Breaking Ground: CREtech London Fireside Chat on “Net Zero at Scale: Creating a Global Climate Hub at Earls Court” to Illuminate the Future of Climate Tech in Real Estate

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London, April 15, 2024 – As sustainability takes center stage in urban development, the new Earls Court masterplan emerges as a beacon of innovation and environmental stewardship. CREtech London is excited to announce a fireside chat that explores this groundbreaking initiative titled "Net Zero at Scale: Creating a Global Climate Hub at Earls Court." Scheduled for May 9, 2024, from 1:45 PM to 2:05 PM, this fireside chat features insights from industry leaders at the forefront of sustainable urban development.


  • Peter Runacres - Head of Urban Futures, Earls Court Development Company
  • Steve Weikal - Industry Chair, Real Estate Transformation Lab, MIT Center for Real Estate

In this fireside chat, Peter Runacres, Chief Executive of Earls Court Development Company, will delve into the vision behind the new Earls Court masterplan. Set to become one of London's most innovative districts, Earls Court aims to seamlessly integrate commercial, retail, leisure, and green spaces while also serving as a dedicated hub for climate tech innovation and skills development.

Joining Runacres is Steve Weikal, Industry Chair at MIT's Real Estate Transformation Lab, who will provide additional insights into the intersection of real estate and climate tech. Together, they will discuss how traditional real estate practices can evolve to support and nurture the burgeoning climate tech sector, fostering a collaborative ecosystem that drives positive environmental impact at scale.

Attendees can expect to learn about the strategies, challenges, and opportunities involved in creating a global climate hub at Earls Court, as well as the broader implications for the real estate industry and beyond.

CREtech London is renowned for its delivery of world-class content that both educates and inspires attendees. In 2024, the event will feature a curated selection of speakers and panels, with a focus on fireside chats and next-level presentations geared toward fostering innovation, driving productivity, and enhancing sustainability initiatives.

In addition to the exceptional content, all-access attendees will have the opportunity to engage with an AI-powered peer-to-peer matchmaking app, facilitating personalized 1:1 meetings with industry leaders. The expo hall will showcase the latest solutions in the Built World. Attendees can also anticipate curated breakout sessions, an official cocktail reception, and more.

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Don't miss out on this unparalleled chance to engage with top industry leaders and gain invaluable insights into the future of urban policy and development at CREtech London 2024.

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