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How Real Estate Can Adapt and Prepare for Climate Risks

We’re already seeing the impacts of climate change on our real assets—so how do we better prepare for future climate events? Watch the recorded webinar with CBRE, Four Twenty Seven, Nova Group, and Measurabl as we unpack these challenges.

This year has put the effects of climate change on full display: wildfires burning across the Americas and Australia; hurricanes and typhoons destroying various parts of Asia and North America; global temperatures continue to rise, causing heat and water stress across the world. Unfortunately, it’s likely a preview of what’s to come. Scientists predict that we may recall 2020 not as the “worst in recorded history,” but perhaps one of the more mild years that we experience this century— unless we make drastic improvements to reduce society’s impact on the planet.

As society prepares for these impending disasters, the real estate industry faces a more immediate threat. How can buildings be better equipped to adapt to our changing world? Understand how you can assess your exposure to physical climate risk, collect data to make measurable improvements, and protect your real assets. Experts from CBREFour Twenty SevenMeasurabl, and Nova Group will discuss ways you can take action today.

Meet the Speakers

Zachary Brown

Director of Energy and Sustainability at CBRE

Zachary Brown is Director of Energy and Sustainability at CBRE, where he supports the CBRE Property Management Group as a dedicated resource overseeing ESG and Sustainability for a national strategic client. In this capacity, Zachary manages all sustainable real estate initiatives and reporting, serving as the conduit between the ownership and management operating each asset.

Yoon Kim

Managing Director, Global Client Services at Four Twenty Seven

As Four Twenty Seven’s Managing Director, Global Client Services, Yoon provides oversight on all aspects of client engagements. She works closely with investors, corporations, and governments to assess financial and economic exposure to physical climate risks, support the integration of climate risk considerations into planning, and promote cross-sector dialogue to address physical climate impacts. 

Rob Jackson

Vice President, Equity Markets at Nova Group, GBC

Rob Jackson has over 25 years of experience in construction, engineering, and project management. Utilizing dual undergraduate degrees in mechanical engineering and economics that both focused on green and sustainable construction, his diverse background includes work in building envelope, mechanical, plumbing, and fire protection systems construction, design, oversight, contract administration, due diligence, building envelope commissioning, energy modeling, and expert witness/construction defect work.

Cameron Ravanbach

Account Manager at Measurabl

Cameron is an Account Manager, focused on driving value for existing Measurabl customers. He has been with Measurabl for 2 years and was previously a Customer Success Manager for strategic accounts including Prologis, Unico Properties, Brookfield, and CBRE Global Investors. 

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