Resilience Roundtable: Public Sector Meets Commercial Real Estate at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2019 Better Buildings Summit

Resilience Roundtable: Public Sector Meets Commercial Real Estate at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2019 Better Buildings Summit

Corporate Sustainability Strategies is pleased to announce Brenna Walraven has been asked by The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to speak at the 2019 Better Buildings Summit. Walraven was selected because she has demonstrated leadership and forward thinking in energy efficiency, sustainability, and resiliency for the real estate industry.

 

Resilience Roundtable

Learn how local governments can work with private building owners to ensure the resilience of their building stock. Commercial real estate fund and asset managers will share how investment decision-making around resilience is informing investments in commercial developments. Local government representatives will share their organizational strategies to enhance community resilience. Enjoy a lively facilitated discussion between private and public Better Buildings Challenge partners! This session is part 2 of 2 in a series around public and private sectors working together to meet resilience needs.

 

Panelists

  • Chris Castro, Director of Sustainability & Resilience, City of Orlando, FL (LinkedIn)
  • Eric Friedman, Director, Leading by Example Program, Commonwealth of Massachusetts (LinkedIn)
  • Marta Schantz, Senior Vice President, Greenprint Center for Building Performance Urban Land Institute (LinkedIn)
  • Brenna Walraven, President and CEO, Corporate Sustainability Solutions (LinkedInTwitter)

 

Date and Time

Wednesday, July 10
3:30 PM

 

About U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit

The 2019 Summit will be held in the Washington, D.C. metro area (Arlington, VA) July 10-11, with pre-conference activities starting on July 9. This annual event for Better Buildings, Better Plants Partners and other key stakeholders provides the opportunity for professionals to explore emerging technologies and share innovative strategies in energy and water efficiency. Attendees can expect two days of interactive sessions with industry experts and market leaders as well as many opportunities to network with peers.

 

Learn more and register.

 

Elevating Sustainability to the Next Level: BOMA’s Water and Waste Challenge

Elevating Sustainability to the Next Level: BOMA’s Water and Waste Challenge

Corporate Sustainability Strategies is pleased to announce Brenna Walraven selected to participate as an industry leader for BOMA’s Water and Waste Challenge (W2): Elevating Sustainability to the Next Level discussion at the 2019 Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) Annual Conference and Expo.

Session Date and Time

Monday, June 24
9:30 – 10:30 AM

Location

Salt Lake Convention Center
Salt Lake City, Utah

About BOMA Annual Conference and Expo

Every Building Needs Its Hero, Every Hero Needs BOMA

Prepare for an event that will take your career to the next level. Meet the most important people in commercial real estate on June 22–25, 2019. See the latest innovative products and services designed to make your building run more efficiently and get your tenancy to max capacity. You’ll learn from the best by day, with plenty of opportunities for evening networking. In just three days, you’ll gain the momentum you need to optimize your building operations and elevate your career.

For more information visit www.bomaconvention.org.

About BOMA International

BOMA is a federation of U.S. associations and 18 international affiliates. BOMA represents the owners and managers of all commercial property types including nearly 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge.​​

BOMA is a primary source of information on building management and operations, development, leasing, building operating costs, energy consumption patterns, local and national building codes, legislation, occupancy statistics, technological developments and other industry trends.

For more information about BOMA visit www.boma.org.

 

Back by Popular Demand: Best of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2018 Better Buildings Summit

Back by Popular Demand: Best of U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2018 Better Buildings Summit

As one of the highest rated speakers at U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) 2018 Better Buildings Summit, Brenna Walraven of Corporate Sustainability Strategies will be speaking on highlights of Investor-Oriented Sustainability Insights for Commercial Real Estate. Additional presentations by other highly rated speakers includes Building a Next Generation Workforce for Next Generation Buildings and Transition Planning for Energy Managers

Featured Presentations

  • Building a Next Generation Workforce for Next Generation Buildings by Richie Stever, University of Maryland Medical Center
  • Transition Planning for Energy Managers by Matthew Pekar, United Technologies Corporation
  • Investor-Oriented Sustainability Insights by Brenna Walraven, Corporate Sustainability Strategies (LinkedIn | Twitter)

Date and Time

Tuesday, September 18, 2018
3:00-4:00 PM ET

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About U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit

This year’s Summit was held in conjunction with the Energy Exchange and brought together leaders from the federal, commercial, education, state, and local government sectors to share best practices in energy and water efficiency, integrated resilience, and emerging technologies.

 

Learn more about DOE’s Better Buildings Summit here.

Are You Associating Effectively in Commercial Real Estate?

Are You Associating Effectively in Commercial Real Estate?

Getting back to the heart of Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) – discover what it means to be emboldened by your peers, your passions and your strides towards better performance in the commercial real estate industry.

