AEW is Invested in Resilience.
We believe that resilience is a driving force, preparing us and our assets to thrive in dynamic circumstances, to adapt to societal trends, and to weather changes in our physical and operating environments.
We are invested in a culture of excellence as stewards of a responsible business, as trusted fiduciaries for our clients, as employer of choice for our people, and as champions of vibrant and inclusive communities.
Embedding Resilience Across Performance, People, and Processes
AEW is committed to meaningful action, strategic adaptation, and continual learning in pursuit of progress on our resilience strategy. Key objectives include:
Efficiency, Risk and Expense Management
- Seek to reduce consumption of energy & water, minimize waste, and lower carbon emissions
- Identify sustainability measures and pilot innovative practices
- Explore third-party green certifications
- Identify and mitigate climate-related risk
and Social Impact
- Foster an inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives
- Monitor employee and tenant engagement
- Promote healthy work environments
- Partner with organizations to introduce real estate as a career option for underserved students
- SRI policy embedded within the investment process
- Monitor and manage compliance with government benchmarking requirements
- Continue to provide and improve training to our employees on resilience-focused topics
INVESTED IN EVERY SQUARE FOOT
AEW Global Resilience Report
We invite you to take a moment to learn more about our ongoing efforts, partnerships and goals by reading our Resilience Report. We will continue to promote this cause and work diligently to be a socially responsible corporate citizen.
Resilience factors are considered for all investments pursuant to AEW’s Socially Responsible Investment Policy. How or the extent to which these considerations are assessed or integrated depends on the asset class and the research and investment approach of each Fund. Other considerations or attributes of an investment may outweigh Resilience considerations when making investment decisions.