2018 ESG report

This year saw another significant step forward in our efforts to bring Environment, Social and Governance (ESG) considerations to the forefront of our business.

Click into the different sections of the report below to find out more.


A message from the managing director of QIC Global Real Estate opens our 2018 ESG report.

View key stats and figures from our 2018 ESG report.
Case studies

Learn about steps we have taken towards our sustainability goals.

Our approach

We integrate ESG considerations into our investment decision-making process from the top down and the bottom up.

We recognise environmental, social and governance factors not only influence the long-term returns of our investment portfolios, but also contribute to the communities in which we operate.

Our environment

At QIC, we recognise the benefits of embedding objectives that reduce our environmental footprint and continually monitoring our performance against these objectives.

We are implementing the environmental initiatives set-out below across our portfolio to deliver our commitments on energy, water and waste reduction targets.

Our community

We respect the fundamental rights of all people to live and work in environments that foster ingenuity, accord and vitality.

Our Environmental, Sustainability and Governance (ESG) and Corporate Social Investment (CSI) strategies guide the way we engage with our communities

Our governance

QIC’s active Board, committees and tailored policies and standards provide the perspective and structure for efficiency and integrity in corporate governance.

Our governance and accountability measures are well-designed to ensure these structures perform their duties to responsibly further our objectives and targets.

Our people

We are committed to ensuring our staff are empowered through a supportive and rewarding work environment that provides equal opportunities and is free from discrimination.

Our policies and programs reflect QICGRE’s commitments to fundamental rights at work including diversity and equal opportunity, remuneration, retaining talent and workplace health and safety.

Who we are

As one of Australia’s largest institutional fund managers, QIC has during the past 25 years acquired and developed a substantial portfolio of dominant regional shopping centres and CBD commercial buildings.

We have headquarters in Brisbane, Queensland, and our Australian real estate portfolio comprises assets in Queensland, Victoria, New South Wales, South Australia, Australian Capital Territory and Western Australia.

GRI standards

Our ESG report is aligned to the Global Reporting Initiative’s (GRI) Sustainability Reporting Standards in accordance with their ‘Core’ option.