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What is the Nest Summit Campus?

The Nest Summit Campus, the Official Event Partner of Climate Week NYC, is a dynamic destination for climate solutions leaders from business, NGOs, academia and government to come together to educate, inspire, share best practices and accelerate climate action.

As an event focused on climate solutions, attending The Nest Summit Campus will empower you to further advance sustainability in your business or organization as well as your personal life. Here's a quick review of the solutions, knowledge, insights, and experience you will gain by attending The Nest Summit Campus.

Please note: Tickets to The Nest Summit Campus do not admit access to Co-located Events. Co-located Events will have separate registration pages and will be posted when available. Please be sure to check back for weekly updates as the main stage roster and event details expand.

The Nest Summit Campus 2022 Agenda

WED, SEPTEMBER 21

THE NEST SUMMIT CAMPUS

 

Main Stage

Keynote
8:20am – 8:50am

DR. JONATHAN FOLEY, PROJECT DRAWDOWN

Renown climate expert Dr Jonathan Foley, Executive Director of Project Drawdown will address how we can get on track with our climate goals, catch up and advance climate action more quickly.

Conference Program 
9:00am – 6:00pm

Full program will be released soon. The Main Stage speakers will present climate solutions in the following categories:

CLEAN ENERGY

Since the energy sector currently accounts for approximately 25% of our GHG emissions, developing clean energy production is vital to a sustainable future. Much progress is being made and hear from the companies that are making it happen and how they are getting it done.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • National Grid

  • Community Offshore Wind

     

CARBON CAPTURE

Removing CO2 from the environment is an essential element to avoiding catastrophic climate change. Hear from carbon capture, storage and utilization experts on the status and potential of this critical solution.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Carbon GeoCapture


SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL & TOURISM

Business and personal travel do not have to be a threat to our environment. The path to net zero is being developed. Learn about the advances and innovations making travel and tourism more sustainable.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • World Travel and Tourism Council

  • NYC & Company

 

GREENING THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT & WITHSTANDING EXTREME WEATHER

New green construction, renovating existing building, improving energy efficiency, smart technology and augmenting the resiliency of our infrastructure is essential to an environmentally balanced future in the face of extreme weather and climate risk. Solution leaders are making important advances in this sector and are sharing their insights at The Nest Summit.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Siemens

  • AECOM

  • Tomorrow.IO

  • Javits Center

  • New York Power Authority (NYPA)

  • Battery Park City Authority (BPCA)

  • New York State Energy Research & Development (NYSERDA)

 

LIFESTYLE

Advancing climate action will require us to live and think differently, making deliberate choices in all areas of life.  Companies that are engaging consumers with choices and solutions for more sustainable living are leading the way. Solution providers in this category include:

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Ecologi

  • Inspire Clean Energy

  • Veris Residential

VIEW MAIN STAGE SESSIONS

 

Garden Eatery & Cafe 

Designed specifically for The Nest Summit, Garden Eatery & Café will give new insights into food sustainability and circularity. Serving breakfast and lunch, the Eatery will feature locally sourced plant based options and “sips and bites” from progressive food purveyors leading through sustainability. It will be an engaging food experience and a place for robust networking as thought-leaders from the Campus gather for nourishment.

Serving Breakfast and Lunch, Networking and Featured Food Purveyors & Guests
7:30am – 3:30pm

 

Climate Collective

The Climate Collective is a dynamic networking space in the Atrium of the Javits Center for climate leaders and social entrepreneurs across companies, start-ups and NGOs to gather and discuss collaborations to further advance climate solutions.

Featured Products, Services and Activations
7:30am – 6:00pm


Opening Night Reception

Joint Celebration with Climate Week NYC & The Nest Summit Campus – Invite Only
6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

THURS, SEPTEMBER 22

THE NEST SUMMIT CAMPUS

 

Main Stage

Keynote
8:20am – 8:50am

TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Conference Program 
9:00am – 6:00pm

Full program will be released soon. The Main Stage speakers will present climate solutions in the following categories:

IMPACT INVESTING

Mobilizing the flow of funds to align with the path to net zero is crucial to accelerating climate action. Increasingly it is possible to do well while doing good and these leading firms and organizations are making it happen.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Aspiration Bank

 

DRIVING INDUSTRY CHANGE

Companies committed to climate action are critical to accelerating new solutions and innovations. In fact, in the U S, increasing corporate responsibility will be especially critical to avoiding catastrophic climate change and developing a sustainably green economy. Some of the companies leading this charge will be taking the Main Stage to discuss these pioneering initiatives, many of which require extensive supply chain and partner collaborations. Early results are very impressive and there are many important lessons to be learned.

