New York Sustainable Buildings & Decarbonization Seminar

GBI’s Sustainable Building & Decarbonization Seminars bring new and existing members of the GBI community together to share innovative ideas and learn about resources to collectively reduce climate impacts by improving the built environment.

WhenApril 06, 2023
08:30 – 13:00 EST
Where: Building Energy Exchange
31 Chambers Street, Suite 609
New York, NY 10007


Seminar Agenda

8:30 – 9:00am  Breakfast & Networking

9:00 – 9:10am  Welcome Remarks & Keynote Introduction

9:10 – 9:40am  Keynote Address

9:40 – 10:00am  Peaks & Pits: Master planning for Portfolio LL97 Compliance

10:00 – 10:30am  Radically Reducing Embodied Carbon in Buildings with Ultra-low Carbon Concrete

10:30 – 10:45am  The GRESB Assessment

Paul Vozzella, Sales Director, North America, GRESB

Created in 2009, GRESB is the global ESG benchmark for real assets, composed of an independent foundation and a benefit corporation.  GRESB provides a rigorous methodology and consistent framework to measure the ESG performance of individual assets and portfolios based on self-reported data. The benchmark is guided by what institutional investors and market participants  consider to be the most material issues, with annual updates reflecting key trends and issues that are are aligned with leading ESG frameworks such as  the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Climate Agreement. Attendees will learn about the GRESB assessment, the data and analytics provided as a result of participating  and the benefits of becoming a member.

10:45 – 11:05am  Networking Break

11:05 – 11:20am  Introduction to Green Globes

11:20 – 11:40am  Demonstrating Commitment & Achievement in Occupant Health & Wellness: 1540 Broadway

11:40 – 12:10pm  CPACE and Local Law 97, Financing Green Globes

12:10 – 12:30pm  The Future of Buildings in New York State

12:30 – 1:00pm  Decarbonization at the Asset and Portfolio Levels

1:00 – 1:30pm Closing Remarks, Lunch & Networking

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