Approaching three decades as a public company focused on top U.S. markets

Human Rights Policy

Human Rights Policy

First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. (“First Industrial”) strives to respect and promote human rights. We are committed to engaging with our directors, our employees, our vendors, and the communities in which we operate (“Stakeholders”) in developing, implementing, and evaluating this policy’s effectiveness. This policy applies to First Industrial Realty Trust, Inc. and our affiliated entities.

Diversity and Inclusion
We value and advance diversity among Stakeholders. We are committed to equal opportunity for all qualified individuals. We work to maintain workplaces that are free from discrimination or harassment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, or any other basis protected by law. We do not tolerate harassment, disrespectful or inappropriate behavior, unfair treatment, or retaliation of any kind.

Workplace Safety and Security
We comply with applicable safety and health laws and regulations. We do not tolerate threats, threatening behavior, or acts of violence against associates, visitors, guests, or other individuals by anyone on company property.

We respect the privacy of our Stakeholders.

Respect for Human Rights
We strive to respect and promote human rights in accordance with the UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, including, without limitation, the rights of women and minority rights.

Work Hours, Wages, and Benefits
Our goal is to compensate associates competitively. We also work to ensure full compliance with applicable wage, work hours, overtime, and benefits laws.

Freedom of Association and Collective Bargaining
We respect our Stakeholder’s right to associate freely and to form, join or not join, labor unions, without fear of reprisal, intimidation, or harassment. In the case of associates represented by a legally recognized union, we are committed to bargaining in good faith with that union.

Forced Labor, Human Trafficking, and Child Labor
We prohibit the use of all forms of forced labor and any form of human trafficking. We also prohibit the use of child labor.

Water Resources
We recognize that the right to water is a fundamental human right.

Training and Reporting for Associates
We strive to create workplaces in which open and honest communications among all associates are valued and respected. Through annual certification process and training, we also ensure that our associates are aware of this Human Rights Policy.

Any Stakeholder who would like to confidentially report a potential violation of this policy should raise any concerns with our General Counsel or through our confidential whistleblower reporting system at