Climate Week NYC would not be possible without the support and commitment of our partners and sponsors. Their generosity and expertise allows us to drive global climate action for the benefit of everyone.
Climate Week NYC is the collaborative space for climate events in support of the UN Summit to Adopt the Post-2015 Development Agenda.
More than 150 world leaders are expected to attend the UN Sustainable Development Summit from September 25-27 at UN headquarters in New York to formally adopt an ambitious new sustainable development agenda. This momentous agenda will serve as the launch pad for action by the international community and by national governments to promote shared prosperity and well-being for all over the next 15 years.Visit Us
BT is one of the world’s leading providers of communications services and solutions, serving customers in more than 170 countries. Its principal activities include the provision of networked IT services globally; local, national and international telecommunications services to its customers for use at home, at work and on the move; broadband, TV and internet products and services; and converged fixed/mobile products and services. BT consists principally of five lines of business: BT Global Services, BT Business, BT Consumer, BT Wholesale and Openreach.
Better Future is BT’s commitment to use the power of communications to improve lives and ways of doing business – without it costing the earth. Better Future embeds responsible and sustainable business practice to build real growth and is rooted in what BT does best – bringing together our networks and technology with the expertise of our people to make a better world. Our Better Future programme focuses on three areas, connecting people digitally (‘Connected Society’), using our skills and technology to help society support good causes (‘Improving Lives’), and ensuring BT makes a net positive contribution to the environment (‘Net Good’).Visit Us
Siemens is a global powerhouse focusing on the areas of electrification, automation and digitalization. One of the world’s largest producers of energy-efficient, resource-saving technologies, Siemens is a leading supplier of systems for power generation and transmission as well as medical diagnosis. In infrastructure and industry solutions the company plays a pioneering role. The Siemens Environmental Portfolio has helped customers to reduce their carbon emissions by almost 430 million metric tons in 2014, and amounted to 46% of Siemens total revenue. Siemens has been listed in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index for 16 years in a row and is recognized therein as one of the leading industrial companies. As of September 30, 2014, the company had around 343,000 employees in more than 200 countries. In fiscal 2014, Siemens generated revenues of €71.9 billion from continuing operations.Visit Us
At SolarCity, we believe in a better way to power homes and businesses at a lower cost while contributing to a cleaner planet. As America’s #1 full-service solar provider, we make it easy to enjoy the benefits of clean, renewable energy.Visit Us
NIKE, Inc., based near Beaverton, Oregon, is the world's leading designer, marketer and distributor of authentic athletic footwear, apparel, equipment and accessories for a wide variety of sports and fitness activities. Wholly owned NIKE, Inc. subsidiaries include Converse Inc., which designs, markets and distributes athletic lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories; and Hurley International LLC, which designs, markets and distributes surf and youth lifestyle footwear, apparel and accessories.Visit Us
P&G serves consumers around the world with one of the strongest portfolios of trusted, quality, leadership brands, including Always®, Ambi Pur®, Ariel®, Bounty®, Charmin®, Crest®, Dawn®, Downy®, Fairy®, Febreze®, Gain®, Gillette®, Head & Shoulders®, Lenor®, Olay®, Oral-B®, Pampers®, Pantene®, SK-II®, Tide®, Vicks®, and Whisper®. The P&G community includes operations in approximately 70 countries worldwide.
Please visit http://www.pg.com for the latest news and information about P&G and its brands.Visit Us
SkyPower is the largest and one of the most successful developers and owners of utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) energy projects in the world. With roots dating back to over a decade, SkyPower’s global team possesses a vast track record of over 800 years of combined experience in power and large infrastructure projects.
SkyPower prides itself on its established relationships with world leading banks and financial institutions, as well as with its global and local suppliers, and the indigenous peoples and communities who work hand in hand with SkyPower with the shared objective of producing hundreds of millions of kWh of clean electricity each and every year.Visit Us
CBRE Group, Inc. (NYSE:CBG), a Fortune 500 and S&P 500 company headquartered in Los Angeles, is the world’s largest commercial real estate services and investment firm (in terms of 2013 revenue). CBRE has approximately 44,000 employees (excluding affiliates), and serves real estate owners, investors and occupiers through approximately 350 offices (excluding affiliates) worldwide. CBRE offers strategic advice and execution for property sales and leasing; corporate services; property, facilities and project management; mortgage banking; appraisal and valuation; development services; investment management; and research and consulting.
Environmental sustainability is an essential part of our operations, and entirely consistent with our company values of Respect, Integrity, Service and Excellence (RISE). We recognize that our industry leadership comes with great responsibility to improve the way commercial real estate is managed, occupied, traded and built.Visit Us
Bank of the West Wealth Management provides wealth planning, investment management*, personal banking and trust services. The group is part of BNP Paribas’ global wealth management business of more than 6,300 professionals in 30 countries worldwide with over $9.5 billion** in assets under management in the United States and €331 billion ($378 billion) in assets under management globally as of June 2015.Visit Us
The Climate Group is an award-winning, international non-profit. Our goal is a prosperous, low carbon future. We believe this will be achieved through a ‘clean revolution’: the rapid scale-up of low carbon energy and technology.
