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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.

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.

M&M’S + wind = the perfect recipe!

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M&M’S + wind = the perfect recipe!

While you’re in NYC for Climate Week, take a few minutes to drop by M&M’S World Store in New York City to learn more about why M&M’S are FANS OF WIND. This new campaign shines a light on one reason why everyone should care about wind: because climate change is real and businesses need to be a part of the solution.

SustainAbility Engaging Stakeholders Network Climate Week Cocktails

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SustainAbility Engaging Stakeholders Network Climate Week Cocktails

Enjoy an evening of cocktails and conversation with our SustainAbility team and Engaging Stakeholders (ES) Network members as we prepare for our annual workshops which will focus on Value Creation Through Goal Setting. For more information on ES and our workshop, please visit: http://sustainability.com/events/value-creation-through-goal-setting-us/

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:

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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