IREI : LIVE | Topic of the Day: ESG

IREI : LIVE | Topic of the Day: ESG

November 29, 2022 | A Virtual Platform

Institutional Real Estate, Inc. is excited to announce our 2022 IREI : LIVE series. A virtual webinar series focusing on the most significant issues the industry is facing in today's climate. IREI : LIVE will be produced four times in 2022, beginning in March.

IREI : LIVE’s panels will feature a mix of GPs, LPs and consultants with a combination of four to six spread out over two to three panels per event. The live panels will be tailored to topics that are pertinent to each individual firm’s expertise and knowledge.

This year’s topics include:

  • Debt
  • Global look at Office
  • Global look at Multifamily
  • ESG
  • Agenda

IREI LIVE: How environmental and social aspects of ESG can create enhanced value for investors 

Tuesday, November 29, 2022, from 10:00 am to noon Pacific time

Our IREI LIVE series is designed to provide a series of timely topics for the institutional real estate investor community with industry thought leaders, who will provide practical and actionable insights in an interactive and marketing-free forum. Today’s webinar is on ESG and will focus on how environmental and social aspects of ESG can create enhanced value for investors. We will examine challenges and provide practical solutions for you.

Tuesday, November 29, 2022
10:00 am Welcome, overview and introductions
10:05 am Session I: The “E” of ESG: A foundation of value and returns for all stakeholders
  • Define net zero. What is its potential impact, and what do investors need to keep in mind to evaluate targets and benchmarks?
  • Building a foundation: How does design and acquisition due diligence set the stage for future value creation?
  • What are the real estate strategies related to energy, water and waste management to enhance value?
  • How do energy, water, and waste tracking and management drive value and returns?
  • What’s the bottom line to create an environment where “E” will drive value and returns for all stakeholders?

Loretta Clodfelter

Institutional Real Estate Americas, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Phil Carmody

Head of ESG and Corporate Programs, GID

Adam Slakman

Vice President, Global ESG, Hines

10:50 am Panel members wrap-up summary
10:55 am Moderator closing remarks
11:00 am Introduce Session II and speakers
11:05 am Session II: The “S” of ESG: How it creates a virtuous circle for all stakeholders
  • How is the “S” of ESG implemented across real estate asset classes?
  • Examine how and why sponsor-level leadership is key for “S” to have impact
  • Review how social impact and DEI programs can create a competitive advantage
  • Learn how physical assets can support social-impact strategies
  • Find out about industry examples of how social-impact strategies are working, and find examples of how industry has fallen short, as well, so we can improve moving forward
  • A review of how and why the “S” of ESG creates a virtuous circle for all stakeholders

Loretta Clodfelter

Senior Editor, Institutional Real Estate Americas, Institutional Real Estate, Inc.

Speaker(s) and Panelist(s):

Kaylee McCall Correa

Managing Director, Capital Markets, Elion

Jim Farris

Co-Founder & CEO, Mosser Capital, LLC

Dr. Suzet McKinney

Principal and Director of Life Sciences, Sterling Bay

11:50 am Panel members wrap-up summary
11:55 am Moderator closing remarks
Noon Adjourn
  • Board/Speakers

Loretta Clodfelter
Senior Editor, Institutional Real Estate Americas
Institutional Real Estate, Inc

Loretta Clodfelter is senior editor of Institutional Real Estate Americas, the award-winning flagship publication of San Ramon, Calif.–based Institutional Real Estate, Inc. She has edited the publication since 2015. She has more than 15 years of experience covering the commercial and institutional real estate industry, first with REITStreet and Institutional Real Estate Newsline (IREN), and then as production editor of Institutional Real Estate Europe and copyeditor for all of IREI’s products. Loretta has a bachelor’s degree and master’s degree from Mills College.

Philip J. Carmody
Head of ESG and Corporate Programs

Philip Carmody is responsible for GID’s ESG platform. He originally joined GID in 2001, working in both operations and acquisitions, and left in 2004 to return to the United Kingdom. After working in corporate real estate for the Royal Bank of Scotland and Citizens Bank, he came back to GID in 2013 to work in portfolio and asset management. Carmody received an M.B.A. from UMass Boston and a B.Sc. in real estate from the University of Reading. Additionally, he has received a Master of Corporate Real Estate designation from CoreNet Global and is qualified as a Chartered Surveyor with the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors.

Kaylee McCall Correa
Managing Director, Capital Markets

Kaylee McCall Correa is managing director of capital markets at Elion and is a member of its Senior Management Committee, Asset Management Committee, Investment Committee and ESG/DEI Steering Committee. She leads the firm’s investor relations and communications programs, assists with the firm’s strategic growth initiatives and drives its commitment to ESG and DEI through her appointment to the firm’s ESG/DEI Steering Committee. She also serves as a representative member of the U.N. PRI and the PREA Research Affinity Group. Correa earned an M.B.A. and a B.S. in public relations from the University of Florida.

Jim Farris
Co-Founder & CEO
Mosser Capital, LLC

As CEO of the investment management arm of Mosser, Jim Farris leads all facets of the investment management platform, including strategic vision, developing new capital partner relationships, acquisitions, recapitalizations, dispositions, geographic expansion and asset management. In his 19+-year career, he has executed and managed more than $1.5 billion of structured investments. He is an IREI Springboard Leader alumnus and a current member of the iREOC Board of Governors, the UC Berkeley Fisher Center for Urban Economics Policy Advisory Board, and the Board of Advisors for SEO Scholars. Farris holds a B.S. in economics from Santa Clara University and an M.B.A. from Columbia University and UC Berkeley.

Dr. Suzet McKinney
Principal & Director of Life Sciences
Sterling Bay

Dr. Suzet McKinney, a nationally recognized public health expert, serves as principal and director of life sciences, leading the strategy to expand Sterling Bay’s footprint in life sciences nationwide, pursue grant programs for laboratory incubation and graduation space, and advance the work of various life sciences initiatives including Prysm Institute. Prior to joining Sterling Bay, McKinney was CEO and executive director of the Illinois Medical District (IMD), where she managed medical research facilities, labs, a biotech business incubator, universities, four hospitals and more than 40 healthcare-related facilities. Before IMD, McKinney was Deputy Commissioner for the Bureau of Public Health Preparedness and Emergency Response at Chicago Department of Health.

Adam Slakman
Vice President, Global ESG

Adam Slakman is Hines’ vice president for global ESG, responsible for implementing ESG across the global portfolio of investment and client accounts. This includes green and healthy building certifications and ratings, environmental data management, renewable energy projects, and investor RFPs and reporting. He also co-led the firm’s ESG Working Group and has been a critical part of the global sustainability leadership for his entire tenure. Previously, his career included roles in sustainability, financial analysis, operations and client relations. Most recently, he served as vice president of ULI Greenprint, where he managed relationships across 34 companies representing $650 billion AUM. Slakman received his B.S. in economics from the Georgia Institute of Technology.


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