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GLEC

Global Logistics Emissions Council Open Meeting

Smart Freight Centre leads the Global Logistics Emission Council (GLEC) as a voluntary partnership of companies, green freight programs and industry associations working to support businesses to improve logistics efficiency and reduce emissions
Thursday Sept 21 UPS, 325 W Houston St, NY 10014 10:00am 5:00pm View Event
SBT

Deep Dive on Science-Based Target Setting

During Climate Week 2017 the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will be hosting a training session on science-based target setting. Experts from the initiative will provide briefings to sustainability practitioners in companies and consultancy firms on key issues related to setting science-based greenhouse gas emission reduction targets.
Thursday Sept 21 New York Hilton Midtown Hotel 1335 6th Ave New York. NY 10019 4:00pm 7:00pm View Event
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Corporate Climate Leadership: Best Practice in the Paris Agreement Era

Businesses have a crucial role to play in meeting the Paris Agreement. But with so many initiatives underway to influence corporate climate strategies – including Science Based Targets, RE100, deforestation commitments, carbon credits and green bonds – how do they all fit together? And what constitutes best practice for business in the new climate era?
Thursday Sept 21 Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 1:30pm 3:30pm View Event
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Getting Down to Business: Corporate Climate Leadership

Leaders across a range of industries will discuss what's driving actions that address climate change across their value chain—from reducing carbon emissions, to deploying innovative financing, to investing in clean energy technologies.
Thursday Sept 21 JPMorgan Chase & Co. 270 Park Ave. New York, NY 10017 4:00pm 7:00pm View Event
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Impact Hour: Collaboration Across Borders

Helping people navigate the current climate of information “clutter” is more important than ever. Our 2017 Impact Hours series will dig into ongoing environmental and social justice work, while sharing tools for more effective personal and organizational action.
Thursday Sept 21 WeWork South Williamsburg 109 S 5th Street Brooklyn, NY 11249 6:00pm 7:00pm 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
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Accelerating ambitious climate policy globally: the role of corporations

Featuring panelists Nigel Topping of We Mean Business, Anne Kelly of CERES, Lauren Compere of Boston Common and Paulette van Ommen of Royal DSM: Dozens of large corporations around the world are now making the case to governments for an ambitious and consistent climate-related policy pathway to help them to meet their decarbonisation goals. This event explores why this trend needs to accelerate to 2020 and presents views from the business, investment and campaigning communities.
Thursday Sept 21 Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 4:00pm 6:00pm View Event
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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.
Thursday Sept 21 64 Morningside Dr. New York, NY 10027 9:00am 1:00pm View Event
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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
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UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017

The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit brings together an international community of leaders from business, civil society, academia, Government and the United Nations to accelerate business action and partnerships to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Climate Agreement.
Thursday Sept 21 New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019 9:00am 5:30pm View Event
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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
GCI

Zero Emissions Summit

The main objective of the event is to highlight the citizens’ emerging, but still under-recognized role in achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Thursday Sept 21 Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 8:00am 5:00pm View Event
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Raise Your Voice and Take Action For a Healthy Planet

As allies in the face of Climate Change, this night is about local solutions to raise awareness and take action for a healthy planet. Songs have moved mountains and changed minds, so from this karaoke bar to the world, Raise your voice and sing out.
Thursday Sept 21 328 Douglass Street Between 3rd & 4th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217 6:00pm 12:00am View Event
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We the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solutions

Together with innovators from around the globe, we will showcase and discuss bold models of systemic change that have been proven and applied on a local, regional, and global scale.
Thursday Sept 21 TED Theater, Soho 9:00am 5:00pm View Event
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Friends of Climate Action High-Level Group

Meeting of the High-Level Group of Friends of Climate Action.
Thursday Sept 21 350 Madison Ave New York, NY 11:30am 1:30pm View Event