ESG Principles Underscore Sustainability Achievements, Prologis Executive Says

Jeannie Renne-Malone, vice president of sustainability at Prologis, Inc. (NYSE: PLD), joined REIT.com for a video interview at NAREIT’s 2016 Leader in the Light Working Forum at the Ritz Carlton – Coconut Grove in Miami.

Prologis was the industrial sector winner of the 2015 NAREIT Leader in the Light Awards. Renne-Malone noted that Prologis has won the Leader in the Light award for four consecutive years.

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Sustainability’s Next Frontier is Improving Connectivity, Host Executive Says

Michael Chang, director of energy and sustainability at Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. (NYSE: HST), joined REIT.com for a video interview at NAREIT’s 2016 Leader in the Light Working Forum at the Ritz Carlton – Coconut Grove in Miami.

An S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company, Host and is one of the largest owners of luxury hotels.  Host currently owns 94 properties in the United States and 13 properties internationally.

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Management Involvement Key to Sustainability, Equity One Executive Says

Joe Lopez, senior vice president of property management and director of environmental impact at Equity One, Inc. (NYSE:  EQY), joined REIT.com for a video interview at NAREIT’s 2016 Leader in the Light Working Forum at the Ritz Carlton – Coconut Grove in Miami.

Equity One owns and operates retail assets, with a portfolio concentrated in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles and South Florida.

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Sustainability Expectations Need To Be Managed, Kilroy Executive Says

Sara Neff,  vice president of sustainability at Kilroy Realty Corp. (NYSE: KRC), joined REIT.com for a video interview at NAREIT’s 2016 Leader in the Light Working Forum at the Ritz Carlton – Coconut Grove in Miami.

Kilroy owns and operates office properties in the coastal regions of greater Seattle, the San Francisco Bay area, Los Angeles, San Diego and California’s Orange County. Kilroy was a co-winner in the office sector of the 2015 NAREIT Leader in the Light Awards.

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Kimco Getting Results from Lighting Retrofits, Executive Says

Will Teichman, senior director of strategic operations at Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE: KIM), joined REIT.com for a video interview at NAREIT’s 2016 Leader in the Light Working Forum at the Ritz Carlton – Coconut Grove in Miami.

Teichman gave an update on Kimco’s efforts to retrofit all of its upper-end shopping centers with LED lighting. The project started at the beginning of 2015, and to date, Kimco has retrofitted more than 100 properties, representing about a quarter of its total net asset value.

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Transparency Vital to Sustainability Engagement, Iron Mountain Executive Says

Kevin Hagen,  director of corporate responsibility at Iron Mountain (NYSE: IRM), joined REIT.com for a video interview at NAREIT’s 2016 Leader in the Light Working Forum at the Ritz Carlton – Coconut Grove in Miami.

Iron Mountain is an S&P 500 company that provides storage and information management services in 36 countries.

Hagen described transparency as “the currency of the realm” when it comes to sustainability: “There really is no substitute for it.”

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