San Francisco, California
London, United Kingdom
CENTER FOR CLIMATE AND ENERGY SOLUTIONS
hosts a Climate Week NYC event:
Weathering the Storm:
Building Business Resilience to
Ninety percent of S&P Global 100 companies see extreme weather and climate change as current or near-term business risks. Their top concerns: closed factories, loss of power or water, disruption of supply and distribution chains, and rising commodity and insurance costs.
Senior executives from leading firms join the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) to examine how companies are beginning to assess and address their growing climate risks. This high-level roundtable builds on a new C2ES report, Weathering the Storm: Building Business Resilience to Climate Change, which looks in-depth at the state of resilience planning among a cross-section of global companies.
Date: Monday, Sept. 23, 2-4 p.m.
Location: Gilder Lehrman Hall, The Morgan Library & Museum, 225 Madison Avenue. New York, NY 10016
Theodore Roosevelt IV
Managing Director and Chairman, Cleantech Initiative, Barclays
Board Chairman, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
Group Executive for Technology and Innovation, Rio Tinto
President, National Grid New York
Executive Vice President and General Counsel, The Hartford
Senior Vice President, Environmental Operations Executive, Bank of America
President, Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
About C2ES: The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is an independent, nonprofit, nonpartisan organization promoting strong policy and action to address the twin challenges of energy and climate change. Launched in November 2011, C2ES is the successor to the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. Learn more at www.c2es.org.
About Climate Week NYC: Climate Week NYC is in its fifth year and brings together a diverse group of business, government, and non-profit representatives for more than 50 high-profile meetings and activities around New York City. The Climate Group is the secretariat of Climate Week NYC. Learn more at www.climateweeknyc.org.
Event sponsored by
Bank of America
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Center for Climate and Energy Solutions
The Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) is an independent, nonpartisan,
nonprofit organization working to forge practical solutions to climate change. Our
mission is to advance strong policy and action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions,
promote clean energy, and strengthen resilience to climate impacts.