Corporate
Responsibility

Committed to Responsible ESG Policies

Maintaining strong corporate governance and ethical business practices, engaging in the communities where we operate, and minimizing our environmental impact is beneficial to all our stakeholders—stockholders, partners, tenants, residents and employees alike. Smart environmental, social and governance (ESG) policies are essential to delivering long-term superior results, resilience and sustained excellence.

View our Corporate Sustainability Report


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Forest

Our ESG Strategy is
Based on Three Key Pillars:
People, Performance, Planet

Building on a foundation of health and safety, this structure fortifies our robust ESG focus, enhances our conversations and reporting on key issues and motivates our daily efforts.

Our Approach

See how we developed our ESG priorities and our progress in achieving our goals

SEE OUR ESG GOALS >

Our integrated approach supports long-term, sustainable value creation.

DISCOVER OUR APPROACH >

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Social Responsibility 

Our clearly defined approach to giving fuels our drive to help improve the lives of people in the communities where we work and where our employees live. 

SEE OUR COMMUNITY IMPACT >

ESG LEADERSHIP

DJS
Member of the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index
GRESB
#1 Healthcare REIT 2017 - 2019
Nareit
Four-Time Winners of the Nareit Healthcare Leader in the Light
FTSE
Listed on FTSE4GOOD Sustainability Index Since 2013
CEO Action
First REIT Signatory
20 20 Women On Boards
First Healthcare REIT to Achieve “Winning” Designation
Corporate Champion
Recognizes Board as composed of at least 30% female members
ISS Prime Status
ISS Prime Status

ESG Leadership Steering Committee

GRI: 102-18 | 102-19 | 102-20 | 102-27 | 102-29 | 102-31 | 102-32

A cross-functional, interdisciplinary team that provides oversight and monitoring of ESG strategy and project implementation.

Debra A. Cafaro

Debra Cafaro (Chair)

Chairman & CEO
Kelly Meissner

Kelly Meissner

Director, Sustainability
Louise Adhikari

Louise Adhikari

VP, Marketing & Corporate Communications
John Cobb

John Cobb

EVP & Chief Investment Officer
Brian Fry

Brian Fry

VP, Asset Management
Will Germain

Will Germain

Senior Investment Officer
Gregory Liebbe

Greg Liebbe

SVP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
Ankit Patel

Ankit Patel

VP, Financial Planning & Analysis
Carey S. Roberts

Carey Roberts

EVP, General Counsel and Ethics & Compliance Officer

Transparent ESG Reporting