CREFC Miami 2022

Cadwalader Capital Markets special counsel Michael Ruder discussed climate change preparedness at CREFC Miami.

Michael's panel, "Climate Conscious Capital: Finding Greenium in CRE" took place on January 12. 

Participants learn:

  • Where money is flowing into greening efforts and climate risk management in 2022
  • How large CRE firms are structuring their “Net Zero by 2050” frameworks
  • What regulations investors and issuers should focus on, and what climate pitfalls (like insurance costs) are looming around the corner
  • What the top tier technology and data companies are doing to aid building sustainability and resiliency efforts
  • What CREFC is doing in 2022 regarding reporting data and planning for SEC disclosure requirements

Moderators included:

  • Sairah Burki, Managing Director, Regulatory Affairs, CRE Finance Council
  • Kevin Fagan, Head of CRE Analytics, Moody's Analytics and Chair of CREFC’s Sustainability Initiative

Other panelists included:

  • John Huang, Director of Fixed Income Responsible Investing, Data and Technology, AllianceBernstein L.P.
  • Jessica Long, Head of Sustainability, Americas, Nuveen Real Estate
  • Kathleen Olin, Managing Director, Industry Initiatives, CRE Finance Council
  • Jason Rozes, Partner, Dechert LLP
  • Greg Smithies, Partner, Climate Technology, Fifth Wall