GRESB is an entity which launched in 2009 that provides a consistent and standard ranking system to evaluate and compare corporate ESG efforts in the real estate industry. For the second year in a row, the Company has received a "B" for its annual GRESB Public Disclosure score. This "B" in 2021 compares favorably to the average score of "C" for all companies rated by GRESB. STAG Industrial, Inc. is ranked second out of the ten industrial real estate companies rated by GRESB.
"We are pleased to reprise our strong GRESB disclosure ranking, as it reflects our ongoing ESG effort," stated Jeff Sullivan, General Counsel of the Company. "We intend to broaden this effort as the Company's portfolio and operations grow."
About STAG Industrial, Inc.
STAG Industrial, Inc. is a real estate investment trust focused on the acquisition, ownership and operation of single-tenant, industrial properties throughout the United States. As of June 30, 2021, the Company's portfolio consists of 501 buildings in 39 states with approximately 100.1 million rentable square feet.
For additional information, please visit the Company's website at www.stagindustrial.com.
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