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Climate Chain Coalition

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Climate Chain Coalition

Digital innovation and especially Distributed ledger technology (blockchain) can be very important enablers of enhanced climate action.


DLT and blockchain could:

Plants of Hawai'I Tour

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Plants of Hawai'I Tour

NYBG’s Center for Conservation Strategy presents a special curator-led Gallery Tour of the exhibit Flora Hawaiiensis: Plants of Hawai’i, part of Georgia O’Keeffe: Visions of Hawai’i, to explore Hawaii’s endangered and rare flora, threats to its ecosystems and NYBG’s historical and present research and conservation projects in the Pacific region.

Clean Cap Leadership

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Clean Cap Leadership

The Clean Capitalist Leadership Council will feature an update on the research by the Clean Tax Cuts Working Group, and their current focus, the development of the Clean Asset Bond.

Vision Verte

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Vision Verte

A summit hosted by Vision Verte to draw attention to the devastation of the Congo Bain. Management of the environment, the climate, and the Congo Basin.

DSM Luncheon on Purpose

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DSM Luncheon on Purpose

At a multi-stakeholder event, organized by Royal DSM, Professor Rebecca Henderson from Harvard Business School will present new findings on Purpose-driven Companies and the Future of Capitalism.

Panel Discussion

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Panel Discussion

Recognizing the causes and harsh impacts of climate change, major city and state pension and endowment funds are addressing the risks of investments in fossil fuels and the need for investments in climate solutions. Come hear from the two financial capitals of the West, New York City and London about the options and tools at their disposal to meet investment objectives while adhering to their fiduciary duties.

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Sir Merrick Cockell
Chair, London Pensions Fund Authority

Elliot Harris
Chief Economist and Assistant Secretary-General, United Nations

Refrigerant Impact Live

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Refrigerant Impact Live

Because of the major impact refrigerants have upon climate, Trakref is hosting a free live webinar, #RefrigerantImpactLive, on Thurs., Sept. 27, 2018, at 1:00PM ET! 

Refrigerant management plays a critical role in the global response to climate change, and regulations and sustainability initiatives around the world place accountability on system owners to take control over refrigerants and manage their use throughout the lifecycle. Additionally, refrigerant management was recently listed as the #1 solution to global warming in Project Drawdown. 

Climate of Pension

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Climate of Pension

The Changing Climate of Corporate Pension Investments Breakfast Briefing on the Sustainable Retirement Plan Opportunity

NY State of the Climate

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NY State of the Climate

A panel discussion on what New York State can do to fight climate change sponsored by New York State Senators Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman.

With Washington abdicating its responsibility to join every other nation on Earth in the fight against climate change, it’s more important than ever that New York take a leading role in the transition to a carbon-free future.

Women in Sustainability

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Women in Sustainability

Women in Sustainability event will be focused on raising awareness of the climate issues women are mitigating every day. Through a gendered lens, it will explore the challenges and opportunities within the field of sustainability.