Health & Well-being in Commercial Real Estate: Insight, Execution and Innovation

December 7 - New York

GRESB and Aclima are pleased to invite you to an exclusive event on health & well-being in commerical real estate. It is organized in partnership with CodeGreen, the University of Virginia Green Health Partnership, and Delos, and hosted by The Durst Organization.

The event is a follow-up to GRESB's Health & Well-being summer event series, and will present insights from academics and non-profit leaders, explore valuable techniques and strategies of industry leaders, and present the latest innovations to achieve effective results that increase health and well-being in the real estate sector.


3:30 PM: Registration opens

4:00 PM: Welcome

  • Welcome, The Durst Organization
  • Opening remarks, Harry Etra, Director, Code Green Solutions

4:10 PM: Part #1 Insight

Academic and non-profit leaders provide perspectives on new research to motivate and guide action to promote health and well-being. Three 5-minute presentations from:

  • Tracy Orleans, Senior Program Officer/Senior Scientist, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation
  • Whitney Austin Gray, Senior Vice President, Delos
  • Nils Kok, CEO, GRESB

Moderator: Chris Pyke, Chief Strategy Officer, Aclima

4:40 PM: Part #2 Execution

Industry leaders share their experience creating corporate strategy to realize value and manage risk through the promotion of health and well-being. A panel discussion with:

  • Anthony Ravitz, Real Estate & Workplace Services, Google
  • Ryan Picarella, President, WELCOA
  • Yianice Hernandez, Director of Healthy Living by Design, New York City Department of Public Health
  • Gina Foote, Director of Fund Development, Conservation Law Foundation / Healthy Neighborhoods Equity Fund

Moderator: Matthew Trowbridge, Associate Professor, University of Virginia, Director, Green Health Partnership

5:10 PM: Part #3 Innovation

Leading organizations discuss how to achieve results on the ground with effective management, implementation action and monitoring. Short presentations from:

  • Kelly Worden, Project Manager, Health Research, U.S. Green Building Council - Game Changing Processes
  • Chris Pyke, CSO, Aclima - Game Changing Information Technology

Moderator: Nils Kok, CEO, GRESB

5:40 PM: Closing Panel

A lightning round of reactions and closing thoughts from the panelists, moderated by Chris Pyke, CSO, Aclima.

6:00 PM: Reception

Date & Time

Wed, December 7, 2016

4:00 PM – 7:00 PM EST


The Durst Organization - 4 Times Square, New York, NY 10036, United States


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