Session 3: The Financial Case for Healthy, High Performance Buildings

Wednesday, June 3rd at 1pm ET

Summary: Experts share a global view of and actionable insights for the next wave of sustainability: a macro-look at the state of wellness in the built environment, new quantitative research on the business case for human-centric design, and leading project case studies of innovative next-gen buildings with significant demonstrated financial returns. 

Learning Objectives:

  • Assess specific building design strategies that could drive the most significant increases in workforce productivity and mindfulness. 
  • Clearly and confidently communicate the business case for high performance buildings based on improvements to employee productivity, retention, and health. 
  • Create a framework for communicating through the lens of employee benefit to tenants and landlords. 
  • Identify specific building design strategies that best achieve both ZNE and healthy building objectives. 


Sara Neff
Senior Vice President, Sustainability at Kilroy Realty Corporation

Kevin Bates 
President at Sharp Development Company

Jeremy Attema
Project Manager at stok 

Mara Baum
Sustainable Design Leader, Health & Wellness at HOK  


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