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NGO Expo 2017 New York United States - Day 1

NGO Expo is a leading Global Event for NGOs, Non-profits, and Charities. The event provides an excellent platform for participants to raise funds and help organizations spark quality partnerships with Granters, Donors, Philanthropists and Corporate Foundations to take forward the agenda of social good.
Thursday Sept 21 1601 Executive Conference Center Broadway New York, NY 10019 8:00am 5:00pm View Event
gold

Corporate Climate Leadership: Best Practice in the Paris Agreement Era

Businesses have a crucial role to play in meeting the Paris Agreement. But with so many initiatives underway to influence corporate climate strategies – including Science Based Targets, RE100, deforestation commitments, carbon credits and green bonds – how do they all fit together? And what constitutes best practice for business in the new climate era?
Thursday Sept 21 Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 1:30pm 3:30pm View Event
bard

Marketing Climate Action Under Trump

As President Trump pursues a regressive, isolationist agenda, business is stepping up to address climate change, promote equality and protect human rights, and create economic opportunity. Join sustainability pioneer Hunter Lovins for a conversation series with industry experts to explore this shift in progressive business leadership.
Thursday Sept 21 150 Broadway, 20th Floor New York, NY 10038 6:30pm 8:30pm View Event
statoil

The Energy Transition - We Mean Business and Statoil Breakfast

A multi-stakeholder roundtable to explore constructive contributions towards the needed energy transition for a lower carbon future from the perspective of industry, the public and citizens.
Thursday Sept 21 Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th St, New York, NY 10017 7:30am 8:30am View Event
CDSB

Practical Steps for Reporting Climate Risk Delivering on the TCFD

Following on the release of the final report of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) recommendations, companies are now exploring what steps to take to implement them effectively. Join the Climate Disclosure Standards Board for a workshop and hear from a series of experts who will provide a deeper view on the practical issues companies need to take into account to report climate-related financial information for the first time.
Thursday Sept 21 EY 5 Times Square New York, NY 10036 8:30am 11:30am View Event
sierra

Raise Your Voice and Take Action For a Healthy Planet

As allies in the face of Climate Change, this night is about local solutions to raise awareness and take action for a healthy planet. Songs have moved mountains and changed minds, so from this karaoke bar to the world, Raise your voice and sing out.
Thursday Sept 21 328 Douglass Street Between 3rd & 4th Avenue Brooklyn, NY 11217 6:00pm 12:00am View Event
wef

Friends of Climate Action High-Level Group

Meeting of the High-Level Group of Friends of Climate Action.
Thursday Sept 21 350 Madison Ave New York, NY 11:30am 1:30pm View Event
IM

Accelerating ambitious climate policy globally: the role of corporations

Featuring panelists Nigel Topping of We Mean Business, Anne Kelly of CERES, Lauren Compere of Boston Common and Paulette van Ommen of Royal DSM: Dozens of large corporations around the world are now making the case to governments for an ambitious and consistent climate-related policy pathway to help them to meet their decarbonisation goals. This event explores why this trend needs to accelerate to 2020 and presents views from the business, investment and campaigning communities.
Thursday Sept 21 Instituto Cervantes, 211 E 49th St New York, NY 10017 4:00pm 6:00pm View Event
ademe

DEVELOPING THE FRAMEWORK FOR NON-STATE ACTORS' CLIMATE ACTIONS

Workshop and Sunset Rooftop Cocktail overlooking the Manhattan Skyline
Thursday Sept 21 1 North 4th Place Brooklyn, NY 11249 3:00pm 7:00pm View Event
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We the Future: Accelerating Sustainable Development Solutions

Together with innovators from around the globe, we will showcase and discuss bold models of systemic change that have been proven and applied on a local, regional, and global scale.
Thursday Sept 21 TED Theater, Soho 9:00am 5:00pm View Event
tfa

The Road to 2020: Accelerating Action to Remove Tropical Deforestation from Commodity Supply Chains

 By proposing a shared set of priorities, the Commodity and Forests Agenda 2020 aims to improve collaboration and coordination among stakeholders to address commodity-driven deforestation. 
Pratt

HABITAT: Vernacular Architecture for a Changing Planet

Climate change is the biggest challenge facing our planet. There has never been a more important time to understand how to make the best use of local natural resources and to produce buildings that connect with ecosystems, livelihoods and inclusive cities.
Thursday Sept 21 Pratt Institute School of Architecture, Higgins Hall 61 St. James Place, Brooklyn, NY 11205 5:30pm 8:30pm View Event
c2

Getting Down to Business: Corporate Climate Leadership

Leaders across a range of industries will discuss what's driving actions that address climate change across their value chain—from reducing carbon emissions, to deploying innovative financing, to investing in clean energy technologies.
Thursday Sept 21 JPMorgan Chase & Co. 270 Park Ave. New York, NY 10017 4:00pm 7:00pm View Event
nyues

We'll Always Have Paris...Right?

The United States was a significant force in the adoption of the Paris Agreement under the Obama Administration, but now the Trump Administration has signaled its intent to withdraw. What does this mean for the full development of the Agreement? Will new international players step into the void potentially left by the US? Will we be able to achieve the objectives of the Paris Agreement without the US?
Thursday Sept 21 Vanderbilt Hall, Rm. 214 40 Washington Square South New York, NY 10012 6:00pm 7:30pm View Event
bk

World-Changing Drinks and Networking

Join Brooklyn SolarWorks for an evening of world-changing drinks and networking on our rooftop deck. Meet with renewable energy advocates and community members pursuing the greater goal of sustainability in Brooklyn.
Thursday Sept 21 200 6th Street Brooklyn, NY 11215 6:00pm 10:00pm View Event