Last Chance to Register for the Inaugural CREtech Climate Virtual Summit on May 11-12

CREtech Climate To Host The World's Largest Global Real Estate Tech Event Focused on Climate Technology, Sustainability, and ESG

New York, NY (May 5, 2021)CREtech Climate, a platform devoted to educating and inspiring investment in climate tech, sustainability and ESG throughout the Built World, will host their inaugural conference, CREtech Climate Virtual Summit on May 11-12, 2021. The two day summit will feature a diverse array of perspectives that are committed to creating a safe, healthy, equitable, and more sustainable built environment. 

This free virtual event will feature an outstanding lineup of Climate Tech experts discussing effective strategies for decarbonizing the real estate industry. Attendees will leave with actionable plans and inspiration to make real change in the Built World. Groundbreaking sessions and speakers include: 

COP26 Preview: A Spotlight on the UK Real Estate’s Climate Change Ambitions

  • Edward Vaughan Dixon, Head of ESG-Real Assets at Aviva Investors
  • Melanie Leech, Chief Executive at British Property Federation
  • Guy Grainger, Global Head of Sustainability Services & ESG at JLL

The Occupiers Perspective on Green Workspaces

  • Patrick McGrath EVP, Chief Information Officer, Head of Client Technologies at Savills
  • Michael Glatt, Vice Chairman, North American Head of Project Management at Savills

How the EC3 Tool is Driving Low-Carbon Procurement and Clean Energy Policy

  • Stacy Smedley, Executive Director at Building Transparency

Taking the Lead on Embodied Carbon: Guidance for Building Owners and Investors

  • Meghan Lewis, Senior Researcher at the Carbon Leadership Forum
  • Anthony Hickling, Managing Director at Carbon Leadership Forum

How Game-Changing Climate Solutions are a Win/Win for the Built Environment

  • Kate Frucher, Managing Director and Co-Founder at The Clean Fight
  • Ben Myers, VP of Sustainability at Boston Properties
  • Christian Weeks, CEO of enVerid Systems
  • Matthew Eggers, Investor at Breakthrough Energy Ventures

 Fireside with Rudin Management: 20 Years of Green Development 

  • Michael Beckerman, CEO of CREtech and CREtech Climate
  • Michael Rudin, Senior Vice President at Rudin Management Company
  • John Gilbert, COO/EVP at Rudin Management Company

These thought-provoking sessions will provide a range of stakeholders, including investors, developers, building owners, and tenants, with the tools they need to think deeply about how the impacts of climate change will affect their assets.

“We are thrilled to be staging our first virtual event as part of the new CREtech Climate initiative,” stated Michael Beckerman, CEO, CREtech and CREtech Climate. “Our mission with this conference is to showcase the industry leaders, effective strategies and leading-edge solutions that will hopefully inspire the entire Built World to follow their lead. With the real estate industry responsible for approximately 40% of all carbon emissions globally, we have both the moral obligation and also the financial opportunity to create meaningful results in addressing climate change as a sector. That is what I hope people will take away from our world-class speakers at this groundbreaking event,” Beckerman concluded. 

CREtech is joined by Founding Sponsors: Fifth Wall, the largest venture capital firm focused on technology-driven innovation for the global real estate industry; Savills, a global real estate services provider; Oxford Properties Group, a leading global commercial real estate investor, developer and manager; RXR, a leading real estate owner, investor, operator and developer; EY, a global consulting, assurance, tax and transaction services company; and Rudin Management Company, one of the largest privately owned real estate companies in New York City. CREtech Climate is additionally supported by prestigious Industry Partners: British Property Federation, Building Transparency, Carbon Leadership ForumClimate Futures, GRESB, MIT Center for Real Estate, NewCities, PropTech for Good, The Clean Fight, and the Urban Land Institute.

To register for the free virtual event, click here.

About CREtech Climate

CREtech Climate serves as the “voice” of the real estate industry’s commitment to climate tech by developing a global consortium of thought-leaders, policy makers, venture capitalists, startups, and real estate companies. The overriding goal of CREtech Climate is to significantly reduce the industry’s carbon footprint by driving investments and encouraging the adoption of climate technologies as well as ESG/Sustainability initiatives.

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About CREtech 

CREtech is Reimagining Real Estate. We are the largest international community of professionals devoted to technological innovation in the real estate sector. Our mission is to help the industry embrace, adopt, and future proof its businesses. Our streaming, live/virtual events, and consulting platform inspires the next generation of ideas, processes, and people to champion the world's largest asset class.

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