Climate Week NYC 2020
Climate Week NYC (September 21-27, 2020) was the biggest climate summit this year. As the focus shifted to how we rebuild after COVID-19, Climate Week NYC 2020 explored what lessons we can learn in the pursuit of a net-zero future through just transition.
About the week
Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony
The Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony brings together business and government leaders to showcase amazing climate action and find ways to do more. We broadcast the Climate Week NYC Opening Ceremony through both an interactive online digital platform for sector leaders and on an open on-demand platform for public viewers.
The Hub Live at Climate Week NYC
Now in its third year, the Climate Group hosted The Hub Live – a series of forums, discussions and workshops that bring together the expertise and influence of public and private sectors. The Hub Live is hosted through an interactive online digital platform where attendees can meet, collaborate, and inspire each other to build a better future. The Hub Live events is also broadcast on an open on-demand platform so the global community can participate in the biggest Climate Week on Earth.
Events Program + Community
The Climate Week NYC events program is the primary way for the communities and individuals to engage. Organizations are invited to host an event to become an official part of the program. The Climate Week NYC official events program is comprised of digital events from around the world and in New York City.
This year, Climate Week NYC joined with businesses and community organizations from across the five boroughs for our 'Climate Action is Our Business' campaign. Our mission is to promote the accessible steps that businesses are taking across the city and around the world to combat climate change, as well as to help New Yorkers and visitors discover businesses and organizations that are committed to protecting our planet.
More information on Climate Week NYC 2021 will be available soon.
Frequently asked questions
We've compiled a number of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) for all those wishing to host or attend events at Climate Week NYC 2021 (more details on next year's event to follow soon).
What is a Climate Week NYC Event?
Businesses, governments, academic institutions, arts and music organizations, and nonprofits are encouraged to participate in the iconic week by hosting an event through the official Climate Week NYC events program.
From hosting panel discussions, to concerts, exhibitions and seminars, organizations and individuals can play a pivotal role in advancing commitments, driving awareness and education, and keeping climate action at the top of the global agenda.
In 2020, Climate Week NYC was home to over 500 events.The events program was organized through ten program themes including Clean Energy Transition, Transport and Infrastructure, Industry and Built Environment, Finance, Investment and Jobs, Food and Land Use, Nature and Science, US and International Policy, Youth, Public Mobilization and Justice, Sustainable Travel and Tourism, and Climate Impacts and Adaptation.
What are the benefits to becoming an official Climate Week NYC Event?
Climate Week NYC Events receive a license to use the official Climate Week NYC logos, as well as social media and communications support to assist in promoting their event. Climate Week NYC Events are promoted through the official Climate Week NYC and the Climate Group's digital and social media channels, which have a combined following of over 150,000.
Is there a fee to register?
As a corporation, the cost of registration for an official Climate Week NYC event is $475. This is a one-time fee applies to both in-person and virtual events and covers all events that your organization hosts as a part of Climate Week NYC.
We ask non-profits, academic organizations, community groups, startups, and public bodies to make an appropriate donation to the Climate Group in lieu of the $475 registration fee. Further information will be available soon.
What type of support can the Climate Group offer me in planning and promoting my event?
The Climate Group’s role is primarily to service the online platform for events to increase their visibility. We typically do not offer support in terms of coordinating logistics, venue space, invites, etc.
The Climate Group will promote the Climate Week NYC events program through external channels, including our social media accounts and engagement programs.
If you are interested in an Event Sponsor package for 2021, which includes additional promotion and direct support for your event, please contact the Sponsorship and Business Development team at the Climate Group (firstname.lastname@example.org).