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MSCI

MSCI ESG and PRI Seminar: Tackling Climate Risk with Climate Action

Now more than ever, following an unprecedented year on the global political stage, institutional investors have a critical role to play in addressing climate change. The Paris Agreement entered into force in November 2016 and calls on global investors to address the potential impact of climate-related financial risk on their portfolios.
Wednesday Sept 20 MSCI Global Headquarters, 7 World Trade Center, Skytop 48th Floor New York, NY 10007 8:30am 11:30am View Event
purpose

Bold Solutions: How Creative Minds are Tackling Climate Change

The IKEA Foundation, Autodesk Foundation, What Design Can Do and the Purpose Climate Lab invite you to celebrate creative, innovative solutions to climate change from across the globe. Our panel of speakers from around the world will share their stories of success and we invite you to join us to listen, learn and share your ideas with other creative minds.
Wednesday Sept 20 115 5th Avenue New York, NY 10003 4:00pm 6:00pm View Event
ted

TEDGlobal>NYC

TEDGlobal>NYC will be held in Manhattan on the early evening of Wednesday, September 20, 2017, with a mission to catalyze new thinking about world issues.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Town Hall Theater, 123 W 43rd St, New York, NY 10036 7:00pm 9:00pm View Event
tish

Paths to Action

As a part of Climate Week, on Wednesday, September 20, we’ll discuss how we can create real behavior change across consumers at scale to support environmentally responsible practices, policies, and products.
Wednesday Sept 20 65 West 11th St. New York, NY 10011 8:30am 3:00pm View Event
columb

Conference on the Global Pact for the Environment

Coinciding with the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly, this Conference will offer a high-level opportunity to explore the complex legal and political challenges of the Global Pact in light of existing agreements and soft law principles on the environment, and the current global political scene.
Wednesday Sept 20 64 Morningside Dr New York, NY 10027 9:00am 6:15pm View Event
capalino

IMPACT: Identifying Business Opportunities Created by NYC’s 80x50 Commitment

Reaching New York City’s goal of 80x50 will require transformative approaches to how we use and consume energy in the City. Whether it’s retrofitting NYC buildings, electrifying transportation, being smarter in how we collect and process solid waste, or shifting our energy supply towards renewables, an incremental approach to business-as-usual is unlikely to be sufficient.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Library at the Public, 425 Lafayette St. New York, NY 10003 8:00am 10:00am View Event
forest

Going "All In” to Address Commodity-Driven Deforestation + film premiere of 'Stewards of the Forest'

If we are to avoid the worst effects of global climate change, it is imperative that we end deforestation. This event will be an opportunity for everyone who has a stake in the no-deforestation agenda to join together, share insights, build awareness of existing efforts, align on action plans and strengthen partnerships.
Wednesday Sept 20 Rockefeller Foundation 420 5th Ave, New York City 4:00pm 8:00pm View Event
farm

Getting on track by 2020 – driving non-Party climate action

This event, co-hosted by the California Environmental Protection Agency and Climate Analytics, will take stock of how current climate action and pledges track against where we need to be in 2020, 2030 and 2050, and the necessary steps in the next decades to get onto a 1.5°C pathway, outlining concrete short-term measures that key sectors can take to make this happen. 
Wednesday Sept 20 Climate Hub, Instituto Cervantes 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 2:00pm 5:00pm View Event
buy

BUY CLEAN: How Purchasing Power Can Close the Carbon Loophole

During this panel discussion, representatives from leading government agencies and private enterprise will share lessons learned from their efforts to close the carbon loophole.
Wednesday Sept 20 Grand Hyatt New York 109 E 42nd Street New York, NY 10017 8:00am 10:00am View Event
SED

The State of Corporate Renewable Energy Sourcing

Corporate renewable energy buyers from General Motors and Goldman Sachs will react to key findings of Smart Energy Decisions landmark Corporate Renewable Energy Sourcing Survey featuring responses from close to 100 large commercial and industrial companies.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Princeton Club 15 W 43rd Street 12:00pm 2:00pm View Event
moody

Moody's Briefing for Climate Week 2017

Hosted by Moody’s Investors Service in partnership with the Climate Bonds Initiative, the Climate Week 2017 briefing will focus on the risks climate change is posing on local governments at both state and city levels and the need to invest in the low carbon economy.
Wednesday Sept 20 7 World Trade Center, 250 Greenwich Street New York, NY 10007 8:30am 11:30am View Event
ny

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
sustain

Sustain the Vote Launch

Join us for Sustain the Vote’s launch during New York’s 2017 Climate Week. Sustain the Vote’s vision is a future where an informed electorate and elected officials agree that an economically vibrant Tri-State region depends on clean energy, resiliency, and equitable and sustainable infrastructure.
Wednesday Sept 20 32 Old Slip 24th floor New York, NY 10005 6:30pm 8:15pm View Event
musical

ENDANGERED The Musical & the ENDANGERED CLIMATE TALKBACK SERIES

ENDANGERED! The Musical is a groundbreaking eco-musical about a climate change induced Superstorm that hits NYC and floods the Zoo, stranding a Kid reporter and a group of endangered animals from around the world
Wednesday Sept 20 Davenport Theatre 354 W 45th St, NY, NY 10036 New York, NY 10036 3:00pm 6:30pm View Event
ClimateAnalytics

The ‘Islands COP’ 2017: 1.5°C science, significance and ingredients for success

Fiji’s presidency of COP23, the first ‘Islands COP,’ offers an opportunity for SIDS and other most vulnerable countries to put their concerns and ambitions at the forefront of the negotiations and in the implementation process.
Wednesday Sept 20 Climate Hub Instituto Cervantes 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 9:00am 12:00pm View Event