Neinver has obtained the AIS (Accessibility Indicator System) certification for its centres in France and Italy. With these certifications, Neinver continues its progress in its ongoing commitment to providing a fully inclusive shopping environment and offering support for people with limited mobility or disabilities.
The certification evaluates aspects related to physical, sensory and cognitive functional diversity criteria to guarantee that any person, regardless of their condition, can move throughout the outlet centre comfortably and safely. Some of the measures include adapted bathrooms and lactation rooms, high-contrast signage, dedicated adapted parking spaces, and the adaptation of evacuation routes and emergency exits, just to name a few.
France and Italy
In France, Roppenheim The Style Outlets obtained the 4 star AIS certification, and in Italy, Vicolungo and Castel Guelfo The Style Outlets earned 3 stars. They join Neinver’s Spanish portfolio, certified in 2018-19. The company’s sustainability goals include achieving accessibility standards for its entire portfolio within two years, in line with its commitment to continue increasing the long-term value of its centres for all its stakeholders.
The AIS certification – the only international certification standard for the degree of accessibility of spaces – is granted by ARS FUNDATION (Foundation for Accessibility and Social Responsibility), a private non-profit organisation that has been developing social projects and initiatives for over 40 years.