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.
Mazyar Mortazavi - Real Estate as a Tool to Drive Profit & Impact
Mazyar Mortazavi, President and CEO, TAS, shares how an “unconventional impact company” balances profit and impact in tandem, sheds light on the ESG market in Canada, and discusses the four pillars of TAS’ recently published inaugural Annual Impact Report.
Rachel Steinberg - Decarbonization Made Accessible in Commercial Buildings
Rachel Steinberg, Head of Mesa (part of Google), walks us through Mesa’s overall mission of offering accessible building controls to an underserved market, how Mesa automates carbon reduction in commercial buildings and the technology trends she sees evolving in real estate sustainability.
Christy Hill, Head of Americas Asset Management and Global Head of ESG, PGIM Real Estate, walks us through some examples of how PGIM has embedded sustainability throughout the company and its portfolio, discusses how other real estate companies that are inspired by PGIM's ESG initiatives can craf...
Alex Edds, Head of Sustainability, Europe, LaSalle Investment Management, discusses how technology can better align to the market needs to support sustainability, the challenges facing the industry, the need to accelerate and scale solutions, and the influence of the 'greening' financial markets ...
Deb Noller - Data-Driven Building Operations for a Sustainable Built Environment
Deb Noller, CEO & Co-Founder, Switch Automation, describes what led them to founding Switch Automation, provides an overview of the company’s suite of smart building platform tools and their benefits in relation to sustainability, as well as a glimpse into the ESG market in New Zealand and the gr...
Andres Guzman - Overcoming ESG Data Management and Reporting Hurdles
Andres Guzman, Head of ESG, Europe - Tishman Speyer, unpacks the evolution of Tishman Speyer's ESG & net-zero strategies, how sustainability has been integrated throughout the company and its portfolio, and highlights ESG Data Management and Reporting issues as well as potential technologies to a...
Paige Pitcher - Fostering Innovation in the Built Environment
Paige Pitcher, Head of Strategic Partnerships, Moderne Ventures, unpacks Moderne Ventures’ mission in tackling climate change emanating from the built world, highlights some of their portfolio companies leading the way, and how the real estate sector can be mobilized to adopt better ESG practices.
Sandeep Ahuja - Embracing Digital AEC Tools in Built World Sustainability
Sandeep Ahuja, Co-Founder and CEO at Cove Tool, sheds light on where her passion for ClimaTech came from, why sustainability is such an integral part of Cove Tool, as well as an outlook regarding the role technology will play in helping to decarbonize the built world.
Carl Silbersky - The Evolution of the BIM Sector in Building Sustainability
Carl Silbersky, Chief Executive Officer of BIMobject, discusses BIMobject's mission, markets served, and how he sees the future of BIM evolving to more actively incorporate the AEC sector in building sustainability.
Eric Roseman - EV Charging: A Crucial Tool for the Net Zero Transition
Eric Roseman, Chief Revenue Officer of Xeal Energy unpacks how EV charging is fast becoming a crucial tool in the built environment’s transition to net zero, Xeal’s overall mission, as well as how Xeal's patent-pending charging platform eliminates the need for costly IT/network infrastructure upg...
Jonathan Hannam - Built Environment Perspectives in the APAC Region
Jonathan Hannam, Co-Founder & Managing Partner of Taronga Ventures walks us through the early stages of his career in China, his passion for addressing the climate crisis as it relates to the built world, as well as the types of solutions Taronga Group and Taronga Ventures’ seeks investment in.
Erin Dunn-Franklin - Sustainable Investing with Goldman Sachs
Erin Dunn-Franklin, VP Sustainable Investing, Goldman Sachs, discusses why sustainability is such an integral part of Goldman Sachs’ philosophy, areas of climate tech that catches Goldman Sachs’ attention, and an inspiring note for future generations seeking to build a career in sustainability.
Rebecca Berry - An Architectural Perspective on Real Estate Sustainability
Rebecca Berry, President, Finegold Alexander Architects, walks us through her observations concerning the current state of sustainability in the real estate state sector, how AEC will play an increasingly important role in sustainability, and what tools are lacking in the marketplace.