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BUY CLEAN: How Purchasing Power Can Close the Carbon Loophole

During this panel discussion, representatives from leading government agencies and private enterprise will share lessons learned from their efforts to close the carbon loophole.
Wednesday Sept 20 Grand Hyatt New York 109 E 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 8:00am 10:00am View Event
purpose

Bold Solutions: How Creative Minds are Tackling Climate Change

The IKEA Foundation, Autodesk Foundation, What Design Can Do and the Purpose Climate Lab invite you to celebrate creative, innovative solutions to climate change from across the globe. Our panel of speakers from around the world will share their stories of success and we invite you to join us to listen, learn and share your ideas with other creative minds.
Wednesday Sept 20 115 5th Avenue New York, NY 10003 4:00pm 6:00pm View Event
act

ACT Meetup

The meetup will allow people to meet the founders of daoact and discuss its business model for funding civic mobilization.
Wednesday Sept 20 Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel 687 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022 7:00pm 8:30pm View Event
map

Lower East Ride with Green Map, on a Shared Bike!

Take an exciting bicycle tour of energy innovation and climate action in Manhattan’s East Village, a riverside neighborhood impacted by Superstorm Sandy. On borrowed Citi Bikes, we’ll visit community gardens, a super-efficient retrofit building, a proposed community microgrid, historic solar and green infrastructure and many more sites on the Green Map!
Wednesday Sept 20 East 10th Street, just east of Avenue A, at the bike station by Tompkins Sq Park East Village New York, NY 10009 5:30pm 8:30pm View Event
sustain

Sustain the Vote Launch

Join us for Sustain the Vote’s launch during New York’s 2017 Climate Week. Sustain the Vote’s vision is a future where an informed electorate and elected officials agree that an economically vibrant Tri-State region depends on clean energy, resiliency, and equitable and sustainable infrastructure.
Wednesday Sept 20 32 Old Slip 24th floor New York, NY 10005 6:30pm 8:15pm View Event
sun

Building Resilient Prosperity: How Public Leadership and Private Capital are Transforming Risk into Opportunity

Since 2015, the annual Sun Valley Forum on Resilience is a setting for accelerating the action needed to build resilience, where leaders share strategies, present opportunities, and spark new collaborations. Join us during this Climate Week to continue to accelerate the growth of resilient prosperity. 
Wednesday Sept 20 One Bryant Park New York, NY 10036 6:00pm 8:00pm View Event
columb

Conference on the Global Pact for the Environment

Coinciding with the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, this Conference will offer a high-level opportunity to explore the complex legal and political challenges of the Global Pact in light of existing agreements and soft law principles on the environment, and the current global political scene.
Wednesday Sept 20 64 Morningside Dr New York, NY 10027 9:00am 6:15pm View Event
climateclub

Carbon Neutrality at the Board Level: Why Now and How?

Climate Club’s Climate Breakfast on September 20th will seek to present how and why private and public sector leaders are using carbon neutrality and most importantly, how to get their Executive Boards on board. High-level panelists from private and public sector organizations will discuss their experience and approach with key influencers.
Wednesday Sept 20 350 Park Ave, 13th floor, New York, NY 10022 8:30am 12:00pm View Event
ted

TEDGlobal>NYC

TEDGlobal>NYC will be held in Manhattan on the early evening of Wednesday, September 20, 2017, with a mission to catalyze new thinking about world issues.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Town Hall Theater, 123 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036 7:00pm 9:00pm View Event
ace

High-Level Event on Climate Education for Children and Youth – “Accelerating the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals”

UNICEF will host a high-level event to discuss the key role that education and youth play in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, to foster the establishment of multi-stakeholder partnerships for climate change education.
Wednesday Sept 20 UNICEF House, room Danny Kaye 3 United Nations Plaza (44 Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues) New York, NY 10017 12:30pm 2:00pm View Event
opt

Join the Climate Optimists

Come along for food, drinks and a side order of mind-blowing evidence around why a growing number of people are climate optimists.
Thursday Sept 21 Crave Fishbar, 945 2nd Ave (between E50th and E51st St) 7:00pm 10:00pm View Event
thermo

"CARBON NEGATIVE" FILM SCREENING, PANEL DISCUSSION & RECEPTION

Carbon Negative  features the pioneering work of world renowned economist, Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky, Co-Founder and CEO of Global Thermostat (GT)). The company has created a revolutionary “Carbon Negative Technology”™ that captures CO2 from the air and transforms it into profitable assets
Thursday Sept 21 School of Visual Arts Theater - 333 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011 4:30pm 8:00pm View Event
CDSB

Practical Steps for Reporting Climate Risk Delivering on the TCFD

Following on the release of the final report of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations, companies are now exploring what steps to take to implement them effectively. Join the Climate Disclosure Standards Board for a workshop and hear from a series of experts who will provide a deeper view on the practical issues companies need to take into account to report climate-related financial information for the first time.
Thursday Sept 21 EY 5 Times Square New York, NY 10036 8:30am 11:30am View Event
nycca

Creating An Alliance to Achieve 80x50 - Panel Discussion

The NYC Climate Action Alliance will be holding a panel discussion focused on how New York City’s businesses, institutions, NGOs and individuals can work together to assist the City in achieving its goal of reducing carbon emissions by 80 percent by 2050.
Thursday Sept 21 McNally Amphitheater at Fordham University Lincoln Center 140 West 62nd Street New York, NY 10023 6:30pm 8:00pm View Event
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Climate Competent Boards

The release of the Financial Stability Board Task Force's recommendations on climate-related financial disclosures has also raised this topic to board level and created a new urgency to present an integrated picture to investors. 
Thursday Sept 21 350 Madison Ave New York, NY 9:00am 11:00am View Event