Seeking to enhance value with responsible investing

Clarion looks to incorporate environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles, as we believe they play a vital role in providing a path forward to a more sustainable and equitable future. 
"We believe that our sustainability initiatives have strengthened the profile of our assets, improving investment performance while reducing our environmental footprint."

— Karen Mahrous, Senior Vice President & Head of ESG 

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Investing in assets that provide healthy, safe, and productive places to live, work, and play.

We, in partnership with our clients, are committed to owning and operating buildings that we believe provide our tenants with healthy and efficient spaces while seeking to actively embrace, promote, and support impactful initiatives to advance our sustainability, diversity, respect, inclusion, and governance goals.

Environmental 

ENVIRONMENTAL

Invest in Sustainable Buildings. Integrate environmentally responsible and resource-efficient practices throughout a building’s life cycle

Conserve Resources. Pursue tangible reductions in energy, water consumption, and waste generation

Lead by Example. Integrate ESG approach in key aspects of operations; engage business partners, tenants, investors, and other stakeholders

Social 

SOCIAL

A Commitment to Health and Wellbeing. Provide health-focused amenities that promote wellness and community connectedness

Diversity and Inclusion. Build a diverse team within our firm and support organizations that promote diversity and equal opportunity within the industry

Community Involvement. Support employee community involvement through workplace giving and volunteering programs

Governance 

GOVERNANCE

Compliance. Act as a responsible member of the communities in which we operate

Transparency and Reporting. Demonstrate progress by regularly tracking, evaluating, and sharing portfolio-wide performance metrics 

Management and Oversight. Conduct annual quality assessments across our portfolio to evaluate and enhance property operations

Key data highlights*

218

GREEN CERTIFIED ASSETS

58%

FIRM-WIDE STAFF DIVERSITY

30+

STAKEHOLDER ENGAGEMENT POLICIES


* Data as of 6/30/2022. Green ratings and certifications are provided by third parties, which are paid membership fees or project registration and certification fees in connection with these ratings and certifications. Please view important disclosures about these ratings and certifications here.

Alignment with the U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals were developed as a blueprint for sustainable development, economic growth, social inclusion, environmental protection, and health for all nations. Clarion has adopted eight of the seventeen SDGs where we believe we can have the most impact.

INDUSTRIAL 

#3  Good Health & Well-being
Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all people at all ages

MULTI-FAMILY 

#5  Gender Equality
Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls

OFFICE 

#7 Affordable & Clean Energy
Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy for all

HOSPITALITY 

#9 Industry, Innovation & 
Infrastructure

Build resilient infrastructure, promote inclusive and sustainable industrialization and foster innovation

REDUCED INEQUALITIES 

#10 Reduced Inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries

LIFE SCIENCES 

#11 Sustainable Cities & Communities
Make cities and human settlements inclusive, safe, resilient and sustainable

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#12 Responsible Consumption & Production
Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns

LIFE SCIENCES 

#15 Life on Land
Protect, restore and promote sustainable use of terrestrial ecosystems, sustainably manage forests, combat desertification, and halt and reverse land degradation and halt biodiversity loss

Building a more sustainable world

Clarion’s Annual ESG Report outlines the Firm’s approach and accomplishments related to ESG issues. That report is supplemented by detailed policies relating to how ESG issues are considered in the investment process and implemented at the property level.
Download our latest annual ESG report here.
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Partnering with world-class organizations

Clarion collaborates with renowned national and international organizations to achieve our ESG goals.

GRESB 

 

Urban Land Institute 

   Energy Star 

TCFD 

ULI 

 

UNSDG 

 

   Measurabl 

 

ULI Net Zero 

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  IWBI  

   U.S. Green Building Council logo 

  BREEAM 


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Investment in real estate is speculative and involves significant risk. For more information about certain of the material risks and limitations associated with Clarion Partners’ investment advisory products, strategies and services, please see Clarion’s current Form ADV Part 2A brochure, which is available on the SEC’s Investment Adviser Public Disclosure website at https://adviserinfo.sec.gov/firm/summary/108803. Investors should consider their investment objectives, and it is strongly suggested that the reader seek his or her own independent advice in relation to any investment, financial, legal, tax, accounting or regulatory risks and evaluate their own risk tolerance before investing.

This material does not constitute investment advice, nor does it constitute an offer in any product or strategy offered by Clarion Partners LLC or Clarion Partners Europe, and should not be viewed as a current or past recommendation to buy or sell any securities. Any specific investment referenced may or may not be held in a Clarion Partners client account. It should not be assumed that any investment, in any property or other asset, was or will be profitable.

All Clarion Partners LLC and Clarion Partners Europe statistics, data and charts, including but not limited to assets under management (AUM), ESG data, sector data and property data, as well as data related to our investors, tenants and employees, are as of 6/30/2022 unless otherwise noted.

Photos used in this website were selected based on visual appearance, are used for illustrative purposes only, and are not necessarily reflective of all the investments in a Clarion fund or portfolio or the investments a Clarion fund or portfolio will make in the future.

Risks Related To Environmental, Social, And Governance (“ESG”) Matters. Clarion Partners can choose, in its discretion, whether to take into account ESG considerations in its investment decision-making, as and to the extent consistent with its fiduciary obligations, applicable law, and the relevant governing documents and investment management agreements of its clients (as applicable). In certain circumstances, due to ESG considerations, Clarion Partners may not make or not recommend the making of investments when it would otherwise have done so, which could adversely affect the performance of a client’s portfolio. On the other hand, Clarion Partners may determine not to take such considerations into account. The extent to which Clarion Partners takes ESG considerations into account varies from client portfolio to client portfolio, based on, among other things, the portfolio’s investment objective, investment strategies, and investment restrictions, as outlined in the relevant governing documents and investment management agreements of its clients (as applicable) as well as applicable law.

Clarion Partners is dependent upon ESG information and data obtained through voluntary or third-party reporting that may be incomplete, inaccurate, or unavailable, which could cause Clarion Partners to incorrectly assess a potential investment’s ESG attributes and/or related risks and opportunities. While ESG is only one of the many factors Clarion Partners might consider in making an investment, there is no guarantee that Clarion Partners will consider such factors at all or that Clarion Partners will successfully implement and make investments that create positive ESG impact while enhancing value and achieving financial returns. ESG initiatives may not achieve the desired financial and social results, or the market or society may not view any such changes as desirable. Any successful engagement efforts on the part of Clarion Partners will depend, in part, on Clarion Partners’ skill in properly identifying and analyzing material ESG data and factors, and their potential impact on value. There can be no assurance that any ESG techniques employed will be successful.

For more information about certain of the material risks and limitations associated with Clarion Partners’ investment advisory products, strategies and services, please see Clarion’s current Form ADV Part 2A brochure, which is available on the SEC’s Investment Adviser Public Disclosure website at https://adviserinfo.sec.gov/firm/summary/108803.

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