Our Impact

  • ~48% of homes priced below $50,000

  • Development of ~12,500 rehabilitation homes

  • Built environment for ~160,000 homes

  • Creating business for ~27,000 MSMEs

  • Creating employment for ~210,000 labourers

Sustainability of the environment has a direct impact on quality of life of the community and its future. Sustainable development cannot be achieved without significantly transforming the way we build and manage our urban spaces.

We at HDFC Capital believe that creating sustainable impact by fostering collaboration in affordable housing through technology intervention. Through our ESG framework, we wish to bring sustainability at the center of affordable housing development in the country.


ESG

Under our ESG framework, we aim towards environmental, social and governance related issues being given due weightage in the investment decision making process.

In line with our vision to sustainably address the need for affordable housing eco-system in India, we endeavour to align our investments to the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (UNSDG).

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Sustainable Cities & Communities

 

~60% of units financed cater to EWS and LIG, for contributing to sustainable cities & communities.

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Responsible Consumption & Production

 

Driving reduced dependence on new material at our projects to limit waste and fight climate change.

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Clean Water & Sanitation

 

Supporting a water management company under the H@ART Program, which is helping save 1 billion litres of water annually.

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Decent work & Economic Growth

 

Nurture supply chain financing innovators under the H@ART Program to support real estate MSMEs.

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Industry, Innovation & Infrastructure

 

Foster growth of real estate technology start-ups under the H@ART Program.

Sustainable Initiatives

An overview of various initiatives across some of our projects.

  • Transition from CFL to LED
  • Roof top solar project
  • Integrated townships to reduce carbon footprint
  • IGBC LEED certification
  • Aluminium formwork technology to reduce use of concrete
  • Tree plantation drives onsite
  • Retaining water bodies in landscape
  • Rainwater harvesting
  • Dual piping for recycled wastewater
  • India’s First Concrete Plastic Road
  • Single-use Plastic Free site campaigns
  • Reuse of treated STP water
  • Fly ash bricks, reusing TMT scrap
  • Organic waste converter for compost
  • Lower priced units relative to conventional projects in the micro market
  • Access to better health and social infrastructure
  • Preservation of biodiversity

Policy Commitments

 

Manage project risk and compliance

 

Drive sustainability through leadership

 

Evaluate E&S Risks & Impact

 

Periodically Monitor E&S performance & risks

 

Promote good environment & social practice at projects

 

Compliance to E&S regulations and standards

 

Transparent communication and reporting

CSR Initiatives

As a part of our CSR initiatives we have partnered with H T Parekh Foundation with the aim to undertake, pursue the welfare, betterment and advancement of society. The Foundation is sector agnostic and works across a range of social interventions and development initiatives across India.