GREENSBORO, N.C., Oct. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT), a leader in the outlet industry, today released its 2019 Tanger Corporate Responsibility Report, which highlights the company's efforts, accomplishments, and performance in relation to environmental, social and governance (ESG) matters.
The 2019 Tanger Corporate Responsibility Report provides an overview of the company's approach to the environment, community engagement, and developing a diverse, collaborative, and entrepreneurial workplace for its employees.
The Report found Tanger's environmental efforts in 2019 resulted in a 5.7% decrease in greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions at stable centers compared to 2018, with an overall reduction in GHG emissions of 11.4% since 2016. More than 30% of Tanger's centers have now achieved LEED Gold certification. Additionally, the Report reviewed the company's gender diversity, finding women comprised 87% of field employees and 53% of Tanger's Executive Leadership Team, as of December 2019.
"Tanger actively embraces corporate responsibility," said Steven B. Tanger, Chief Executive Officer of Tanger Outlets. "Our practices reflect our culture, demonstrate resilience, and focus on long-term value creation for all of our stakeholders, including shareholders, retail partners, employee team members, customers and community partners."
The Report also outlines Tanger Outlets' 2019 charitable giving and efforts to address the 2020 COVID-19 pandemic to keep shoppers and employees safe. Through the TangerCARES program, the company contributed over $1.2 million to charitable causes in 2019, with a cumulative total of more than $20.4 million since 1994.
To learn more about the Company's corporate responsibility strategy and progress, please view the full 2019 Tanger Corporate Responsibility Report.
About Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc.
Tanger Factory Outlet Centers, Inc. (NYSE: SKT), is a publicly-traded REIT headquartered in Greensboro, North Carolina that presently operates and owns, or has an ownership interest in, a portfolio of 38 upscale outlet shopping centers. Tanger's operating properties are located in 20 states and in Canada, totaling approximately 14.1 million square feet, leased to over 2,700 stores which are operated by more than 500 different brand name companies. The Company has more than 39 years of experience in the outlet industry. For more information on Tanger Outlet Centers, call 1-800-4TANGER or visit the Company's website at www.tangeroutlets.com.
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