Environmental Sustainability

Good for the Planet, Good for Investors

Across our portfolio we are undertaking large, long-term environmental programs and local sustainability initiatives that preserve and protect the planet while lowering operating costs and improving the efficiency of our portfolio.


properties built to LEED® standards*


ENERGY STAR® Certified properties*


active LEED® development and redevelopment projects*

Our SHOP and MOB portfolio is currently undergoing an LED light bulb retrofit. Once completed, Ventas will save $20 million annually and reduce our yearly CO2 emissions by

33K metric tons

Leader in Sustainability

Ventas’s commitment to pursuing sound and effective sustainability practices has resulted in lasting economic efficiencies and a measurable reduction of our impact on the planet. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Ventas is committed to continuous improvement. By collaborating with our operating partners, we continue to enhance our energy efficiency, reduce our carbon footprint and manage operating cost.

“Sustainability has become a key issue for REITs and real estate companies, and Ventas is certainly at the forefront of sustainable energy use practices. The work that Ventas has done in the area of sustainability is notable, and they should be congratulated.”

– Sheldon M. Groner, NAREIT Executive Vice President, Finance and Operations


  • ➜ 2014, 2015 and 2016 GRESB® Green Star Company
  • ➜ 2015 GRESB® Global and North American Healthcare Sector Leader
  • ➜ 2014 NAREIT Health Care Leader in the Light Award
  • ➜ FTSE4GOOD Sustainability Index Series Member
  • ➜ MSCI Global Sustainability Index Member

Ventas is committed to continuous improvement and transparency in our environmental efforts. We are a proud member of the U.S. Green Building Council and have experienced, in-house LEED-accredited staff. We are an ENERGY STAR partner, and every year Ventas participates in the Global Real Estate Sustainability Benchmark (GRESB) survey. To access our complete survey, click here. As a signatory to the CDP, we are committed to timely disclosure of climate change risk. To review our latest CDP survey, click here.

* Data subject to change. Correct as of 3/31/2017