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The 2024 Wall Street Green Summit is our 23rd 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 at the Cornell Club of NYC in midtown Manhattan on March 12th and March 13th 2024.  Come to New York City and be a part of a Climate Finance and Technology center of excellence.  

The Summit, WSGS, is proud to introduce a robust virtual capital introduction portal to compliment your live event experience. Hedge Connection, a WSGS partner, has built a private technology platform for the WSGS that offers a means for companies and managers to connect with capital providers.

Those who are attending the live event and are seeking capital will pay $499 to access the platform. Those are are not attending the live event but are seeking capital and want to gain access to the platform will pay $950. Those who are capital allocators will be given complimentary access to the platform.

If your company is interested in participating in the virtual capital introduction portal, please conact peterfusaro@gmail.com

The nexus of finance and technology.

Launched in 2002 by Peter Fusaro, this conference covers cutting edge content and industry developments, 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 2024 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.

“It’s really a two day deep dive. Here are the experts, and they’re sharing their knowledge.”

Peter Fusaro
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SmarterMarkets™ host David Greely sits down with Peter to discuss where we are in our decarbonization journey in preparation for the 23rd annual Wall Street Green Summit.

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Event Topics

Carbon Trading Platforms

Pricing Climate Risk Into Financial Markets

Fund Strategies for Sustainability

Energy Storage

Achieving Net Zero Now

Energy Transition Solutions

Sustainability Financing Models

Emerging Hydrogen Economy

VegTech Solutions

Reducing Embedded Carbon in Buildings 

Decarbonization Opportunities

ESG Reporting & Software

Climate Solutions Technology and AI 

Transitioning to Clean Transportation

ESG & The Supply Chain

Achieving Carbon Neutrality

Carbontech Solutions

Carbon Trading & Finance

Nature Based Solutions for Carbon Offsets

Harmonizing Diverse ESG Standards

WSGS 2024 Schedule

March 12 and 13, 2024 at the Cornell Club in New York

44 Speakers I 8 Sessions  I 200 Delegates

Agenda

Day One

Tuesday March 12, 2024

7:00 - 8:00 AM: Registration and Breakfast

 

Session One: ESG Investing

Moderator: Paul Ellis, Sustainable Finance Podcast

 

8:00 - 8:10 AM: Greetings, Introductions and Announcement

Peter Fusaro, Founder, Wall Street Green Summit

8:10 - 8;30 Setting the Stage for Sustainability 2024

Peter Fusaro, Founder, The Wall Street Green Summit

 

8:30 - 8:55 AM: ESG and the SEC Mandates

Phuong Gomard, Sustainable Finance Global Leader, Mazars

 

8:55 - 9:20 AM: Managing Diverse ESG Reporting Standards

Bonnie-Lyn Bartok, Founder, The S-Factor Co.

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Pricing Climate Risks Into Financial Markets

Marina Severinovsky, Head of Sustainability, Americas at  Schroders

 

9:40 - 10:00 AM: Essential Story Telling on ESG

Ortega Pittman, Global Storyteller & Industry Insights Expert

Sustainable Markets Initiative

 

10:00 - 10:30 AM: Sponsor Break

Session Two: Communicating Environmental Sustainability and Carbon Markets Today

Moderator: Paul Ellis, Sustainable Finance Podcast

10:30 - 10:50 AM: Promoting and Protecting Green Projects in Public Domain

Special Guest Speaker: Peter Browning, CEO, Browning Environmental Communications

10:50 - 11:10 AM:  Leveraging Data to Improve the Value of Your Real Assets

Marco Bernal, Lead Data Engineer BuildingMinds

11:10 - 11:30 AM: Achieving Net Zero Emissions

Alasdair Were, Abaxx Commodity Futures Exchange and Clearinghouse

11:30 - 11:50 AM: How to Generate Carbon Offsets

Reed Shapiro, Business Development Manager, Climate Solutions, South Pole

 

11:50 - 12:20 PM:

Transition to Low Carbon Economy

Major Private Equity Fund Announcement

12:30 - 1:30: Lunch

 

Session Three: Carbon Offsets & Nature-Based Solutions

Moderator: Scott Krady, CEO, Magnitude, Inc.

1:30 - 1:50 PM: Offsets Capturing Methane Emissions

Catherine Flax, Founding Member and President, Private Markets, X Machina Capital Strategies

1:50 - 2:10 PM: Lasting & Durable Nature-Based Carbon Removal Through Land Restoration at Scale

Martin Beaudoin-Nadeau, Founder & CEO, Viridis Terra

2:10 - 2:30 PM: The Rising Role of Biochar

Jason Dodier, Co-Founder, GRAIN Ecosystem

2:30 - 2:50 PM: Implementing New Standards for Crediting Carbon Removal Projects

Jeff Bortniker, CEO, Maxsum Environmental

2:50 - 3:10 PM:  Financing Model for Carbon Reductions in Blue Carbon and Biochar

Alec Kushnir, EVP, Investments and Origination Carbon Streaming

3:10 - 3:30 PM: Carbon Insurance: How to Unlock Financing and De-risk Carbon Projects

James Kench, Head of Insurance, Kita

3:15 - 3:45 PM: Sponsor Break

Session Four: Climate Change Solutions

Moderator: David Garrison, Founder & CEO, Climate and Capital Connect

3:50 - 4:10 PM: Commercializing Decarbonization Solutions, Corrado DeGasperis, CEO, Comstock

