Our mission to build better places to live means we must recognize the impact we have on the environment and on people. As conscientious leaders, we take full responsibility for our actions, and are deeply committed to building a business that always pushes itself to do better.
As a resource-intensive industry, we know that every action we take impacts the environment. By minimizing waste, reducing water and energy consumption, lowering carbon emissions, and investing in renewable energy and innovation, we act as responsible stewards of the environment - working hard to meet the highest possible standards.
As an employer, homebuilder, and landlord, we understand the deep responsibility we have to the people whose lives we touch. We start with prioritizing and investing in the needs of our employees and communities and then work on building safe and vibrant places for them to live and work.
Safeguarding the future of our business is in our DNA. By investing in effective governance, ethical practices, and infrastructure, we ensure that our business remains strong and resilient.
2020 ESG Highlights
Minto Apartment REIT has built on the strong history of Minto Group's decades' long experience and commitment to sustainability with the completion of an ESG strategy in 2020. Across all our operations and with our stakeholders from employees to residents and partners, we are implementing initiatives and setting targets to further our objectives and goals.
This Report represents the first standalone ESG Report for the REIT
Completed ESG materiality assessment and gap analysis
Approved 18 ESG initiatives under three strategic pillars
Performed better than ESG annual incentive targets
ESG drives 50% of annual incentive compensation
Participated in the 2021 GRESB assessment (assessed 2020 ESG performance)
COMPLETED DEEP RETROFIT STUDY
Completed a building deep retrofit study, a key step in our journey towards net-zero carbon buildings
LOWER ENERGY CONSUMPTION
Reduced energy intensity by 8% in 2020
DECREASED CARBON EMISSIONS
Reduced carbon intensity by 11% in 2020
4.45 million square feet certified
Driven By Our Purpose
No matter who you are, where you're from, or where you're going, we're helping you to live better by creating healthy, vibrant homes and communities for you to live and grow for decades to come.
Building better places to live (work and play), one home and one relationship at a time.
Underpinned By Our Values
Doing what it takes to succeed in an environment of integrity
Building and nurturing collaborative relationships
Constantly pursuing new ideas and opportunities
Doing the right thing, even in the face of opposition