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NYC AgTech Week

In its 3rd year, #NYCAgTechWeek 2017 will feature members of The NYC Agriculture Collective and a hand-picked selection of collaborators.
Outside the week Multiple Locations Saturday September 16 at 10:00AM 9:00PM View Event
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Social Good Summit

The Social Good Summit examines the impact of technology and new media on social good initiatives around the world. It unites a dynamic community of global leaders and grassroots activists to discuss solutions for the greatest challenges of our time. Our theme, #2030NOW, asks the question, “What type of world do I want to live in by the year 2030?”
Outside the week 92nd St Y Sunday September 17th 9:00am 5:00pm View Event
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Building Electrification: A Not So Shocking Solution to Climate Change

This presentation will provide an overview of the state of 80 x 50 today, the transformation to a clean grid, and advice for building designers on how to decarbonize designs through electrification.
Monday Sept 18 536 LaGuardia Place New York, NY 10012 6:00pm 8:00pm View Event
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Digital Innovation in Climate Communications

We are bringing together digital experts and climate communicators for a networking happy hour and a panel discussion.
Tuesday Sept 19 7 E 36th St New York, NY 10016 5:00pm 7:00pm View Event
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Workshop: Assessing Low-Carbon Transition for Key Sectors

The ACT (Assessing Low-Carbon Transition) initiative assesses how ready an organization is to transition to the new low-carbon world using a future-oriented, sector-specific methodology. This workshop will include speakers from the ACT initiative, ACT pilot-phase companies and their U.S. counterparts, NGOs, specialists, and other stakeholders
Tuesday Sept 19 Columbia University 8:30am 5:00pm View Event
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Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation in Aviation

This will be a panel with important stakeholders from aviation sector, with a main goal to discuss and assess the climate change adaptation and mitigation measures taken at airports.
Tuesday Sept 19 5 Times Square Room 16.035 New York, NY 10036 10:00am 3:30pm View Event
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Urban Innovation for Livable Cities - Copenhagen's Public-Private Partnership Model for Urban Planning

As part of Climate Week NYC 2017, this conference aims at comparing Copenhagen's solutions to stormwater management and sustainable urban development to that of progressive North American cities facing similar challenges.
Tuesday Sept 19 New World Stages 340 West 50th Street New York, NY 10019 9:00am 1:15pm View Event
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Tour of the Future City Lab

This event will consist of a 45 minute tour with the curator of the Future City Lab at the Museum of the City of New York, an innovative, interactive exhibition that invites visitors to consider the big challenges facing New York City today and to imagine approaches and solutions for a better future.
Tuesday Sept 19 1220 5th Ave. New York, NY 10029 10:00am 11:00am View Event
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EcoSessions: Fashion x Climate

How is the fashion industry addressing climate change? This panel will gather fashion industry leaders (from Mara Hoffman, Zady, H&M) to discuss what the third largest global industry is doing to mitigate climate damage.
Wednesday Sept 20 Neuehouse, 110 E 25th St Penthouse New York, NY 10010 8:15am 10:00am View Event
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CarbonSim: ETS by Choice - Results by Design

Join us for a session of CarbonSim -- a fun, AI-enhanced, multi-lingual, multi-user, carbon trading game. CarbonSim brings markets to life, teaches the principles of emissions trading, demystifies how to develop and implement a carbon portfolio management strategy, and demonstrates that results are driven by design.
Wednesday Sept 20 EDF Offices, 257 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10010 1:30pm 4:00pm View Event
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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
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"CARBON NEGATIVE" FILM SCREENING, PANEL DISCUSSION & RECEPTION

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
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Financing Gamechangers in Carbon Management

XPRIZE and the Canadian Consulate in NYC invite you to join an intimate dialogue and cocktail hour on mobilizing capital for carbon management.
Thursday Sept 21 Tarallucci e Vino Union Square, 873 Broadway 3rd Floor New York, NY 10003 4:00pm 7:00pm View Event
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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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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