Blueprint: Best Practices in Sustainable New Construction


Friday, February 26th, 2021
12:00pm - 1:00pm EST


Global ULI Online
Building on the leading sustainability work that Greenprint member organizations have been implementing since 2009, ULI Greenprint developed The ULI Blueprint for Green Real Estate to support real estate owners and investors looking to develop or accelerate a sustainability program.


Pricing Members Non-Members
All Types FREE $95.00
Join this webinar to learn how to integrate sustainability at the start of a development project, from initial building design to sustainable construction strategies.



Elena Daniel

Vice President of ESG & Corporate Affairs, CenterPoint Properties Corporation

Elena Daniel is Vice President of ESG & Corporate Affairs for CenterPoint Properties. She is responsible for overseeing corporate affairs and environmental, social and governance (ESG) initiatives. In her role, Elena administers the corporate Responsible Contractor Program (RCP) and advises on union and labor participation in development projects. She also heads CenterPoint’s energy optimization and green initiatives. With over 19 years in the development, construction, investment and asset management industry, Elena has also held leadership positions with Lendlease and Cushman & Wakefield. Elena received her MBA from Roosevelt University and a bachelor’s degree in marketing at the University of Wisconsin – La Crosse, and has completed executive education with INSEAD – World School of Business Executive Leadership Program and Northwestern’s Kellogg School of Management. As an active member of the business community, Elena also serves as Board of Directors for the Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce and Roosevelt University – Heller School of Management Alumni Board and is a member of the American Marketing Association, United States Green Building Council, Illinois Green Alliance and Urban Land Institute Greenprint Center for Building Performance.


JP Flaherty

Tishman Speyer

Mr. Flaherty joined Tishman Speyer in 2007 and oversees global sustainability, energy, telecom and smart building efforts for the company. In this role, he manages sustainability certifications, investor communications, worldwide performance tracking, procurement strategy and technological innovation implementation. Mr. Flaherty joined Tishman Speyer as part of the Leadership Development Program and has held various roles with the company, including in asset management and portfolio management for New York. Prior to joining the firm, he worked as a legislative aide for Senator Schumer in Washington, DC. Mr. Flaherty is on the board of directors for the Building Energy Exchange and is a team leader for the ACE Mentor Program. He holds a BA in political science from Kenyon College, and an MBA and MSUP from Columbia University.