Manulife US REIT - Sustainability Report 2017

1. Economic Performance 2. Investment Management 3. Energy, Emissions and Water 4. Engaging Communities 5. Talent Retention 6. Training, Education and Leadership 7. Diversity and Equal Opportunity 8. Regulatory Compliance Material ESG Factors Material factors were not considered in isolation, but selected based on their contribution to both the improvement of the REIT’s sustainability performance and global sustainability efforts. The Manager has considered some of the United Nations’ SDGs for the REIT’s materiality assessment as below: How Must Supports These Goals SDGs The Manager and the Sponsor highly value diversity and equal opportunity in the work place and as a result, the employees in the Manager meet these objectives. MUST aims to support the clean energy industry by encouraging the use of electric vehicles and exploring opportunities for renewable energy use. The Manager strives to support and nurture employees in a number of ways and also focuses on more vulnerable parts of society in terms of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). Consumption of natural resources occurs through electricity and water usage, renovation and maintenance of properties. Both the Manager and the REIT’s Property Manager work to find opportunities to reduce the use of natural resources. Entities within Manulife Group works with a number of organisations to support and further the real estate industry’s sustainability agenda. Goal 5: Achieve gender equality and empower all women and girls Goal 7: Ensure access to affordable, reliable, sustainable and modern energy Goal 8: Promote inclusive and sustainable economic growth, employment and decent work Goal 12: Ensure sustainable consumption and production patterns Goal 17: Revitalise the global partnership for sustainable development 55 Annual Report 2017