CREtech Climate Podcast

CREtech Climate Podcast

4 Seasons

The CREtech Climate Cast is a podcast series devoted to educating, inspiring, and leading the built environment to address the world’s biggest crisis - climate change. Tune in to in-depth conversations with the leading real estate and tech innovators from across the globe with CREtech Climate CEO, Michael Beckerman. The series will host conversations on how the real estate and tech tech sectors are driving transformational change to decarbonize the Built World.

CREtech Climate Podcast
  • Robert Otani - Implementing a Sustainability Philosophy

    Episode 1

    Robert Otani, Chief Technology Officer at Thornton Tomasetti, shares an overview of their Healthy Reentry App they built during the pandemic, where their sustainability philosophy and commitment evolved from and how they implemented this into the culture at Thornton Tomassetti.

  • Bryan Koop & Ben Myers - Leading the Way with Sustainability in Real Estate

    Episode 2

    Bryan Koop, Executive Vice President, Boston at Boston Properties and Ben Myers, Vice President, Sustainability at Boston Properties discuss the evolution of Boston Properties' sustainability and ESG strategy, and take a deep dive into their 2020 ESG Report, unpacking the core components and stra...

  • Jessica Cooper - Responding to the Pandemic

    Episode 3

    Jessica Cooper, Chief Commercial Officer at International Well Being Institute, shares insights into how IWBI responded to the impact of the pandemic and how they have been able to support the real estate industry more broadly. Jessica also takes a deep dive into IWBI’s WELL Certifications and th...

  • Patrick McGrath - Staying Ahead of the Curve

    Episode 4

    Patrick McGrath, EVP, Chief Information Officer, Head of Client Technologies at Savills, discusses how Savills has been prioritizing occupants' health and wellness, lessons learned from embracing technology that can be used in adopting climate tech and workplace trends from the occupier perspective.

  • Brad Klatt - Real Estate Mindset to Smart Building Tech

    Episode 5

    Brad Klatt, Co-Founder & Chairman of Logical Buildings, discusses how the experience of being in the real estate industry as Co-Founder of Roseland Property Company, gave insights into how to build and scale Logical Buildings in a way that addresses the core challenges that landlords face today. ...

  • JP Flaherty - A Decade of Investing in Sustainability

    Episode 6

    Jonathan Flaherty, Global Head of Sustainability and Building Technology Innovation, at Tishman Speyer, discusses measuring ROI from the perspective of running buildings as efficiently as possible, how Tishman Speyer are planning for the future and highlights from their most recent sustainability...

  • Deepinder Singh - Lessons Learned Along The Way

    Episode 7

    Deepinder Singh, Founder and CEO of 75F, discusses the formation of the company, the problem they set out to solve, lessons learnt along the way and what it means to have their investors involved in the company and helping them to scale their platform.

  • Michael Rudin - Driving Sustainability into Investment Portfolios

    Episode 8

    Executive Vice President at Rudin Management, Michael Rudin, discusses his family’s long tradition of leading by example and their commitment to sustainable development, the role that the public sector plays in addressing climate change and NYC as a Mecca of innovation.

  • Matt Ellis - Transparency in CRE ESG Reporting

    Episode 9

    Founder & CEO of Measurabl, Matt Ellis sits down with CREtech’s CEO, Michael Beckerman, to discuss why data analysis capability is critical in helping companies make a meaningful impact when it comes to implementing a solid ESG strategy and reducing their carbon footprint. Matt also provides an o...

  • Fionnuala Hogan - Supporting Sustainable Start-ups

    Episode 10

    Fionnuala Hogan, Creator of RElab and Head of Early Stage Investing at Goldacre Ventures, takes a deep dive into their RElab 2021 scale-up program, which focuses on the themes of sustainability and construction technology, what start-ups they are looking for to join their unique program and lesso...

  • Brian Sudler - Leading the Way in Sustainable Development

    Episode 11

    Brian Sudler, Principal at Sudler Companies talks about how his and his family's military background and public service also spurred the company’s commitment to serving the greater community and sustainability. Brian also discusses in-depth about adopting new, green technologies, and shares advic...

  • Gregory Dewerpe - Addressing Climate Change, One Investment At A Time

    Episode 12

    A/O PropTech’s Founder, Gregory Dewerpe, shares insights into entering the venture world, investment strategies as it relates to climate tech and what shaped his commitment and passion for sustainability and climate change.

  • Kathy Hannun - Tackling Climate Crisis with Geothermal Solutions

    Episode 13

    Kathy Hannun, Co-Founder & President of Dandelion, takes a deep dive into how their geothermal solutions are tackling the climate crisis, scaling their solution without sacrificing customer experience and quality, and how Dandelion’s investors help with opportunities and challenges ahead from bot...

  • Reimagining and Innovating Urban Tech - Nicole LeBlanc

    Episode 14

    Nicole LeBlanc, Partner, Platform at 2150, provides an overview of 2150’s fund focusing on urbantech, their renowned founding partners, and their ‘Brain Trust’ advisory board. Nicole also shares insights into investing across the Urban Stack and why cities are important for the world of real esta...

  • Anthony Hickling - Decarbonizing the Built Environment

    Episode 15

    Anthony Hickling, Managing Director at the Carbon Leadership Forum, gives a brief background to the genesis of the Carbon Leadership Forum, where their support comes from as a non-profit organization, and specific investments and strategies that building owners and operators can use to decrease t...