Welltower Releases 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Report
Updated: Jun 15, 2019
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TOLEDO, Ohio, June 14, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Welltower Inc. (NYSE: WELL) today released its annual corporate social responsibility ("CSR") report. The report summarizes the Company's strong performance in 2018 across a range of CSR initiatives including diversity and inclusion, environmental responsibility, corporate governance, and wellness.
"Sustainability and social responsibility are core elements of the Welltower platform," said Thomas J. DeRosa, Chairman and CEO. "I am pleased to share the progress we made in CSR initiatives last year and affirm our commitment to driving positive change across our organization and our industry."
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Welltower's achievements in CSR in 2018 include:
Named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index for the first time and North American Index for the 3rd consecutive year.
Became the first North American REIT to sign the UN Women's Empowerment Principles and the CEO Action for Diversity & Inclusion.
Announced two appointments to the Board, increasing the representation of independent directors who are women or individuals from minority groups to 55%.
Reached the milestone of women representing 45% of new hires placed in revenue generating roles.
Earned the United States Environmental Protection Agency's prestigious recognition of ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for our ongoing efforts to promote energy efficiency across our portfolio and to our tenants and operating partners.
To view the complete CSR report and learn more about Welltower's CSR initiatives, visit the link below: