Climate Tech | How to Solve Real Estate's Greatest Challenge, with Measurabl CEO Matt Ellis

Matt Ellis is the CEO of Measurabl, the world’s most widely adopted ESG solution for real estate. Customers use Measurabl to measure, manage, report, and act on ESG data on more than 15 billion square feet of commercial real estate across 92 countries. Measurabl empowers customers to optimize ESG performance, assess exposure to physical climate risk, drive decarbonization, and secure sustainable finance opportunities. Matt is responsible for overall company operations, product vision and investor relations. Before founding Measurabl, Matt spent 5 years with CBRE, where he led CBRE’s Sustainability Practice Group. In this Climate Tech episode, Jeffrey Berman and Edward Cohen are joined by guest co-host Nina Mesalles, Climate Tech investor at Decarbonization Partners, a BlackRock and Temasek JV investing in next generation innovative decarbonization businesses.

(3:40) - What is Real Estate supposed to measure in ESG
(6:37) - Use cases across the Real Estate cycle
(10:12) - Feature: Housing Trust Silicon Valley
(11:24) - Players driving ESG impact
(14:33) - Impact on market behavior
(17:49) - Defining success in Real Estate Sustainability
(22:02) - Building usage impact on efficiency & certifications
(24:45) - Measurabl's Real Estate Sustainability data stack
(27:19) - Levers for Real Estate investors & operators to improve sustainability
(29:45) - Challenges to adopting energy optimization solutions
(35:20) - Climate change impact on coastal Real Estate
(37:42) - Where will Measurabl be in 5-10 years?
(40:05) - Cities & countries leading Real Estate Sustainability
(43:05) - Collaboration Superpower: Taylor Swift

💚 Learn more:
➡️ Measurabl's site
➡️ Matt Ellis on LinkedIn
➡️ Matt’s debut book From Green to ESG, available here

Nina Mesalles on LinkedIn

💚 Feature:
➡️ Housing Trust Silicon Valley's site - Housing finance & public-private partnerships to create more equitable & affordable communities.

💚 Connect with Tangent:
Edward Cohen on LinkedIn
Edward Cohen on X
➡️ Jeff Berman on LinkedIn
➡️ Jeff Berman on X
➡️ Nina Mesalles on LinkedIn
➡️ Zach Aarons on LinkedIn
➡️ Tangent on LinkedIn
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Creators and Guests

Edward Cohen
Edward Cohen
Host & Executive Producer at Tangent
Nina Mesalles
Nina Mesalles
Climate Tech Investor at Decarbonization Partners
Zach Aarons
Zach Aarons
Co-Founder & GP at MetaProp
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