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Climate Resilient Pensions: Lowering Risk, Lowering Emissions

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Climate Resilient Pensions: Lowering Risk, Lowering Emissions

As the climate crisis forces a change in how institutional asset owners evaluate climate risk, public and private pension funds must react. Panelists will discuss climate-related financial risk to pensions, and the need for pension boards - as long-term investors - to embrace a clearer understanding of that risk.

Vote for the Future

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Vote for the Future

At Seventh Generation, we are in the business of building a healthier future. You can’t live a healthy life on a sick planet and that is why Seventh Generation has held itself accountable for the impact every decision has on the environment. As a Certified B Corp, the company is on a mission to transform the world into a healthy, sustainable and equitable place for the next seven generations.

Women Leadership in Climate Activism: PAT MITCHELL

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Women Leadership in Climate Activism: PAT MITCHELL

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.

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NYSE & ICE Sustainable Investing: Tools & Transparency

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NYSE & ICE Sustainable Investing: Tools & Transparency

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. 

Climate Change and Shareholder Engagement

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Climate Change and Shareholder Engagement

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. 

Climate Activism Using Public Equity Market: TOM STEYER

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Climate Activism Using Public Equity Market: TOM STEYER

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. 

Accelerating Climate Action

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Accelerating Climate Action

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. 

EMBODIED ACTIVISM WORKSHOP WEEK

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EMBODIED ACTIVISM WORKSHOP WEEK

CreateART and Embodied Activism present a week of donation-based movement workshops and talks centered around Climate Awareness. All donations go to WE ACT for Environmental Justice, a Harlem-based nonprofit working to fight environmental racism at the city, state, and federal levels. Featuring dance and yoga classes from WE ARE NATURE choreographers Kelly Ashton Todd and Cameron McKinney. For full schedule, to sign up and donate visit www.createartperformance.org.

CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition

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CEO Perspectives: Delivering Climate Ambition

A growing number of leading companies are committing themselves to ambitious climate goals. CEOs will engage in a multisector discussion on what’s driving their climate efforts and how they aim to overcome technology, policy, and other challenges on the path toward decarbonization.

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Dr. Pedro J. Pizarro President and CEO, Edison International Member, Board of Directors, Edison International and Southern California Edison

Wayne T. Smith Chairman and CEO, BASF Corporation Member, Board of Executive Directors of BASF SE

Xie Zhenhua and Kevin Rudd in discussion

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Xie Zhenhua and Kevin Rudd in discussion

The Asia Society Policy Institute is delighted to host Minister Xie Zhenhua, China’s Special Advisor for Climate Change Affairs and the President of the Institute of Climate Change and Sustainable Development at Tsinghua University, for an address and discussion with the Hon. Kevin Rudd AC, President of the Asia Society Policy Institute. The discussion will focus on Chinese and global climate action, including the implementation of the Paris Agreement in the lead-up to the United Nations COP26 Climate Conference next year.