December 2023, Energy Economics

Standing out with its renewable energy and venture capital investments, Gülman Group, one of Turkey's well-established companies, continues to strengthen its commitment to sustainability at the international level. Gülman Real Estate, a subsidiary of Gülman Group, which has been aligning its business strategy and goals with the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals for the last 10 years, has become one of the signatory companies of the United Nations Global Compact (UN Global Compact).

Gülman Group, which was founded in 1952 and has made pioneering investments in different sectors ranging from foreign trade to real estate, energy to venture capital in the past 71 years, has prioritized the goal of contributing to a sustainable world in all investment decisions it has taken for the last 10 years.

Adopting the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals of 'Affordable and Clean Energy' 'Sustainable Cities and Communities', 'Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure' and 'Climate Action' as its principles and committing to shaping its activities and investments in line with these principles, Gülman Group has now become one of the signatories of the UN Global Compact.

Polat Gülman, Chairman and CEO of Gülman Group, made the following statement regarding the acceptance of the application of Gülman Group's locomotive company Gülman Gayrimenkul:

"We have declared that we adopt and support the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and committed to adopt the 4 prioritized items as a guide in all our activities and investment decisions. As a signatory to the United Nations Global Compact, we are now taking our commitments in this area to a new dimension. We have declared that we will comply with the principles of the United Nations covering different standards from human rights to working conditions and that we will report our practices, goals, and progress results in line with our goals. As Gülman Group, we will maintain our priority of a sustainable future in all our investments and activities. Because commercial activities carried out with sustainability principles in mind can benefit both the world and those who do the business."