SAN MATEO, Calif.-(Business Wire)– Essex Property Trust, Inc. announced (NYSE:ESS) (the “Company”) today has been named to Newsweek’s 2023 list of America’s Most Responsive Companies as well as being recognized in the 2023 Bloomberg Gender Equality Index.
For the third year in a row, Essex was ranked on Newsweek’s list of America’s Most Responsible Companies, a list of 500 of the nation’s largest public corporations. In particular, Essex was ranked 1stSt among the multi-family REIT’s that made the list. The ranking focuses on a holistic view of corporate responsibility that looks at the three pillars of ESG: Environment, Social and Corporate Governance. The full list can be found at https://www.newsweek.com/rankings/americas-most-responsible-companies-2023.
In addition, the Company also announced that it joins 483 other companies as members of the Bloomberg Gender Equality Index (GEI) 2023, a revised market capitalization index developed to measure the performance of public companies committed to gender-related data. measure its reporting. It is the Company’s second year making the list. This benchmark index measures gender equality across five pillars: leadership & talent pipeline, equal pay & gender pay, inclusive culture, anti-sexual harassment policies, and external brand. More information about the GEI can be found here: https://www.bloomberg.com/gei/resources/.
“We are pleased to once again be recognized as leaders in corporate social responsibility by both Newsweek and Bloomberg. It is an honor to be recognized alongside other respected companies committed to striving for excellence in all aspects of environmental, social and corporate governance best practices,” said Michael J. Schall, president and CEO of Company.
Details of the Company’s ESG efforts, achievements, and ongoing goals can be found in our latest Corporate Social Responsibility Report.
About Essex Property Trust, Inc.
Essex Property Trust, Inc., an S&P 500 company, is a fully integrated real estate investment trust (REIT) that acquires, develops, redevelops, and manages residential properties in select West Coast markets. Essex currently has ownership interests in 253 apartment communities containing approximately 62,000 apartment homes with additional properties under active development. Additional information about the Company can be found on the Company’s website at www.essex.com.