4:10 - 4:30 PM: Transformative Finance: Traditional Energy’s Role in a Cleaner Future

Ben Burke, CEO, Gradient Geothermal

4:30 - 4:50 PM:  Financing Circularity for Plastics

Haley Lowry, Global Sustainability Director, Packaging  & Specialty Plastics, Dow

4:50 - 5:10 PM: Decarbonizing Financial Assets

Claudia Marcusson, Managing Partner & Decarbonization Expert, Zero Emissions Fund

5:10 - 5:30 PM: CERES Freedom to Invest Program

Steven Rothstein, Managing Director, Ceres Accelerator for Sustainable Capital Markets 

5:30 to 7:00 PM: Cocktail Reception Sponsored by Zefiro Methane and XMC Strategies 

Day Two

Wednesday March 13, 2024

7:30 - 8:00 AM: Coffee Service

Session Five: Clean Energy Commercialization

Moderator: Rob Parker, Hono Hoku Advisors

8:00 - 8:20 AM:  Reinsurance Coverage for ClimateTech

Prentiss Darden, Business Development | Solar, Offshore Wind, Battery Energy Storage Systems, Hydrogen

8:20 - 8:40 Utility of the Future

MD Sakib, Director, Future of Electric, National Grid

8:40 - 9:00 AM: An Investment Banker's Perspective in ClimateTech, Jean-Marc O'Brien, Partner, Ardour Capital Investments

 

9:00 - 9:20 AM:  Nuclear Fusion To Cut GHGs

Michael Ginsberg, President, Tokamak Energy

9:20 - 9:40 AM: Decarbonizing Buildings

Robert Politzer, Founder, Green Street Global Inc.

9:40 - 10:00: The Rise of Electric Vehicles and Recharging

Jeremy McCool, Founder and CEO, HEVO Inc.

10:00 - 10:30 AM: Sponsor Break

Session Six: Energy Storage, Decarbonizaton & Electrification

Moderator: Nick Aster, Director, Marketing, Americas, South Pole

10:30 - 10:50 AM: Various Challenges to Decarbonization Laws

Alicia Legland, Associate, Hodgson Russ

 

10:50 - 11:10 AM: Breakthroughs in Reversible Fuel Cells

Paul Matter, Founder & CTO, Power to Hydrogen

11:10 - 11:30 AM: Digital Tech to Track

Emissions

Antoine Halff, Chief Analyst & Co-Founder, Kayrros

11:30 - 11:50 AM: Renewables Plus Energy Storage

Desmond Wheatley, CEO, Beam Global

11:50 - 12:10 PM: Investing in Clean Energy in Africa

Nicole Poindexter, CEO & Founder, Energicity Corp

12:10 - 12:30 PM: Another Mode of EV Recharging

Jeff Prosserman, Founder & CEO, Voltpost

12:30 - 1:30 PM: Lunch

Session Seven: New Business Models for Funding Sustainability

Moderator: Bruno Grandsard, Managing Director,
Midori Sustainable Capital & Services

1:30 - 1:50 PM: Green Horizons: The Climate Fund Landscape Explored

Adam Rein, CEO, CIO and Co-Founder, CapShift

1:50 - 2:10 PM: AI for Sustainability Outcomes

Karthik Balakrishnan, Co-Founder, Actual

2:10 - 2:30 PM: New Venture Models for Financing

Micah Kotch, Partner, Blackhorn Ventures

2:30 – 2:50 PM: New Metrics for Green Investing

Krista Tukiainen, CCO & Co-Founder, Climate Aligned

2:50 - 3:10 PM: ESG Fund Strategy

Heather McGeory, Head of Sustainability, Fifth Wall

 

3:15 - 3:45: Sponsor Break

Session Eight: ClimateTech Solutions in Multiple Verticals

Moderator: Julie Davitz, Founder/CEO, Plus Media Solutions

 

3:50 – 4:10 PM: Regenerative Agriculture for Oceans

Bill Bien, CEO, Forever Oceans

4:10 - 4:30 PM: Investing with Purpose: The Opportunities for Impact

Lorraine Wilson, Chief Sustainability Officer, Novata

4:30 - 4:50 PM: Microgrids in the Commercial and Industrial Sectors

Nick Davis, CEO, Gridmarket.com

4:50 – 5:10 PM: Future-proofing Assets for Climate Extremes? 

Adam Omansky, Co-Founder & CEO, ClimaTwin Corp

5:10 - 5:30 PM: Climate Investment's New Frontier:

Circular Supply Chains

Nicole Rycroft, Founder & Executive Director, Canopy

5:30: Conference Ends

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Sponsorship opportunities for The Wall Street Green Summit™ 2024 are OPEN

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Peter Fusaro
212-333-4979

peterfusaro@gmail.com

 

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Goodwings & The Wall Street Green Summit: better together

The Wall Street Green Summit and Goodwings have partnered to help you calculate, offset, reduce and report your CO2 emissions to and from The Wall Street Green Summit 2024, completely free of charge.

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Covid 19 Guidelines for Wall Street Green Summit 2024

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.

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

N.B. All Sales are final as of February 26, 2024. Credit will be given for future events.

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