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Concert Properties appoints Ruth Legg as Vice President, Environment, Social & Governance

March 11, 2024, Vancouver, BC – Concert Properties is pleased to announce that Ruth Legg has been named Vice President, Environment, Social & Governance (VP, ESG), effective March 26, 2024.

Ruth joins Concert Properties after two decades of experience as an executive Environmental, Social and Governance leader in realizing purpose-driven impact.

“Ruth’s expertise—and passion for—environmental stewardship, social responsibility and strong governance will be a valuable asset to our company as we continue our focus on building resilient, inclusive and sustainable communities across Canada, and progress towards a net-zero future,” says Christine Bergeron, President & CEO of Concert Properties.

Ruth spent a decade in financial services, most recently as Americas Head of Supply Chain Sustainability and Diversity at HSBC, mobilizing the company’s supply chain to advance social purpose and ESG objectives, leading strategic climate programs to drive operational sustainability progress and the first pathway for HSBC’s supply chain to reach its net-zero carbon emissions 2030 commitment. Throughout her career, Ruth has led several notable initiatives, including North America Ceres award for innovative sustainability reporting at the Vancouver Olympics and the first public sustainability strategy and performance framework at British Columbia Lottery Corporation.

As VP, ESG, Ruth will play a key role in building, supporting and advising on the company’s overall ESG strategy and approach, including tracking and reporting on key ESG topics and metrics, and managing internal and external ESG communications and reporting requirements.

“Concert Properties is innovating and pursuing exciting ESG strategies that I am eager to contribute to alongside the team, providing comprehensive ESG solutions,” says Legg. "I am excited to be joining the company at this time of growth, with a focus on a more sustainable future.”

Ruth has been recognized as one of Canada’s ESG leaders for her contributions towards a low-carbon, clean economy, winning the 2017 Emerging Leader award from Clean50. Her educational background includes a BA in Communications, English and Liberal Arts from Simon Fraser University and MA in Community and Regional Planning from the University of British Columbia. Ruth also serves as Chair of the Board at Modo, an impact-driven, social purpose business committed to being a climate solution, and a critical part of the sustainable transportation ecosystem in BC.


About Concert Properties
Since 1989, Concert Properties has proudly been developing, acquiring and managing Canadian real estate in pursuit of building a people-first future. We develop, own and manage rental apartments and seniors’ active aging communities; develop condominium homes; and develop, acquire and manage industrial and commercial properties through our two corporate entities, Concert Real Estate Corporation and Concert Income Properties. Through Concert Infrastructure, an independent corporate entity, essential public infrastructure projects are invested in, developed and managed. We have grown to over $9 billion in assets, including $3.3 billion in infrastructure. Owned by union and management pension plans and institutional investors representing over 200,000 Canadians, our vision is to create resilient, inclusive and sustainable communities across Canada. See for more information.

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Concert Properties