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3 October 2018
 
 
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NYU’s cogeneration plant kept the lights on during Superstorm Sandy.

 
 

WHY VALUE RESILIENCY?

Even during a disaster, New York City needs to stay live. Valuing the benefits of resiliency can help incentivize owners to make the right upgrades, Cecil Scheib, NYU's Assistant Vice President of Sustainability explains.

For more on the relationship between finance, valuation, and building a more resilient New York, join is on October 18 for Weathering the Storm.

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EMERGING PROFESSIONALS CAREER FAIR

10/12

3:00pm - 6:00pm
Columbia University

The Career Fair is presented by EP and the Earth Institute at Columbia University for those seeking a job or internship in the sustainability field.

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2018 CONFERENCE: WEATHERING THE STORM

10/18

8:30am - 12:30pm
New York University

At this year’s conference, experts will encourage attendees to think differently, and with a sharper pencil, about the intersection of finance and resilience.

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INNOVATION IN WATER CONSERVATION

10/24

6:00pm - 8:00pm
Local 1 Training Center

Panelists will explore proven rainwater and treated wastewater techniques—as well as share the NYC-specific barriers to scaling those techniques.

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2018 GALA



11/7

6:00pm - 9:30pm
The Lighthouse

Honoring Peter Riguardi of JLL. Mingle with professionals in green building over gourmet dinner and drinks at our biggest event of the year.

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SUSTAINABILITY CAREER FAIR

Are you registered for the Sustainability Career Fair, presented by Urban Green's Emerging Professionals and the Earth Institute at Columbia University, on October 12?

Present your skills to New York City's green leaders in architecture, engineering, real estate and interior design. Fifteen-minute portfolio and resume reviews will be offered at the event, so bring your materials with you!

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WATER CONSERVATION IN NYC

As New York City's population continues to grow—and our water supply stays somewhat limited—the search for additional methods of conservation has become top-of-mind.

On October 24, join us for a discussion of harvested rainwater and treated wastewater techniques that could help NYC further advance its water conservation goals.

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COMMUNITY

 

Zero Waste Challenge: Results

Join AIA-NY as they share how architects, engineers, developers and others have applied the Zero Waste Design Guidelines to their own offices, challenging themselves to follow the path to zero waste. Attendees will also have the opportunity to schedule a free Zero Waste lunchtime learning session in their own office.

October 9th, 2018 | 8:30am-10:30am | NYC

 
 

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