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
Concert for a Sustainable Planet hopes to foster a dialogue and inspire concrete action. The program features classical pieces, such as Beethoven's Eroica, alongside contemporary pieces, including world premieres by composers Ronen Shapira and Merlijn Twaalfhoven. Shapira joins the ensemble, and Twaalfhoven directs the performers together with the audience in an innovative, collaborative piece
Monday Sept 18 Carnegie Hall, 57th Street & Seventh Avenue, NY 10019 7PM 9.30PM
Bringing together the world’s preeminent thought leaders, influencers and decision makers from across the public, private and nonprofit space, the 2017 Concordia Annual Summit serves as a nonpartisan forum for exploring today’s most pressing global challenges and driving collective action.
Monday Sept 18 Grand Hyatt, New York 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017 9:00am 6:00pm
The Conference will feature five sessions, moderated by Secretary John Kerry, with key business, political and diplomatic leaders on critical topics including the future of energy; the role of the private sector; state, city and international efforts; bipartisan U.S. leadership; and citizen engagement and activism.
Monday Sept 18 Yale University 12:00pm 6:00pm
The HSBC Sustainable Financing Briefing will explore opportunities and challenges in the Sustainable Finance and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) market.
Monday Sept 18 452 Fifth Ave New York, NY 10018 12:00pm
This presentation will provide an overview of the state of 80 x 50 today, the transformation to a clean grid, and advice for building designers on how to decarbonize designs through electrification.
Monday Sept 18 536 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10012 6:00pm 8:00pm
This year, the Forum theme is Financing the 2030 Agenda: Unlocking Prosperity. With just thirteen years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global community needs to unlock innovative forms of financing at an unprecedented scale, redirect existing financial flows to be consistent with sustainable development, and catalyze responsible business growth to achieve the Global Goals.
Monday Sept 18 UN Headquarters - Delegates Dining Room 12:30pm 3:00pm
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