Company Release – 09/03/2022
EPC strengthens its commitment to sustainability by signing on to the world’s largest corporate citizenship initiative.
MIAMI (March 9, 2022) – Eagle Property Capital (“EPC”), a vertically integrated real estate investment manager focused on the value-add multifamily space, is proud to announce that the firm has become an official signatory of the United Nations (“UN”) Global Compact, the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative.
The UN Global Compact challenges companies to conduct business responsibly by aligning their operations and strategies with the UN’s Ten Principles which pertain to human rights, labor, environmental practices and anti-corruption. It also commits companies to take actions to advance broader social benefits, in accordance with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“We are excited to join the UN Global Compact as a signatory and embrace the ten universal principles for the betterment of our community and the environment,” said Gerardo Mahuad, Managing Principal at Eagle Property Capital. “By committing to sustainability and incorporating the UN principles into our business strategies and procedures, we are sharing the responsibility for accomplishing a better world.”
With more than 15,000 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, the UN Global Compact holds members to the highest sustainability standards. A key requirement for participation in the initiative is for companies to provide an annual report that describes the company’s efforts to implement the ten principles.
“We stand ready to support EPC efforts to embrace the ten universal principles and contribute to a more sustainable and inclusive global economy,” stated Sanda Ojiambo
Executive Director, United Nations Global Compact. “At the heart of the Global Compact is a conviction that business practices which are rooted in universal principles help the global marketplace to be more socially and economically inclusive, thus advancing collective goals of international cooperation, peace and development.
About Eagle Property Capital Investments
Eagle Property Capital Investments is a vertically integrated real estate investment manager pursuing value–add investment strategies through the acquisition, reposition, and management of multifamily apartment properties in Florida and Texas. Since 2011, EPC and its affiliates have acquired 33 multifamily residential properties containing over 7,900 apartment units and 4 more multifamily residential properties under contract that will add approximately 1,300 additional units to its portfolio. To learn more about EPC, visit www.eaglepropertycapital.com.
About the United Nations Global Compact As a special initiative of the UN Secretary-General, the United Nations Global Compact is a call to companies everywhere to align their operations and strategies with Ten Principles in the areas of human rights, labor, environment and anti-corruption. Our ambition is to accelerate and scale the global collective impact of business by upholding the Ten Principles and delivering the Sustainable Development Goals through accountable companies and ecosystems that enable change. With more than 15,000 companies and 3,000 non-business signatories based in over 160 countries, and 69 Local Networks, the UN Global Compact is the world’s largest corporate sustainability initiative — one Global Compact uniting business for a better world. For more information, visit our website at https://www.unglobalcompact.org/.