IIP strongly believes in employing the best talent with individuals who possess a broad range of experiences, backgrounds and skillsets that enable our company to grow and thrive while meeting the needs of our stakeholders and tenants. We celebrate, support and thrive on diversity for the benefit of our employees and our community. Over time, we have hired, developed and retained a diverse workforce that is a key component in our success. Nearly half of our employees are women, with multiple women in leadership positions.
Furthermore, Innovative Industrial Properties is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and employer. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with an inclusive work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on qualifications, merit and business needs, without regard to race, color, creed, gender, religion, sex, national origin, ancestry, pregnancy, age, marital status, registered domestic partner status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected medical condition, genetic information, physical or mental disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate.
Many of our operator tenants have also publicly disclosed their commitment to diversity, inclusion and equality on their websites.