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Lawyers Climate Week: “Crash Course” for Lawyers - ESG & SDG

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Lawyers Climate Week: “Crash Course” for Lawyers - ESG & SDG

For Lawyers Climate Week, Call to the Bar will host a “Crash Course” Sustainability Webinar for Lawyers: ESG and the SDGs

In this webinar, attendees will learn why capital markets are focused on how companies integrate Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) factors into business management, and how the international goals for creating a just world and healthy planet - known as the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) – are creating opportunities for businesses to benefit from “good” profits.

Sacred Rivers — The Jordan & the Hudson

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Sacred Rivers — The Jordan & the Hudson

Sacred Rivers — The Jordan & the Hudson: An interfaith ceremony honoring the life in our waterways

As part of Climate Week, environmentalists who protect the Hudson and Jordan Rivers will join with religious leaders in New York City for an interfaith ceremony focusing on the shared risk communities and ecosystems across the globe face from climate disruption.

Corporate Responsibility Stories: BKLYN

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Corporate Responsibility Stories: BKLYN

Across the apparel industry, legacy and disruptor companies are bolstering their sustainability credentials amid evolving customer preferences and pressing environmental and social issues. From supply chain transparency and sustainable cotton, to upcycled ocean plastic and recommerce, apparel is rethinking business as usual - but will customers buy-in?

Low-Carbon Electricity From Quebec

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Low-Carbon Electricity From Quebec

Québec Hydropower is one of the lowest-emission generating options per kilowatthour. Based on life cycle analysis, greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from hydropower generated in Québec are similar to wind energy and fifty times less than natural gas. It can also provide a continuous flow of energy, without intermittency. What’s the science behind Hydro-Québec’s low carbon energy?

Rehabilitating the Sacred Jordan River

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Rehabilitating the Sacred Jordan River

Freshwater resources are dwindling and more frequent droughts are driving landscape changes. Water scarcity and climate change already contribute to conflicts between and within nations. In general, conflicts escalate as resources become more scarce. But what if it were the other way around? Waterkeeper groups on the Jordan River — including groups in Jordan, Israel, and Palestine — see the region’s increasing scarcity of fresh water as an opportunity to build bridges of peace—while protecting the environment and the climate.

WEDG Professionals Course

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WEDG Professionals Course

Led by the Waterfront Alliance, a New York City-based nonprofit organization, WEDG® (Waterfront Edge Design Guidelines) is an award-winning credit system and set of guidelines for excellence in resilient, accessible, and ecologically-sound urban waterfront design and decision-making: think LEED® for the waterfront. It is also an integral part of a broader strategy led by the Waterfront Alliance to increase coastal resilience in New York City and beyond.

Walk in the Park - SDGs in the Real World

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Walk in the Park - SDGs in the Real World

While they may seem formal and distant, examples of the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals are all around us. Join us in Sara D Roosevelt Park and use the self-guiding map (or join a tour) and visit the 17 SDG stations in the park’s northern end, including exemplary neighbors and community assets north of Delancey.

Technology Solutions for Climate Change

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Technology Solutions for Climate Change

Join RecycleGO to learn how emerging technologies can be used to revolutionize our current broken recycling system by incentivizing companies and individuals to participate in creating a more sustainable future. Recycling is an essential component of any climate change mitigation plan, since resource recovery provides a much more energy efficient way of sourcing manufacturing feedstock.

MEDITATION & MULTIMEDIA ACTIVISM

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MEDITATION & MULTIMEDIA ACTIVISM

This event will take place in Chelsea art district, during the Thursday night art walk. Mike Akomplice will begin the event by taking participants on a walk through a multimedia art exhibit dubbed, "The Wrong Amazon Is Burning. The Wrong Ice Is Melting." Mike will then speak about how he has used art, film, textiles, and digital media to bring about change both socially and environmentally and how meditation has played an integral role. Participants will then join in on a short Sheng Zhen moving meditation form.

HYDRINO ENERGY: An Answer or THE ANSWER?

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HYDRINO ENERGY: An Answer or THE ANSWER?

 Hydrino energy represents a new energy source that is more explosive, cleaner and cheaper than fossil fuels. Many people believe it is impossible that something of this potential can exist. They are wrong. We are scientists and environmental advocates who worked in this area for years. A top academic physicist and the ex-Director of Research at Greenpeace is on our team. We are not selling technology, we are raising awareness about an entire industry that can impact civilization.