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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
EDF

CarbonSim: ETS by Choice - Results by Design

Join us for a session of CarbonSim -- a fun, AI-enhanced, multi-lingual, multi-user, carbon trading game. CarbonSim brings markets to life, teaches the principles of emissions trading, demystifies how to develop and implement a carbon portfolio management strategy, and demonstrates that results are driven by design.
Wednesday Sept 20 EDF Offices, 257 Park Avenue South New York, NY 10010 1:30pm 4:00pm 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
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Building Resilient Prosperity: How Public Leadership and Private Capital are Transforming Risk into Opportunity

Since 2015, the annual Sun Valley Forum on Resilience is a setting for accelerating the action needed to build resilience, where leaders share strategies, present opportunities, and spark new collaborations. Join us during this Climate Week to continue to accelerate the growth of resilient prosperity. 
Wednesday Sept 20 One Bryant Park New York, NY 10036 6:00pm 8:00pm 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
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
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
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
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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
human

Impact Hour: Collaboration Across Borders

Helping people navigate the current climate of information “clutter” is more important than ever. Our 2017 Impact Hours series will dig into ongoing environmental and social justice work, while sharing tools for more effective personal and organizational action.
Thursday Sept 21 WeWork South Williamsburg 109 S 5th Street Brooklyn, NY 11249 6:00pm 7:00pm View Event
wef

Climate Competent Boards

The release of the Financial Stability Board Task Force's recommendations on climate-related financial disclosures has also raised this topic to board level and created a new urgency to present an integrated picture to investors. 
Thursday Sept 21 350 Madison Ave New York, NY 9:00am 11:00am View Event