Aaron Binkley is Director, Sustainability for Digital Realty. Binkley is an expert on sustainability topics including energy conservation, renewable energy, water conservation, sustainable construction and corporate responsibility reporting. Binkley is a member of the Board of Directors of The Green Grid and is a founding member of the Sustainability Committee of the National Association of Real Estate Investment Trusts (NAREIT). Binkley has written and spoken widely about sustainability in real estate and is the author of the The Real Estate Solar Investment Handbook: A Commercial Property Guide to Managing Risks and Maximizing Returns. Binkley is a Registered Architect; LEED™ Accredited Professional, and has an undergraduate degree from Carnegie Mellon University and a master’s degree from MIT.