News by Topic : Sustainability

  • 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.

  • 7/6/2020

    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 eight Program Directors for the inaugural REITworks: 2020 Virtual Conference, to be held Sept. 21-22.

  • 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.

  • 4/22/2020

    Social Aspect of ESG Expected to Gain Attention in Response to Coronavirus

    Nareit’s Fulya Kocak sees health, wellness, and workplace flexibility as key areas.

  • 4/1/2020

    REITs Among 2020 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year Award Winners

    Four Nareit member REITs receive sustained excellence award.

  • 3/17/2020

    The ESG Implications of a REIT’s Supply Chain

    As environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues become increasingly important to REITs, an emerging area of focus is that of the sustainable and ethical practices that a REIT’s supplier companies might employ.

  • 3/17/2020

    What Corporate Governance Issues are Currently Top of Mind?

    REIT magazine spoke with three REIT General Counsels about current corporate governance issues.

  • 2/24/2020

    Barron’s Names Top Five Sustainable REITs

    Five REITs have been named sector leaders on Barron’s list of America’s Most Sustainable Companies: Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE: KRC), Macerich (NYSE: MAC), Welltower, Inc. (NYSE: WELL), Equinix, Inc. (NYSE: EQIX), and Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST), listed respectively, one through five.

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