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G-Talk: Ask the Expert

G-Talk: Ask the Expert

By GLP Europe
Welcome to G-Talk, a new resource centre featuring GLP experts from across the industrial and logistics sectors specialising in investment, fund and asset management, development, construction and leasing who share their views and opinions on commercial real estate.
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Planet Mark: Pathway to Net Zero
In this episode our host Paul Shearer is joined by Steve Malkin (Chief Executive, Planet Mark), Natali Cooper (GLP Head Portfolio and Asset Management and Head of ESG) and Richard Allington (GLP Technical Director) to discuss the new complimentary Planet Mark accreditation scheme that GLP are launching. Topics covered: What is Planet Mark? What is the new scheme that GLP are launching? How does it work? How does it fit in with GLP’s ESG strategy? How important is it in an era of rising fuel costs? How can people find out more about this scheme? How does the next year look as the scheme rolls out?
33:55
April 14, 2022
European Fund Management
In this episode our host Paul Shearer is joined by Daan van den Hoven (Managing Director, GLP Europe), Brian Kieran (Senior Vice President, Head of GLP Europe Fund Management) and Sylvia Slaughter (Senior Vice President, GLP Fund Management) to take a look at GLP’s Fund Management success in Logistics during 2021 and asks, “What next?” Topics covered in this episode: What are the key factors making Logistics so popular with investors? How does GLP’s fund management expertise combine with GLP Europe’s historic logistics expertise? What funds does GLP operate? What examples are there of ‘Boots on the Ground success? Where is the logistics market heading in 2022 and beyond?
28:44
March 15, 2022
Design and Construction
In this episode our host Paul Shearer is joined by GLP Construction Directors Steven Alexander and Nere Herrera to discuss the role that Design and Construction plays in meeting the challenges of both today and tomorrow. Topics covered: What is GLP and what does it do? What role do our two guests have in GLP? What are the current challenges for design and construction? How is GLP meeting those challenges? What solutions does GLP have for tomorrow’s logistics environment?
27:35
March 07, 2022
Developing Logistics in the UK featuring Mammoth 602
In this episode our host Paul Shearer is joined by GLP Development Director Adrienne Howells to discuss GLP’s logistics UK development pipeline in particular the latest big development near Doncaster: Mammoth 602. Topics covered in this podcast: Where is the UK’s Logistics network headed? What is Mammoth 602? How does it fit in GLP’s overall UK development strategy? What is GLP’s approach to sustainable development? What new technologies are GLP looking at?
16:53
December 03, 2021
Fund Management and ESG
In this episode our host Paul Shearer is joined by Natali Cooper (Head of Portfolio & Asset Management and ESG Europe) and Sylvia Slaughter  (Senior Director Fund Management). This podcast examines the role of fund management in GLP and how it interconnects with ESG and cover the following topics: What is the fund management regime in GLP and what kind of funds are there? What does GLP think about ESG and what are its central ESG policies? How have the conversations with investors changes over the last decade? How has investor awareness of ESG evolved? What have been the lessons learned from recent events and what has been the impact on the investment community? What’s next for GLP, Funds and ESG?
31:59
December 03, 2021
The importance of diversity and inclusion in the workplace
This episode examines the initiatives that GLP Europe are taking as part of their Diversity and Inclusion Strategy, with a particular focus on ethnic minority representation. Our host Paul Shearer is joined by guests Ofei Kwafo–Akoto (Senior Legal Counsel – Europe), Rachel Walker (General Counsel & Chief Administrative Officer – Europe) Haidée Klein (Head of HR – Europe), Mica Merid (GLP Intern) Topics covered: What are the steps that GLP has taken following the events of 2020 and the murder of George Floyd and subsequent public outcry? What is the Southside Leaders Academy and how did GLP help with their work in 2020? What is the 100Black Interns initiative? What are the GLP Europe wide strategies for Diversity and Inclusion? How has the RFP process changed within GLP, and what does that mean for customers and suppliers? What can GLP do with the social aspect of ESG? What do you hope to see next? You can find other episodes in this series on all the usual podcast platforms. Be sure to subscribe. You can also find out more on GLP Europe’s website https://eu.glp.com/
42:16
October 28, 2021