NEW HYDE PARK, N.Y.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) announced today it has been named a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series following its June 2019 index review. Kimco is a first-time member of the Series.
Created by the global index provider FTSE Russell (the trading name of FTSE International Limited and Frank Russell Company), the FTSE4Good Index Series is designed to measure the performance of companies demonstrating strong Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) practices.
FTSE Russell confirmed Kimco was independently assessed according to the FTSE4Good criteria and satisfied the requirements to become a constituent of the Series, used by a wide variety of market participants to create and assess responsible investment funds and other products.
“Kimco’s FTSE4Good membership reflects our leadership in corporate responsibility and the tremendous strides made through our sustainability program, formally launched in 2011,” said Conor Flynn, Kimco’s Chief Executive Officer. “Being named a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series, along with our inclusion on the Dow Jones Sustainability North America Index for the last four years, cements our commitment to retail real estate industry growth through leading-edge work in corporate sustainability and governance.”
Kimco Realty Corp. (NYSE:KIM) is a real estate investment trust (REIT) headquartered in New Hyde Park, N.Y., that is one of North America’s largest publicly traded owners and operators of open-air shopping centers. As of March 31, 2019, the company owned interests in 430 U.S. shopping centers comprising 75 million square feet of leasable space primarily concentrated in the top major metropolitan markets. Publicly traded on the NYSE since 1991, and included in the S&P 500 Index, the company has specialized in shopping center acquisitions, development and management for more than 60 years. For further information, please visit www.kimcorealty.com, the company’s blog at www.kimcorealty.com/blog, or follow Kimco on Twitter at www.twitter.com/kimcorealty.
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