President Trump’s recent announcement that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement has woken a sleeping giant. Since then, more than 900 investors, including Impax, along with cities, states, and universities representing a total of $6.2 trillion of the U.S. economy have pledged that they would still honor America’s emissions pledge. Yet, as climate risk makes its way to center stage in the investment community, the approach to managing climate risk remains highly debated.
Monday Sept 18 Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Ave, New York, NY 10017 11:30am 2:00pm
The Forum’s inaugural Sustainable Development Impact Summit is designed to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the Paris climate agreement through public-private cooperation and the application of the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Monday Sept 18 Convene 730 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10017 12:30pm 7:30pm
This year’s Green Bank Congress will give attendees from the international private and public sectors the opportunity to discuss how Green Banks are working to crowd in private capital, and how the Green Bank model can be adapted to expand investment opportunities in emerging markets
Monday Sept 18 599 Lexington Ave, NY 10022 10AM 5.30PM
The Climate Hub is an internal discussion space between members and partners to develop strategies and plans more than anything else. It is also an open space to connect with various climate actors and it will host several events throughout Climate Week.
Monday Sept 18 Instituto Cervantes New York Auditorium 211 E 49th St New York, NY 9:00am 6:00pm
This roundtable discussion, hosted by the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), will bring together experts and practitioners from the public and private sectors to explore the latest developments in carbon markets in Asia and their potential implications for global economic actors.
Monday Sept 18 725 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021 4:00pm 5:30pm
The Climate Action Pledge (CAP) is designed to engage a larger number of foundations and philanthropists in strategic grant making and bold investments that can, combined on a larger scale, help reverse global warming and support a healthy, ecologically-balanced future.
Monday Sept 18 27 Barclay St. New York, NY 10007 1:00pm 5:00pm
Scott M. Stringer, Betty T. Yee, Edward Kamonjoh, Executive Director of the 50/50 Climate Project and Michael Garland, Assistant Comptroller for Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, New York City Comptroller’s Office will engage in a conversation on investors’ strategies and successes to prompt companies to manage climate risk and identify new business opportunities.
Monday Sept 18 BNP Paribas Innovation Lab 787 Seventh Avenue, 30th FL. New York, NY 10019 4:00pm 7:00pm
The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Global Association of Master's in Development Practice Programs (MDP) will hold the Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on September 18-19, 2017, at Columbia University in New York City
Monday Sept 18 Lerner Hall, Columbia University, Broadway, NY 10027 9AM 5PM
This panel brings together industry leaders, advocates, policy makers and project opponents to examine leading edge developments and prospects for the northeast.
Monday Sept 18 Columbia Law School, 420 West 116 Street New York, NY 10027 7:00pm 9:00pm
The Climate Denial, Impacts, and Liability panel moderated by Mashable’s Andrew Freedman will focus on what the industry knew about climate change, the impacts of climate change and denial, and new efforts to hold the industry accountable.
Monday Sept 18 Paul Nicklen Galley, 347 W. Broadway New York, NY 10013 7:30pm 8:30pm
Sixteen leading energy, transport and industry multinationals will meet the global investor community for a high-level debate on financing innovative solutions to enable the global energy transition.
Monday Sept 18 Crowne Plaza Times Square,1605 Broadway, NY 10019 12:00pm 5:00pm
While you’re in NYC for Climate Week, take a few minutes to drop by M&M’S World Store in New York City to learn more about why M&M’S are FANS OF WIND. This new campaign shines a light on one reason why everyone should care about wind: because climate change is real and businesses need to be a part of the solution.
Monday Sept 18 M&M's World 1600 Broadway (at 48th Street) New York, NY 9:00am 12:00am
As technology advances, engineers are discovering new and exciting ways to keep people and products cool, while doing the same for the planet. Exciting developments in refrigerants are helping to make this possible, so Danfoss is launching a global initiative this fall to spread awareness about the role refrigerants play in preserving our global climate.
Monday Sept 18 Online 12:00am 11:59pm
The SDG Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals.
Monday Sept 18 United Nations Headquarters TBD