Nareit’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Recognition Awards honor both Nareit member companies and individual members who have demonstrated a strong commitment and made outstanding contributions to the advancement of diversity and inclusion (D&I ) within their companies as well as in the REIT community.

Nareit’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Corporate Recognition Awards

Who should apply?

All Nareit corporate members are eligible. Nominated companies should have demonstrated a strong commitment to the advancement of diversity and inclusion. Any staff member of the company may submit the application. Judging will be done by ESG experts who work outside the REIT community and will not see the names of the applicants.

How do I apply?

2020 applications are closed. You can sign up here for updates and news about the awards.

Nareit’s Diversity, Equity & Inclusion Individual Recognition Awards

Who should apply?

All Nareit individual members and employees of Nareit corporate member companies are eligible to be nominated. Judging will be done by ESG experts who work outside the REIT community and will not see the names of the applicants.

How do I apply?

2020 applications are closed. You can sign up here for updates and news about the awards.

Questions? Reach out to member@nareit.com.

2020 Winners

The 2020 Corporate Award winners include:

  • Gold: Ventas, Inc.
  • Silver: Alexander & Baldwin, Inc.
  • Bronze: Essex Property Trust, Inc.

The 2020 Individual Award winner is: Dawnita Wilson, vice president of diversity and inclusion, JBG SMITH

2019 Winners

Nareit’s inaugural Diversity & Inclusion Recognition Awards were presented at Nareit’s REITworld: 2019 Annual Conference.

The Corporate Award winners:

  • Gold: Duke Realty Corporation (DRE)
  • Silver: Healthpeak Properties, Inc. (HCP)
  • Bronze: Camden Property Trust (CPT)

Individual Award: James Connor, chairman and CEO of Duke Realty Corporation.