These sessions will provide valuable insights into how these leading companies are achieving significant impact from their climate action commitments.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Unilever | Consumer goods supporting sustainable living

  • Hellmann's | Programs to reduce waste by 50% by 2030

  • Patagonia | Fashion and the use of net zero materials

  • JUST Capital/WorkDay | Top performer with meaningful data
  • SME Climate Hub | Empowering small and medium businesses to take climate action

 

VIEW MAIN STAGE SESSIONS

 

Garden Eatery & Café

Designed specifically for The Nest Summit, Garden Eatery & Café will give new insights into food sustainability and circularity. Serving breakfast and lunch, the Eatery will feature locally sourced plant based options and “sips and bites” from progressive food purveyors leading through sustainability. It will be an engaging food experience and a place for robust networking as thought-leaders from the Campus gather for nourishment.

Serving Breakfast and Lunch, Networking and Featured Food Purveyors & Guests
7:30am – 3:30pm

 

Climate Collective

The Climate Collective is a dynamic networking space in the Atrium of the Javits Center for climate leaders and social entrepreneurs across companies, start-ups and NGOs to gather and discuss collaborations to further advance climate solutions.

Featured Products, Services and Activations
7:30am – 6:00pm

WED, SEPTEMBER 21

THE NEST SUMMIT CAMPUS

 

Main Stage

Keynote
8:20am – 8:50am

DR. JONATHAN FOLEY, PROJECT DRAWDOWN

Renown climate expert Dr Jonathan Foley, Executive Director of Project Drawdown will address how we can get on track with our climate goals, catch up and advance climate action more quickly.

Conference Program 
9:00am – 6:00pm

Full program will be released soon. The Main Stage speakers will present climate solutions in the following categories:

CLEAN ENERGY

Since the energy sector currently accounts for approximately 25% of our GHG emissions, developing clean energy production is vital to a sustainable future. Much progress is being made and hear from the companies that are making it happen and how they are getting it done.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • National Grid

  • Community Offshore Wind

     

CARBON CAPTURE

Removing CO2 from the environment is an essential element to avoiding catastrophic climate change. Hear from carbon capture, storage and utilization experts on the status and potential of this critical solution.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Carbon GeoCapture


SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL & TOURISM

Business and personal travel do not have to be a threat to our environment. The path to net zero is being developed. Learn about the advances and innovations making travel and tourism more sustainable.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • World Travel and Tourism Council

  • NYC & Company

 

GREENING THE BUILT ENVIRONMENT & WITHSTANDING EXTREME WEATHER

New green construction, renovating existing building, improving energy efficiency, smart technology and augmenting the resiliency of our infrastructure is essential to an environmentally balanced future in the face of extreme weather and climate risk. Solution leaders are making important advances in this sector and are sharing their insights at The Nest Summit.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Siemens

  • AECOM

  • Tomorrow.IO

  • Javits Center

  • New York Power Authority (NYPA)

  • Battery Park City Authority (BPCA)

  • New York State Energy Research & Development (NYSERDA)

 

LIFESTYLE

Advancing climate action will require us to live and think differently, making deliberate choices in all areas of life.  Companies that are engaging consumers with choices and solutions for more sustainable living are leading the way. Solution providers in this category include:

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Ecologi

  • Inspire Clean Energy

  • Veris Residential

VIEW MAIN STAGE SESSIONS

 

Garden Eatery & Cafe 

Designed specifically for The Nest Summit, Garden Eatery & Café will give new insights into food sustainability and circularity. Serving breakfast and lunch, the Eatery will feature locally sourced plant based options and “sips and bites” from progressive food purveyors leading through sustainability. It will be an engaging food experience and a place for robust networking as thought-leaders from the Campus gather for nourishment.

Serving Breakfast and Lunch, Networking and Featured Food Purveyors & Guests
7:30am – 3:30pm

 

Climate Collective

The Climate Collective is a dynamic networking space in the Atrium of the Javits Center for climate leaders and social entrepreneurs across companies, start-ups and NGOs to gather and discuss collaborations to further advance climate solutions.