We work with corporate and government partners to develop climate finance mechanisms, business models which promote innovation, and supportive policy frameworks. We convene leaders, share hard evidence of successful low carbon growth, and pilot practical solutions which can be replicated worldwide.
Our offices are in Greater China, North America, India and Europe.Visit Us
The Clean Revolution is a partnership of international statesmen and governments, business leaders and corporations, thinkers and opinion formers. It is coordinated by The Climate Group and calls for a swift, massive scale-up of clean energy and infrastructure, and of smart technologies and design.
Philips, today one of the largest electronics companies in the world, started in 1891 as a manufacturer of carbon filament light bulbs. Since then it has brought countless innovations to the mass market such as the electric razor, the home radio, the television, and the world's first home video cassette recorder.
The company is a market leader in medical diagnostic imaging and patient monitoring systems, energy efficient lighting solutions, personal care and home appliances, as well as consumer electronics. In 1982 it teamed up with Sony to create standards for Compact Discs and optical telecommunications systems - now a part of the internet - and, later, DVD and blu-ray.
The company has had a long tradition of stringent sustainability reporting since 1999. Philips lists sustainability as one of its eight key opportunities looking towards 2015 and now publishes an integrated annual financial, social and environmental report.Visit Us
IKEA offers well-designed and functional home furnishings at affordable prices. Founded in Sweden in 1943, the IKEA Group today has 298 stores in 26 countries and 139,000 co-workers committed to its vision to create a better everyday life for the many people.
Care for people and the environment is integrated in every step of the business. IKEA continuously supports initiatives that benefit causes such as children or the environment. One of the biggest challenges in the 21st century is how to tackle the expected shortage of resources and climate change, while providing a good quality of life for people around the world.Visit Us
Quebec is one of Canada’s most dynamic regions, with a vibrant culture and strong, diverse economy based around the main population centres of Montreal and Quebec City. From the subarctic shore of Hudson’s Bay to the temperate borders with New England, Quebec contains large variations in climate, topography and vegetation.
The province contains over 3% of the world’s fresh water reserves and is the leading generator of hydro power in North America, with over 36 gigawatts installed capacity accounting for 97% of consumption. The Québec Government seeks to use a 'clean industrial revolution' to drive job creation, business competitiveness and international presence. It has outlined its strategy in a report entitled For A Green and Prosperous Quebec.Visit Us
Suzlon is the world's third largest wind power supplier with 9.8% of the global market. Founded in 1995, the company's vertically integrated structure allows it to deliver complete wind power solutions to its customers while also managing the installation and maintenance of these turnkey solutions.
Headquarted in Pune, India, Suzlon has a presence across 32 countries, manufacturing on three continents, and world-class research and development centers in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India. Its installations account for over half of the wind power output in India, and its global clients include private and public sector companies, utilities and independent energy producers.
Suzlon has a highly integrated approach to corporate social responsibility (CSR) and ensures that its projects benefit the local community and operate in a socially responsible manner. It also supports the Suzlon Foundation, which works on infrastructure, medical, educational and other initiatives.Visit Us
The Dutch Postcode Lottery (Nationale Postcode Loterij), which has been raising funds for organizations that work for a greener and fairer world since 1989, is the largest charity lottery in the Netherlands.
Fifty percent of the proceeds from the lottery tickets are distributed to 85 charitable organizations active in the fields of environmental protection, development cooperation and human rights. In 2011, the money distributed by the Postcode Lottery amounted to a total of 284 million euros.Visit Us
In June 2006, HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco established the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation to protect the environment and to promote sustainable development worldwide. The Foundation supports initiatives of public and private organizations in the areas of research, technological innovation and social aware practices.Visit Us
Zennström Philanthropies was founded in 2007 by Niklas and Catherine Zennström. Its mission is to support and engage with organizations that fight for human rights, work to stop climate change and encourage social entrepreneurship in order to protect our natural environment and allow those who live in it to realize their full potential.Visit Us
The foundation's vision is of a future that values the environment.
A sustainable economy requires leadership to put in place social and economic policies that incentivize business and individuals to behave differently. Leadership advances new technologies, disruptive enterprises, and social innovations that allow humanity to live within the planet's finite natural capital.Visit Us
Established in 1944, the World Bank is headquartered in Washington, D.C. It has more than 9,000 employees in more than 100 offices worldwide. The World Bank is a vital source of financial and technical assistance to developing countries around the world. The World Bank Group offers loans, advice, and an array of customized resources to more than 100 developing countries and countries in transition.
The World Bank is not a 'bank' in the common sense. It is one of the United Nations' specialized agencies, and is made up of 184 member countries. These countries are jointly responsible for how the institution is financed and how its money is spent. Along with the rest of the development community, the World Bank centers its efforts on the reaching the Millennium Development Goals, agreed to by UN members in 2000 and aimed at sustainable poverty reduction.Visit Us
The UN Global Compact is a United Nations strategic policy initiative for businesses that are committed to aligning their operations and strategies with ten universally accepted principles in the areas of human rights, labour, environment and anti-corruption. By doing so, business, as a primary driver of globalization, can help ensure that markets, commerce, technology and finance advance in ways that benefit economies and societies everywhere.Visit Us