- Upcoming forum will foster solutions working toward a beautiful future of climate reform
The Purpose Driven Innovation Ecosystem (PDIE) Group, the No. 1 Earthshot Prize nominator, and Sublime Communications, a leading communications agency known for driving hyper-growth, will be kicking off the first in its series of curated events designed to unite thought leaders, innovators, and investors. This seminal event, dedicated to climate reform, serves as a platform in the journey towards building a more sustainable, equitable and brighter future for generations to come.
“The Future of Climate Summit,” (FOCS) will be held on September 15, 2023, the week prior to Climate Week, and will be hosted at the prestigious Dentons Law Firm in midtown Manhattan. Key topics will include sustainable cities and rural revitalization, decarbonization, Circular Economies-Nature-Based Solutions & eWaste, energy transition, Biodiversity & Nature Capital, Green Transformation Via Capital Infusion.
There is a sense of urgency, as climate change could be irreversible by 2030, according to the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), the United Nations body for assessing the science related to climate change.
The FOCS will bring together a highly select group of distinguished solution providers, family offices, investors, and global leaders to address the pressing challenges of the climate crisis and provide a dynamic platform where experts, visionaries, and change-makers can freely share and exchange their knowledge, expertise, and innovations with the goal of tackling the most pressing issues that affect the planet.
Esteemed panelists and guest speakers are slated to include Augusto Lopez-Claros, Chairman of the World Governance Forum; Hindou Oumarou Ibrahim, Co-Chair, International Indigenous Peoples Forum on Climate Change, UNIPP Executive Committee, National Geographic Explorer; Xiye Bastida, climate justice activist, organizer, author and speaker; Vaitea Cowan, Enrapter Co-Founder and 2021 Earthshot prize winner; Dr. Luke Haverhals, CEO and Founder of NFW, cutting-edge solution providers nominated for the Earthshot Prize by the PDIE Group, among many other distinguished guests.
These providers, recognized for their exceptional contributions to combat climate change, will have a unique opportunity to present their groundbreaking ideas among a captive audience, connect with potential investors, and collaborate with other like-minded entrepreneurs and thought leaders who are committed to improving the climate outcome for all.
The Future of Climate Summit will commence with a networking, providing attendees an opportunity to build meaningful connections and foster community. Throughout the afternoon, there will be moderated panel discussions and focus speakers who will exploring innovative strategies, emerging technologies, and best practices in various sectors of sustainability, as well as a lunch including food from WhatIF Foods and tea and coffee from GoodPharma, both summit sponsors. Other sponsors and allies include The Earthshot Prize, Kelsier, UNA-USA, Planet Positive 2030, Dentons, and Impact Wealth Magazine.
“We believe that by bringing together outstanding solution providers, investors, and global leaders in one place, we can accelerate the progress towards a sustainable and resilient future,” said Christian Schmitz, Founder and CEO of PDIE Group, representing the organizing committee of the FOCS. “Through engaging discussions, impactful collaborations, and the sharing of visionary ideas, we aim to create a cohesive community of doers committed to solving our climate crisis and making a lasting impact.”
“As global brand builders committed to helping companies and emerging entrepreneurs drive awareness, education and engagement, the FOCS is a game-changer for those who have truly dedicated themselves and their livelihoods to ensuring that generations to come can prosper,” said Nicole Enslein, Founder and CEO of Sublime Communications