NEW! CREtech Climate Podcast

NEW! CREtech Climate Podcast

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.

NEW! CREtech Climate Podcast
  • Zachary Smith - Inventing The Way Out of Climate Crisis

    Zachary Smith, CEO of Zauben, shares his vision for Zauben and how the platform helps the built world address climate change and embrace sustainability. Zachary also shares insights into their experience with The Google for Startups Accelerator: Climate Change program.

  • Erik Landry - Setting the ESG Benchmark

    Erik Landry, Climate Change Specialist at GRESB, discusses the suite of products they manage that give real asset managers and investors the tools they need to make informed decisions regarding climate-related risks. Erik also shares insights into how we can get the real estate industry to mobili...

  • Patrick McGrath - Staying Ahead of the Curve

    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.

  • Jessica Cooper - Responding to the Pandemic

    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...

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

    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...

  • Robert Otani - Implementing a Sustainability Philosophy

    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.

  • JP Flaherty - A Decade of Investing in Sustainability

    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...

  • Brad Klatt - Real Estate Mindset to Smart Building Tech

    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. ...

  • Michael Rudin - Driving Sustainability into Investment Portfolios

    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.

  • Deepinder Singh - Lessons Learned Along The Way

    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.

  • Brian Sudler - Leading the Way in Sustainable Development

    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...

  • Fionnuala Hogan - Supporting Sustainable Start-ups

    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...

  • Matt Ellis - Transparency in CRE ESG Reporting

    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...

  • Kathy Hannun - Tackling Climate Crisis with Geothermal Solutions

    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...

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

    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.

  • Anthony Hickling - Decarbonizing the Built Environment

    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...

  • Reimagining and Innovating Urban Tech - Nicole LeBlanc

    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...

  • CREtech Climate - Lindsay Baker

    Lindsey Baker, a world renowned environmentalist, sits down with Michael Beckerman to discuss the major role that buildings play in global carbon emissions, and talk more about what steps the industry is currently taking to address the evolving climate crisis, while also addressing best practices...

  • CREtech Climate - Stacy Smedley

    Building Transparency’s Executive Director, Stacy Smedley joins the CREtech Climate Cast to explain her role in helping to develop the Embodied Carbon in Construction calculator (EC3), and how organizations are benefiting from strategically tracking and benchmarking their carbon footprint.

  • CREtech Climate - Anushka Grant

    In this CREtech Climate Cast episode, Anushka Grant, Vice President of Business Transformation and Platform Services at Oxford Properties Group unpacks the tools that have made Oxford Properties so successful in climate tech implementation and adoption.

  • CREtech Climate - Greg Lindsay

    Greg Lindsay, the Director of Applied Research at NewCities dives into top issues that urban leaders are facing today and how those leaders are addressing them. Lindsey also addresses the state of cities today and how cities across the globe are starting to think more holistically about the impac...

  • CREtech Climate - Marta Schantz

    Marta Schantz, Senior Vice President of the Greenprint Center for Building Performance at the Urban Land Institute chats with CREtech’s CEO Michael Beckerman about the industry’s recent appetite for sustainable investments and decarbonizing the built environment. Schantz also unpacks the work of ...

  • CREtech Climate - Mark Grinis

    Mark Grinis, Global Real Estate, Hospitality & Construction Leader at EY discusses how EY has been leading the way in addressing the climate crisis, while discussing how other organizations can follow suit in adopting best practices to decarbonize their portfolios.

  • CREtech Climate - Greg Smithies

    In this episode, Greg Smithies, Partner and leader for Fifth Wall’s Climate Technology Investment team, elaborates on the industry’s role in addressing climate change. Smithies and Beckerman also dive further into opportunities, challenges, and trends that the industry is facing now, and how the ...