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
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 Group will host a dedicated event on climate and the built environment in partnership with the World Green Building Council and We Mean Business. A cross-section of international experts & decision-makers will share the actions they are taking to achieve the 100% net zero buildings by 2050 goal.
Monday Sept 18 Morgan Library, 225 Madison Ave, New York, NY 2:30pm 5:15pm