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The CREtech Climate Cast is a podcast series devoted to educating, inspiring, and leading the built environment to address the world’s biggest crisis - climate change. Tune in to in-depth conversations with the leading real estate and tech innovators from across the globe with CREtech Climate CEO, Michael Beckerman. The series will host conversations on how the real estate and tech sectors are driving transformational change to decarbonize the Built World.

CREtech Climate Cast Hosted by Michael Beckerman

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The CREtech Climate Cast is a podcast series devoted to educating, inspiring, and leading the built environment to address the world’s biggest crisis - climate change. Tune in to in-depth conversations with the leading real estate and tech innovators from across the globe with CREtech Climate CEO, Michael Beckerman. The series will host conversations on how the real estate and tech sectors are driving transformational change to decarbonize the Built World.

    Genevieve Gravina - Let’s Go Solar, Let's Go

    Genevieve Gravina - Let’s Go Solar, Let's Go

    Join us for a deep dive into real estate decarbonization with Genevieve Gravina, CRE Sales Lead at Omnidian. In this conversation, we delve into the intricate workings of Omnidian, exploring how the platform collaborates with real estate entities to strategize and execute effective decarbonization strategies, touching on the tangible benefits that Omnidian's platform offers to its customers and the ideal customer profile for maximum effectiveness. 
    Genevieve paints a vivid picture of the evolving real estate ecosystem, where sustainability and profitability harmonize seamlessly and expresses how this innovative platform is not just adapting to change but leading the charge towards a more sustainable and resilient future for the real estate industry.


    Discover more: https://www.omnidian.com/

    • 18 min
    Mike Kazmierczak - Strategize, Digitize, Decarbonize

    Mike Kazmierczak - Strategize, Digitize, Decarbonize

    In this enlightening episode, we sit down with Mike Kazmierczak, Vice President of the Decarbonization Office at Schneider Electric, to unravel the complexities of achieving sustainability and decarbonization goals in the built environment. Mike shares insights into his personal commitment to sustainability and dives into Schneider Electric's unique position as an "Impact company."
    Retrofitting buildings has a pivotal role in the journey towards decarbonization. Mike sheds light on the evidence supporting the benefits and payback of retrofitting, providing a compelling case for organizations to embrace this transformative approach.
    Schneider Electric's visionary approach to bridging the gap between ambition and action offers a roadmap for organizations to navigate the sustainable transformation of their buildings.


    Discover more: www.se.com/decarbonize

    • 31 min
    Anneli Tostar & Nicole Granath - Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

    Anneli Tostar & Nicole Granath - Simplify, Simplify, Simplify!

    Join Anneli Tostar, CEO & Co-Founder, and Nicole Granath, Co-Founder of Tangible, as they discuss their professional journeys and why sustainability matters to them. Explore the vision behind the inception of the Tangible platform and how it addresses marketplace challenges. Their recent successful fundraising journey provides valuable lessons for fellow founders; OWN YOUR POWER. 


    As we all know the built world contributes to 40% of global carbon emissions, we'll also delve into how the industry can embrace better ESG practices, especially in the context of the supply chain crisis, for a more sustainable future. Keep an eye on Tangible in the coming years as they continue to make a meaningful impact.


    Discover more: https://tangiblematerials.com/

    • 56 min
    Martin Powell - An Alternative Perspective On Climate Change

    Martin Powell - An Alternative Perspective On Climate Change

    Martin Powell, Axa's Group Sustainability Director and editor of "The Climate City" book, delves into groundbreaking solutions for urban resilience amid climate change. Discover the pivotal role of technology in emission reduction and the far-reaching impact of our choices on the planet and infrastructure. Explore AXA's unwavering commitment to reduce its carbon footprint and the path to achieving ambitious goals through constant innovation. Gain insight into the consequences of a 4-degree temperature rise, the imperative for real estate to address broader issues like flooding and sewage, and the contrasting approaches of EU and US governments and private sectors in green deal collaborations. Join us for a deep dive into sustainable urban living and the path forward.

    Discover more: https://www.axa.com/

    • 36 min
    Micah Kotch - Investing In The Future's Resources

    Micah Kotch - Investing In The Future's Resources

    Join us in this episode as we delve into the world of sustainable and tech-driven investments with Micah Kotch, Partner at Blackhorn Ventures. We'll explore their investment thesis and strategy, focusing on the future of climate technology and the evolution of sustainable investments. Discover the pivotal role of green startups in the real estate industry and gain insights from Micah, a seasoned expert, about the influential power of venture capital in propelling sustainable innovation. Tune in for why the real estate sector can act as a catalyst for positive change.

    Discover more: https://blackhornvc.com/

    • 21 min
    Stonly Blue - Building a Better World For Everyone

    Stonly Blue - Building a Better World For Everyone

    Stonly Blue, Managing Partner & Co-Founder at Third Sphere characterizes the core philosophy of Third Sphere, which focuses on supporting founders who transform theory into action going beyond altruism and embracing nuanced thinking to bring their amazing solutions into the world. Stonly delves into the influencing factors, that shape Third Sphere's investment decisions of why, what, and who whilst also challenging the narrative that hardware is hard, demonstrating that it doesn't have to be a barrier to success. Advice is provided on how technology companies can best grow and scale in the built environment.

    Discover more: https://thirdsphere.com/

    • 40 min

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