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A Sustainable Future: Linking International Development and Conservation

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A Sustainable Future: Linking International Development and Conservation

Please join us for A Sustainable Future: Linking International Development and Conservation on Tuesday, September 26 at the Central Park Zoo. The evening will begin at 5:30 pm with a reception and panel discussion by expert panelists followed by a keynote dinner with Achim Steiner, Administrator of UNDP, at 7:30 pm.

NextGen Cleantech Startups Showcase and Demo Night

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NextGen Cleantech Startups Showcase and Demo Night

NextGen Cleantech is an exciting Startups Showcase and pitch event co-hosted by PowerBridgeNY and NEXUS-NY that will feature innovative and ground-breaking cleantech spinning out of New York's leading research institutions. This will be is a rare opportunity to see many up and coming cleantech companies all in one place and meet the founders who are making it all happen. Join us for a night of cutting-edge innovation and register today.

NY REV Future 2017 - Day 2

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NY REV Future 2017 - Day 2

Join industry leaders, technology providers and State officials September 26-27 in Brooklyn for New York REV Future 2017. Explore how new business models and partnerships are leading New York towards a clean energy economy.

The full agenda includes discussion around current market issues surrounding New York REV, demonstration projects and in-field demonstration, and efforts to operationalize a distributed energy marketplace in the State. We are a proud partner of this must attend industry event. 

NY REV Future 2017 - Day 1

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NY REV Future 2017 - Day 1

Join industry leaders, technology providers and State officials September 26-27 in Brooklyn for New York REV Future 2017. Explore how new business models and partnerships are leading New York towards a clean energy economy.

The full agenda includes discussion around current market issues surrounding New York REV, demonstration projects and in-field demonstration, and efforts to operationalize a distributed energy marketplace in the State. We are a proud partner of this must attend industry event. 

Green Building Tour - The Sims MunicipalRecycling Plant

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Green Building Tour - The Sims MunicipalRecycling Plant

The Sims Recycling Plant not only processes nearly 20,000 tons of waste per month, but does so in a state-of-the-art facility made of almost nothing but recycled steel. 

FREE BSC Partner Event: B Talks - What Does Purposeful Work Mean to You?

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FREE BSC Partner Event: B Talks - What Does Purposeful Work Mean to You?

Join Dopper, Be Social Change, and B Lab on Tuesday, September 26th for our next B-Talks, a monthly gathering to be inspired with stories of how businesses can be used as a force for good while networking with professionals and entrepreneurs working in social enterprises, non-profits, B Corps, and socially-conscious businesses.

This month’s theme is Purposeful Work where we will be hearing stories and insights from:

Stacey Bossard, Chief Operating Officer, Hirepurpose
Abe Taleb, Chief Executive Officer, ReWork

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GREEN STATES: Energy, Climate, and a Different Federalism

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GREEN STATES: Energy, Climate, and a Different Federalism

State actions increasingly define the future of our nation’s energy system and determine our national response to climate change. A distinguished group of speakers, including attorneys general and high-level policymakers from across the country, will discuss how states are developing innovative climate and energy strategies and using both litigation and policy to create cleaner, more resilient energy systems.

CLE credit will be available.

Center for Active Design: Excellence Awards

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Center for Active Design: Excellence Awards

We are delighted to introduce the winners of this year's Center for Active Design: Excellence awards! These projects from around the world captivated the jury with their creative design thinking, and impressive impact on health and engagement.

The event will also feature remarks from:
David Burney, Board Chair, Center for Active Design
Joanna Frank, President & CEO, Center for Active Design 
Justin Garrett Moore, Executive Director, NYC Public Design Commmission
Linda Gibbs, Principal, Bloomberg Associates

Funders Guide to Climate Week NYC - On Topics Like The Rise of Subnationals and Beyond

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Funders Guide to Climate Week NYC - On Topics Like The Rise of Subnationals and Beyond

This program is for grantmakers only.

This September 18-24 marks the 9th Annual Climate Week NYC, a time when leaders from around the globe gather in support of the Paris Climate Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals. This summit coincides wth the UN General Assembly, and engages over 500 million people around the world through 100-plus events across our city.

What’s going to get discussed? How might that be relevant to your philanthropy goals?

Urban Food Policy Forum: Litigation as a Strategy for Defending and Advancing Food Policy

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Urban Food Policy Forum: Litigation as a Strategy for Defending and Advancing Food Policy

Calorie or food labeling, misleading food advertising, taxes on sugary beverages, eligibility requirements for public food benefits—all these and more are food policy debates that have reached the court room for resolution. Food and nutrition advocates, government officials and the food industry have each used litigation to advance their food policy objectives. This panel discussion will explore the advantages and disadvantages of litigation as a strategy for policy change and promoting food equity.