We at Kenedix Residential Next Investment Corporation and Kenedix Real Estate Fund Management, Inc. practice environmental awareness in conducting investment management by establishing the environmental policies stated below and proactively utilize environmental certification and assessment systems conducted by external assessment organizations.
1.Compliance with Environmental Laws and Regulations
We promote investment management with environmental awareness, in compliance with environmental laws and regulations.
2.Promotion of Energy Conservation Measures
Recognizing the importance of resources and energy, we promote systematic endeavors for energy conservation measures at the real estate properties we manage.
3.Reduction of Environmental Burdens
Intending to reduce the burdens on the environment, we endeavor to take measures for reducing CO2 emissions and wastes as well as promoting recycling, etc.
We also fully exercise caution in handling hazardous substances and environmental pollutants.
4.Disclosure of Environmental Information
We endeavor to disclose necessary information, such as our environmental policies and the status of our environmental initiatives, to a variety of stakeholders including unitholders, tenants and business partners.
5.Environmental Education and Enlightenment
We endeavor to enhance environmental awareness of our officers and employees by internally implementing environmental education and enlightenment programs.
Established on January 26, 2016
Kenedix Residential Investment Corporation
Kenedix Real Estate Fund Management, Inc.
Kenedix Group Materiality (Material issues)
The Investment Corporation and the Asset Management Company share the materials (Material issues) set by Kenedix, the parent company of the Asset Management Company.
Kenedix Group will make commitment to find solutions to these issues both in business and society by making initiatives that reflect the opportunities and risks associated with each issue. Furthermore, we intend to contribute to achieving the SDGs by carrying measures for our materiality.
The initiatives for sustainability are promoted under the leadership of the Sustainability Committee established in the Asset Management Company.
The Sustainability Committee consists of the Head of Residential REIT Department as the chairperson, and the Heads of each Division in Residential REIT Department as members. The Committee holds meetings every three months in principle to discuss policies, targets, approaches on sustainability issues and monitors the progress. What is discussed at the Committee is reported to the Asset Management Committee of the Asset Management Company, as well as KDR’s Board of Directors.