Author: Emily Zhang

Emily Zhang is a senior associate with ULI Building Healthy Places.

Articles by Emily Zhang

  • ULI Names Participants in the 2023 ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program
    Published on April 28, 2023 in Sustainability
    ULI has announced the participants in the sixth cohort of the ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship Program, which is supported by ULI Foundation governor Randall Lewis and managed by ULI Building Healthy Places. Since 2017, the Health Mentorship Program has supported professional network building, learning, and exchange between students and ULI member experts working at the intersection of health and the built environment.
  • Sustainability Outlook: Top Five Issues Affecting Real Estate in 2023
    Published on January 11, 2023 in Sustainability
    The real estate industry’s momentum on climate action only continues to grow as the new year begins, as described in the newly released ULI Global Sustainability Outlook 2023 report.
  • ULI Health Leaders Network: Creating Champions for Health and Celebrating Five Years of Impact
    Published on December 02, 2022 in Sustainability
    On the fifth anniversary of the ULI Health Leaders Network, the Institute is celebrating the program’s first five years of collaboration and impact. As a key contributor to health and social equity outcomes, the real estate industry has both a responsibility and an opportunity to design, invest in, and create communities where everyone can achieve holistic health and well-being. ULI programs for learning and leadership development, like the Health Leaders Network, embody the organization’s mission to achieve transformative impact in communities worldwide.
  • ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentees Share Reflections and Learnings from 2022 ULI Spring Meeting
    Published on July 22, 2022 in Sustainability
    ULI/Randall Lewis Health Mentorship participants gathered at the 2022 ULI Spring Meeting for health and sustainability-related forums and tours, including ULI’s Building Healthy Places Forum.
  • Celebrating Earth Day 2022: Invest in Our Planet
    Published on April 21, 2022 in Sustainability
    This year, Earth Day commemorates a theme that resonates with the work of ULI and its global membership: Investing in Our Planet. The theme reflects many evolving factors influencing public and private sector investment decisions pertaining to climate change.
  • Shaping Cohesive Climate Resilience Strategies for Affordable Housing in Brooklyn’s Marlboro Houses
    Published on December 07, 2021 in Sustainability
    In 2021, the New York City Housing Authority enlisted the help of ULI New York and the Institute’s Urban Resilience Program through a virtual technical assistance panel to assess how to boost climate resilience at one of its residential campuses, Marlboro Houses, in the Gravesend neighborhood of Brooklyn. Home to more than 4,000 New Yorkers, the site was damaged by Superstorm Sandy, with residents experiencing basement flooding and heat and power outages lasting up to a week.