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Governance

Governance

Board

Killam believes that effective corporate governance is critical to our continued and long-term success and will help to maximize unitholder value. The Board carries out its responsibilities with the support of several Board committees. The Governance and ESG Committee is responsible for the oversight of Killam’s ESG mandate and initiatives.

 

Governance and ESG Committee

Manfred J. Walt (Chair)

Manfred J. Walt (Chair)

Aldéa Landry

Aldéa Landry

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Ethics

Killam is committed to providing a supportive and inclusive workplace for all employees and also recognizes the benefits which arise from employee ethnic origin and gender diversity:

Strengthened corporate culture
Improved employee retention
Access to different perspectives and ideas
Benefit of all available talent

Our established guidelines to oversee and foster ethical behaviour in everything we do is outlined in the Code of Business Conduct and Ethics (the Code).

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Risk Management

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Killam’s risk management program assesses our largest risks as well as stay informed on emerging issues as the safety of our residents and staff are our top priority.

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On a quarterly basis, Killam’s Risk Management Committee, including senior representatives from all departments, addresses initiatives to improve the safety and security of our properties.

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As part of the risk management, Killam also employs cyber security program to ensure data protection and ensures resident and all proprietary data remain safe and secure.

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We work to reduce our cyber threat exposure, and have continued to enhance our cyber capabilities by migrating all data to cloud-based solutions with high-quality partners.

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Diversity

Gender Diversity | Female Composition

49% of all employees and 20% of all trustees
58% of executive and 53% of managers & professionals

Killam has both employee and Board of Trustees diversity policies to promote inclusiveness, diversity and leadership opportunities.

Two of ten Board positions and seven of twelve senior management positions are occupied by females. The Board has a target of at least three females by 2020.

Killam’s commitment to diversity is evident in our employee policies, handbooks, documents and employee portal. More importantly, respect and fair treatment are an essential part of our culture.

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Stakeholders

We are committed to engaging with all our stakeholders on ESG issues as these are the groups making us who we are as Killam and are ultimately benefiting from our efforts.

Residents
Employees
Investors
Communities

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