Corporate Responsibility

Healthcare Realty embeds environmental, social and governance (ESG) best practices in its strategy, operations and culture.

Our commitment to corporate responsibility is paramount in everything we do – as financial stewards of shareholder capital, in the services provided to our tenants and as contributing citizens in the communities where we live and work. In our pursuit of improved shareholder outcomes, we are committed to reducing our environmental impact.

Healthcare Realty’s actions are guided by the Company’s Sustainability Principles and Policies:

Integration

Embed and integrate leading ESG practices in daily operations.

Impact

Drive positive impact and create long-term value for stakeholders, including our tenants, investors, employees, and the communities in which we live, work and invest.

Integrity

Conduct business with integrity, respect, and excellence.

Reports, Principles, and Policies

ESG Disclosure and Guidance Frameworks

GRESB
Healthcare Realty received GRESB’s 4 Green Star ranking, earning a score of 80 on its 2022 assessment, up from 73 in 2021. We also received an “A” Public Disclosure rating, ranking second out of a peer group of 10 healthcare real estate companies. We began measuring our ESG performance through the GRESB Real Estate Assessment in 2020.
Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB)

Our Corporate Responsibility Report disclosures align with the SASB standards framework.

TASK FORCE ON CLIMATE-RELATED FINANCIAL DISCLOSURES (TCFD)

Our 2022 Corporate Responsibility Report includes expanded climate-related disclosures in alignment with recommendations from the TCFD.

United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

We’ve established key performance indicators that align with the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals.

Sustainability Management System (SMS)
We’ve implemented a SMS framework to help facilitate a cohesive ESG program that reduces risk, increases performance, and emphasizes continuous improvement. The SMS is in alignment with the Internal Organization for Standardization (“ISO”) 14001 & 5001 standards in addition to the ENERGY STAR® Guidelines for Energy Management.
Carla Baca

Carla Baca

Associate Vice President, Corporate Responsibility