The Nest Summit On-Demand

Watch, replay, and share each session broadcast with your own universe.

MEET THE SPEAKERS
SUBSCRIBE FOR NEWS
icon-arrow-down

View Tracks

The Nest Summit brought 60+ speakers from leading organizations and the climate community together during Climate Week NYC 2021 for two full days of education, inspiration, and collaboration – if you couldn't join us in person, now is your chance!

 

We are proud to present a virtual broadcast of our entire program that is focused on immediate and near-term solutions because the time for action is now.

 

The Nest Summit 2021 On-Demand

The Journey to Net Zero

 

Dr. Jonathan Foley, Executive Director of Project Drawdown provides an update on the status of the race to zero – where we stand and highlight some of the challenges and promising solutions to help us get where we need to be to stay below 1.5 Degrees Celsius. He also discusses the lexicon of sustainability and what “net zero” and other commonly used terms really mean.

 

WATCH NOW

Building for a More Sustainable America 

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_2

 

Join host Jimmy Chin in a panel discussion as he explores Ford Motor Company’s journey to sustainability. Discover how this 118-year-old company is taking a human-centric approach to sustainability and reaching net-zero emissions no later than 2050.

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

Going Electric 101 

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_3

 

What’s stopping you from joining the electric vehicle revolution? View a workshop with Ford Motor Company aimed at debunking common misperceptions about electric vehicles and learn about how easy they are to overcome. We’ll also chat about how driving electric can work for city-dwellers with info on charging, maintenance and more!

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

Building for a More Sustainable America 

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_2

 

Join host Jimmy Chin in a panel discussion as he explores Ford Motor Company’s journey to sustainability. Discover how this 118-year-old company is taking a human-centric approach to sustainability and reaching net-zero emissions no later than 2050.

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

Going Electric 101 

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_3

 

What’s stopping you from joining the electric vehicle revolution? View a workshop with Ford Motor Company aimed at debunking common misperceptions about electric vehicles and learn about how easy they are to overcome. We’ll also chat about how driving electric can work for city-dwellers with info on charging, maintenance and more!

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

Building Back Better Starts with Buildings

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_10-1

 

The Javits Center is continually transforming to support the growth of their industry, to respond to the needs of the community and to address climate change. By integrating energy efficiency approaches with the capabilities of smart and connected technologies and distributed energy resources, they are creating a model for an equitable, adaptable, decarbonized energy that others can follow.

As we reopen and reimagine our country’s built environment how can ensure that buildings are not just sustainable, but that they are optimized to be resilient, hyper-efficient, people-centric and continue to be engines of our economy?

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

 

Building Back Better Starts with Buildings

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_10-1

 

The Javits Center is continually transforming to support the growth of their industry, to respond to the needs of the community and to address climate change. By integrating energy efficiency approaches with the capabilities of smart and connected technologies and distributed energy resources, they are creating a model for an equitable, adaptable, decarbonized energy that others can follow.

As we reopen and reimagine our country’s built environment how can ensure that buildings are not just sustainable, but that they are optimized to be resilient, hyper-efficient, people-centric and continue to be engines of our economy?

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

 

The Sustainability Leader’s Guide to Climate Commitments and Disclosure

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_11

 

Making a carbon commitment for your company can be difficult as you balance the timelines and expectations of many stakeholders with your own internal processes and strategies. In this session, OneTrust offers best practices in defining your own climate commitment and disclosures.

Communicate and Catalyze: How Business Leaders Can Tackle Climate Change

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_12

 

Businesses possess incredible potential to fight climate change, but only by working very fast and very hard in what is the greatest change management exercise the world has ever seen. In this class, communications industry veteran Helen Bertelli lays out a blueprint for how business leaders can become powerful catalysts for change in their organizations — and how to talk about climate risk in a manner that embodies unity.

The Sustainability Leader’s Guide to Climate Commitments and Disclosure

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_11

 

Making a carbon commitment for your company can be difficult as you balance the timelines and expectations of many stakeholders with your own internal processes and strategies. In this session, OneTrust offers best practices in defining your own climate commitment and disclosures.

Communicate and Catalyze: How Business Leaders Can Tackle Climate Change

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_12

 

Businesses possess incredible potential to fight climate change, but only by working very fast and very hard in what is the greatest change management exercise the world has ever seen. In this class, communications industry veteran Helen Bertelli lays out a blueprint for how business leaders can become powerful catalysts for change in their organizations — and how to talk about climate risk in a manner that embodies unity.

