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  Community Care

Welcome to DaVita’s annual Community Care ESG Report. Take a look at how we lived out our continued commitment to corporate social responsibility (CSR) in 2021.

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Patient Care

Teammate Engagement

Environmental Stewardship

Leading with Integrity & Accountability

Healthy Communities

Trilogy of Care

Our focus on corporate citizenship and environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues has long been a differentiator for DaVita. For more than 16 years, our Trilogy of Care—Caring for Our Patients, Caring for Each Other and Caring for Our World—has been at the heart of what we do. As we continued to navigate the COVID-19 pandemic in 2021, this trilogy was more important than ever.

2021 Achievements

Caring for Our Patients

  • ~217,000 COVID-19 vaccines and boosters were administered to the dialysis community

  • ~15% of patients received convenient home dialysis treatments*

  • 7,500+ patients received a kidney transplant

  • 30,000+ people participated in a Kidney Smart® class, a record-setting year of engagement for the kidney disease education program

*As of December 31, 2021

Caring for Each Other*

  • 84% of teammates are engaged based on our 2021 survey

  • 78% of U.S. teammates are women; 55% are people of color

  • 84% of teammates feel a sense of belonging within the DaVita community

  • 12,500+ teammates participated in a DaVita University professional development course 

*Data for U.S. teammates as of December 31, 2021

Caring for Our World

  • 100% of our U.S. operations are now powered by renewable energy via our virtual power purchase agreements 

  • 2025 climate targets were approved by the Science Based Targets initiative

  • 37,000+ adults participated in Type 2 diabetes education through our support for the American Diabetes Association

  • $15 million was deposited to HOPE Credit Union, which provides banking services and loans to underserved communities

  • More than $910,000 was raised by the Tour DaVita event to benefit Bridge of Life, a nonprofit founded by DaVita with international programs supporting the prevention and treatment of chronic diseases








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DaVita Teammates Transformed Care for Thousands of Patients in 2021 

Reporting Our ESG Progress

Visit our Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Reporting Hub for information on our ESG reports and view important information about our forward-looking statements here.

Awards and Recognitions

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About DaVita

DaVita (NYSE: DVA) is a comprehensive kidney care provider focused on transforming care to improve the quality of life for patients globally. The company is one of the largest providers of kidney care services in the U.S. and has been a leader in clinical quality and innovation for more than 20 years. DaVita is working to help increase equitable access to care for patients at every stage and setting along their kidney health journey—from slowing progression of kidney disease to streamlining the transplant process, from acute hospital care to dialysis at home. As of December 31, 2021, DaVita served 203,000 patients at 2,815 outpatient dialysis centers in the U.S. The company operated an additional 339 outpatient dialysis centers in ten countries worldwide. DaVita has reduced hospitalizations, improved mortality and worked collaboratively to propel the kidney care community to adopt an equitable, high-quality standard of care for all patients, everywhere. To learn more, visit

At DaVita, we are guided by our Mission to be the Provider, Partner and Employer of Choice. Our Core Values of Service Excellence, Integrity, Team, Continuous Improvement, Accountability, Fulfillment and Fun are reinforced at all levels of the organization.

For more information on our 2021 corporate citizenship initiatives, please visit our ESG Reporting Hub or download our full Community Care ESG Report. Unless otherwise indicated, the data included in this report is as of December 31, 2021 for the Company’s consolidated operations.

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