People Moves: Fiera Real Estate appoints Jag Singh to the position of Director, ESG
Press Release -- Fiera Real Estate recently welcomed the appointment of Jag Singh to the newly created position of Director, ESG at Fiera Real Estate Canada. In this role, Jag will support the tactical and strategic delivery of our ambitious ESG vision and drive our funds' net zero carbon pathways and climate resilience strategies forward.
Over the last year, we have taken many steps in our ESG journey to position ourselves as a leader in environmental, social, and governance integration while providing investors with increased income and capital appreciation through best-in-class portfolio ESG performance. In addition to achieving GRESB Green Star status across all our live funds, we built platforms and processes to measure and monitor physical climate risk exposure across our globally managed assets. We have commenced our net zero carbon journey across several of our managed funds and trialed innovative technologies to reduce emissions and collect more data to better understand our footprint.
Jag brings more than 10 years of experience in managing environmental issues for various organizations and we are certain his technical expertise and innovative mindsight will add significant value to the firm and our ESG ambitions.
Jessica Pilz, Global Head of ESG at Fiera Real Estate commented, "At Fiera Real Estate, we recognize the impact that we, and our managed funds, have on our planet, people, and communities and believe that as a global real estate firm we are in a unique position to drive real change across our sector. We are so pleased to have appointed Jag into this new role. He brings with him a wealth of experience and I know that his passion and expertise will support and accelerate the delivery of our ESG vision."
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About Fiera Real Estate
Fiera Real Estate is a leading investment management company with offices in North America and Europe and a team of over 80 employees. The firm globally manages over $9.3B of commercial real estate through a range of investment funds and accounts as at June 30th, 2023. It is an entrepreneurial team working within an institutional framework, enabling clients to benefit from a unique combination of creativity and innovation supported by industry-leading expertise and investment analysis – the best of both worlds. The highly diverse nature of its portfolio – in terms of both geographies and types of properties – combined with a range of high quality strategies provides investors with opportunities to diversify their exposure and customize their investment experience within the real estate asset class.
Fiera Real Estate is wholly owned by Fiera Capital Corporation, a leading multi-product investment-management firm with more than $164.2B of AUM. Fiera Capital provides Fiera Real Estate with access to global investment market intelligence, which enhances its ability to innovate within a framework that emphasizes risk assessment and mitigation.