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  Community Care

Welcome to DaVita’s annual Community Care Report. Take a look at how we lived out our continued commitment to corporate citizenship in 2023. 

Caring For
Each Other

Caring For
Our Patients

Caring For
Our World

Trilogy of Care

As one of the largest providers of kidney care services in the U.S., we have been a leader in clinical quality and innovation for more than 20 years. We own this achievement with pride. 

Today, our Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) program builds on our Trilogy of Care legacy of caring for our patients, each other, and our world, with diligent attention to measurement and transparent reporting. 

In this Community Care Report, we highlight how we put our “Community First” philosophy into practice and share achievements from 2023 on our path towards meeting our ambitious 2025 ESG goals.

2023 At a Glance

We are proud to report standout achievements in each of our five ESG strategic focus areas.

Patient Care

8,000+ DaVita patients received a kidney transplant


37,000+ people participated in a Kidney Smart® class, our kidney disease education program, which is available in over ten languages


DaVita conducted unique health equity and social determinants of health pilot programs across the country focused on transplant equity and community-based chronic kidney disease education

Teammate Engagement

49,000+ clinical teammates are a part of DaVita’s innovative career pathways program, Clinical Ladders

2,300+ teammates are pursuing or have received their nursing degree, funded by DaVita, as part of our Bridge to Your Dreams program

~60% of our Facility Administrators and managers have been promoted internally

Environmental Stewardship

Our virtual power purchase agreements continue to produce enough renewable energy to power 100% of our U.S. operations

Our first net zero dialysis clinic is now operational

More than 100 million gallons of water were saved through water efficiency projects

DaVita is the only North American health care provider to receive a CDP climate change score in the highest "Leadership" category, with a score of "A-" in 2023


U.S. home dialysis programs








dialysis centers


global community

Healthy Communities

Leading with Integrity & Accountability

The 2023 DaVita Health Tour provided thousands of community members across the country with free health screenings and education focused on kidney health

Through a sponsorship of the American Diabetes Association (ADA), DaVita and the ADA provided digital educational content aimed at helping those living with diabetes prevent and manage kidney disease

Through support from the DaVita Giving Foundation, the Food is Medicine Coalition provided more than 140,000 medically tailored meals to people with food insecurity and medical nutrition needs, including individuals living with end-stage kidney disease

9 out of 10 members of our Board are independent under New York Stock Exchange rules

99.9% of U.S. teammates and directors completed annual compliance training in 2023

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.

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About DaVita

DaVita (NYSE: DVA) is a health care provider focused on transforming care delivery to improve 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 cares for patients at every stage and setting along their kidney health journey—from slowing the progression of kidney disease to helping to support transplantation, from acute hospital care to dialysis at home. As of December 31, 2023, DaVita served approximately 250,200 patients at 3,042 outpatient dialysis centers, of which 2,675 centers were located in the United States and 367 centers were located in 11 other countries worldwide. DaVita has reduced hospitalizations, improved mortality, and worked collaboratively to propel the kidney care industry to adopt an equitable and 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 2023 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, 2023 for the Company’s consolidated operations.

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