There is a critical interdependence between human health and the health of our planet, driving our deep commitment to incorporating environmentally friendly strategies, technologies, and best practices in our real estate portfolio.
Our internally managed Sustainability Management System provides us with the structure to evaluate, monitor, and improve our sustainability performance. We strive to reduce our environmental impact through various methods including tracking utility consumption, implementing efficiency measures and incorporating renewable energy strategies like green power purchasing.
As of 2021, Welltower is proud to hold the following certifications:
Green Bond Framework
Welltower executed its first $500 million green bond in December 2019 and its second $550 million green bond in March 2022. Proceeds from green bonds will be used to fund renewable energy, water conservation, energy efficiency and green building projects. Welltower is proud to be the first U.S. healthcare REIT to complete a green bond offering and to continue expanding on our leadership in ESG.