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Our Planet: Our Business

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Our Planet: Our Business

Our world is under threat like never before. Business as usual is not an option. We all need to act now.

Join us for an exclusive event at the United Nations General Assembly co-hosted by HSBC and WWF to discuss the business role in making the transition to a low-carbon future where people and nature thrive together.

We’ll hear from inspiring speakers including Daniel Klier, Group General Manager and Global Head of Sustainable Finance, HSBC and Tanya Steele, CEO of WWF-UK.

Juliana v. US: Plaintiff Vic Barrett

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Juliana v. US: Plaintiff Vic Barrett

Come hear from Juliana plaintiff Vic Barrett and counsel Andrea Rodgers.

Decarbonize and Grow the Green Economy

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Decarbonize and Grow the Green Economy

Quebec & Northeast: Aligned to Decarbonize

Quebec and New York are taking leading positions in action and policy design to dramatically decarbonize and green the regional economy.

This Climate Week NYC 2019 panel discussion, featuring Jonatan Julien, Quebec Minister of Energy and Natural Resources, and local and industry leaders, will focus on highlighting concrete solutions to meet this pressing regional challenge. 

Invitation only. 

Hub Culture Climate Leaders Reception

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Hub Culture Climate Leaders Reception

Each year Hub Culture gathers leaders in the climate community during UN General Assembly week in New York for a discussion on solutions and initiatives to help the planet.

Please join us at the Standard Hotel on Wednesday 25 September 2019 for this year’s discussion and a chance to meet and connect with others working on a greener future for the planet. The discussion will include a review of our new blockchain project, ULTRA, and how it will support funding models for environmental protection.

Please RSVP@HubCulture.com - and hope to see you there.

Strategies for Net Zero Buildings

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Strategies for Net Zero Buildings

Green Buildings can help us to tackle climate change by reducing greenhouse gas emissions, help create sustainable communities and drive economic growth. A whopping 39% of global emissions can be attributed to buildings and construction processes, and with the Paris agreement commitment to limit the temperature rise by 1.5 degrees, the transition to net-zero buildings is imperative.

Unite Behind the Science...and the Math

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Unite Behind the Science...and the Math

You Say You Want to Get to Zero Carbon, Show us Your “First Gigawatt Down”

Film: First Gigawatt Down, Part 2 (Rezwan Razani, 18 minutes, 2019)

It's 2019. Team Earth is still sleepwalking into climate catastrophe. Team Doom is dancing in civilization’s endzone. And the players are as clueless as ever about how to actually stop the carbon emissions and win this game.

Capturing Carbon & Your Attention

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Capturing Carbon & Your Attention

Please join us during Climate Week NYC 2019 for Capturing Carbon and Your Attention

This is a cocktail event and short film on Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS/CCUS)

The IPCC reported that without CCS the median increase in mitigation cost to get to 2 degrees is almost 140%. CCS has been done and has safely and permanently stored almost 250MT of CO2 to date. 

Come and hear about how costs are coming down and how CCS applies well beyond the coal industry. 

Go Green on Wellness Wednesday

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Go Green on Wellness Wednesday

Learn about NYBG’s sustainability efforts underway across our 250-acre campus as part of Wellness Wednesdays, an ongoing program that focuses on healthy choices for mind and body.

Changing Climates: Prioritizing Health

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Changing Climates: Prioritizing Health

Changing climates: Prioritizing human health amid environmental, political and social change

Modelling and Managing the Energy Transition

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Modelling and Managing the Energy Transition

Four of the five most impactful global risks in 2019 relate to climate change. Increasingly initiatives such as the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures are pushing climate risks to board level. We consider the investor response to climate risk and how scenario analysis can be used to assess climate change risks and opportunities.