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We work closely with our team, customers, investors and foundation partners to ensure GMT is a sustainable business that contributes positively to society, for the benefit of all our stakeholders. By aligning our corporate responsibility and sustainability vision with our purpose, we believe we can make space for greatness for all our stakeholders.

Strategic framework

Goodman’s business strategy recognises that to become a truly sustainable, resilient, and low carbon real estate provider we need long-term thinking guiding our actions.

 The three pillars of our sustainability framework include:

  • Sustainable properties
  • People and Culture
  • Corporate Performance

We’re challenging ourselves to do better, and do more for the benefit of all, across each of these areas. To learn more about our progress view our 2022 Sustainability Report

Favona Estate - Developing Sustainably

Goodman's commitment to sustainable development includes the recycling and repurposing of demolition materials across all its brownfield redevelopment projects. 

So when Mainfreight at Favona is complete it will be a carbon neutral development and is expected to achieve a 5 Green Star Built rating. 

View our Favona Estate case study

Watch: 5 Green Star and Carbon neutrality explained

At Goodman, we make space for greatness -  your greatness. So we’re working hard to make all of our new property developments carbon neutral by using lower carbon materials, more efficient building techniques and then offsetting any unavoidable carbon.

We are shooting for 5 Green Star too - to improve your building’s energy efficiency and reduce water usage. Lowering your carbon footprint and improving your workplace for the wellbeing of your people. Are you ready to take the next step to sustainability?

Click here to find out more.

Let's all reduce our carbon footprint

Check out this snapshot profile on sustainability, it discusses how we can help you reduce your carbon footprint, while we reduce ours.
The stats provide proof of our commitment. It details how building upgrades and new developments are designed to reduce environmental impact. And how the installation of building management systems help you manage your own energy and water use.

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Proudly carbon zero certified

Goodman New Zealand is proud to announce that is now a Toitū carbonzero certified organisation. Read more

Click here to view the FY22 Emissions Inventory

Click here to view the organisations Emissions Management and Reduction Plan

Roma Road – sustainable urban-logistics hub 

With high-quality Green Star rated workspaces and extensive amenity planned, the new warehouse and logistics facilities at Roma Road are expected to deliver wider benefits for the businesses that choose this inner city location.

Sustainable design, focused on the wellbeing of the occupants, will create healthy, productive workspaces that are unrivalled in our market

Anchored by NZ Post, Roma Road will also be home for two other new businesses. 


View our Roma Road sustainability case study

Footprint+ podcast is all about business sustainability

Footprint+ podcast series is created by NZME and sponsored by us - Goodman. Designed to share knowledge, ideas and inspiration about improving sustainability in business so we can all take the next step to reducing our carbon footprint.

The Footprint+ episodes will be created and uploaded during October and November. They will cover topics from fashion, transport and construction to plastics, recycling and food/drink. 

You'll find Footprint+ in most podcast libraries such as Spotify, iHeart Radio, Apple and Audible. Footprint+ Sustainable Podcast


GreatSpace magazine+

In this issue we profile the new multimodal site in Belgium and NZ’s new sustainable logistics hub – Roma Road. We look at ideas about how you can work towards reducing your carbon footprint – such as a new 5 Star Green Star facility.

We hope this issue provides you with inspiration and contacts to take the next step to sustainability.

View GreatSpace Magazine

Find a better space – a sustainable space

Look for this badge on Goodman’s properties for lease. These are the new developments we are building carbon neutral and targeting 5 Star Green Star.

For more information you can contact:

Mike GimblettGeneral Manager Development
[email protected] or +64 21 898 838

Tom Slade, Head of Environmental Sustainability 
[email protected] or +64 21 521 961

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