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Strong oversight and accountability underpin our commitment to ESG excellence.

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Strong oversight and accountability underpin our commitment to ESG excellence. RioCan manages sustainability with a collaborative team led by the Director of Sustainability and overseen by the SVP, Asset Management.

Our Sustainability Council provides regular oversight in the business planning process, as do our Board of Trustees. In 2019, the Board expanded the mandate of the Nominating and Governance Committee (“NGC”) beyond reviewing the annual sustainability plan and performance to include ESG oversight. As a member of REALPAC’s ESG Committee, RioCan participates in conversations to shape the future of sustainability in our industry.

Key Objectives

conduct

Conduct ESG training, including climate change and resiliency, for the Board and RioCan employees.

recognition

Apply for recognition on best management practices through certifications and awards.

publish

Publish green bond impact report.

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Better integrate ESG and climate change-related disclosures within financial reporting.

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Embed ESG considerations within RioCan’s purchasing, contracting and procurement processes.

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