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
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
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
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
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
The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit brings together an international community of leaders from business, civil society, academia, Government and the United Nations to accelerate business action and partnerships to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Climate Agreement.
Thursday Sept 21 New York Hilton Midtown, 1335 6th Ave, New York, NY 10019 9:00am 5:30pm
Come along for food, drinks and a side order of mind-blowing evidence around why a growing number of people are climate optimists.
Thursday Sept 21 Crave Fishbar, 945 2nd Ave (between E50th and E51st St) 7:00pm 10:00pm
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
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
Restoring Degraded Forests and Soils for Climate Mitigation: A Regenerative Model for Rural Communities
Breakfast briefing on how Sierra Gorda is helping Mexico achieve its targets under the Paris Climate Agreement, working with small land-holders engaged in ranching and farming.
Thursday Sept 21 TBD 8:30am 10:00am
Carbon Negative features the pioneering work of world renowned economist, Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky, Co-Founder and CEO of Global Thermostat (GT)). The company has created a revolutionary “Carbon Negative Technology”™ that captures CO2 from the air and transforms it into profitable assets
Thursday Sept 21 School of Visual Arts Theater - 333 West 23rd Street New York, NY 10011 4:30pm 8:00pm
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
The main objective of the event is to highlight the citizens’ emerging, but still under-recognized role in achieving the goals of the Paris Agreement.
Thursday Sept 21 Scandinavia House 58 Park Avenue New York, NY 10016 8:00am 5:00pm
Workshop and Sunset Rooftop Cocktail overlooking the Manhattan Skyline
Thursday Sept 21 1 North 4th Place Brooklyn, NY 11249 3:00pm 7:00pm