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High-Level Event on Climate Education for Children and Youth – “Accelerating the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals”

UNICEF will host a high-level event to discuss the key role that education and youth play in the implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals, to foster the establishment of multi-stakeholder partnerships for climate change education.
Wednesday Sept 20 UNICEF House, room Danny Kaye 3 United Nations Plaza (44 Street between 1st and 2nd Avenues) New York, NY 10017 12:30pm 2:00pm View Event
hub

Hub Culture Climate Leaders Reception

Join a Hub Culture evening networking reception for invited guests in the global climate community: UNGA for Global Goals Week, Climate Week NYC. 
Wednesday Sept 20 Bryant Park Grill Rooftop 25 W 40th Street New York, NY 10018 8:00pm 10:00pm 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
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
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
GACSA

Agriculture and climate change: How multistakeholder actors are driving positive change and innovation

This event aims to share information for sound implementation and scaling up of CSA, and to highlight the work of the Global Alliance for Climate-Smart Agriculture (GACSA), its Action Groups, and multistakeholder members towards meeting CSA goals.
Wednesday Sept 20 Grand Hyatt New York 109 E. 42nd St New York, NY 10017 9:00am 11:00am 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
climateclub

Carbon Neutrality at the Board Level: Why Now and How?

Climate Club’s Climate Breakfast on September 20th will seek to present how and why private and public sector leaders are using carbon neutrality and most importantly, how to get their Executive Boards on board. High-level panelists from private and public sector organizations will discuss their experience and approach with key influencers.
Wednesday Sept 20 350 Park Ave, 13th floor, New York, NY 10022 8:30am 12:00pm View Event
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The Bloomberg Global Business Forum

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum, taking place on September 20th in New York City, will bring together international heads of state and CEOs from across every industry to build a path forward towards lasting economic progress.
Wednesday Sept 20 The Plaza, 768 5th Avenue, New York, NY 10019 7:30am 3:00pm 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
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
act

ACT Meetup

The meetup will allow people to meet the founders of daoact and discuss its business model for funding civic mobilization.
Wednesday Sept 20 Fitzpatrick Manhattan Hotel 687 Lexington Avenue New York, NY 10022 7:00pm 8:30pm View Event
LESC

Low-Emissions Solutions Conference (LESC)

The Low-Emissions Solutions Conference (LESC) was launched last year at COP22 and is aimed at problem solving, brainstorming, and global co-creation to inform nations about the latest low emissions technologies for energy, policy, and strategy development.
Wednesday Sept 20 64 Morningside Dr. New York, NY 10027 9:00am 5:00pm View Event
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Lower East Ride with Green Map, on a Shared Bike!

Take an exciting bicycle tour of energy innovation and climate action in Manhattan’s East Village, a riverside neighborhood impacted by Superstorm Sandy. On borrowed Citi Bikes, we’ll visit community gardens, a super-efficient retrofit building, a proposed community microgrid, historic solar and green infrastructure and many more sites on the Green Map!
Wednesday Sept 20 East 10th Street, just east of Avenue A, at the bike station by Tompkins Sq Park East Village New York, NY 10009 5:30pm 8:30pm View Event
ariane

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