The 2023 Wall Street Green Summit is our 22nd annual event and one of the longest running and most comprehensive sustainable finance events in the world and will be held in New York City art the Cornell Club in midtown Manhattan and virtually on Zoom on Monday March 13th and Tuesday March 14th 2023.



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Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, this conference will be both in person and on Zoom covering cutting edge content and industry developments, and featuring the leading practitioners in sustainability.


More importantly, it is aimed at building a sustainable finance system for responsible investing and the changing role of business.

The 2023 Wall Street Green Summit agenda is focused on key topical areas of ESG Investing & Reporting, Carbon Markets and Finance, Clean Energy solutions to climate change, and Greening Clean Transportation.

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Listen to Peter Fusaro in the video and podcast below to hear an overview and additional insights into this year's event.

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  • ESG Reporting & Software

  • Scaling Climate Reporting

  • Climate Solutions Technology and AI 

  • Transitiong to Clean Transportation

  • ESG & The Supply Chain


  • Carbon Trading Platforms

  • Pricing Climate Risk Into Financial Markets

  • Carbontech and Blockchain

  • Energy Storage

  • Hemp as a Net Zero Building Material

  • Sustainable Energy Solutions

  • Sustainability Financing Models

  • Emerging Hydrogen Economy

  • VegTech Solutions

  • Reducing Embedded Carbon in Buildings 

  • Achieving Carbon Neutrality

  • Carbontech Solutions

  • Carbon Trading & Finance

  • Nature Based Solutions for Carbon Offsets

  • Harmonizing Diverse ESG Standards

Event Topics

Day 1: Monday March 13, 2023

7:30 -8:30 AM Registration and Networking Breakfast

Sustainable Finance and ESG Trends

Moderator - Paul Ellis, ESG Consultant, Sustainable Finance Podcast

  • 8:30 AM - Sustainable Finance Today

    • Peter Fusaro, Chairman & Founder, Global Change Associates

  • 8:50 AM - Managing Diverse ESG Reporting Standards

    • Silvia Pavoni, Founding Editor, Sustainable Views at the Financial Times

  • 9:10 AM - Investor Perspectives on ESG

    • TBA

  • 9:30 AM -Looking at ESG Reporting Through a Regulatory Prism

    • David Weild IV, Chairman & CEO at Weild & Co.​

  • 9:50 AM Pricing Climate Risk into Financial Markets

    • TBA

10:10 AM- Morning Sponsor Break

ESG Reporting

Moderator: Paul Ellis, ESG Consultant, Sustainable Finance Podcast

  • ​10:40 AM ESG Integration and Risk Analysis

    • TBA

  • 11:00 AM Sustainable Finance and Fixed Income

    • TBA


  • 11:20 AM Future of ESG Ratings

    • TBA

  • 11:40 AM Corporate Transition to Net Zero

    • TBA

  • 12:00 PM Carbon Accounting

    • ​TBA

12:20 to 1:30 Luncheon

Carbontech and Market Update


Moderator: Scott Krady, Founder & CEO, Magnitude

  • 1:30 PM What's New in Carbon Trading and Finance

    • TBA

  • 1:50 PM Carbon Offsetting

    • TBA

  • 2:10-2:30 PM Attaining Carbon Neutrality 

    • Joe Raia, Chief Commercial Officer, Abaxx Exchange

  • 2:30 PM CarbonTech

    • TBA

  • 2:50 PM How to Attract Capital for Nature-Based Solutions

    • TBA

3:10 PM Afternoon Sponsor Break


CarbonTech 2.0


Moderator: David Garrison, CEO, Climate & Capital Connect

  • 3:40 PM ClimateTech Solutions

    • Jason Dodier, CCO and Co-Founder, GRAIN

  • 4:00 PM Facilitating Solutions for Global Carbon Markets

    • Andy Fedak,  Founder & CSO of Abaxx Technologies and Base Carbon

  • 4:10 PM Crypto and Carbon

    • TBA​​

  • 4:30 PM The Coming Convergence of the Voluntary and Compliance Carbon Markets

    • Stephen Donofrio, Managing Director, EcoSystem Marketplace @ Forest Trends

  • 4:50 PM Price Discovery and the Forward Curve for Carbon

    • TBA​

Sponsors: Abaxx Exchange, GRAIN, Magnitude, Base Carbon

​5:15 to 7pm Cocktail Reception (Sponsored)

