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 sectors are driving transformational change to decarbonize the Built World.
Shaun Abrahamson - Building A Better World For Everyone
Shaun Abrahamson, Managing Partner of Third Sphere (fka Urban Us), walks us through the process of finding climate tech companies to invest in, the risks of investing in climate tech, and how we can vastly increase the market for climate tech by educating the built world.
Troy Harris, Managing Director of Timberland at Jamestown, discusses what Timberland investment is and how it differs from real estate investment, the role of trees in fighting the climate crisis, and some popular misconceptions about forestry in the United States.
Spencer Levy, Global Chief Client Officer and Senior Economic Advisor at CBRE, discusses the significance of ESG in conversations about modern day investing, how PropTech is propelling investment ESG, why some areas are slower to embrace climate regulations than others, and how we can push the en...
Marika Erdely - Steering the Real Estate Industry in the Right Direction
Marika Erdely, Founder and CEO of Green EconoME, shares insights into how we can reduce the carbon emissions of existing buildings, how to push the real estate industry to go green, and the biggest challenges when sourcing funding for climate change investments.
Hampus Jakobsson, General Partner, Pale blue dot, speaks on why the climate industry is so interesting, problems that climate tech companies face today, and why the whole industry needs to work together in order to make progress.
Mike Moran, Chief Markets Officer at Microshare, discusses how climate change is becoming much more relevant in global business conversations, why hopping on the “climate change bandwagon” is a good business decision, and how the younger generations are impacting the world of climate tech.
Laura Craft - Leading the Way in ESG Based Investing
Laura Craft, Senior Vice President and Head of Global ESG Strategy at Heitman, discusses how Heitman uses the resources available for a major global investor to improve carbon emissions, the importance of ESG within modern day investment, and how investment managers assess climate risk and mitiga...
Matthew Plante - Pressing Fast-Forward on the Future
Matthew Plante, Co-Founder and President of Voltus, Inc, walks us through the journey of his company, how they were able to grow in the clean-tech industry, and how they are accelerating the transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy.
Ami Kotecha, Co-Founder & Head of Venture Investments at Amro Partners, discusses how they are making the real estate industry more sustainable, why investing in the environment is a profitable business model, and where the most room for growth is within the world of climate technology.
Josh Griffin - Setting the Standard for Carbon Emissions Data
Josh Griffin, Co-Founder and Chief Policy Officer of nZero, describes how their technology helps companies reach their carbon emission goals while also helping policy makers create positive changes in local and state government.
Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech & Climate sits down with Parag Khanna, Founder and Managing Partner, FutureMap, to unpack the inspiration and drive behind Parag's international best-selling book, ‘Move: The Forces Uprooting Us’. Parag also shares insight on his recent launch of new technology sol...