Featured Products, Services and Activations
7:30am – 6:00pm


Opening Night Reception

Joint Celebration with Climate Week NYC & The Nest Summit Campus – Invite Only
6:00pm – 8:00pm

 

THURS, SEPTEMBER 22

THE NEST SUMMIT CAMPUS

 

Main Stage

Keynote
8:20am – 8:50am

TO BE ANNOUNCED SOON

Conference Program 
9:00am – 6:00pm

Full program will be released soon. The Main Stage speakers will present climate solutions in the following categories:

IMPACT INVESTING

Mobilizing the flow of funds to align with the path to net zero is crucial to accelerating climate action. Increasingly it is possible to do well while doing good and these leading firms and organizations are making it happen.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Aspiration Bank

 

DRIVING INDUSTRY CHANGE

Companies committed to climate action are critical to accelerating new solutions and innovations. In fact, in the U S, increasing corporate responsibility will be especially critical to avoiding catastrophic climate change and developing a sustainably green economy. Some of the companies leading this charge will be taking the Main Stage to discuss these pioneering initiatives, many of which require extensive supply chain and partner collaborations. Early results are very impressive and there are many important lessons to be learned.

These sessions will provide valuable insights into how these leading companies are achieving significant impact from their climate action commitments.

Main Stage Sessions Presented By: 

  • Unilever | Consumer goods supporting sustainable living

  • Hellmann's | Programs to reduce waste by 50% by 2030

  • Patagonia | Fashion and the use of net zero materials

  • JUST Capital/WorkDay | Top performer with meaningful data
  • SME Climate Hub | Empowering small and medium businesses to take climate action

 

VIEW MAIN STAGE SESSIONS

 

Garden Eatery & Café

Designed specifically for The Nest Summit, Garden Eatery & Café will give new insights into food sustainability and circularity. Serving breakfast and lunch, the Eatery will feature locally sourced plant based options and “sips and bites” from progressive food purveyors leading through sustainability. It will be an engaging food experience and a place for robust networking as thought-leaders from the Campus gather for nourishment.

Serving Breakfast and Lunch, Networking and Featured Food Purveyors & Guests
7:30am – 3:30pm

 

Climate Collective

The Climate Collective is a dynamic networking space in the Atrium of the Javits Center for climate leaders and social entrepreneurs across companies, start-ups and NGOs to gather and discuss collaborations to further advance climate solutions.

Featured Products, Services and Activations
7:30am – 6:00pm

WED, SEPTEMBER 21

Javits Sustainability Tours

For Registered Attendees – Sign Up Details Coming Soon
9:00am – 3:00pm

THURS, SEPT 22

Javits Sustainability Tours

For Registered Attendees – Sign Up Details Coming Soon
9:00am – 3:00pm

WED, SEPTEMBER 21

Javits Sustainability Tours

For Registered Attendees – Sign Up Details Coming Soon
9:00am – 3:00pm

THURS, SEPT 22

Javits Sustainability Tours

For Registered Attendees – Sign Up Details Coming Soon
9:00am – 3:00pm

 MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 19

Campus Events

UN Global Compact Evening Reception

 

TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 20

Campus Meetings & Events

GF22 Global Futures Conference by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State University

NYC Audubon Fall Roost

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21
 
Campus Meetings
 
Crusonia Forum (Request an invite)
GF22 Global Futures Conference by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State University
New York Department of Environmental Conservation
New York Power Authority
New York State Office of General Services
New York State Research and Development Authority
Port Authority of New York and New Jersey & World Energy
Project Drawdown (Register here)
S&P Global Sustainable1 (Register here)
Siemens Round Table
THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 22
 
Campus Meetings
 
Climate Group EV100
GF22 Global Futures Conference by the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Futures Laboratory at Arizona State University
Green Roof Research Alliance
Intentional Endowments Network
Terraformation
World Energy

Sustainable Food Fest

Produced by the Queens Night Market – Javits Inner Roadway
4:00pm – 11:00pm

FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23 

Sustainable Food Fest
Produced by the Queens Night Market – Javits Inner Roadway
4:00pm – 11:00pm

Meet the Organizations Joining The Campus

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