Equity Residential named to Newsweek’s 2022 list of most responsible U.S. companies

CHICAGO–(COMMERCIAL THREAD) – Equity Residential (NYSE: EQR), a recognized leader in environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, today announced that the company has been named one of America’s Most Responsible Companies for 2022 by Newsweek.

“We are delighted to once again receive this recognition from Newsweek for our continued efforts to improve and promote corporate responsibility at Equity Residential,” said Mark J. Parrell, President and CEO of Equity Residential. “Our goal at Equity Residential is to create communities where people thrive and our commitment to ESG issues is at the heart of that goal. ”

Companies on Newsweek America’s Most Responsible Companies list are selected from the top 2,000 companies in the United States based on their total revenues. The selections are then based on information about the company’s performance on certain key performance indicators regarding ESG issues, as disclosed in corporate social responsibility reports published by the company.

Equity Residential was also recently named the recipient of the 2021 Gold Nareit Award for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DCI). Further information on Equity Residential’s ESG activities can be found in the company’s 2021 ESG report.

About Residential Equity

Equity Residential is committed to creating communities where people thrive. The Company, a member of the S&P 500, is focused on acquiring, developing and managing residential properties located in and around vibrant cities that attract high quality long-term tenants. Equity Residential owns or holds investments in 310 properties consisting of 80,353 apartments, with an established presence in Boston, New York, Washington, DC, Seattle, San Francisco and Southern California, and a growing presence in Denver, Atlanta, Dallas / Ft. Worth and Austin. For more information on Equity Residential, please visit our website at www.equityapartments.com.