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Climate Leadership, Action & Resilience

The Keynote Panel "Climate Leadership, Action & Resilience" is part of the Virtual “Summit Reimagined”, bringing together regional and national business leaders on Tuesday September 22 and Wednesday September 23 (2-5 PM). Business leaders will provide there thought-leadership on best sustainable business practices, and attendees will enjoy online networking and entertainment during two content packed afternoons: Day one, Resiliency Today, includes panelists from TESLA, Seventh Generation and GOJO (maker of PURELL). On Day two, Resiliency Tomorrow, attendees will hear from MOOG, Linde, Rich’s, Tapecon and more.

Keynote Panel September 23: Climate Leadership, Action & Resilience:

New York State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA), enacted earlier this year, sets the state on a path to achieve carbon neutrality over the next two decades. The aggressive and necessary legislation was a challenge prior to Covid and now implementation needs to be thought about within the context of our new economic reality. But climate and covid crisisis also present business opportunities and new emerging markets which can be leveraged. This panel discussion will explore why now is the perfect time to make the needed shift in our carbon use and how community solutions can be at the forefront of needed action. Confirmed Keynote Panelists: Scott Scheffler @ MOOG, Dennis Elsenbeck @ Phillips Lytle / Viridi Parente & Riva Krut @ Praxair. Moderator: Maureen Leddy @ NYS Department of Environmental Conservation.

Summit Reimagined is a hybrid event experience, and features a mix of live panel discussions, networking and vendor engagement, and prerecorded materials released ahead of time. Attendees will hear from 25+ expert speakers and gain critical industry insights on a range of relevant sustainability topics: #SupplyChain, #Resiliency, #Regeneration, #Climate, #People, and #Leadership. Attendees will also get a wide range of opportunities to network and share insights by participating in smaller breakout groups with facilitated discussions.