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Duke Realty VP, of Corporate Responsibility-Commercial Real Estate in Indianapolis, Indiana


Duke Realty Corporation, the largest pure-play, domestic only, logistics REIT in the United States, has an exciting opportunity for a Vice President of Corporate Responsibility to join our team in our Indianapolis, IN corporate office. This position will lead the Company’s efforts on all facets of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) strategic initiatives and implementation of related strategy, policies, communications and processes. In addition, the role will oversee the Company’s research, evaluation, and fielding of relevant real estate-related technologies and innovations to support its ESG strategy. Candidates must be attracted to a fast-paced environment where responsiveness and customer service are highly valued. A predisposition towards teamwork and personal responsibility will be critical to a candidate’s success. Additional responsibilities will include, but not be limited to, the following:

  • Further develop and implement the Company’s ESG strategy and support corporate, regional, asset management, leasing and construction with technical research and formal recommendations on corporate responsibility matters.

  • Research, evaluate, and coordinate implementation of technical innovations that will support the Company’s ESG strategy and other critical business objectives.

  • Further develop, implement and coordinate strategic communications and processes for ESG initiatives.

  • Lead a cross functional Corporate Responsibility committee.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by General Counsel or Chief Operating Officer.


  • 3 plus years of professional experience in the commercial real estate industry, including exposure to sustainability, corporate foundation, employee engagement, internal communications, tenant communications, or related field.

  • Knowledge of the EPA ENERGY STAR Portfolio Manager system especially as related to annual certification and compliance with state and local benchmarking disclosure laws.

  • Knowledge of LEED for New Construction and Existing Building ratings systems, including credit requirements.

  • Knowledge of sustainability/ESG reporting standards and benchmarking platforms, preferably, as they apply to commercial real estate (e.g., GRESB).

  • Superior written and verbal communication, presentation, analytical, leadership and interpersonal skills.

  • Possess strong initiative and effective organizational skills.

  • Attention to detail, high level of accuracy and ability to multitask and prioritize workload.

  • Ability to establish and maintain rapports and interact with various levels of professionals.

  • Minimum undergraduate degree, Master’s Degree in relevant field preferred. LEED designation is preferred.

We offer a competitive salary with bonus opportunity as well as comprehensive benefits including medical, dental and vision coverage, 401(k) and a wellness program.

“Building the Excellence”

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  • Presentation Skills: Advanced



  • Bachelors Degree or better in Business



  • 3-5 years: Professional experience in the commercial real estate industry, including exposure to sustainability, corporate foundation, employee engagement, internal communications, tenant communications, or related field.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.