Ranked #1 Healthcare REIT by GRESB, Listed on Dow Jones
Sustainability North America Index
CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 26, 2018--
Ventas, Inc. (NYSE: VTR) has retained its sustainability leadership
position as ranked by two prominent global ESG (environment, social,
governance) benchmarking organizations, GRESB and the Dow Jones
Sustainability™ North America Index (DJSI).
For the second consecutive year, Ventas retained the #1 position among
the three listed healthcare real estate company participants in the
GRESB real estate ESG assessment. Ventas performed in the top 30% of all
GRESB participants, which includes 874 public and private real estate
companies around the world. Ventas retained its Green Star designation
for the fifth straight year and its “A” ranking, the highest possible
score, on the GRESB Public Disclosure Assessment.
The Company was also included in the DJSI North America for the second
consecutive year, improving its overall score and ranking in the top 20%
of publicly traded real estate industry participants across a broad
spectrum of ESG metrics.
“We are proud that Ventas’s strong ESG leadership and commitment have
been again recognized in these prestigious global rankings,” said Debra
A. Cafaro, Ventas Chairman and Chief Executive Officer. “Integrity,
transparency, commitment to corporate citizenship and environmental
stewardship are core values at Ventas, supporting our singular goal of
Ventas, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a leading real estate investment
trust. Its diverse portfolio of approximately 1,200 assets in the United
States, Canada and the United Kingdom consists of seniors housing
communities, medical office buildings, life science and innovation
centers, inpatient rehabilitation and long-term acute care facilities,
health systems and skilled nursing facilities. Through its Lillibridge
subsidiary, Ventas provides management, leasing, marketing, facility
development and advisory services to highly rated hospitals and health
systems throughout the United States. References to “Ventas” or the
“Company” mean Ventas, Inc. and its consolidated subsidiaries unless
otherwise expressly noted. More information about Ventas and Lillibridge
can be found at www.ventasreit.com and www.lillibridge.com.
The Company routinely announces material information to investors and
the marketplace using press releases, Securities and Exchange
Commission (“SEC”) filings, public conference calls, webcasts and the
Company’s website at www.ventasreit.com/investor-relations.
The information that the Company posts to its website may be deemed to
be material. Accordingly, the Company encourages investors and others
interested in the Company to routinely monitor and review the
information that the Company posts on its website, in addition to
following the Company’s press releases, SEC filings and public
conference calls and webcasts.
About GRESB: GRESB is an
investor-driven organization that assesses the ESG performance of real
estate investments (public, private and direct) around the world. GRESB
benchmarking data and analytical tools are used by institutional and
retail investors representing more than $17 trillion of institutional
About DJSI: Since its launch
in 1999, the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices have been a globally
recognized independent benchmark measuring a company’s ESG performance
based on RobecoSAM’s analysis of industry-specific ESG factors and the
robust index methodology of S&P Dow Jones indices. The DJSI North
America index tracks the performance of the top 20% of the 600 largest
North American companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index that lead
the field in terms of sustainability.
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Source: Ventas, Inc.
VP Marketing & Corporate
Tel: +1 312 660 3816