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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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  • Decarbonization Opportunities

  • ESG Reporting & Software

  • Climate Solutions Technology and AI 

  • Transitioning 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

  • Energy Transition 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 the SEC Reporting and ESG

    • Nikita Singhal, Managing Director, Co-Head, Sustainable

    • Investment and ESG, Lazard

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

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

  • 9:50 AM ESG Data Integration and Risk Analysis

    • Marina Severinovsky, Head of Sustainability, North America, Schroders

10:10 AM- Morning Sponsor Break

ESG Reporting

Moderator: Paul Ellis, ESG Consultant, Sustainable Finance Podcast

  • ​10:40 AM Pricing Climate Risk into Financial Markets

    • Pooja Khosla, Executive Vice President, Client and ​

    • Product Development, Entelligent

  • 11:00 AM Blockchain for Impact

    • Aisha Williams, Founder & CEO, ImpactVest


  • 11:20 AM Decarbonizing Financial Assets

    • Jenna Nicholas, CEO, Impact Experience

  • 11:40 AM Quantifying the "S" in ESG Performance

    • Bonnie-Lyn de Bartok, Founder & CEO, The S Factor

  • 12:00 PM Carbon Accounting

    • TBA

12:30 to 1:30 Luncheon

Carbontech and Market Update


Moderator: Scott Krady, Founder & CEO, Magnitude

  • 1:30 PM Achieving Carbon Neutrality 

    • David Greely, Chief Economist, Abaxx Exchange

  • 1:50 PM Facilitating Solutions for Global Carbon Markets

    • Michael Costa, CEO, BaseCarbon

  • 2:10 PM ClimateTech Solutions

    • Jason Dodier, CCO and Co-Founder, GRAIN Ecosystem

  • 2:30PM The Coming Convergence of the Voluntary and Compliance Carbon Markets

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

  • 2:50 PM Corporate Transition to Net Zero

    • Rachel Kyte, Co-Chair, Voluntary Carbon Markets Integrity Initiative (VCMI) & Dean, Fletcher School at Tufts University

3:10 PM Afternoon Sponsor Break


Decarbonization and CarbonTech 2.0


Moderator: David Garrison, CEO, Climate & Capital Connect

  • 3:40 PM Carbon Sequestration and Agriculture

    • Julie Lerner, CEO & Founder PanXchange Inc.

  • 4:00 PM Methane Capture for Carbon Offsets

    • Tina Reine, Chief Commercial Officer, Zefiro Methane Corp​

  • 4:10 PM Insights Into Carbontech and Decarbonization

    • Fredric Clerc, Director, Carbon to Value Initiative, Urban Future Lab​​

  • 4:30 PM Scope 3 Emissions & Greening the Supply Chain

    • TBA

  • 4:50 PM Crypto and Carbon

    • TBA

Sponsors: Abaxx Exchange, GRAIN Ecosystem, Magnitude, Base Carbon, Schroders

​5:30 to 7pm Cocktail Reception 

Sponsored by Zefiro Methane Corp

Day 2: Tuesday March 14, 2023

8:00AM Networking Breakfast



Sustainable Energy Solutions

Moderator: Robert Parker, Managing Partner, Hono Hoku Advisors

  • 8:30 AM - Unlocking Sustainable Solutions with Performance Insurance

    • Tad Dritz, Bioconversion and Hydrogen Lead, Ariel Re

  • 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 - New Technology in Energy Storage

    • Ron MacDonald, President & CEO, Zinc8 Energy Solutions

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 Can Artificial Intelligence I Save the Planet?

    • Alex Crawford. Author, Sustainability, Technology, AI and You

  • 11:20 AM New Metrics for Green Investing

    • Shelley Goldberg, ESG Evangelist, The Green Impact Exchange

  • 11:40 AM Energy Transition Innovation

    • Kristin Barbato, Co-Founder, Dynamo Energy Hub

  • 12:00 PM Smarter Building Innovation Through Big Data Management

    • TBA

12:30 to 1:30 PM Luncheon

ClimateTech Innovation and Deployment

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

  • 1:30 PM Green Ammonia: The Next Market

    • Ian Clifford, CEO & Chair, FuelPositive and Andre Mech, Advisor, Carbon Credits & Emission Reduction, FuelPositive

  • 1:50 PM Sustainable Impact Holding Company Strategy

    • Tyler Wood, Director of ESG & Sustainability, Gravitas Infinitum

  • 2:10 PM Innovation and Scaling Climatetech

    • Scott Cohen, Co-Founder, New Lab

  • 2:30 PM  Using Big Data and AI to Mitigate Energy Transition Risk

    • Antoine Halff, Founder, Kayrros

  • 2:50 PM  New Opportunities to Invest in Climate Change: Food & Materials Transformation

    • Elysabeth Alfano. CEO & Co-Founder, VegTech Invest

3:10 Afternoon Sponsor Break

Innovations in Other Markets

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

  • 3:30 How Purpose Driven ESG Marketing Can Maximize Value and Impact

    • Julie 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 Social Enterprise Topic to be Determined

    • Senior Executive, Acumen Fund

  • 4:30 PM Biodiversity Credits for Animal Conservation

    • Senior Member of Terra Conservation​

  • 4:50 PM Nature-Based Solutions in Forestry

    • Greg LevinPartner, New Leaf Climate

5:30 Conference Ends

Sponsors: South Pole, Hodgson Russ, FuelPositive, TMX Technologies, Co-Energy, The Green Impact Exchange, Ariel Re, Zinc8 Energy Solutions             


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


The Wall Street Green Summit does not sell conference attendee lists. All personal details will be kept confidential.

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

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

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