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Complimentary Invite: The Nest Climate Campus at the Javits Center, NYC – September 19th – 21st

Climate Week in NYC is always a very active time, with events happening all over the city and throughout the week.  For us, in addition to our Climate & Capital Conference at the NYSE (complimentary livestream available) on Wednesday, September 20th, we will also be co-hosting several events at The Nest Climate Campus at The Javits Center.

Registration to this event is also complimentary, and we would be very glad to see you there if you would like to join us.  While this event will take place over three days, we will be participating on Thursday, September 21st:


Mainstage Presentation
Women Leaders in the Era of Climate Change
Thursday, September 21st
10:15 AM – 11:00 AM
Complimentary Registration for Full Three-Day Event

The unique challenges of our time are calling for more female leaders at the nexus of climate adaptation, innovation, and regulation. These public and private sector executives will share stories of how they lead in their respective organizations and seek to create value for stakeholders in an era of unprecedented change.

Jeff Gitterman, CEO, Gitterman Asset Management (Moderator)
Marina Severinovsky, Head of Sustainability, North America, Schroders
Heather Beatty, CEO, Scopefour Capital
Ariane Maher, CIO, Veridien Global Investors
Rebecca Carland, CIO, Builders Asset Management


Gitterman Asset Management
Nest Climate Campus Co-Hosted Event
Issues at the Intersection of Climate & Capital
Thursday, September 21st
1:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Complimentary Registration for Co-Hosted Event

*Note: If you would like to attend our Co-Hosted Event, please register for the full Nest Climate Campus event first and then register for this event.

Dramatic changes to the world’s climate are rapidly bringing an increasing number of issues to the financial world with regard to climate adaptation, innovation, and regulation (“AIR”).  Join us as we host several panel discussions on a variety of climate topics, including impact investing, social justice issues, women leadership, and philanthropy.


Co-Hosted Event Agenda

1:00pm – 1:15pm – Opening Remarks
Jeff Gitterman, CEO, Gitterman Asset Management

1:15pm – 2:00pm – Session 1: Impact with Climate Philanthropy
Jeff Gitterman, CEO, Gitterman Asset Management (Moderator)
Justin Winters, Co-Founder & Executive Director, One Earth
Randall Kempner, Senior Advisor, Aspen Institute Energy & Environ Program
Michael Grossman, Managing Director, Impact Investments, Social Finance

2:15pm – 3:00pm – Session 2: Race to Resilience: The Intersection of Racial Justice & Climate Change
Jenna Nicholas, CEO, Impact Experience (Moderator)
Rachel Robasciotti, Founder and CEO, Adasina Social Capital
Bill Burckart, CEO, The Investment Integration Project (TIIP)

3:15pm – 4:00pm – Session 3: There is No Net Zero Without Nature: The Nexus of Policy/Regulation and Private Sector Engagement
Marina Severinovsky, Head of Sustainability, North America, Schroders (Moderator)
Joseph Robertson, Executive Director, Citizens’ Climate International
Michelle Roos, Executive Director, Environmental Protection Network
Amanda Wormald, Counsellor (Climate and Energy), Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water, Australian Embassy, USA
Elizabeth Sturcken, Managing Director, Environmental Defense Fund

4:15pm – 5:00pm – Session 4: Constructing Portfolios to Address Climate Risks & Opportunities
Jeff Gitterman, CEO, Gitterman Asset Management (Moderator)
David Zackowitz, Managing Director, Head of Real Estate, Greenbacker Capital
Jessica Skolnick, Director of Investments, Gitterman Asset Management
Nicholas Holmes, Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Senior Research Analyst, Duff & Phelps Investment Management Co.
Thomas Smith, Product Specialist, GMO

5:00pm – Closing Remarks
Jeff Gitterman, CEO, Gitterman Asset Management

All are welcome to attend both the mainstage three-day sessions using the above complimentary registration link, and if you would also like to attend our breakout session event on the afternoon of September 21st, please first register for the three day event to receive your general entry pass, and then also register for our breakout session event using the above link.

We would look forward to seeing you there!


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