Good Green Jobs for a Changing Climate: Is This Time For Real?

When: 
Thursday, July 15, 2021 -
3:00pm to 4:30pm EDT
Where: 
Virtual Meeting - Register by 7/14
Members of PNY & Partner Orgs: 
$0.00
Non-Members: 
$150.00
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The science is clear: societies need to dramatically reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 in order to protect ourselves and future generations from the worst impacts of human-caused climate change, which is already destroying lives and livelihoods worldwide. This calls for immediate transition to cleaner, greener energy and operations across all economic sectors. However, a transition that fails to provide good jobs, center the workers who drive our economy, and address the needs of the most vulnerable communities (those most impacted by human-caused climate change) will be unjust, leaving many no better off than before.

Indeed, the good green jobs promised to the workforce development field in the recent past have not materialized. In light of major new state and local climate legislation—including NY State’s Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act (CLCPA) and New York City’s Local Law 97, part of The Climate Mobilization Act (CMA)—we are moving closer to a Just Transition for workers, communities, and the economy.  

Join the New York Environmental Funders Network and the New York City Workforce Funders Collaborative as we hear from advocacy, labor, and workforce development leaders driving the movement to address climate change and create good jobs.

Explore
  • Recent groundbreaking laws at the city and state level that address climate, worker protection, labor, and job standards
  • The sectors and jobs that comprise the green economy
  • Current projections for green job growth and implications for training pathways
  • What environmental and workforce development funders can do to ensure the new legislation has the greatest impact 

Speakers

Designed for

All interested funders. What to expect: panel discussion with Q&A.

Registration

3:00 - 4:30 PM  Program
 
Members: To register yourself and/or a colleague at your organization, please log in and click the Register Now link above. (no fee)
 
Guests of NYC Workforce Funders and NY Environmental Funders Network: Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org with your name, title, organizational affiliation, business mailing address, and phone number. Please indicate by which organizer you were invited. (no fee)
 
Non-Member Funders: Please email register@philanthropynewyork.org ($150 fee)

Registration is required by July 14thRegistrants will receive the webinar link a day prior to the program. 

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