HOUSTON, March 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Transwestern, a full-service commercial real estate services, development and investment management firm, has announced the promotion of Josh Richards to Corporate Director of ESG. In this role, Richards is responsible for extending his engagement with various companies to identify, track and communicate his ESG goals and key performance indicators. He advocates for responsible and proactive programs that advance the brand and mission of Transwestern and its clients. He appreciates partnerships and opportunities to provide resources at the leading edge of the industry. and report progress against the company’s commitments to all stakeholders.
Tom Lawyer, President of Transwestern Real Estate Services, said: “Josh’s passion for ESG and his keen ability to identify opportunities, align stakeholders and deliver strategy continue to have a measurable positive impact on our shared mission. We are proud to support these efforts on behalf of our customers, investors and partners.”
Richards joined Transwestern in 2017 as Director of Sustainability for Asset Services. During his tenure, he advanced Transwestern’s energy and sustainability platform through extensive benchmarking and compliance of the firm’s assets under management, educated internal and external audiences on ESG values and implementation, and integrated communications and Increased transparency through reporting.
In addition, Richards strengthened his commitment to company culture by leading Transwestern Experience, a unique approach to customer service. He is also actively involved in the company’s diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, leading a national awareness committee that provides resources and strategies to create a more open and inclusive work environment. increase.
“After nearly two decades of building an industry-leading sustainability platform, Transwestern is proud to accelerate our efforts to advance our environmental, social and governance goals,” said Richards. “Transwestern will continue to grow by deploying the talent and technology that our team brings to better reduce risk, provide responsible solutions for our clients, and create a welcoming and inclusive workplace for all. We will continue to deliver excellence.”
Richards, LEED AP O+M, CEM, WELL AP holds a master’s degree in environmental science from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville.
Transwestern’s latest ESG report can be found here. Headshots can be downloaded here.
Since 1978, the privately held Transwestern company has provided a higher level of personalized service and innovative real estate solutions. Through an integrated and customized approach that starts with a great idea, the firm delivers value to clients across commercial real estate servicing, development and investment. management. Operating out of 33 offices across the United States, Transwestern expands its platform capabilities globally through strategic alliance partners whose unique geographic, cultural and business expertise drive creative solutions. I’m here. For more information, visit transwestern.com and @Transwestern.
Transwestern Promotes Josh Richards to Corporate Director of ESG