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Confluence Recommended Events

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September 10-14, 2019

Monday, September 10

State of the Divestment Movement

Host: Divest Invest

Monday, Sept 10 | 3:00 – 7:00 pm | American Bookbinders Museum

Event details here

By Invitation Only: To request an invitation please email Kendra Haven at khaven@wgf.org

 

2-Degree of Separation: Practical experiences from oil & gas companies

Host: Carbon Tracker, SASB, CFA, and PRI

Monday, Sept 10 | 3:00 – 5:00 pm | Morrison & Foerster LLP

Open: Register here

 

Women's Role in Climate Justice

Host: World Affairs Council

Monday, Sept 10 | 6:30 - 8:00 pm | World Affairs Auditorium

Open: Register here

 

Tuesday, September 11

Spotlight on Climate Solutions

Host: Coal + Ice

Tuesday, Sept 11 | All day | Fort Mason

Open: Register here


People's Orientation to the Global Climate Action Summit

Host: Surdna Foundation, Chorus Foundation, Ceres Trust, EDGE Funders Alliance, Libra Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Tuesday, Sept 11 | 9:00 - 11:00 am | San Francsico  (various)

Open: Register here

 

Solidarity to Solutions Summit

Host: It Takes Roots

Tuesday, Sept 11 | 10:00 am - 8:00 pm | La Raza Park

Event details here

Open to the Public

 

2020 Vision: Why you should see the energy transition coming

Host: Carbon Tracker and Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation

Tuesday, Sept 11 | 12:00 – 2:00 pm | The American Bookbinders Museum

Open: Register Here

 

Women's Assembly for Climate Justice: Women Leading Solutions on the Frontlines of Climate Change

Host: The Women’s Earth & Climate Action Network (WECAN) International

Tuesday, Sept 11 |1:00 – 8:30 pm | The Green Room

Event details here

Open: Register here

 

From Puerto Rico to Hawaii: How U.S. Island Jurisdictions are Confronting Climate Change

Tuesday, Sept 11 | 1:00 - 5:00 pm | The Ecocenter at Heron's Head Park

Event details here

By Invitation Only: Email mdl@nyct-cfi.org for details

 

Super Pollutant Day

Host: Climate & Clean Air Coalition (CCAC), Pisces Foundation, and ClimateWorks Foundation

Tuesday, Sept 11 | 1:00 – 8:00 pm | SF MOMA

Event details here

Open: Register here

 

The Investor Agenda Roundtable: An Invitation-only Dialogue on Next Steps for Global Investor Action on Climate Change

Host: AIGCC, California State Controller, CalPERS, CalSTRS, CDP, Ceres, ClimateWorks Foundation, IGCC, IIGCC, LeaderXXchange, NYC Comptroller, NY State Comptroller, PRI, UNEP-FI

Tuesday, Sept 11 | 2:00 – 6:00 pm | The Fairmont Hotel

Event details here

By Invitation Only

 

Let's Talk Solutions: Global Climate Action Summit

Host: Commonwealth Club

Tuesday, Sept 11 | 6:00 - 9:30 pm | The Commonwealth Club

Event details here

Open: Register here

 

Climate Investor Cocktail Party

Host: Confluence Philanthropy, Autodesk Foundation, RBC Wealth Management- SRI Wealth Management Group, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, and Penney Family Fund

Tuesday, Sept 11 | 8:00 -11:00 pm | Location available with RSVP

Event details here

By Invitation Only: Contact us for details.

