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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
map

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
wef

Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders - sherpa meeting

The Alliance is an informal network of leading CEOs committed to climate action facilitated by the World Economic Forum.
Wednesday Sept 20 350 Madison Ave New York, NY 11:30am 5:30pm 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
advisers

New Climate Leadership: The Growing Focus on Climate Balance, Governance & Action

In 2015, nations committed in the Paris Agreement to keep global warming well below 2C (striving for 1.5C) and to achieve in the second half of the century a global balance between anthropogenic emissions and sinks. Now, less than two years later, several countries are leading the way by establishing nationally-determined balance years—dates when their net climate impact will be neutral or better.
Wednesday Sept 20 Scandinavia House, 58 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 10:30am 12:30pm View Event
ADB

A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific

During Climate Week 2017, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will highlight the most recent projections pertaining to climate change and climate change impacts in Asia and the Pacific, and the consequences of these changes to human systems, particularly for developing countries.
Wednesday Sept 20 Japan Society 333 East 47th Street (at 47th Street and First Avenue) New York, NY 10017 4:00pm 6:00pm View Event
nycom

Financing the Paris Agreement: Barriers, Opportunities, and Solutions

Jointly hosted by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), the Center for Climate Strategies, and The New York Community Trust, this invite-only Climate Week session focuses on barriers to, opportunities within, and strategies for financing the Paris Agreement and country-led climate action targets, or Nationally Determined Contributions (NDCs).
Wednesday Sept 20 9:00am 12:30pm View Event
GLEC

Global Logistics Emissions Council Open Meeting

Smart Freight Centre leads the Global Logistics Emission Council (GLEC) as a voluntary partnership of companies, green freight programs and industry associations working to support businesses to improve logistics efficiency and reduce emissions
Thursday Sept 21 UPS, 325 W Houston St, NY 10014 10:00am 5:00pm View Event
SBT

Deep Dive on Science-Based Target Setting

During Climate Week 2017 the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) will be hosting a training session on science-based target setting. Experts from the initiative will provide briefings to sustainability practitioners in companies and consultancy firms on key issues related to setting science-based greenhouse gas emission reduction targets.
Thursday Sept 21 New York Hilton Midtown Hotel 1335 6th Ave New York. NY 10019 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
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. 
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
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.
Thursday Sept 21 64 Morningside Dr. New York, NY 10027 9:00am 1:00pm View Event