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Carbon Pricing Shifts in the Asia Pacific – Challenges and Opportunities

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 View Event

Climate Solutions: How Mayors and Businesses Are Working Together

Join us for a candid conversation with mayors and business leaders working together to advance climate solutions across the U.S. 
Cities and businesses are partnering to address climate change head on – by reducing the emissions causing climate change and preparing for the impacts already hitting communities.
Tuesday Sept 19 NYU Wagner 295 Lafayette Street, Second Floor New York, NY 10012 9:30am 11:15am View Event

From Billions to Trillions: Mobilizing Private Sector Climate Finance

At this event, panelists will highlight examples of private sector engagement with the potential to transform economic and financial systems. For example, mobilizing capital from institutional investors or the issuance of government-backed green bonds can potentially unlock trillions in climate financing.
Tuesday Sept 19 United Nations Headquarters - Conference Room 12 405 East 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 1:15pm 2:30pm View Event
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Workshop: Assessing Low-Carbon Transition for Key Sectors

The ACT (Assessing Low-Carbon Transition) initiative assesses how ready an organization is to transition to the new low-carbon world using a future-oriented, sector-specific methodology. This workshop will include speakers from the ACT initiative, ACT pilot-phase companies and their U.S. counterparts, NGOs, specialists, and other stakeholders
Tuesday Sept 19 Columbia University 8:30am 5:00pm View Event

Digital Innovation in Climate Communications

We are bringing together digital experts and climate communicators for a networking happy hour and a panel discussion.
Tuesday Sept 19 7 E 36th St New York, NY 10016 5:00pm 7:00pm View Event

Cities for Global Impact – Advancing the SDGs through Urban Action

The two high-level conference panels will discuss Healthy Cities for Better Living and Powering the World with Wind as urban trends with potential for global impact. As the conference coincides with the UN General Assembly, the conference panels will also discuss how urban action can contribute to the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals.
Tuesday Sept 19 New World Stages 340 West 50th Street New York, NY 10019 2:30pm 7:00pm View Event

2017 Concordia Annual Summit - Day 2

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.
Tuesday Sept 19 Grand Hyatt New York, 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017 9:00am 6:00am View Event

Assessing the Current State of Carbon Disclosures

Sustainalytics and BASIC NY cordially invite you to join us during New York City Climate Change Week for a thought-provoking discussion on the state of carbon disclosure and how to improve upon its shortcomings.
Tuesday Sept 19 Morningstar 4 World Trade Center, Floor 48 New York, NY 10007 4:45pm 7:00pm View Event

VELOCITY: Accelerating Climate Action

VELOCITY demonstrates the need for faster action, greater impact, and convergence across all sectors in the fight against climate change. VELOCITY brings together leading organizations with complementary ambitions to share their commitments to climate action and plans to shape the future of mobility, energy, cities and work.
Tuesday Sept 19 Spring Studios, 6 St Johns Lane, New York, NY 10013 2:30pm 7:00pm View Event


Tuesday Sept 19 Law office of Patterson Belknap Webb & Tyler LLP at 1133 6th Ave, btw 43nd and 44th Street New York, NY 8:00am 9:30am View Event

Spotlight on Hudson Yards

GreenHomeNYC, AEE-NY and ASHRAE New York are co-hosting a special September Forum focusing on one of the largest and potentially greenest construction projects in New York City in recent years — Hudson Yards.
Tuesday Sept 19 New York Institute of Technology 16 West 61st Street New York, NY 10023 6:30pm 8:00pm View Event

Learning to Play in the Sandbox: Cooperating for Climate Resilience

This panel discussion will bring together representatives from various sectors - the different kids in the sandbox - in order to elicit a better understanding of their unique needs, the incentives and rewards that motivate them and the ways they operate and think. The aim is to formulate some principles from which we may be better able to collaborate for climate resilience.
Tuesday Sept 19 151 E. 25th Street (b/w Lexington and 3rd), Room 750, New York, NY 10010 6:15pm 8:00pm View Event

Climate Hub - Day 2

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.
Tuesday Sept 19 Instituto Cervantes New York Auditorium 211 E 49th St New York, NY 9:00am 6:00pm View Event

Ocean Frontiers III: Leaders in Ocean Stewardship & the New Blue Economy

ISSP-NYC Sustainability in Focus film screening and networking reception. We are delighted to present Ocean Frontiers III, which spotlights the United States’ first regional ocean plans in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic regions.
Tuesday Sept 19 Romano & Associates, 16th Floor New York, NY 10018 5:30pm 8:00pm View Event

Human Impact: A Gathering about Climate Migration

Learn about the human impacts of climate change from a leading researcher in climate migration, Alex de Sherbinin of Lamont-Dorherty Earth Observatory and experience works by photographer Ed Kashi.
Tuesday Sept 19 180 Maiden Lane New York, NY 10038 6:00pm 7:00pm View Event