Mission

We live our values and empower our people to deliver sustainable premium risk weighted returns

Vision

To be Canada’s most respected real estate investor

Core Values

Sustainable Development Goals

Our Strategy positions us to contribute to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) most relevant to our business.

Doing so gives us the opportunity to positively impact the broader environments and communities in which we do business and enhance and strengthen our impact wherever possible.

E-WEB-Goal-07

KingSett is committed to reducing energy use across our assets and helping the industry develop cleaner sources of energy

Our Commitments

  • Investigate opportunities for direct investment in renewable energy
  • Enhance energy efficiency through deep retrofits
E-WEB-Goal-10

KingSett strives for equity for all, to make our society and business more successful and works diligently to leverage our resources to create a safe and inclusive workplace

Our Commitments

  • Advance growth of KingSett's Affordable Housing Fund
  • Empower and promote diversity in our company and our industry
E-WEB-Goal-11

KingSett is committed to creating more sustainable, accessible and environmentally friendly buildings and communities for all

Our Commitments

  • Develop and retrofit our properties to ensure inclusive and sustainable urbanization
  • Improve the quality of air within our assets and minimize emissions
E-WEB-Goal-12

KingSett seeks to reduce the material consumption at our assets through the conscientious use of finite resources and minimizing waste generation

Our Commitments

  • Purchase environmentally friendly products with cradle-to-cradle capabilities and lower embodied carbon
  • Reduce all forms of waste generated by our assets
E-WEB-Goal-13

KingSett is committed to reducing our carbon emissions and strengthening the resilience of our assets 

Our Commitments

  • Assess and enhance the resilience and adaptive capacity of our assets to climate-related hazards
  • Expand and execute decarbonization strategies across the business

Materiality Assessment

Materiality Assessment

2021 marks the end of our second round of key performance indicators (KPIs). We set aggressive targets to challenge ourselves and have been recognized as ESG leaders as a result.

Environmental

Environmental

75%
achieved

Missed Targets:

  • Waste Diversion: 54% (target 61%)
  • Office Certified to LEED Gold: 70% (target 80%)
  • Flood Resilience Plans: 89% (target 100%)

We will continue to set aggressive environmental targets across the Portfolio and corporately

Social

Social

75%
achieved

Missed Target:

  • Community Engagement Program: 85% (target 100%)

As a result of the pandemic, some community engagement programs and events were cancelled

Governance

Governance

100%
achieved

Achieving global recognition status in GRESB was our most significant governance achievement

We are in the process of of setting our new KPI targets. These will continue to accelerate our ESG program, build value and deliver results.

Environmental

Environmental
  • Adopt SBTi Methodology for Energy and Emissions
  • Improve Energy Efficiency
  • Execute Phase 1 of Decarbonization Strategy
  • Execute Phase 2 and 3 of Decarbonization Strategy
  • Reduce Waste Output
  • Reduce Water Consumption
  • Achieve Third-Party Building Certifications
  • Track Environmental Performance of Non-Core Funds

Social

Social
  • Provide ESG Training to All Employees
  • Implement Tenant Engagement App
  • Improve Tenant Well-Being and Satisfaction
  • Maintain Satisfaction Score from Employee Engagement Survey
  • Improve EDI Survey Score

Governance

Governance
  • Maintain GRESB 5 Stars
  • Achieve and Maintain PRI Signatory Status
  • Publish a Responsible Investing Policy
  • Implement Extreme Weather/Flood Resilience Plans

News

MS Challenge

October 2, 2022