 

Wednesday, September 12

Spotlight on Climate Solutions

Host: Coal + Ice

Wednesday, Sept 12 | All day | Fort Mason

Open: Register here

 

Getting to Carbon Neutrality: “Game Changers & No Brainers” Report Launch and Workshop

Host: Carbon Neutral Cities Alliance

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 8:00 am – 12:30 pm | Kimpton Sir Francis Drake Hotel

Event details here

Open: Register here

 

Behind the Curtain on Banks & Climate Change

Host: Amalgamated Bank/New Resource Bank

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 8:30 - 10:00 am | New Resource Bank

Event details here

Open: Register here

 

People's Orientation to the Global Climate Action Summit

Host: Surdna Foundation, Chorus Foundation, Ceres Trust, EDGE Funders Alliance, Libra Foundation, Hewlett Foundation

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 11:00 - 4:00 pm | San Francisco (various)

Open: Register here

 

Climate Justice Funders Roundtable

Host: Climate Justice Resilience Fund, RPA, Mary Robinson Foundation Climate Justice

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 11:30 am – 2:15 pm | Northern California Grantmakers

Event details here

By Invitation Only: Contact Kelly Diggins at kdiggins@rockpa.org for more information

 

Investing in Energy Access as a Critical Climate Solution

Host: Confluence Philanthropy, The Climate Solutions Collaborative, Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors, and The Shine Campaign

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 2:30 – 4:00 pm | Location available with RSVP

Event details here

By Invitation Only. Apply to attend here.

 

The Business Case for Smart Climate, Clean Energy Policy

Host: E2- Environmental Entrepreneurs

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 3:00 - 6:30 pm | LYFT headquarters

Event details here

By Invitation Only: Contact membury@e2.org for more information

 

Blended Finance: Climate Solutions Across the Risk/Return Spectrum

Host: Confluence Philanthropy, The Climate Solutions Collaborative, and Pegasus Capital Advisors

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 3:00 – 4:30 pm | Location available with RSVP

Event details here

By Invitation Only. Apply to attend here.

 

Funders Meeting for the Right Energy Partnership with Indigenous Peoples

Host: Indigenous Peoples Major Group (IPMG)

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 4:00 - 5:30pm | The Christensen Fund

By Invitation Only: Contact Lilli.Wendt@christensenfund.org for details

 

Building a New Carbon Economy

Host: ClimateWorks Foundation and Center for Carbon Removal

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 6:30 - 9:00 pm | The Perennial

Event details here

By Invitation Only: Contact Noah Deich at noah.deich@centerforcarbonremoval.org

 

Scaling Climate Solutions: Innovations in Design, Data, and Development to Reach the Poorest 3 Billion People

Host: Nexleaf Analytics, Autodesk Foundation

Wednesday, Sept 12 | 6:30 - 8:30 pm | Autodesk Gallery

Event details here

By Invitation only: Email CEO@nexleaf.org to request an invitation

 

Thursday, September 13

Water Pavilion

Host: Governor's Office of Planning and Research

Thursday, Sept 13 | All day | Autodesk Conference Space

Event details here

By Invitation Only

 

Spurring a Building Efficiency Movement in Support of Global Climate Action

Host: World Resources Institute

Thursday, Sept 13 | 12:00 - 2:00 pm | Union Square Harry M. Smith Conference Room

Event details here

By Invitation only: Email Shannon Hilsey at shilsey@wri.org to request an invitation

 

Banks: Climate Action Friend or Foe?

Host: Beneficial State Bank and Foundation

Thursday, Sept 13 | 6:00 - 8:00 pm | Brigade

Event details here

Open: Register here

 

Oil & Autos: Transition Planning for a Low-Carbon Future

Host: As You Sow

Thursday, Sept 13 | 6:00 – 9:00 pm | Ironworks at Covo

Open: Register here

 

Friday, September 14

Water Pavilion

Host: Governor's Office of Planning and Research

Friday, Sept 14 | All day | The Exploratorium

Event details here

By Invitation Only

 

The Friday Finance Round-Up

Host: Global Climate Action Summit and Ceres

Friday, Sept 14 | 1:30 – 5:30 PM | San Francisco Marriott Marquis

Open: Register Here

 

Pathways to Paris Concert

Host: 350.org

Friday, Sept 14 | Doors open 7pm, show starts at 8pm | The Masonic

Open: Details and Tickets Available Here

 

 

If you are interested in adding your organization's event to this list, contact elizabeth (at) confluencephilanthropy (dot) org.