April 23, 2020

An ELI Environmental Law & Finance Series Seminar

Acting as the building blocks for constructing a nation’s economy, infrastructure projects are vital to improving quality of life, meeting the populations’ needs, and boosting economic growth. Green investments and designs offer a solution to advance these goals while simultaneously building resilience and sustainability into public infrastructure. Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) and RELi, a project rating system that emphasizes resilience, are two of the principal green infrastructure rating systems to encourage sustainable and resilient building practices. This seminar on Green Building Blocks: LEED and RELi Systems is the second seminar of the Environmental Law and Finance Series.

Panelists dove into the regulatory process of green infrastructure and resilient design including permitting, certification, and monitoring of LEED and RELi buildings. Panelists also explored the legal facets of LEED and RELi including green building code policy, zoning and municipal law, and liability insurance for building owners. Panelists will also tackle financial aspects of the LEED and RELi rating systems including lease transactions and methods to incorporate sustainable properties into real estate investment portfolios. Join ELI and leading experts for an in-depth exploration of the regulatory process for green infrastructure, the LEED and RELi rating systems, and best practices for executing sustainable infrastructure projects.

Panelists:
William R. Broz
, Senior Managing Engineer, Exponent
Mike Italiano, CEO, Capital Markets Partnership
Melissa Peneycad, Acting Managing Director, Sustainable Projects, Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure

Materials:
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