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Climate & COVID: A long-term lens

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Climate & COVID: A long-term lens

Please join us as Andy Howard, Global Head of Sustainable Investment, Keith Wade, Chief Economist and Sarah Bratton Hughes, Head of Sustainability look at all things Climate and Covid. The status of the global economic re-opening, companies & sectors which may be facing a variety of long-term headwinds (and tailwinds), and our long-term capital market assumptions amid the relentless climate-change challenges we face.

From Risks to Resilience: International Perspectives on Holistic Climate Adaptation at a Time of Financial Challenge

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From Risks to Resilience: International Perspectives on Holistic Climate Adaptation at a Time of Financial Challenge

It’s time to think differently about the future – about how we respond to unanticipated events like COVID-19 and how we prepare for and mitigate the natural, societal and economic risks associated with climate change. When individuals, communities, institutions, businesses and systems are resilient, they’re able to withstand, recover quickly and thrive – no matter what adversities they experience.

Decarbonization throughout the value chain – Perspectives from the Tech Sector

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Decarbonization throughout the value chain – Perspectives from the Tech Sector

Limiting global warming to 1.5⁰C above pre-industrial levels will require businesses and industries to look beyond their own direct emissions. Partnering across value chains in every sector is critical to ensuring lifecycle decarbonization and achieving sustainable outcomes. In this session, we will examine the value chain elements from the technology sector and discuss the challenges and opportunities in the transition to a net-zero future. Technology impacts all sectors of the economy and is integral to everyday life for people and businesses worldwide.

Virtual Employee Climate Change Discussion with Danielle Azoulay

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Virtual Employee Climate Change Discussion with Danielle Azoulay

Danielle Azoulay, VP, CSR and Sustainability, L'Oréal USA will host a compelling virtual event for L'Oréal USA employees to raise awareness of the climate threat we collectively face, and discuss the ambitious commitments the L'Oréal Group has taken as part of its L'Oréal  For The Future 2030 sustainability transformation. Special focus will be given to tools and training resources available to help employees take action in both their personal and professional lives.

Consumers to the rescue! Can labeling the environmental footprint of products help save the day?

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Consumers to the rescue! Can labeling the environmental footprint of products help save the day?

In a crisis such as the one we are facing now, gaining the trust of consumers means being transparent about the impact your brand and products have on the environment, society and resources.  

Zero Carbon Britain: Skilling Up!

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Zero Carbon Britain: Skilling Up!

With technical solutions readily available, the momentum coming from towns and cities to get to net zero is the political and cultural challenge of our generation. Zero Carbon Britain’s two day interactive course helps councils, institutions, business and active citizens turn their climate emergency declarations into practical action. 

The New Zero-Carbon Normal for Cities

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The New Zero-Carbon Normal for Cities

Nearly 120 major cities worldwide have pledged to become carbon neutral by 2050 – a target which, paradoxically, can feel both challenging and woefully insufficient. With the clock ticking on climate change action, our speakers explore how urban climate initiatives can be taken from the experimental to the everyday. What are the winning innovations in building materials, energy and mobility that can be deployed to make cities more sustainable and accessible? How can more cities be brought onboard? Can zero-carbon goals be advanced to 2040, or even 2035?

CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition

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CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition

A growing number of leading companies are committing themselves to ambitious climate goals. CEOs will engage in a multisector discussion on what’s driving their climate efforts and how they aim to overcome technology, policy, and other challenges on the path toward decarbonization.

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Dr. Pedro J. Pizarro President and CEO, Edison International Member, Board of Directors, Edison International and Southern California Edison

Wayne T. Smith Chairman and CEO, BASF Corporation Member, Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

Climate Cinema

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Climate Cinema

Join us for the biggest climate summit taking place this year, in coordination with the United Nations General Assembly and the City of New York-- Climate Week NYC, from September 21-27- with events through the end of the month! Produced by Peace Boat US in collaboration with partners for Climate Action, and using the virtual theater created by SIMA - Social Impact Media Awards, the Climate Cinema on Sept 30, Wednesday will contribute to this wave of dialogue and change through film.

Forest Positive Leadership – a conversation with Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui

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Forest Positive Leadership – a conversation with Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui

As the Brazilian Amazon forests continue to be menaced by fires and acts of illegal deforestation, one of Brazil’s and South America’s most respected thought leaders, Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui, from the Paiter-Surui tribe, gives us an inside view of the current situation, including the arrival of Covid-19 virus to his community, and his people’s ongoing fight and action against deforestation.