Collaborative Climate Action Planning: Public Sector and Real Estate Working Together to Develop Successful Climate Policy
Recorded On: 07/07/2020
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To meet aggressive climate goals, local municipalities across the country are passing stringent climate policies with actions targeting buildings directly impacting real estates bottom-line on operations, development, and decision-making. How can we in commercial real estate engage with the public sector during the creation and implementation of these policies? Learn from public policy and sustainable real estate experts on best practices to collaborate and take action toward the publics sustainability goals while remaining cost-effective for the private sector and how you can follow their lead.
Director of Sustainability, Boston Properties
Chief, Building Performance and Enforcement Branch, DC Department of Energy & Environment
SVP, Greenprint Center for Building Performance, Urban Land Institute
Marta Schantz is the senior vice president for the Greenprint Center for Building Performance at the Urban Land Institute, a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors, and strategic partners committed to improving the environmental performance of the global real estate industry. Through measurement, benchmarking, knowledge sharing, and implementation of best practices, Schantz leads Greenprint and its members as they strive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions 50 percent by 2030. She brings deep experience in the real estate sustainability market to lead and collaborate across organizations and stakeholders to achieve program goals and successes. Before her time at the Urban Land Institute, Schantz worked at Waypoint Energy providing energy efficiency consulting and program management services to utilities and real estate, and before that she worked at Booz Allen Hamilton on the federal energy consulting team on projects ranging from commercial building efficiency to nuclear energy finance. Her early career started as a cost analyst with the U.S. Department of Energy. Schantz is a LEED Green Associate and a Fitwel Ambassador. She holds a BS in biological engineering with a minor in science technology and society from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.