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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

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

HABITAT: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet

Climate change is the biggest challenge facing our planet. There has never been a more important time to understand how to make the best use of local natural resources and to produce buildings that connect with ecosystems, livelihoods and inclusive cities.
Thursday Sept 21 Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Higgins Hall 61 St. James Place, Brooklyn, NY 11205 5:30pm 8:30pm View Event

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

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

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

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

Restoring Degraded Forests and Soils for Climate Mitigation: A Regenerative Model for Rural Communities

Breakfast briefing on how Sierra Gorda is helping Mexico achieve its targets under the Paris Climate Agreement, working with small land-holders engaged in ranching and farming.
Thursday Sept 21 TBD 8:30am 10:00am View Event


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

Towards Green School

Green School Initiative will invite educators and School Managers to lead towards Green School.
Friday Sept 22 601 W 26th St #325, New York, NY 10001, USA 2:00pm 4:00pm View Event

UN Sustainable Development Goals & Global Human Rights

The UN Sustainable Development Goals & Global Human Rights
Forge Ideas for Innovation to Achieve Global Goals & Follow-Up Toward Implementation to Accomplish Sustainable Development Through an Innovative & Inclusive Human Rights Based Approach.
Friday Sept 22 Salvation Army 221 East 52nd Street New York , NY 10022 12:00pm 3:00pm View Event

The Current State of Corporate Disclosure on Long-term Risks

As acknowledged by Bank of England governor Mark Carney in his speech entitled 'Breaking the Tragedy of of the Horizon', capital markets currently lack the long-term focus needed to adequately address climate-related risks. To address this problem, the Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosure (TCFD) recommended companies and investors to report on their long-term climate strategy and perform 2°C scenario analysis.
Friday Sept 22 Rockefeller Brothers Fund 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 900 12:00pm 2:00pm View Event

Climate Hub - Day 5

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.
Friday Sept 22 Instituto Cervantes New York Auditorium 211 E 49th St New York, NY 9:00am 6:00pm View Event

Disciplining fossil fuel subsidies for climate mitigation and SDGs: A job for the trade system?

This event, jointly organised by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), The Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law, and the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) of the New York University School of Law will shed light on the issue of fossil fuel subsidies and their impact on climate change.
Friday Sept 22 Pollack Colloquium Room, Ninth Floor, Furman Hall 245 Sullivan Street New York, NY 8:30am 1:00pm View Event

We Are Still In: L’Oréal USA’s Commitment to Sustainability & Renewable Energy

During Climate Week NYC we are hosting a panel discussion for our employees about the progress being made by the private and public sectors, and L’Oréal USA's leadership role in combating climate change through our renewable energy initiatives.
Friday Sept 22 10:00am 11:00am View Event