Panelists

  • David Mastro, Senior Vice President, LDK Ventures and President, BOMA California (LinkedIn)
  • John Bryant, Vice President Advocacy, Codes and Standards, BOMA International (LinkedIn)
  • Matthew Hargrove, Senior Vice President Government Affairs, California Business Properties Association (Bio)
  • Brenna Walraven, President and CEO, Corporate Sustainability Strategies (LinkedIn | Twitter)

Date, Time and Location

Thursday, September 13, 2018
11:30AM-1:30 PM PT

Island Hotel
Newport Beach, CA

Register now

About BOMA International

BOMA is a federation of U.S. associations and international affiliates. BOMA represents owners and managers of all commercial property types including nearly 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. BOMA is a primary source of information on building management and operations, development, leasing, building operating costs, energy consumption patterns, local and national building codes, legislation, occupancy statistics, technological developments and other industry trends.

Learn more about BOMA International.

Why You Need to Green Your Commercial Lease: Latest Best Practices in High-Performance Leases

Why You Need to Green Your Commercial Lease: Latest Best Practices in High-Performance Leases

While environmental and financial benefits of energy-efficient buildings are undisputed, property professionals need a foolproof plan to execute a lease that achieves and maintains sustainable building operations. For more than 30 years, BOMA International has provided the industry with a model lease agreement that is considered the standard for commercial leases. Recently, it released the latest version of its model lease Green Lease Guide: A Guide for Landlords and Tenants to Collaborate on Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Practices.

Learn the latest in high-performance leasing and building a win-win for building owners and tenants. Hear how some of the industry’s Green Lease Leaders are successfully breaking down the barriers to achieve high-performance buildings. Discover how Boulder Commons and Sharp Development are achieving net-zero energy (NZE) and making a sound business case for NZE in multi-tenant properties.

Learning Objectives

  • Find out the latest industry guidance for greening a commercial lease.
  • Discover how the industry’s Green Lease Leaders are successfully implementing high-performance or energy-aligned leases.
  • Learn how to execute a net-zero energy lease and build the business case for achieving net-zero energy in multi-tenant office buildings.

Panelists

  • Alexandra Harry, Program Manager, Institute for Market Transformation (LinkedIn)
  • Alisa Petersen, LEED AP BD+C, Senior Associate, Buildings, Rocky Mountain Institute (LinkedIn)
  • Brenna Walraven, President and CEO, Corporate Sustainability Strategies (LinkedIn | Twitter)

Date and Time

Monday, August 13
2:00 PM-3:00 PM ET (1:00 PM CT, 12:00 PM MT, 11:00 AM PT)

Join us from your desk or anywhere with internet access.

Learn more about this webinar.

CPD Credits and Bonus

BOMA’s Webinars qualify for continuing professional development credits for the renewal of these industry designations: RPA, FMA, CPM, ARM, SMA/SMT and CCM.

Bonus: All webinar registrants receive a special promo code for a 20% discount when purchasing the BOMA Green Lease Guide before September 30.

Register now

About BOMA International

BOMA is a federation of U.S. associations and international affiliates. BOMA represents owners and managers of all commercial property types including nearly 10.5 billion square feet of U.S. office space that supports 1.7 million jobs and contributes $234.9 billion to the U.S. GDP. Its mission is to advance a vibrant commercial real estate industry through advocacy, influence and knowledge. BOMA is a primary source of information on building management and operations, development, leasing, building operating costs, energy consumption patterns, local and national building codes, legislation, occupancy statistics, technological developments and other industry trends.

Learn more about BOMA International.

Investor-Oriented Sustainability Insights at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2018 Better Buildings Summit

Investor-Oriented Sustainability Insights at U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) 2018 Better Buildings Summit

Corporate Sustainability Strategies is pleased to announce Brenna Walraven has been asked by The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to speak at the 2018 Better Buildings Summit.

 

Walraven was selected because she has demonstrated leadership and forward thinking in energy efficiency, sustainability, and resiliency for the real estate industry.  She will be speaking about Investor-Oriented Sustainability Insights for Commercial Real Estate.

Investor-Oriented Sustainability Insights

What are the current and new sustainability trends for commercial real estate institutional owners and real estate investment managers? Better Buildings Challenge and Alliance partners will share insights and engage with audience stakeholders on how to move the industry forward.

Learning Objectives

  • GRESB updates
  • meeting global and corporate sustainability goals
  • responding to resiliency and weather disasters
  • engaging investors in energy matters.

Panelists

  • Deb Cloutier, President and Founder, RE Tech Advisors (LinkedIn | Twitter)
  • Eric Duchon, Global Head of Sustainability, LaSalle Investment Management (LinkedIn | Twitter)
  • Meghan Johnson, Associate, Sustainability TH Real Estate (LinkedIn)
  • Brenna Walraven, President and CEO, Corporate Sustainability Strategies (LinkedIn | Twitter)

Date and Time

Wednesday, August 22
10:30 AM

About U.S. Department of Energy Better Buildings Summit

This year’s Summit will be held in conjunction with the Energy Exchange and will bring together leaders from the federal, commercial, education, state, and local government sectors to share best practices in energy and water efficiency, integrated resilience, and emerging technologies.  This year’s Energy Exchange and Better Buildings Summit will be held August 21-23, 2018 at the Huntington Convention Center in Cleveland, Ohio.

Learn more about DOE’s Better Buildings Summit here.