Scope X: The World's Opportunity to Close the Emissions Gap
It’s going to take everyone – government, businesses, and people to do their part in finding a path to net zero. To help, we’ve launched “Scope X – The World’s Opportunity to Close the Emissions Gap.” This event will bring together climate change policymakers, activists, and sustainability professionals for two days filled with discussion and demonstration on how you can accelerate the world's path to net zero.
Waste as a resource, the new gold in the Built Environment
Our panel discusses how the perception around waste is changing and that through reuse, it can be a valuable resource. We will look at how reuse is implemented in the construction industry, providing tangible examples of successful projects. Highlight areas that need to be still addressed, the importance of ESG data, and how to measure the impact and use the findings to make changes.
The Amazon Forest defense in a local perspective: how do Brazilian parliamentarians from the Amazon region vote on environmental bills?
In 2022, RAPS conducted a study that analyzed how Brazilian Federal Deputies from the Amazon region voted on topics of great relevance to the environment. This event will present the findings of this study and reflect on the role of parliamentarians in the climate action. The event will be divided into 3 parts: 1) presentation of the study; 2) contributions from parliamentarians from the Amazon region and invited indigenous leaders; and 3) questions and discussion with the audience.
‘Action and Progress – Unleashing Net Zero Cement and Concrete’ One Year On From Our 2050 Roadmap
In October 2021 the GCCA launched its Net Zero Roadmap to zero carbon concrete and cement by 2050, the first heavy industrial sector to do so. This event will review progress to date in implementing the report's recommendations, and the next steps as we look to accelerating progress across the world, especially in the southern hemisphere and Asia.
Policies to be covered include resilience, the build environment, procurement and CCUS.
Going retro: can building retrofits deliver the energy resilience we need?
Energy efficiency is not the new kid on the built environment block. But levels of attention and action remain generally poor. How should we rethink our energy strategies for the built environment? How do we move this issue to be treated with the same seriousness, political attention and investment as renewables and transport? And what is the role of this area in securing the energy independence and resiliency governments now want.
Recovery Roses 7 Art Show by Selva Ozelli
Selva Ozelli’s digital solo art show "Art in the Time of Corona 7 - Recovery Roses" is part of her series of art shows exploring the links between pollution and the pandemic. In this art show, coronavirus is depicted in the form of roses since the pandemic is on its way to a recovery.
The art show includes a portrait of Dr. Ugur Sahin the CEO of BioNTech, which helped develop one of the major vaccines against COVID-19.
Reef Dwellers Art Show by Selva Ozelli
Reef Dwellers art show by artist Selva Ozelli celebrates the role of the oceans in our everyday life and inspires action to protect reefs which occupy only 0.1 per cent of the global sea surfaces. But more than 25 per cent of marine biodiversity is supported by them.
Financing a Net Zero Economy
Banks must align their climate strategies and tactics with all aspects of their business strategy to successfully develop and implement net zero commitments.
Global Goals Week 2022
Global Goals Week is an annual week of action, awareness, and accountability for the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). From September 16-25, 2022, Global Goals Week will mobilize communities, demand urgency, and supercharge solutions for the SDGs.
If the Bells Would Ring
On Friday, September 16 at 9:30 PM and Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 12:00 PM and 9:30 PM, Ecosystemic Magazine, Fridays for Future New York City (FFFNYC), Fridays for Future USA (FFFUSA), and Dangerously Persistent will be producing a political drama, If the Bells Would Ring, at The Tank in New York City on 312 W 36th St., New York, NY 10018
International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD)
The International Conference on Sustainable Development (ICSD) provides a forum for academia, government, civil society, UN agencies, and the private sector to come together to share practical solutions to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). This year's theme celebrates our 10 year anniversary.
YOUNG AND ON BOARDS: How listening to future talent can be a short cut to business and climate success
As part of Climate Week NYC, for the third year in a row, the EI’s Generation 2050 initiative will be holding an online roundtable to discuss matters of intergenerational importance relating to the climate crisis.
Climate in the geopolitical context of today
Climate, energy, food and global security are more connected than ever. Events this year have exposed the fragility of our systems and the risks posed by our short-term decision-making when faced with competing and connected global challenges. How we tackle these challenges together is one of the biggest questions of our time.
ClimateWeek Colombia & Mexico
Our focus will be on success stories of climate projects carried out by green startups, anchor companies, NGOs, indigenous communities, research centers, incubators & accelerators, and government agencies. With the Mexico Chapter partnership we will address comparative issues.