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nyu

Powering the Future - Energy Transformation in the US

NYU Stern's Center for Sustainable Business and the NYU Stern MBA Energy & Infrastructure Club invite you to a panel discussion: Powering the Future: Energy Transformation in the US
Tuesday Sept 19 NYU Stern 6:00pm 7:30pm View Event
trane

Partnerships Make Energy Efficiency a Reality in the New York Hospitality

As one of New York City's iconic hotel properties and one of the first to support the NYC Carbon Challenge, Grand Hyatt New York made a commitment to sustainable practices with the help of NYSERDA, Con Edison and Trane®, a business of Ingersoll Rand.
Tuesday Sept 19 109 East 42nd St. New York, NY 11:00am 12:30pm View Event
mayors

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
sweden

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
MSCI

MSCI ESG and PRI Seminar: Tackling Climate Risk with Climate Action

Now more than ever, following an unprecedented year on the global political stage, institutional investors have a critical role to play in addressing climate change. The Paris Agreement entered into force in November 2016 and calls on global investors to address the potential impact of climate-related financial risk on their portfolios.
Wednesday Sept 20 MSCI Global Headquarters, 7 World Trade Center, Skytop 48th Floor New York, NY 10007 8:30am 11:30am View Event
GACSA

Agriculture and climate change: How multistakeholder actors are driving positive change and innovation

This event aims to share information for sound implementation and scaling up of CSA, and to highlight the work of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA), its Action Groups, and multistakeholder members towards meeting CSA goals.
Wednesday Sept 20 Grand Hyatt New York 109 E. 42nd St New York, NY 10017 9:00am 11:00am 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
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
bloomberg

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum, taking place on September 20th in New York City, will bring together international heads of state and CEOs from across every industry to build a path forward towards lasting economic progress.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Plaza, 768 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 7:30am 3:00pm View Event
farm

Getting on track by 2020 – driving non-Party climate action

This event, co-hosted by the California Environmental Protection Agency and Climate Analytics, will take stock of how current climate action and pledges track against where we need to be in 2020, 2030 and 2050, and the necessary steps in the next decades to get onto a 1.5°C pathway, outlining concrete short-term measures that key sectors can take to make this happen. 
Wednesday Sept 20 Climate Hub, Instituto Cervantes 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 2:00pm 5:00pm 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
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
LESC

Low-Emissions Solutions Conference (LESC)

The Low-Emissions Solutions Conference (LESC) was launched last year at COP22 and is aimed at problem solving, brainstorming, and global co-creation to inform nations about the latest low emissions technologies for energy, policy, and strategy development.
Wednesday Sept 20 64 Morningside Dr. New York, NY 10027 9:00am 5:00pm 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
ariane

New Directions in Sustainable Investing: Using Innovative ESG Metrics to Reinforce the Paris Climate Change Agreement

Hosted by the law firm of Bryan Cave and featuring leading experts on innovative ESG metrics from Constellation Research and Technology and oekom research, this special Climate Week event will offer a lively discussion about improved ways to gauge sustainability leadership and systematically connect financial and ESG metrics – with the promise of delivering both financial outperformance and better environmental outcomes. 
Wednesday Sept 20 Bryan Cave LLP 1290 Avenue of the Americas 35th Floor New York, NY 10104 9:00am 10:30am View Event