Corporate Social Responsibility
1045 Real Estate’s Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) policy refers to our commitment as an organization beyond our core business objectives, as a responsible and ethical participant in the global community. We recognize that as a company, we have an impact on the world in which we live, and the people with whom we interact. Our actions impact our employees, our clients and suppliers, the communities in which we live and work, and the environment. CSR represents our Company’s commitment to operate in an economically, socially, and environmentally sustainable manner, while recognizing the interests of our stakeholders.
At 1045 Real Estate, we have implemented and maintained a commitment to be a responsible corporate citizen and positive contributor to the global community since day one. We expect all of our employees to hold themselves to the highest ethical standards, and we strive to positively impact the people we work with, those for which we work, and the communities in which we live. We live these values continuously through our policies and our actions, working to empower personal and professional growth for all our employees, embracing diversity and inclusion as a tenet of our identity, following responsible business practices and standards in our all dealings, and giving back our time and resources to our communities through philanthropy and personal engagement.
1045’s social responsibilities are defined by being compliant and proactive. Compliance refers to our commitment to upholding all legal requirements, and our willingness to observe, acknowledge, and respect community values and laws. Proactive refers to actively engaging with our communities through volunteering, community service, and philanthropy, while respecting our natural environment through our actions and policies. As an employer, we implement policies and take action to drive diversity and inclusion by providing an inclusive environment where all are empowered to share their diverse perspectives and experiences. Our policies, practices, programs, activities, and decisions regarding employment, hiring, assignment, promotion, compensation, volunteerism, and internships are not based on a person’s race, color, sex, age, religion, national origin, mental or physical disability, ancestry, military discharge status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, source of income,
Protecting the Environment
1045 Real Estate values our natural environment and the need to protect it. Keeping our environment healthy is paramount to the success of our communities and business. We strive to follow best practices when disposing of garbage and recycling, and seek out facilities that implement environmentally sustainable best practices.
We recognize the value of relationships and put people at the heart of our business. We seek to treat all staff fairly and consistently, to create a workplace and business environment that is open, transparent, and trusted. Aligned with this approach, all members of the 1045 Real Estate team are required to conduct their activities in accordance with our codes and policies.
1045 Real Estate respects all our employees, and we strive to make their experience a positive one in all aspects of their relationship with the company. Our success is closely tied to their personal happiness, growth, development, and teamwork, and we work to measure and support the personal and professional growth of our employees, recognizing that the success of 1045 Real Estate is led first by the success and happiness of our people.
As a company, we strive to ensure that we do not risk the health and safety of our employees and community, and we respect the basic human rights of all people. We require personnel to apply the highest standards of honesty and integrity, and to comply with all legal and regulatory requirements, which extend to the protection of human rights.
Diversity and Inclusion
Diversity and inclusion are deeply ingrained in our mission. The core tenets to our business are aligned to our company’s ethics. We believe successfully inclusive workplaces begin with thoughtful hiring and recruiting processes that increase the overall diversity of our workforce.
1045 Real Estate expects to have a positive impact on our community, and we promote this expectation through philanthropy, volunteering, and community service. Our company promotes a culture of responsibility.
1045 Real Estate is dedicated to protecting human rights. We practice and commit to equal opportunity employment and will always abide by fair labor practices. Additionally, 1045 Real Estate will ensure that our activities do not directly or indirectly violate human rights in any country.
1045 is committed to conserving resources and conducting all work performed in an environmentally responsible manner. Listed below are examples of how we aim to be green while serving our clients and their commercial property needs.
Conservation at our Offices: Our office staff is encouraged to make a maximum effort while striving for paperless communication and data storage without physical documents. The waste stream our offices do generate are also recycled to the highest percentage possible. This conservation extends to our use of water as well as electricity in our daily activities. We have smart technology to conserve energy such as electricity and water sources, and continue to explore using solar energy to make oru facilities self sustaining. Many of employees work remotely which has many positive environmental impacts that include: fewer emissions and improved air quality due to not having to commute, less paper and plastic usage, and reduced power consumption.
Conservation at Shopping Centers: We strive to be eco-conscious while maintaining all the shopping centers we manage using the following items, programs, and services when applicable and warranted:
- EV chargers
- Solar panels
- Solar roofs
- Energy management systems for HVAC
- Energy lighting programs with LED bulb replacements
- Smart irrigation systems
- Minimal impact ice melt management
- Retention pond management programs
- Low fertilizer initiative for turf management
- Tree enhancement and engagement programs
- Smart thermostat training for our tenants
- Pedestrian bike path and bike rack encouragement programs
- Green roof opportunity zones
- LEED training and certification programs for our Property Managers