Climate Risk and the Future of Real Estate Investments

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_13

 

As climate risk assessment and reporting becomes mandatory and mainstream, the ability to understand and assess climate risk accurately and comprehensively will be critical. During this session, The Climate Service examines the analytics and forecasting capabilities that will put organizations ahead of the curve in climate risk reporting, particularly in real estate investments.

Beyond Profit: Sustainable Investing - A Force for Good (Returns)

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_14

 

The way we direct capital not only shapes the financial returns we achieve, but also the type of impact we have on the world. Sustainable companies can have a positive impact on both society and the environment, and we believe their business models are more resilient and better placed to support long-term growth. In this session, Schroders discusses their efforts to quantify both environmental and social risks through their proprietary toolkit, innovative investments and active ownership.

Climate Risk and the Future of Real Estate Investments

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_13

 

As climate risk assessment and reporting becomes mandatory and mainstream, the ability to understand and assess climate risk accurately and comprehensively will be critical. During this session, The Climate Service examines the analytics and forecasting capabilities that will put organizations ahead of the curve in climate risk reporting, particularly in real estate investments.

Beyond Profit: Sustainable Investing - A Force for Good (Returns)

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_14

 

The way we direct capital not only shapes the financial returns we achieve, but also the type of impact we have on the world. Sustainable companies can have a positive impact on both society and the environment, and we believe their business models are more resilient and better placed to support long-term growth. In this session, Schroders discusses their efforts to quantify both environmental and social risks through their proprietary toolkit, innovative investments and active ownership.

Corporate Climate Action That Actually Matters

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_7

 

As pressure for corporate climate governance is building and regulation looms, there is a serious disconnect between the press releases and real steps to get to true net zero. We’re running out of time and it’s every organization’s responsibility to rapidly accelerate decarbonization. In this session, Watershed co-founder, Taylor Francis, shares a blueprint for corporate climate action based on Watershed’s work with companies like Airbnb, Shopify, Stripe, and DoorDash.

Food & Agriculture: A Surprisingly Pressing Environmental Issue

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_5 (1)

 

Food – from production to waste - accounts for approximately 24 % of greenhouse gas emissions, almost equal to the 25% stemming from electricity generation. Dr. Jonathan Foley of Project Drawdown details the core environmental issues of agriculture today. Solutions include better food choices, environmentally responsible production and the minimization of waste. Food Rescue US shares how its organization is reducing both hunger and food waste and Regenerative Organic Alliance examines the power of building thriving food systems through regenerative organic agriculture.

Corporate Climate Action That Actually Matters

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_7

 

As pressure for corporate climate governance is building and regulation looms, there is a serious disconnect between the press releases and real steps to get to true net zero. We’re running out of time and it’s every organization’s responsibility to rapidly accelerate decarbonization. In this session, Watershed co-founder, Taylor Francis, shares a blueprint for corporate climate action based on Watershed’s work with companies like Airbnb, Shopify, Stripe, and DoorDash.

Food & Agriculture: A Surprisingly Pressing Environmental Issue

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_5 (1)

 

Food – from production to waste - accounts for approximately 24 % of greenhouse gas emissions, almost equal to the 25% stemming from electricity generation. Dr. Jonathan Foley of Project Drawdown details the core environmental issues of agriculture today. Solutions include better food choices, environmentally responsible production and the minimization of waste. Food Rescue US shares how its organization is reducing both hunger and food waste and Regenerative Organic Alliance examines the power of building thriving food systems through regenerative organic agriculture.

Taking Climate Risk Reporting to the Next Level with Gender Equity

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_9

 

With research showing that a lack of equity increases climate risk, progressive organizations are aiming to leverage frameworks to report climate-related financial risk, like the TCFD, to simultaneously advance gender equity. But how best to do so? Women in Climate Tech assembled an international team to explore this very topic and in this session, they explain key takeaways from their discovery phase.

 

NYC & Company Talks: Sustainable Travel and Greening NYC's Tourism Footprint

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_16-1

 

Join NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, Danny Guerrero of MMGY, and Mastercard in talks about consumer sentiment around sustainable travel and how passion for travel intersects with environmental and consumer behaviors. Then listen along as Miranda Massie of The Climate Museum leads a discussion with NYC & Company members about local sustainability and how they are helping one of the city’s most important industries reduce their carbon footprint.

