Newsletter: Ready for Climate War Games? 

 

Climate resilience news and announcements


Join us at VERGE 2015 for Climate War Games

We’re excited to announce our new workshop on Climate Wargames will premiere at VERGE 2015. This innovative workshop was recently written about in GreenBiz and utilizes climate wargaming and role play to enable participants to think through and identify risk and opportunities related to climate change in a business setting.

Read about the Climate War Game in GreenBiz.
Use code 
V15SPKRGUEST
for discounted admission
 

Register for VERGE

Climate Data and Business


Listen to the audio recording of Emilie at the Risky Business Climate Data Summit on Listening to End-Users: Climate Data and the Bottom Line.
Emilie discussed how companies can better incorporate climate change science in strategic planning and business decisions.

From the Desk of Emilie

It’s that time of the year: a slew of exciting climate and sustainability conferences around the country. We’re committed to sharing the highlights from our travel on our blog, The Resilience Sandbox. Read my post on Climate Week NYC: the Quest for Wisdom, listen to the audiocast of my presentation, and share your thoughts with us.

We hope to see you at one of these forthcoming events!


Emilie Mazzacurati, Founder and CEO

We’re Featured on GHG Management Institute

Our very own Aleka Seville had her article featured in the GHG Management Institute Blog. Learn How Are Corporations Approaching Climate Adaptation

The science clearly shows that significant climate change impacts – such as sea level rise, increases in extreme heat and more frequent and intense storms – are already in motion due to our cumulative emissions of greenhouse gases. Successfully preparing for and adapting our global economy, even to “locked-in” climate impacts, will require a sophisticated understanding of how these impacts will affect your businesses and communities…Continue reading

Have a Say in California’s Adaptation Policy

The California Natural Resources Agency and the Alliance of Regional Collaboratives for Climate Adaptation (ARCCA) invite community members to provide input on the draft implementation plans for the state’s climate adaptation strategy – Safeguarding California: Reducing Climate Risk. Help California continue to lead the way in building resilience to climate impacts – register to attend your local listening session here.

 
Bay Area
Monday, October 12th 6:00-8:00pm
Joseph P Bort Metro Center
101 Eighth Street in Oakland
Central Valley
Tuesday, October 13th 5:30-8:30pm
UC Merced Fresno Center
550 East Shaw Avenue in Fresno
 
Sierra Nevada
Wednesday, October 14th 5:30-8:30pm
Truckee Tahoe Airport Community Room A
10356 Truckee Airport Road in Truckee
San Diego
Thursday, October 15th 5:30-8:30pm
Port of San Diego Training Room
3165 Pacific Highway in San Diego

What We’re Reading

 

On September 22 C2ES published the most recent installment of its series on business climate resilience: Weathering the Next Storm: a Closer Look at Business Resilience. The report analyzes how Fortune 100 corporations approach climate risk and resilience: what they’re concerned about, what they disclose, and what they’re doing – or not doing – about it.
Read our summary key findings of the report.

Meet the Team: Aleka

Aleka Seville, MPP
Director of Advisory Services
Aleka works with local governments, nonprofits and philanthropic partners to help organizations understand climate risk and develop solutions. She has specific interest and expertise in the value of cross-sector collaboration to leverage scarce resources, align climate and economic goals and implement strategic policy solutions.
Aleka holds a Masters of Public Policy from the University of California, Berkeley and a B.A. from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

Catch us at these events

Connect with us at these upcoming events
October 6-9, 2015 – SOCAP15, San Francisco, CA
October 26-29, 2015 – VERGE 2015, San Jose, CA
October 29-30, 2015 – Industrial Environmental Association, San Diego, CA
November 3-5, 2015 – Rising Seas Summit, Boston, MA
November 3-6, 2015 – BSR Conference 2015, San Francisco, CA

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