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Kite Realty Group Trust Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

Kite Realty Group Trust Publishes Inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report

Kite Realty Group Trust (NYSE: KRG) announced today the release of its inaugural Corporate Responsibility Report, which provides a comprehensive overview of the Company’s strategy and initiatives regarding environmental, social, and governance (ESG) practices and policies. The report also details progress, measurements, and case studies around each of the Company’s goals and related initiatives.

“As with all aspects of our organization, KRG’s corporate responsibility efforts are measurable, meaningful, and integrated into our operations. Our results directly impact our company performance, our team, and our communities.” said John A. Kite, Chairman and CEO. “We look forward to continued growth toward our long-term corporate responsibility goals.”

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2021 Report highlights include:

  • Increased diverse representation on KRG’s Board of Trustees to over 30%
  • Increased Independent Trustee representation on KRG’s Board of Trustees to 92%
  • Dedicated over 4,000 team member hours to KRG’s Volunteer Time Off (VTO) program
  • Contributed $1.5 million toward the creation of a new community learning center serving the underprivileged
  • Hosted over 200 community events throughout the KRG portfolio
  • Reduced greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 4.8% on a year-over-year basis
  • Reduced energy usage by 5.0% on a year-over-year basis
  • Eliminated 1,557 metric tons of CO2e
  • Reached over 17,000 trees planted through KRG’s Project Green reforestation effort
  • Increased IREM Certified property count to 29 properties
  • Achieved Gold Level Green Lease Leader recognition for the second consecutive year

To learn more and read Kite Realty Group’s 2021 Corporate Responsibility Report, please visit KRG’s ESG & Corporate Responsibility page.

Source: Kite Realty Group


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