Sustainability

Committed to Responsible and Ethical Business Practices

EverWest is committed to responsible and ethical business practices and management of relevant environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors that are consistent with our fiduciary duties.  As an investor-focused, real estate investment, development and management company, EverWest has formed the ESG and DEI committees that oversee the company’s sustainability and corporate social efforts. 

ESG Committee Members

Mike Gagne ESG Chair 
Senior Vice President,
 Property management
Mark Bigarel Executive Vice President, 
Head of Acquisitions

 
Krystal Arceneaux Executive Vice President
Head of Asset Management
Paul Andrews Executive Vice President
Chief Operating and Financial Officer

 
Environmental
  • Reduce energy use, water use, waste production, and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions
  • Utilize ENERGY STAR® Portfolio Manager® as a platform to monitor utility data 
  • Align with industry best practices
Social
  • Create a positive, inclusive, and supportive work environment, focused on employee career development
  • Advance diversity, equity, and inclusion throughout the company
Governance
  • Manage and guide our ESG priorities. Oversight provided by the EverWest ESG Committee
  • Ensure transparency to our investors on sustainability-related matters
  • Manage compliance program for EverWest’s ESG-related activities 
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Launch
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Measure
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Disclose
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Engage

ESG objectives

EverWest is committed to integrating sustainability into its investment decisions and operating practices to help generate superior, long-term, risk-adjusted returns. Our leadership team acknowledges that ESG factors have the potential to impact investment performance. To address this, the ESG Committee has set ESG objectives, which build upon the accomplishments made to date, and are being integrated into the development and management of the Fund’s assets. Our ESG objectives:

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Disclosure & Reporting
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DE&I and Employee Engagement
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Environmental Performance
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ESG into Developments
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ESG into Portfolio Management
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ESG into Acquisitions