As technology advances, engineers are discovering new and exciting ways to keep people and products cool, while doing the same for the planet. Exciting developments in refrigerants are helping to make this possible, so Danfoss is launching a global initiative this fall to spread awareness about the role refrigerants play in preserving our global climate.
Monday Sept 18 Online 12:00am 11:59pm
The SDG Media Zone is a platform for editors, bloggers, content creators and influencers to communicate innovations, partnerships and discussions as a call to action for humanity to engage the Sustainable Development Goals.
Monday Sept 18 United Nations Headquarters TBD
Concert for a Sustainable Planet hopes to foster a dialogue and inspire concrete action. The program features classical pieces, such as Beethoven's Eroica, alongside contemporary pieces, including world premieres by composers Ronen Shapira and Merlijn Twaalfhoven. Shapira joins the ensemble, and Twaalfhoven directs the performers together with the audience in an innovative, collaborative piece
Monday Sept 18 Carnegie Hall, 57th Street & Seventh Avenue, NY 10019 7PM 9.30PM
Bringing together the world’s preeminent thought leaders, influencers and decision makers from across the public, private and nonprofit space, the 2017 Concordia Annual Summit serves as a nonpartisan forum for exploring today’s most pressing global challenges and driving collective action.
Monday Sept 18 Grand Hyatt, New York 109 East 42nd Street, New York, NY 10017 9:00am 6:00pm
The Conference will feature five sessions, moderated by Secretary John Kerry, with key business, political and diplomatic leaders on critical topics including the future of energy; the role of the private sector; state, city and international efforts; bipartisan U.S. leadership; and citizen engagement and activism.
Monday Sept 18 Yale University 12:00pm 6:00pm
The HSBC Sustainable Financing Briefing will explore opportunities and challenges in the Sustainable Finance and Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) market.
Monday Sept 18 452 Fifth Ave New York, NY 10018 12:00pm
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
This year, the Forum theme is Financing the 2030 Agenda: Unlocking Prosperity. With just thirteen years left to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the global community needs to unlock innovative forms of financing at an unprecedented scale, redirect existing financial flows to be consistent with sustainable development, and catalyze responsible business growth to achieve the Global Goals.
Monday Sept 18 UN Headquarters - Delegates Dining Room 12:30pm 3:00pm
President Trump’s recent announcement that the U.S. will pull out of the Paris Climate Agreement has woken a sleeping giant. Since then, more than 900 investors, including Impax, along with cities, states, and universities representing a total of $6.2 trillion of the U.S. economy have pledged that they would still honor America’s emissions pledge. Yet, as climate risk makes its way to center stage in the investment community, the approach to managing climate risk remains highly debated.
Monday Sept 18 Yale Club, 50 Vanderbilt Ave, New York, NY 10017 11:30am 2:00pm
The Forum’s inaugural Sustainable Development Impact Summit is designed to accelerate progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) and the Paris climate agreement through public-private cooperation and the application of the technologies of the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
Monday Sept 18 Convene 730 3rd Avenue New York, NY 10017 12:30pm 7:30pm
This year’s Green Bank Congress will give attendees from the international private and public sectors the opportunity to discuss how Green Banks are working to crowd in private capital, and how the Green Bank model can be adapted to expand investment opportunities in emerging markets
Monday Sept 18 599 Lexington Ave, NY 10022 10AM 5.30PM
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.
Monday Sept 18 Instituto Cervantes New York Auditorium 211 E 49th St New York, NY 9:00am 6:00pm
This roundtable discussion, hosted by the Asia Society Policy Institute (ASPI) and Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), will bring together experts and practitioners from the public and private sectors to explore the latest developments in carbon markets in Asia and their potential implications for global economic actors.
Monday Sept 18 725 Park Avenue New York, NY 10021 4:00pm 5:30pm
The Climate Action Pledge (CAP) is designed to engage a larger number of foundations and philanthropists in strategic grant making and bold investments that can, combined on a larger scale, help reverse global warming and support a healthy, ecologically-balanced future.
Monday Sept 18 27 Barclay St. New York, NY 10007 1:00pm 5:00pm