ESG
Rockwood's ESG Focus has Three Primary Initiatives:
E
Environmentally Conscious Investing

Firm focus on investment in mixed use highly amenitized neighborhoods and communities

LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) compliant design and construction in both new building constructions and rehabilitation

Rockwood is engaged in a study, "Evolving Cities: Resilent Urban Form and Governance" with the thesis that stewardship of the environment creates long term value

S
Socially Responsible

Equal employment / equality of opportunity (fair and diverse hiring / employment process)

Comprehensive employee handbook

Top-tier employee benefits including healthcare & dental care plans and maternity / paternity & family leave policies

G
Strong Corporate Governance

Emphasis on legal and regulatory compliance with CCO and General Counsel reporting direct to Managing Partners

Broad sharing of authority and economics

Profit sharing among firm employees in a privately owned business



Rockwood's Philosophy on Responsible Investing:
  1. Rockwood is a proponent of good ESG practices both by its culture and approach to investing
  2. While Rockwood is not a signatory to the UN PRI, it is guided by its six principles
  3. Rockwood has a strong culture of open, transparent communication with investors and partners
  4. Responsible Contractor practice: Fiduciary responsibility to investors is paramount, but selection of JV partners, contractors and banking relationships, fair dealing and diversity are equally important, in complying with manay State Responsible Contractor Policies