News by Topic : Sustainability

  • 2/18/2020

    Ventas’ Kelly Meissner on Key Data Management Issues for Companies New to ESG Reporting

    Meissner stresses importance of internal and external engagement.

  • 2/17/2020

    Digital Realty’s Aaron Binkley on Key Steps to Initiating an ESG Program

    Binkley emphasizes importance of talking to key stakeholders.

  • 2/7/2020

    CalSTRS Commits to Low Carbon Investments; Highlights Alexandria Real Estate Equities

    CalSTRS, the California State Teachers’ Retirement System, has affirmed its commitment to long-term environmental sustainability by adopting a new investment belief that establishes climate change as a fundamental consideration in all investment decisions.

  • 2/7/2020

    Climate Change Playing Bigger Role in Assessment of Companies’ Risk

    Concern about business risks associated with climate change is growing in the insurance, banking, credit rating and other financial services industries, according to an article by Deloitte risk management staff members published in the Wall Street Journal.

  • 2/5/2020

    REITs Advancing ESG

    For real estate owners and operators, environmental sustainability, social responsibility, and responsible governance practices are essential components of doing business. 

  • 1/31/2020

    RESC Holds Meeting in Conjunction with Nareit’s ESG JumpStart Workshop

    Nearly 40 members of the Real Estate Sustainability Council met in Washington, D.C. last week.

  • 1/9/2020

    Hudson Pacific Properties Helping to Fight Homelessness on the West Coast

    REIT has pledged $500,000 to Los Angeles’ Union Rescue Mission.

  • 11/25/2019

    RESC Holds Final Meeting of 2019

    Nearly 40 members of the Real Estate Sustainability Council met in Atlanta last week.

  • 11/22/2019

    Three REITs Make List of Best ESG Companies

    Equinix, Prologis, and Healthpeak Properties featured on Investor’s Business Daily’s 50 Best ESG Companies list.

  • 11/13/2019

    REIT Industry Seeing Strong Consumer, Liquid Debt Markets, Continuing Consolidation

    REITworld: 2019 panel examined a broad range of trends & developments impacting REITs.