Cities For Global Impact

Event details
Location: New World Stages
New York
United States
Start time: Tuesday September 19 2017 - 00:00
End time: Tuesday September 19 2017 - 00:00
Admission fee: 0
Contact person: Majken Kalhave
Contact phone: +45 2371 2606
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This september the 9th annual Climate Week will be take in New York during the UN General Assembly. The week gathers leaders from business and government to demonstrate how continued investment in innovation, technology and clean energy will drive profitability and lead us towards a net-zero emissions global economy.

During the conference Danish Cleantech Hub, Confederation of Danish Industry and State of Green, will host the high-level conference Cities for Global Impact – Advancing the SDGs through Urban Action as part of Climate Week NYC. The conference will take place in New York on September 19, 2017.

The two high-level conference panels will discuss Healthy Cities for Better Living and Power the World with Wind as urban trends with potential for global impact. As the conference coincides with the UN General Assembly, the conference panels will also discuss how urban action can contribute to the advancement of the Sustainable Development Goals.


  • Lars Løkke Rasmussen, Prime Minister of Denmark
  • Karsten Dybvad, CEO, Confederation of Danish Industry
  • Jens Birgersson, CEO, ROCKWOOL
  • Alicia Barton, President & CEO, New York State Energy Reseach and Development Authority
  • Michael Hannibal, CEO, Siemens Offshore
  • Mads Nipper, CEO, Grundfos (awaiting final confirmation)
  • Neel Strøbæk, Senior Group Director, Rambøll Group
  • Jakob Askou Bøss, Senior Vice President Corp. Strategy & Stakeholder Relations, DONG energy
  • Rachel MacCleery, Senior Vice President, Urban Land Institute
  • Stephanie McClellan, Director - Special Initiative on Offshore Wind, University of Delaware

Source: State Of Green

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Start date: 
Tuesday, September 19, 2017
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Tuesday, September 19, 2017