Taking Climate Risk Reporting to the Next Level with Gender Equity

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_9

 

With research showing that a lack of equity increases climate risk, progressive organizations are aiming to leverage frameworks to report climate-related financial risk, like the TCFD, to simultaneously advance gender equity. But how best to do so? Women in Climate Tech assembled an international team to explore this very topic and in this session, they explain key takeaways from their discovery phase.

 

NYC & Company Talks: Sustainable Travel and Greening NYC's Tourism Footprint

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_16-1

 

Join NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, Danny Guerrero of MMGY, and Mastercard in talks about consumer sentiment around sustainable travel and how passion for travel intersects with environmental and consumer behaviors. Then listen along as Miranda Massie of The Climate Museum leads a discussion with NYC & Company members about local sustainability and how they are helping one of the city’s most important industries reduce their carbon footprint.

How Agriculture is Growing into a Nature-Based Climate Solution 

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_6

 

A new nature-based climate solution is emerging—agriculture. Agriculture as a climate solution is happening right now….with significant potential if agricultural carbon crediting is scaled. Companies and consumers can influence this progress through their choices. Already hundreds of Fortune 500 companies are making voluntary commitments, many of them including nature-based solutions such as agricultural carbon credits.

Faster Forward – Advancing Sustainability in Events & Fashion

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_15

 

Informa has an aggressive commitment to improving environment impacts at their leading trade events and throughout the communities they serve. In this session, Informa's sustainability leadership discuss their strategy for tackling climate change, with particular focus on their events businesses.

Kelly Helfman, President – IM Fashion  and members of the fashion community then discuss a case study on how fashion brands and retailers are committing to sustainability, leading to increased customer preference and sales.

How Agriculture is Growing into a Nature-Based Climate Solution 

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_6

 

A new nature-based climate solution is emerging—agriculture. Agriculture as a climate solution is happening right now….with significant potential if agricultural carbon crediting is scaled. Companies and consumers can influence this progress through their choices. Already hundreds of Fortune 500 companies are making voluntary commitments, many of them including nature-based solutions such as agricultural carbon credits.

Faster Forward – Advancing Sustainability in Events & Fashion

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_15

 

Informa has an aggressive commitment to improving environment impacts at their leading trade events and throughout the communities they serve. In this session, Informa's sustainability leadership discuss their strategy for tackling climate change, with particular focus on their events businesses.

Kelly Helfman, President – IM Fashion  and members of the fashion community then discuss a case study on how fashion brands and retailers are committing to sustainability, leading to increased customer preference and sales.

Business as a Platform for Change

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_8

 

Together, we can rebuild a more sustainable future. At Salesforce, we're thinking big. From our suppliers and our customers, to our technology and our brand, we use our biggest levers of influence as change agents in the greatest and most high-stakes challenge ever — the climate emergency. Join us for a fireside chat on how to leverage technology to accelerate climate action, including a platform for the trillion tree community.

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

NYC & Company Talks: Taking Action on Urban Resilience

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_17

 

Join NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, for an inside look at the action being taken to advance climate resilience and sustainability across NYC. The Head of Climate Week NYC, Adam Lake, shares the impact of coming back to New York City and the urgency of Climate Change, followed by an intimate conversation with Alan Steel, President and CEO, Javits Center, and Jainey Bavishi, Director of New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Resiliency.

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

Business as a Platform for Change

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_8

 

Together, we can rebuild a more sustainable future. At Salesforce, we're thinking big. From our suppliers and our customers, to our technology and our brand, we use our biggest levers of influence as change agents in the greatest and most high-stakes challenge ever — the climate emergency. Join us for a fireside chat on how to leverage technology to accelerate climate action, including a platform for the trillion tree community.

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

NYC & Company Talks: Taking Action on Urban Resilience

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_17

 

Join NYC & Company, the official destination marketing organization and convention and visitors bureau for the five boroughs of New York City, for an inside look at the action being taken to advance climate resilience and sustainability across NYC. The Head of Climate Week NYC, Adam Lake, shares the impact of coming back to New York City and the urgency of Climate Change, followed by an intimate conversation with Alan Steel, President and CEO, Javits Center, and Jainey Bavishi, Director of New York City’s Mayor’s Office of Resiliency.

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

Rising to Meet Current Challenges: The Rapid Growth of Climate Arts

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_18

 

From fiction to opera to sculpture, climate arts have exploded in the last half decade. Why does this matter for our future? Join Climate Museum Director Miranda Massie to explore the role of the arts in building the deep sense of community that we need to confront the scale and urgency of the climate crisis with both ambition and compassion. With a special guest from the Broadway Green Alliance.

