Icade has demonstrated its long-standing commitment to sustainable development by being a pioneer in numerous CSR initiatives for nearly 20 years.

  • 2023


     •   Icade joins the Carbon Disclosure Project’s A-List Climate.  

     •   Icade participates with the Sustainable Real Estate Observatory (OID) in the financing and scaling up of the Bat-Adapt tool for monitoring climate change adaptation issues. 

     •   Launch of the Villes en Vue offer by Synergies Urbaines, to transform city entrances into mixed, desirable neighbourhoods that are consistent with existing urban planning, landscape and heritage. 

     •   Icade organised the fifth edition of the Solidarity Days, in which 200 employees from local associations participated.  

     •   As part of the G20, the Origine building (Nanterre) was ranked among the 100 most sustainable buildings in the world

     •   Launch of Icade Climate School, a training program dedicated to climate change issues. 

  • 2022


    •   Creation of the Purpose Advisory Board whose mission is to assess the effectiveness of the actions implemented as part of the deployment of the Raison d'être, the relevance of the monitoring indicators used and to propose areas for progress.

    •   The Science Based Target initiative validates the 1.5°C alignment of Icade's carbon pathway

    •   1st “Say on Climate & Biodiversity” at the general meeting of shareholders in April 2022, approved by 99.3%.

    •   Icade takes 1st place in the Carbon4 Finance ranking among listed real estate companies in France and around the world.

    •   Creation of the “Bail engagé Climat”: aligned with the objectives of the Paris Agreement, this allows climate issues to be placed at the heart of contractual relations between the lessor and the tenant.

    •   Icade is strengthening its offer by investing in Domani, an Urban Odyssey start-up, and a pioneer in shared housing for the elderly with loss of autonomy.

  • 2021


    •   Icade sat atop the 2022 ranking of the 2,000 most responsible French companies compiled by Le Point magazine and its partner Statista.

    •   Icade created its own community land trust called “Icade Pierre Pour Tous”, with the aim of actively participating in the development of low-cost and intermediate home ownership in France. 

    •   Icade has set out a Green Financing Framework for a portfolio of €2.5 billion of assets and relabelled its bond issued in January 2021 as green.

    •   In addition to the criterion relating to the amount of procurement from the sheltered work sector, Icade has included a second CSR criterion relating to the strategy to fight climate change in its performance incentive agreement.

    •   Icade has announced the ramping up of its low-carbon strategy called Low Carbon by Icade, the creation of a new timber construction subsidiary: Urbain des Bois and a redevelopment solution for office assets, including their conversion into housing: AfterWork.

  • 2020


    •   Icade includes its Purpose in the preamble to the Company's Articles of Association.

    •   Icade Promotion creates the “Naturally at home” real estate offer, in favor of nature and housing for all.

    •   Icade Santé carries out its first “social” bond issue (Social Bond) for a size of 600 million euros, maturing in 2030 and at a fixed coupon of 1.375%.

    •   For the first time, Icade is including a CSR criterion in its profit-sharing agreement.

  • 2019


    •   Icade, Caisse des Dépôts and CDC Habitat awarded the contract to build the Athletes Village

    •   Icade supports the “Business for Nature – Act4Nature France” initiative

    •   Icade Santé launches its Quality of Life in nursing homes Charter.

    •   Launch of Icade’s start-up studio Urban Odyssey—CSR lies at the heart of innovation

    Athletes Village
  • 2018


    •   First solidarity leave allowing employees to carry out an association project lasting from one day to six months within an association, in France or abroad.

    •   Launch of CSR and innovation committees with healthcare operators.

    •   100% of the main business parks awarded the "Park of Excellence" label. Established by an external certifier, this label includes 60 requirements and nearly 200 performance indicators (green spaces, connectivity, well-being, etc.).

    "Place du Village" - Icade Orly Rungis business park, Rungis (94)
  • 2017


    •   1st developer to obtain the E+C- label (positive energy and low-carbon buildings) for an office building.

    •   1st green bond issued by Icade for €600 million.

    •   Creation of a materials reuse online platform called Cycle Up as part of a joint venture with Egis.

    •   Creation of the AirLab open innovation platform on air quality.

    •   Organisation of the first solidarity days to enable employees to get involved in socially and environmentally useful missions with NGOs.

    •   1st place in the 2017 ranking of women representation in the governing bodies of SBF 120 companies, in the category 'gender balance in the Executive Committee", for the third year in a row.

  • 2016


    •   Signing of the first biodiversity performance contract and participation in the Nature 2050 programme, both led by CDC Biodiversité

    •   "Reims Métropole Durable" label received by the Reims-Bezannes Courlancy private hospital

    •   1st skills sponsorship agreement with Samusocial of Paris involving the creation of an accomodation and healthcare centre

    •   "Be Digit'all", a digital literacy programme aired at employees

  • 2015


    •   Launch of a plan for the period 2015-2019 placing CSR and innovation at the heart of Icade's strategy.

    •   1st Autolib' stations (electric car-sharing service) in a private business park

    •   1st incubator for real estate start-ups fully funded by a private company in France

    •   1st private company to obtain the "Bâtiment biosoucé" label (biosourced building)

    •   Among the 1st developers to obtain the ND Habitat HQE certification (related to the living environment) with the new HQE framework

  • 2014


    •   Icade is among the 1st property investment companies to obtain the BiodiverCity label

  • 2013


    •   Partnership signed with Philips on innovation

  • 2012


    •   Creation of BIHOME (shared housing)

    •   1st HQE Aménagement ("urban development") certification

  • 2011


    •   1st shopping centre to obtain both the HQE and BREEAM certification in Europe

  • 2010


    •   1st green lease claude signed

    •   1st green lease committee with Pierre & vacances - Center Parcs, three years before the regulation came into force

  • 2009


    •   1st commercial building to receive the HQE Exploitation ("in-use") certification in France

    •   1st Vélib' stations (bicycle rental) in a private business park

    •   1st collective agreement on disability

  • 2007


    •   1st all-electric river shuttle in a business park

    Icade river shuttle in Aubervilliers (93)
  • 2005


    •   1st private commercial building to receive the HQE Construction certification in France

    •   Local development charter signed with Plaine Commune