United Properties is committed to responsible investment and governance.
We believe alignment of interests, fair compensation, transparency, ethical policies, and accountability are critical to generating long-term, responsible performance.
- Uphold strong governance practices
- Ensure transparency through ESG-related data management and reporting
- Enhance governance policies
- Embed green lease language into all existing and new tenant leases
percentile compared to peers in the Center for Economic Inclusion’s 2023 Racial Equity Dividends Index; United Properties named high-scoring business for racial equity in leadership
Integrating ESG into Investment Decisions
All development and acquisition decisions are reviewed by our Investment Screening Committee and our Investment Committee. ESG components and ESG-related impact are evaluated and considered throughout every step of the asset’s life cycle.
The integrity of our financial reporting is of the utmost importance at United Properties. Compliance is validated with annual audits prepared by independent accounting firms with oversight provided by the Pohlad Audit Committee, and we fully comply with legal and regulatory requirements.
Conduct & Ethics
Our code of ethics compliments our ESG Guiding Principles and our company values. The code guides how we do business and treat our employees, as well as how we make everyday decisions within the company.
The integrity and availability of data is crucial to our ESG platform. Our IT Steering Committee, Operations Committee, and Enterprise Risk Management Team monitor best practices and validity in data, standardize and streamline operations, and ensure appropriate checks and balances within the company.