Asset-level vendor DEI data collection is really hard; tier your strategy, lean on brokers
June 6, 2023: Tier your DEI vendor strategy focusing on corporate-spend before targeting fund-level data. Leave the asset to last because overwhelming and largely a manual process. Key takeaways from the NAREIM DEI vendor due diligence meeting here.
NAREIM Members in HR, Operations, Finance and More Collectively Brainstorm DEI Recruitment Pipeline Strategies
Feb 9, 2022: NAREIM member as well as non-member investment managers exchanged best practices and offered potential solutions to the challenges of developing a diverse recruitment pipeline, either organically or by partnering with DEI-focused organizations.
Women of color losing ground at exec/senior levels, but successes on DEI more generally
Jan 27, 2023: Women of color at the executive management and senior levels are departing at twice the rate of their population size in North America, despite the representation of women and people of color improving overall for CRE in 2022.