1st-2nd May 2018, 12:00am-12:00am
International Conference on Sustainable Cities
Creating sustainable cities has become one of the most pressing issues facing the United States and the global community. As Dr. Steven Cohen, Executive Director of the Columbia Earth Institute, has noted, a sustainable city “uses resources as efficiently as possible, uses renewable resources as much as possible, recycles as much as possible and has […]
18th-19th Sep 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
International Conference on Sustainable Development
The theme for this year is The World in 2050: Looking Ahead for Sustainable Development. Please also note that there will also be additional side events on September 20, 2017! One will focus on sustainable development of the Amazon region of South America, and another on technological solutions to support the transition to low-emission economies. More information will […]
9th Aug 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Paths to Climate Action
Much progress in sustainability is underway, so why aren’t we seeing sweeping results? Why aren’t corporations, consumers, and policy makers exercising their power enough? The problem isn’t lack of technologies or policy solutions. We see this problem in corporate innovation and organizational transformation all the time: great solutions fail when they solve a problem while […]
20th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Resilient New York
Join North Star Fund and our partners on May 20 for Resilient New York, a forum to advance grassroots organizing as a key strategy to protect the dignity and rights of all New Yorkers. The event is a call to community members, organizers, donors, and grantmakers to unite around a proactive shared vision to support the grassroots for the next four years and beyond. As the Trump administration escalates multi-front attacks on our communities, New York’s grassroots organizers bring decades of experience fighting against inequity and oppression. In this moment when communities are being targeted, we must sustain our commitment to longstanding campaigns and the Movement for Black Lives, while embracing new and emerging work.
19th May 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Celebrate Earth: Sustainable Living, Meditation and Yoga
This event will be a continuation of the ‘UN International Day of Yoga’, which was proclaimed by the United Nations on 11 December 2014 (Resolution 69/131), to be celebrated on 21 June every year. Special guest Ms. Yogmata Keiko Aikawa, the first female and non-Indian Siddha Master in history, will be gracing the event as the keynote speaker to promote methods of meditation that develop Mindfulness and that facilitate individual awareness.
14th Apr 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Ideas in Action Summit: Reform Refugee Response
The topic of this year’s Ideation Worldwide’s annual summit is Reform Refugee Response. We will be joined by various diplomats, representatives from the United Nations, eminent architects, and academics from Harvard, Oxford, Columbia, NYU amongst others, to present and discuss displacement issues faced by individuals living in refugee settlements.
22nd-24th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
Trinity Institute 2017: Water Justice
Be part of Trinity Institute 2017: Water Justice, a global conference held in New York City and webcast all over the world. With a sharp focus on the need for water justice initiatives in areas of access, droughts, pollution, rising tides, and flooding, Trinity Institute aims to offer actionable guidance for individuals, congregations, and the larger faith community surrounding these issues.
15th-16th Mar 2017, 12:00am-12:00am
The Sustainability Summit at New York Build Expo 2017
The Sustainability Summit at the New York Build Expo 2017 - 15th & 16th March, Javits Center is the leading construction and design event for New York. It's completely FREE to attend, so why not register yourself now?
2nd-3rd Nov 2016, 12:00am-12:00am
Climate Change and Sustainable Investment in Natural Resources: From Consensus to Action
As the world seeks to move from consensus to action on climate change, one burning question remains: can natural resource investments be sustainable in the age of climate change? This Conference brings together diverse stakeholders to explore the key challenges of and necessary steps to developing and implementing such a vision. The Conference takes as […]
7th Apr 2015, 12:00am-12:00am
Our Land: Local Action, Global Impact
FIT’s Ninth Annual FIT Sustainable Business and Design Conference. This conference is free and open to the public.
Aug 21, 2013
Where climate change meets NYC classrooms
It's good to know that NYC is already taking the right steps towards environmental awareness inside the classroom.