Our team is committed to incorporating environmental, social, and governance principles into our investment strategy and daily operations, as we believe that doing so will create long-term value.
IRA is committed to sustainability while also driving operational excellence. Our policies and best practices are applicable to investments we make and properties we acquire, develop, or manage. We are committed to reducing our environmental impact by implementing and investing in efficient technologies and strategies that reduce energy, water consumption, and waste production while simultaneously reducing operating costs for our real property assets and portfolio companies.
IRA is deeply committed to social responsibility and strives to be a positive force in the communities where we invest and operate. We prioritize diversity and inclusion in all aspects of our business and seek to foster a culture of respect and inclusivity. Our team actively volunteers and sponsors programs and charitable causes that create opportunities and enhance the quality of life in underserved communities across the country.
IRA upholds the highest ethical standards and business practices, providing transparency to our stakeholders and a clear understanding of our investment decisions and operations. We adhere to strict policies and procedures defined by best-in-class corporate governance frameworks and engage top-tier third-party consultants and advisors to ensure compliance.
IRA believes that diversity, equity, and inclusion are key to maintaining a culture in which all team members are valued. Our policy applies to all employment decisions including hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, retirement, termination, layoff, compensation, benefits, and all other conditions and privileges of employment. We are committed to fostering and preserving a culture of diversity and inclusion. We do not discriminate against applicant and employee differences in race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, ancestry, veteran status, and other characteristics that make our teams unique.