Sponsored by: TBA

Day 2: Tuesday March 14, 2023

8:00AM Networking Breakfast



Sustainable Energy Solutions

Moderator: Robert Parker, Managing Partner, Hono Hoku Advisors

  • 8:30 AM - Innovation in Renewable Project Finance

    • TBA

  • 8:50 AM Implementing Climate Technologies

    • ​ Alex More, TMX Technologies

  • 9:10 AM. - Insights into the IRA Law

    • Dan Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ​​

  • 9:30AM Hydrogen & Decarbonization Strategies​

    • Gokce Mete, Senior Manager, Hydrogen and Industry Decarbonization, South Pole

  • 9:50 AM - Green Ammonia: The Next Market

    • Ian Clifford and Andre Mech, FuelPositive

10:10 Morning Sponsor Break

Clean Energy Technologies​​

​Moderator: Nick Aster, Marketing Director, North America, South Pole

  • 10:40 AM The Role of Waste to Energy in Advancing ClimateTech

    • Aviv Dekel, Vice President, Business Development & Marketing, Co-Energy

  • 11:00 AM Advanced Battery Technologies

    • TBA

  • 11:20 AM Scaling Investments in Distributed Energy

    • TBA

  • 11:40 AM Solar Energy Plus Storage

    • TBA

  • 12:00 PM Wind Power Developments

    • TBA

12:20 to 1:30 PM Luncheon

ClimateTech Innovation and Deployment

Moderator: Pat Sapinsley, Managing Director, Cleantech Initiatives, NYU Urban Future Lab

  • 1:30 PM Agtech Innovation

    • TBA

  • 1:50 PM Carbon Capture & Storage (CCS)

    • TBA

  • 2:10 PM  AI Digital Sustainability Solutions

    • TBA

  • 2:30 PM Advances in EVs

    • TBA

  • 2:50 PM  Smarter Building Innovation

    • TBA

3:10 Afternoon Sponsor Break

Innovations in Other Markets

Moderator: Julie (Shafer) Davitz, Founder/CEO, Plus Media Solutions

  • 3:30 PM Impact Investing 3.0

    • Julie (Shafer) Davitz, Founder/CEO, Plus Media Solutions

  • 3:50 PM The Vision and Recommendations for Developing for US Coastal Green Hydrogen Hubs

    • Dr. Venera Anderson, Strategy Advisor and Author, Sustainability & Climate | The Harvard Business Review Advisory Council

  • 4:10 PM Vertical Agriculture: Where are We Now?

    • TBA

  • 4:30 PM Biodiversity Credits for Animal Conservation

    • Senior Member of Terra Conservation​

  • 4:50 Pm What's Next in Clean Energy Innovation

    • TBA

5:15 Conference Ends

Sponsored by: South Pole, Hodgson Russ, FuelPositive, TMX Technologies, Co-Energy               


Our Sponsors

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous financial support.

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Sponsorship opportunities are available for the 2023 Wall Street Green Summit.

The event is an excellent branding opportunity for companies interested in raising their profile with institutional investors, family offices, traders, investment bankers, hedge fund managers and venture capitalists eager to learn more about financial opportunities in environmental markets.

To learn more about sponsorship opportunities please contact us:

Peter Fusaro


New York, NY

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Our Partners

Thank you to our partners for all their support and dedication to our shared mission!

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We have over 150 free You Tube videos on our prior Summits in October 2020,  April 2021 and March 2022


Covid 19 Guidelines for Wall Street Green Summit 23

Global Change Associates (”GCA”) considers the safety of our conference attendees to be our top priority. GCA will follow the Covid-19 guidelines and mandates set forth by the Cornell Club and New York City. These guidelines and mandates may change from time to time.

By registering for this in-person conference, you acknowledge that an inherent risk of exposure to Covid-19 exists in any public space where people are present. By attending our conference, you and any guests are voluntarily assuming all risks related to exposure to Covid-19 and agree not to hold GCA or its speakers liable for any illness or injury.

Additional information about the Cornell Club policy is listed at www.cornellclubnyc.com

GCA has the right to remove anyone from the conference if they not follow the guidelines of the Cornell Club.