycling. LOG seeks to reuse all demolition material for the preparation of the land, in addition to giving preference to suppliers close to the works. Thus, the emission of gases in transportation is reduced and the local economy moves.
LOG performs the analysis of the environmental impact for all developed projects, works directly with the inspection bodies in obtaining the required environmental certificates and licenses.
LOG started its social activities in 2019, with the development of the LOG Social project.
This project was idealized with the aim to transform, through education, the communities surrounding the condominiums. LOG believes that education is the main driver of social transformation.
To achieve this goal, LOG carried out its first action at the Kássio Vinícius Gomes Municipal School, located in the LOG Via Expressa’s region, in Betim. In addition to the delivery of 3 renovated spaces (Multimedia Room, Library and Auditorium), many social actions were carried out within Betim Community, students and school teachers, amongst them, an internal campaign to donate books to the library’s collection. More than 100 copies were collected in this opportunity.
During COVID-19 pandemic, other odd social actions were directed towards the school, such as the donation of more than 3.5 tons of food supplies to the surrounding communities.
These were LOG’s first steps to contribute to community development. New actions will be developed, seeking to maintain the project’s objectives and build a Social LOG legacy throughout Brazil.
LOG’s activities during the Coronavirus crisis also extended to the healthcare system. More than BRL 10 million were donated to hospitals of Minas Gerais for the purchase of lung ventilators (respirator), jointly with MRV, Menin family and Banco Inter. In addition, through FIEMG and also in conjunction with these companies, LOG contributed to the creation of more than 60 hospital beds in the Mário Penna hospital, a reference center for confronting the pandemic.