september, 2018

12sep1:00 pm7:00 pmLeading Climate Innovation – The Silicon Valley Way1:00 pm - 7:00 pm San José City Hall Event Organized By: San José Mayor's Office Event Type:TechnologyAudience:Invite Only


Event Details

This event will highlight private sector and public-sector climate leadership in Silicon Valley to a global audience. In addition to sharing best practices and thought leadership from the region, participants will re-commit to existing climate goals, and announce ambitious new targets to advance the global climate agenda. This one-day event will complement the Global Climate Action Summit hosted in San Francisco and will help turn the world’s attention to the Bay Area – a region that prioritizes climate leadership through innovative partnerships with NGOs, the private sector, and the public sector alike.

Agenda at San José City Hall Rotunda on September 12, 2018

Introduction & Welcome by Mayor Sam Liccardo – 1:00 p.m. – 1:15 p.m.

Keynote Address – 1:15 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Corporations as Vehicles for Change: Sustainability Leadership in Silicon Valley – 1:30 p.m. – 2:10 p.m.

Impact Spotlight: Leveraging NGO partnerships for Local Solutions – 2:10 p.m. – 2:50 p.m.

Breakout Sessions – 3:05 p.m. – 3:50 p.m

  • Moonshots: Transformative climate actions for the region
  • Equitable and inclusive climate action in Silicon Valley
  • Climate Action and the Role of Open Space and Natural Working Lands

Technology for All: Emerging Technology for Social Impact – 4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Launch of San Jose Clean Energy: Meet the latest disruption for utilities: Community Power! – 4:30 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Silicon Valley Commitments and Pledges – 5:15 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Green Arts Festival – 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.

Join the community for an evening of art, music, and food and learn about organizations supporting urban sustainability.


(Wednesday) 1:00 pm - 7:00 pm


San José City Hall

San José City Hall


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