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Sustain the Vote Launch

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Sustain the Vote Launch

Join us for Sustain the Vote’s launch during New York’s 2017 Climate Week. Sustain the Vote’s vision is a future where an informed electorate and elected officials agree that an economically vibrant Tri-State region depends on clean energy, resiliency, and equitable and sustainable infrastructure. We will make clean energy, resiliency, and equitable and sustainable infrastructure central to the Tri-State region’s political discourse by building an advocacy channel for constituents to empower candidates to champion these issues in political races.

Alliance of CEO Climate Leaders - sherpa meeting

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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. Collectively, they seek to maintain private sector momentum for ambitious climate action, foster cross-sector and public-private collaboration that can help scale up climate solutions, and help shape and support delivery of the Paris Agreement and the SDGs.

The Sherpa group is a group of senior executives who represent their CEO engagement in the initiative. They meet twice a year to discuss progress and planning ahead for the Alliance.

Financing the Paris Agreement: Barriers, Opportunities, and Solutions

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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). 

The day will begin with a briefing on implementing the NDCs and end with an interactive discussion on climate finance strategies that address barriers to achieving climate action at scale. 

Getting on track by 2020 – driving non-Party climate action

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Getting on track by 2020 – driving non-Party climate action

Following the decision by President Trump to withdraw from the Paris Agreement, states, cities and businesses in the U.S and internationally, strongly reaffirmed their commitment to bold climate action.

A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific

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A Region at Risk: The Human Dimensions of Climate Change in Asia and the Pacific

Asia and the Pacific continues to be exposed to climate change impacts. Home to the majority of the world’s poor, the population of the region is particularly vulnerable to those impacts. Unabated warming could largely diminish previous achievements of economic development and improvements, putting the future of the region at risk.

New Directions in Sustainable Investing: Using Innovative ESG Metrics to Reinforce the Paris Climate Change Agreement

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New Directions in Sustainable Investing: Using Innovative ESG Metrics to Reinforce the Paris Climate Change Agreement

A growing number of investors want to ensure that their portfolios align with their environmental values in general and with their desire for action to address climate change in particular. And Interest in sustainable investing has boomed in the wake of uncertainty about the U.S. government’s commitment to the 2015 Paris Agreement.

TEDGlobal>NYC

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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.

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum

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The Bloomberg Global Business Forum

The Bloomberg Global Business Forum, taking place on September 20th in New York City, will bring together international heads of state and CEOs from across every industry to build a path forward towards lasting economic progress.

Building on the success of Bloomberg's historic 2014 and 2016 U.S.-Africa Business Forums, this new conference expands the discussion to a global level with leadership from every continent. The Forum will provide an unprecedented opportunity to create a more transparent, equitable and sustainable framework for the global economy.

EcoSessions: Fashion x Climate

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EcoSessions: Fashion x Climate

How is the fashion industry addressing climate change? This panel will gather fashion industry leaders (from Mara Hoffman, Zady, H&M) to discuss what the third largest global industry is doing to mitigate climate damage.

Wednesday, September 20
8:30-10:00 am. at NeueHouse 


Open to all, registration required. Click here to register.

Lower East Ride with Green Map, on a Shared Bike!

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Lower East Ride with Green Map, on a Shared Bike!

Take an exciting bicycle tour of energy innovation and climate action in Manhattan’s East Village, a riverside neighborhood impacted by Superstorm Sandy. On borrowed Citi Bikes, we’ll visit community gardens, a super-efficient retrofit building, a proposed community microgrid, historic solar and green infrastructure and many more sites on the Green Map!