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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2017

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 View Event
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Join the Climate Optimists

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 View Event
GreenSchools

Towards Green School

Green School Initiative will invite educators and School Managers to lead towards Green School.
Friday Sept 22 601 W 26th St #325, New York, NY 10001, USA 2:00pm 4:00pm View Event
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UN Sustainable Development Goals & Global Human Rights

The UN Sustainable Development Goals & Global Human Rights
Forge Ideas for Innovation to Achieve Global Goals & Follow-Up Toward Implementation to Accomplish Sustainable Development Through an Innovative & Inclusive Human Rights Based Approach.
Friday Sept 22 Salvation Army 221 East 52nd Street New York , NY 10022 12:00pm 3:00pm View Event
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The Current State of Corporate Disclosure on Long-term Risks

As acknowledged by Bank of England governor Mark Carney in his speech entitled 'Breaking the Tragedy of of the Horizon', capital markets currently lack the long-term focus needed to adequately address climate-related risks. To address this problem, the Task Force on Climate-Related Disclosure (TCFD) recommended companies and investors to report on their long-term climate strategy and perform 2°C scenario analysis.
Friday Sept 22 Rockefeller Brothers Fund 475 Riverside Drive, Suite 900 12:00pm 2:00pm View Event
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Climate Hub - Day 5

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.
Friday Sept 22 Instituto Cervantes New York Auditorium 211 E 49th St New York, NY 9:00am 6:00pm View Event
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Disciplining fossil fuel subsidies for climate mitigation and SDGs: A job for the trade system?

This event, jointly organised by the International Centre for Trade and Sustainable Development (ICTSD), The Guarini Center on Environmental, Energy and Land Use Law, and the Institute for International Law and Justice (IILJ) of the New York University School of Law will shed light on the issue of fossil fuel subsidies and their impact on climate change.
Friday Sept 22 Pollack Colloquium Room, Ninth Floor, Furman Hall 245 Sullivan Street New York, NY 8:30am 1:00pm View Event
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We Are Still In: L’Oréal USA’s Commitment to Sustainability & Renewable Energy

During Climate Week NYC we are hosting a panel discussion for our employees about the progress being made by the private and public sectors, and L’Oréal USA's leadership role in combating climate change through our renewable energy initiatives.
Friday Sept 22 10:00am 11:00am View Event