Innovation Fireside Chat Series

The ULI Greenprint Center for Building Performance is a worldwide alliance of leading real estate owners, investors, and strategic partners committed to improving the environmental performance of the global real estate industry. Through measurement, benchmarking, knowledge sharing, and implementation of best practices, Greenprint and its members strive to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50 percent by 2030.

In this series, Greenprint members discuss their innovations in improving environmental and financial performance.


Join Autocase, a ULI Greenprint Innovation Partner, and Brookfield, a ULI Greenprint real estate Member, as they discuss triple bottom line (TBL) analysis and how owners, investors, and city planners can better leverage the practice to impact their environmental, social and governance (ESG) strategy.

Black Bear Energy

Join Black Bear Energy, a ULI Greenprint Innovation Partner, and LBA Realty, a ULI Greenprint real estate Member, as they discuss solar, battery storage, and renewable energy strategy for real estate owners and investors.

Nova Group GBC

Join Nova Group GBC, a ULI Greenprint Innovation Partner, and CenterPoint, a ULI Greenprint real estate Member, as they discuss going deeper on due diligence and rolling sustainability and resilience into acquisition practices.


Join WoodWorks, a ULI Greenprint Innovation Partner, and LendLease, a ULI Greenprint real estate Member, as they discuss mass timber and working together to integrate it into real estate developments.

ULI Awards Profiles

2020 ULI Housing Awards

Each year, the ULI Terwilliger Center for Housing highlights the efforts of leaders across the country working to expand housing opportunity. During this session, you will learn from the 2020 winners and finalists of two awards:

2020 ULI Urban Open Space Award Winners

Current best practice and innovations in urban open spaces around the U.S. and Canada are on display in this on-demand session, which profiles the two winning open spaces, six finalists, and three special mentions in the 2020 ULI Urban Open Space Awards.

A jury of distinguished ULI members reviewed 50 applications and selected these awardees. This year’s shortlist includes waterfront parks, neighborhood gems, rooftop retreats, and public realm projects that have transformed neighborhoods and lives.

Don’t miss the virtual tour of 2020 Urban Open Space Award finalist Yanaguana Garden at Hemisfair!

The Blueprint for Green Real Estate: Building the Foundation of a Real Estate ESG Program

With the increasing public focus on climate change and its impacts, new policies affecting building energy performance, and pressure from investors, real estate organizations recognize the strong business case for incorporating environmental, social, and governance (ESG) factors into their normal business operations.

Join this session to learn how experienced Sustainability Directors at leading real estate organizations built holistic ESG programs from the ground up, starting with data collection and goal setting, to addressing topics like net zero carbon, climate adaptation and resilience, health and wellness, and social impacts.

Presenters will also provide key takeaways from The ULI Blueprint for Green Real Estate, a recent report for real estate organizations looking to develop or accelerate a sustainability program.

The Fund for ULI

Philanthropic investments in the Fund for ULI support ULI’s greatest needs each year. Through the generosity of member support, ULI can expand and grow its mission-driven programming: moving faster, reaching further, and doing more for communities around the world.

ULI Foundation: 50th Anniversary

The ULI Foundation has supported ULI through all economic cycles for 50 years. From the beginning, the Foundation’s purpose was to benefit and advance ULI’s mission-driven programs across the globe, especially the enhancement of education and mentorship initiatives and expansion of ULI’s global impact. Explore our last half-century through this narrated timeline, from the Foundation’s launch in 1970 to today.