Enhancing value with responsible investing

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) principles play a vital role in providing a path forward to a more sustainable and equitable future. 
Our strategic and thoughtful decision-making and integration of ESG principles at every level of the business have earned Clarion a variety of industry awards and recognition.

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"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 provide our tenants with healthy and efficient spaces while actively embracing, promoting, and supporting impactful initiatives that advance diversity, respect, inclusion, and sustainability.



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 all aspects of operations; engage business partners, tenants, investors, and other stakeholders



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



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

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* Data as of 2/15/2022

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.


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


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


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


#9 Industry, Innovation & 

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


#10 Reduced Inequalities
Reduce inequality within and among countries


#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


#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.
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Partnering with world-class organizations

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



Urban Land Institute 

   Energy Star 








ULI Net Zero 

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