3p Explores Climate Week NYC 2015

A TriplePundit Series in Partnership with Mars

Climate Week NYC, convened for the seventh year in a row by the Climate Group, is THE place to be for environmental activists, thought leaders and forward-thinking businesses. From September 22 to September 29, climate change watchers will convene for a series of presentations, conferences, happy hours, film showings and other events to draw attention to the dire need for climate action.

Core events include the U.N. Private Sector Forum, Clinton Global Initiative, and International Conference on Sustainable Development. Many other events can be found here. Thanks to support from Mars, we’ll be on the ground reporting all week.

CEOs of 10 Major Food Companies Demand Climate Action

The days of business push-back on environmental legislation are in the rearview mirror, at least for the food industry.

Mars, Inc. Makes Sustainability Roadmap of SDGs

Global business leaders set out own major action programs to cut emissions and call on negotiators to match them as 6 million companies…

Rationality is Ruining Us — Final Thoughts on Climate Week

Aman Singh explains how policymakers and businesses created a crescendo of frustration and urgency on climate change at last week's Climate Week NYC.

Google Maps + Pollution Sensors Show How Cities “Breathe”

A leap in sensing technology is on track to make hyper-local air pollution data in cities just as accessible and useful to the…

The Triple Bottom Line Case for the UN’s New Sustainable Development Goals

This weekend, United Nations member states will adopt a new set of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) at the three-day UN Sustainable Development Summit.…

3p Weekend: 6 Things We Learned at Climate Week NYC

Can't be in New York in person? Live vicariously through us with these six things we learned so far during Climate Week NYC.

Mars U.S. Operations Now Powered By Wind

Mars Inc. has invested in the Mesquite Creek Wind Farm, which generates 200 megawatts of wind power, enough to electrify 61,000 American homes…

Zero to 100: Companies Double-Down on Climate Action

Adding to the growing momentum at Climate Week, five global companies pledged to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. It's a goal they…

Fortune 500 Companies Pledge to Go 100 Percent Renewable

Underscoring the buy-in of the business community on climate action is a bold commitment from a group of top Fortune 500 companies: to…

Global Fossil Fuel Divestment Assets Reach $2.6 Trillion

Yesterday's announcement at Climate Week NYC by Divest-Invest blows the lid off last year's goals to urge companies, organizations and private investors to…

40 Local Governments Set Collective 7.9 Gigaton Climate Goal

The announcement today that over 20 regional and local governments, which together comprise 10 percent of the world’s GDP, have committed to new…

Company Commitments Roll In as Climate Week NYC Approaches

As world leaders prepare to convene in Paris to discuss an international climate agreement, a growing number of private firms are contemplating their…