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23
Sep
2019

Climate Week NYC 2019

ENGIE Impact is a partner of this international event, running from Monday, September 23 to Sunday, September 29, which will be attended by many political decision-makers, business leaders and investors seeking to make climate action a reality. ...

Speakers expected at Climate Week 2019 include Mette Frederiksen, the Danish Prime Minister; Carlos Alvarado Quesada, President of Costa Rica; Isabelle Kocher, CEO of ENGIE; and Alan Jope, CEO of Unilever.

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This is the 10th annual Climate Week NYC. Created by The Climate Group, an international non-profit, this event aims to step up actions against global heating around the world. Businesses, governments, academic institutions, artists, non-profit organizations and citizens are this year expected to attend more than 150 events, including seminars, concerts, exhibitions, etc.

Eleven programs are available:

  • Youth and climate activism
  • Energy transition
  • Industry transition
  • Clean transports, buildings and infrastructure
  • Food, land and nature-based solutions
  • Climate finance, investment and carbon pricing
  • National government policy and commitment
  • State, city and local action
  • Health, equality and justice
  • Sustainable travel and leisure
  • Resilience and adaption to climate change

The Climate Action Summit will open Climate Week. Presided by the Secretary General of the United Nations, António Guterres, this summit constitutes a decisive stage in international political cooperation and will give a necessary boost for achieving the targets of the Paris Agreement and the Sustainable Development Goals.

ENGIE Impact: a positive impact on the environment

ENGIE Impact is proud to support Climate Week NYC 2019, to speed up the world’s transformation to sustainable models.

Launched in July 2019, ENGIE Impact brings ENGIE Insight, Ecova UK, Red Engineering and the Advisory and Advanced Analytics division of Tractebel under a common umbrella. A key pillar in the Group’s zero carbon strategy, ENGIE Impact offers counseling services to businesses, cities and governments all round the world, supporting them in their ambitions with regard to sustainable development, from strategy through to execution.

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