Patagonia Presents – Newtok, What will the water take?

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_4

 

After decades of government inaction toward climate disaster, the Indigenous village of Newtok, Alaska, may be able to keep their community intact, but their future hinges on the political will of those in power and finding the money to build a new village. Join Patagonia in a conversation with Newtok community members and the filmmakers, on what’s needed to save what could be one of America’s first 21st century climate refugees.

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

Rising to Meet Current Challenges: The Rapid Growth of Climate Arts

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_18

 

From fiction to opera to sculpture, climate arts have exploded in the last half decade. Why does this matter for our future? Join Climate Museum Director Miranda Massie to explore the role of the arts in building the deep sense of community that we need to confront the scale and urgency of the climate crisis with both ambition and compassion. With a special guest from the Broadway Green Alliance.

Patagonia Presents – Newtok, What will the water take?

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_4

 

After decades of government inaction toward climate disaster, the Indigenous village of Newtok, Alaska, may be able to keep their community intact, but their future hinges on the political will of those in power and finding the money to build a new village. Join Patagonia in a conversation with Newtok community members and the filmmakers, on what’s needed to save what could be one of America’s first 21st century climate refugees.

ON-DEMAND SESSION COMING SOON!

The Story of a Better Future: Shifting the Climate Narrative

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_19

 

Join Fix, Grist's solutions lab, in a conversation about how the stories we tell about our climate present are shaping our climate future. Cultural thought leaders and Grist 50 honorees Jill Kubit, Isaias Hernandez, and Jerome Foster II join Grist CEO Brady Walkinshaw for a discussion around why hopeful, justice-oriented, and solutions-focused storytelling is critical to the narrative shift needed to catalyze people and their imaginations.

 

1,001 Voices on Climate Change: Book Launch

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_20

 

Join Climate Museum Director Miranda Massie and Devi Lockwood, author of 1,001 Voices on Climate Change, in conversation. 

In this new book, Lockwood connects readers with the existential threat of the climate crisis through human-centered storytelling. This book is a hopeful global listening tour on six continents, channeling the urgency of those who have already glimpsed the future to help us avoid the worst.

The Story of a Better Future: Shifting the Climate Narrative

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_19

 

Join Fix, Grist's solutions lab, in a conversation about how the stories we tell about our climate present are shaping our climate future. Cultural thought leaders and Grist 50 honorees Jill Kubit, Isaias Hernandez, and Jerome Foster II join Grist CEO Brady Walkinshaw for a discussion around why hopeful, justice-oriented, and solutions-focused storytelling is critical to the narrative shift needed to catalyze people and their imaginations.

 

1,001 Voices on Climate Change: Book Launch

TNS_0921_session_slide_1280x720_20

 

Join Climate Museum Director Miranda Massie and Devi Lockwood, author of 1,001 Voices on Climate Change, in conversation. 

In this new book, Lockwood connects readers with the existential threat of the climate crisis through human-centered storytelling. This book is a hopeful global listening tour on six continents, channeling the urgency of those who have already glimpsed the future to help us avoid the worst.

Decade of Change: global photography award and collaborative exhibition

Decade of Change is a global photography award and collaborative exhibition, by 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, dedicated to documenting the defining matter of our time: the climate crisis. 

Spanning across multiple themes relating to Climate Change – from humankind to wildlife and cityscapes to ecosystems – the work of artists who are harnessing the power of photography to tell their story and galvanize change will be proudly exhibited at The Nest Summit and co-produced by The Climate Museum. 

PRESENTATION COMING SOON!

Decade of Change: global photography award and collaborative exhibition

Decade of Change is a global photography award and collaborative exhibition, by 1854 Media and British Journal of Photography, dedicated to documenting the defining matter of our time: the climate crisis. 

Spanning across multiple themes relating to Climate Change – from humankind to wildlife and cityscapes to ecosystems – the work of artists who are harnessing the power of photography to tell their story and galvanize change will be proudly exhibited at The Nest Summit and co-produced by The Climate Museum. 

PRESENTATION COMING SOON!

Thanks for Watching

With gratitude to our sponsors, partners, presenters and all of you viewers who are committed to climate action.

Stay Informed.

Climate action needs all-hands-on-deck.  

 Join The Nest Summit community for more climate content throughout the year and for future event announcements.