The Hidden Benefits of Going Green
You’re already aware that improving your company’s sustainability performance can help preserve scarce resources like water and energy, but did you know that these initiatives can also lower your costs and help you gain customers?
In this session, Will Teichman, Kimco Realty’s Director of Strategic Operations, will share tips for retailers looking to advance their sustainability efforts, including:
- Identifying low- or no-cost “low hanging fruit” that will result in near-term savings
- Special tips for food service establishments
- How to share your efforts to appeal to your increasingly socially- and environmentally-conscious customers
Will Teichman – Senior Director of Strategic Operations at Kimco Realty Corporation
Will Teichman joined Kimco Realty Corporation in February 2011, and serves as Senior Director of Strategic Operations. Will leads the development and implementation of strategic initiatives aimed at improving operational efficiency, generating new sources of income and effectively communicating the results of these efforts to the company’s stakeholders.
Prior to his current role, Will spearheaded the creation of Kimco’s award-winning Corporate Responsibility Program and held positions in the retail and management consulting industries.
Will holds an MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business Administration at the University of Virginia, and a BA in Economics and Politics with a certificate in Environmental Studies from Washington and Lee University. He is an active member of the International Council of Shopping Centers and the Department of Energy’s Better Buildings Alliance.
Sponsor – Kimco Realty Corporation
Headquartered in New Hyde Park, N.Y., Kimco Realty Corporation is a premier owner and operator of open-air shopping centers. The company owns interests in approximately 500 U.S. shopping centers comprising over 80 million square feet of leasable space across 35 states and Puerto Rico. 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 50 years.