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Cultivating Sustainable Practices and Partnerships for Food and Beverage

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Cultivating Sustainable Practices and Partnerships for Food and Beverage

A virtual conversation with food industry influencers and leaders that are committed to creating change every day. Hosted by Compass Group with several special guests including Chef Sam Kass. Our guests are creating amazing change in the food system and will speak to reducing food waste, supporting local farms and communities, leveraging the supply chain and sourcing sustainability, food recovery as well as plant forward menuing.

Chefs Creating Change with Chef Sam Kass

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Chefs Creating Change with Chef Sam Kass

A virtual conversation with food industry influencers and leaders that are committed to creating change every day. Hosted by Compass Group with several special guests including Chef Sam Kass. Our guests are creating amazing change in the food system and will speak to reducing food waste, supporting local farms and communities, leveraging the supply chain and sourcing sustainability, food recovery as well as plant forward menuing.

Transformative Investment in Climate Smart Agriculture

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Transformative Investment in Climate Smart Agriculture

Join the U.S. Farmers and Ranchers in Action and World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBCSD) for a panel on transformative investment in climate smart agriculture. U.S. agriculture has the opportunity to significantly drawdown atmospheric carbon and the potential to be the first ‘carbon positive’ sector in the U.S. economy. However, farmers and ranchers can’t and shouldn’t do it alone. They and rural communities should gain economically from the improvements made to create healthier soil, conserve water and protect nature.

The Living Shoreline: NEW YORK RESTAURATION PROJECT

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The Living Shoreline: NEW YORK RESTAURATION PROJECT

This session is part of The Nest Summit.

The Nest Summit is an annual event during Climate Week NYC committed to advancing sustainability in the United States. By featuring the companies and government officials that are driving the U.S. to a cleaner and safer environment, The Nest Summit showcases the progress leaders are achieving and their best sustainability programs and practices.

Visit thenestsummit.com for more details on the session. 

Reimagining Food Systems to Meet the Climate Challenge

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Reimagining Food Systems to Meet the Climate Challenge

The food we cultivate and consume has a huge effect on climate change, with agricultural production contributing 20 to 30% of global greenhouse gas emissions. If we are to achieve the international goal of net zero emissions by 2050, we must implement radical but attainable solutions, fast. How can we significantly reduce emissions across key sectors within the food system, while maintaining nutritional balance and food security. How can communities be empowered to feed themselves? How can action on energy and transport, or other cross-cutting challenges, take us further, faster?

Forest Positive Leadership – a conversation with Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui

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Forest Positive Leadership – a conversation with Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui

As the Brazilian Amazon forests continue to be menaced by fires and acts of illegal deforestation, one of Brazil’s and South America’s most respected thought leaders, Chief Almir Narayamoga Surui, from the Paiter-Surui tribe, gives us an inside view of the current situation, including the arrival of Covid-19 virus to his community, and his people’s ongoing fight and action against deforestation.

Creating Sustainable Food Businesses

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Creating Sustainable Food Businesses

Join Rhodora Wine Bar owners Henry Rich and Halley Chambers, Drive Change culinary director and Food Plus People co-founder Mavis-Jay Sanders, and Hunky Dory owner Claire Sprouse for a roundtable discussion on how to make your business more sustainable. We’ll be talking about zero-waste infrastructure, menu cross-utilization, labor justice, and more.

Clean Energy Transitions in North Africa

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Clean Energy Transitions in North Africa

The IEA, with the support of the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment of Morocco, will convene a virtual regional symposium on 21 September 2020 to discuss how best to accelerate clean energy transitions in North Africa. The event will bring together energy leaders and other stakeholders to exchange views on best practices, success stories and lessons learned from across the region. It will also be an opportunity to reflect on the challenges of Covid-19 and its economic ramifications on North Africa’s energy sector.

Tipping point or turning point: global solidarity for an inclusive, resilient recovery

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Tipping point or turning point: global solidarity for an inclusive, resilient recovery

As the world grapples with the unprecedented crises unleashed by COVID-19, never has global solidarity and leadership been more critical than now as the global community endeavors to counter the devastating impact on people and the planet. It is also vital to forge the transformative transitions that promote inclusive, resilient and sustainable economies and communities – which are at the heart of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). 

Build Back Better: Fixing the Future of Food

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Build Back Better: Fixing the Future of Food

How we can use the COVID-19 disruption to improve food systems and address the climate emergency?