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Conference on the Global Pact for the Environment

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Conference on the Global Pact for the Environment

CCSI and the UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network (SDSN), under the guidance of Prof. Jeffrey Sachs, Special Adviser to the UN Secretary-General on the SDGs, and Laurent Fabius, President of the Constitutional Council of the French Republic, will host a one-day conference to present and discuss the blueprint for a Global Pact for the Environment. The conference will build on the successful June 2017 launch of the Global Pact in Paris, which brought together prominent leaders to discuss the draft pact and its role in moving the environment and development agendas forward.

Hub Culture Climate Leaders Reception

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Hub Culture Climate Leaders Reception

Join a Hub Culture evening networking reception for invited guests in the global climate community: UNGA for Global Goals Week, Climate Week NYC. 

Climate Leaders Reception
The Bryant Park Grill Rooftop
8-10pm, Wednesday 20 Sept. 2017

Featuring 
A discussion on climate and carbon linked tokens
Networking and deal flow with climate leaders
A review of upcoming Hubs in Bonn for COP23, Miami and Davos

RSVP@HubCulture.com or toll-free +1 (844) HUB CULTURE

ENDANGERED The Musical & the ENDANGERED CLIMATE TALKBACK SERIES

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ENDANGERED The Musical & the ENDANGERED CLIMATE TALKBACK SERIES

ENDANGERED! The Musical is a groundbreaking eco-musical about a climate change induced Superstorm that hits NYC and floods the Zoo, stranding a Kid reporter and a group of endangered animals from around the world. Huffington Post calls it: "A real gem... GODSPELL meets Greenpeace." The Musical plays WED, SAT & SUN.

The ENDANGERED CLIMATE TALKBACK SERIES is a series of Free panel discussions following the Sunday 3pm performances of ENDANGERED, featuring a range of leading activists and world renowned conservationists.

Building Resilient Prosperity: How Public Leadership and Private Capital are Transforming Risk into Opportunity

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Building Resilient Prosperity: How Public Leadership and Private Capital are Transforming Risk into Opportunity

Today there are more solutions, strategies and commitments to solving humanity’s greatest challenge than we’ve ever had before. In support of the 2017 Climate Week theme of Climate Optimism, this reception will gather government leaders, investors, businesses and technology innovators to have a timely and critical conversation about leadership and to accelerate our work transforming risk into opportunity.

SHINE Campaign Energy Access Briefing

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SHINE Campaign Energy Access Briefing

On September 20th from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Paley Center for Media, the SHINE Campaign will host a special briefing focused on the state of financing to achieve universal energy access.

SHINE: Investing in Energy Access for All is an emergent global campaign dedicated to ending energy poverty by 2030. On September 20th, we will welcome leaders in philanthropy, faith, and development to speak on the resources needed to achieve universal access to safe, clean, and affordable energy.

BUY CLEAN: How Purchasing Power Can Close the Carbon Loophole

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BUY CLEAN: How Purchasing Power Can Close the Carbon Loophole

As much as 22 percent of carbon emissions worldwide are caused by the manufacture of products destined for export, or embedded in supply chains. A substantial portion of these products are not subject to any in-country regulations on their emissions, and so pass through a “loophole” in climate policy.

High-Level Event on Climate Education for Children and Youth – “Accelerating the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals”

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High-Level Event on Climate Education for Children and Youth – “Accelerating the Implementation of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals”

The critical role of education in the global climate change response was recognized in the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, as well as in Article 6 of the UNFCCC and Article 12 of the Paris Climate Change Agreement. These state that “Parties shall cooperate in taking measures to enhance climate change education, training, public awareness, public participation and public access to information”.

ACT Meetup

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ACT Meetup

The meetup will allow people to meet the founders of daoact and discuss its business model for funding civic mobilization.

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Paths to Action

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Paths to Action

We hear about new environmentally responsible practices and clean tech all the time, so why aren’t we seeing sweeping results?

The problem isn’t lack of technologies or policy solutions; it's apathy at both personal and corporate levels. To achieve real progress, we need to design for factors like urgency, empowerment, self-interest, and intuitiveness of action. In other words, for people knowing:

The Future of Transportation: California Policy and the Federal Rules

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The Future of Transportation: California Policy and the Federal Rules

Covington is hosting an invitation-only meeting to discuss strategies to advance clean transportation. This meeting will address issues related to federal fuel economy and greenhouse gas emissions standards, the California Waiver, and heavy duty truck and bus emissions policy. Guest Speakers will include Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board, and Carol Browner, former Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy.

This is an invite-only event.