Panel Discussion: Sustainable Construction & Development

A NUSBO - NURE Collaboration

NURE- Northeastern University Real Estate Club

Wednesday, November 18, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Zoom Online Meeting

Northeastern University Sustainable Building Organization (NUSBO) and Northeastern University Real Estate Club (NURE) invites you all for a panel discussion on “Sustainable Construction and Development” on November 18, 6:00 PM to 7:30 PM EDT. Join us for a conversation with accomplished industry professionals from both the sectors.
Panelists include:

  • Ben Myers, Vice President of Sustainability, Boston Properties
  • Jonathan Wright, Founder and Senior Advisor, Wright Builders
  • John Bologna, President and CEO, Coastal Engineering
Ben Myers - Vice President of Sustainability
Boston Properties

Ben Myers is the Vice President, Sustainability, at Boston Properties (BXP), the largest publiclytraded developer, owner and manager of Class A office properties in the United States. He is an
engineer and non-routine project manager with a passion for ESG, climate action, resilience and
social good. His primary responsibilities include ESG strategy and implementation, enterprise
energy and water management, green building initiatives, distributed generation and storage,
energy conservation measure implementation, resilience planning, education, communication
and public reporting. He holds an M.A. in Urban Environmental Leadership from Lesley
University and a B.S. in Civil & Environmental Engineering from the University of Massachusetts
at Amherst.
Under Mr. Myers’ leadership, BXP has been recognized as an industry leader in ESG and

Jonathan Wright - Founder and Senior Advisor
Wright Builders

Jonathan A. Wright of Northampton, Founder and Senior Advisor at Wright Builders Inc, in Northampton, is 1974 graduate of Hampshire College, a published poet and author, and consults and presents on sustainability. His previous collections include After the Rain and Season of Dreams. His third book, Living Building Makers, was released by Ecotone Publishing in September 2019.

John Bologna - President and CEO
Coastal Engineering

Registered Professional Engineer, Associate Member NHBA/HBRACC, Member ASCE, MSPE, ACI, AISC, NDS/AWC, ETC. Served on BBRS Task Force for Hurricane Resistant Construction. 38 years of experience in civil/structural engineering. Specializations: Construction projects located in high wind and flood prone areas in the marine environment. In-depth knowledge of federal, state and local regulations

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