News by Topic : Diversity

  • 7/20/2020

    CEO of The Robin Hood Foundation Confirmed as Keynote at Nareit’s REITworks

    Held Sept. 21-22, REITworks is Nareit’s new ESG-focused educational conference.

  • 7/15/2020

    Nareit’s 2020 Diversity & Inclusion Recognition Awards Application Process Now Open

    Applications for the 2020 awards must be submitted by Friday, Aug. 28, 2020.

  • 7/10/2020

    Nareit Launches ESG Exchange Series with July 21 Webinar

    This interactive webinar—held on July 21—will bring together an ESG-focused REIT investor and two REIT executives to discuss how their perspectives, and their company’s priorities in ESG, have evolved recently.

  • 7/9/2020

    REIT Leaders Respond to Racial Injustice

    Leaders from the REIT industry have responded to the recent murder of George Floyd and the ensuing protests against the unequal justice faced by African Americans.

  • 7/6/2020

    Nareit’s REITworks Provides Opportunity to Learn from Peers’ Experiences in Unprecedented Times

    Kelly Meissner, Director of Sustainability at Ventas, is looking forward to learning from peers’ experiences and successes at REITworks, particularly related to COVID-19. Another area of focus for Meissner is working towards addressing diversity and inclusion issues in the real estate industry.

  • 6/30/2020

    JBG SMITH CFO on Timeliness of New REIT Industry ESG Conference; Importance of Enterprise-Wide ESG Practices

    Steve Theriot, CFO at JBG SMITH, is one of six program directors for the inaugural REITworks: 2020 Virtual Conference, to be held Sept. 21-22.

  • 6/29/2020

    Commercial Real Estate’s Partnership Skills Seen as Key to Increasing Racial Diversity

    REEC chair Tammy Jones also calls for increased transparency of minorities on corporate boards.

  • 6/29/2020

    Overcoming Decades of Exclusion in Real Estate

    John Jones, Nareit vice president of government relations, participated in a webinar hosted by Scout with an esteemed panel made up of real estate executives, media personalities, and academics discussing the history of segregation and inequality in the real estate industry. 

  • 6/29/2020

    Nareit Releases Second REIT Industry ESG Report

    The report highlights the REIT industry’s many initiatives tied to environmental stewardship, social responsibility, and good governance.

  • 6/23/2020

    Registration is Open for Nareit’s REITworks: 2020 Virtual Conference

    The conference will be held virtually on Sept. 21-22, and session recordings will be available on demand for registrants after the event.