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Launch of the Climate Action Pledge

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 View Event
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SDG Media Zone

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 View Event
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Offshore Wind in NY: What's Next?

This panel brings together industry leaders, advocates, policy makers and project opponents to examine leading edge developments and prospects for the northeast.
Monday Sept 18 Columbia Law School, 420 West 116 Street New York, NY 10027 7:00pm 9:00pm View Event
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UN Private Sector Forum 2017

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 View Event
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Green Bank Congress

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 View Event
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Refrigerant Week

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 View Event
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M&M’S + wind = the perfect recipe!

While you’re in NYC for Climate Week, take a few minutes to drop by M&M’S World Store in New York City to learn more about why M&M’S are FANS OF WIND. This new campaign shines a light on one reason why everyone should care about wind: because climate change is real and businesses need to be a part of the solution.
Monday Sept 18 M&M's World 1600 Broadway (at 48th Street) New York, NY 9:00am 12:00am View Event
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2017 Concordia Annual Summit - Day 1

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 View Event
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A Tipping Point: Investors Prompt Companies to Disclose and Manage Climate Risk

Scott M. Stringer, Betty T. Yee, Edward Kamonjoh, Executive Director of the 50/50 Climate Project and Michael Garland, Assistant Comptroller for Corporate Governance and Responsible Investment, New York City Comptroller’s Office will engage in a conversation on investors’ strategies and successes to prompt companies to manage climate risk and identify new business opportunities.
Monday Sept 18 BNP Paribas Innovation Lab 787 Seventh Avenue, 30th FL. New York, NY 10019 4:00pm 7:00pm View Event
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Carbon Pricing Shifts in the Asia Pacific – Challenges and Opportunities

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 View Event
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International Conference on Sustainable Development

The Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN) and the Global Association of Master's in Development Practice Programs (MDP) will hold the Fifth Annual International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) on September 18-19, 2017, at Columbia University in New York City
Monday Sept 18 Lerner Hall, Columbia University, Broadway, NY 10027 9AM 5PM View Event
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HSBC Sustainable Financing & Innovation Briefing

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 View Event
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Climate Hub - Day 1

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 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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Climate Denial, Impacts, & Liability

The Climate Denial, Impacts, and Liability panel moderated by Mashable’s Andrew Freedman will focus on what the industry knew about climate change, the impacts of climate change and denial, and new efforts to hold the industry accountable.
Monday Sept 18 Paul Nicklen Galley, 347 W. Broadway New York, NY 10013 7:30pm 8:30pm View Event