Company leaders to headline opening ceremony, host executive roundtable discussion and preview new original research on the state of global Climate Action.
New York - 16 September 2022 — ENGIE Impact, a leader in sustainability transformation solutions, is returning as an official partner of Climate Week NYC 2022, taking place September 19-25. Alongside other global climate change leaders, decarbonization experts from various disciplines within ENGIE Impact will highlight the urgency of committing to Net Zero targets and share guidance for immediate implementation of plans.
As part of Climate Week, ENGIE Impact's visibility and involvement will be all-encompassing:
“We are in the midst of a global climate emergency,” said Mathias Lelievre, CEO ENGIE Impact.
Combining the world’s largest knowledgebase of energy-use data and a ground-breaking digital tracking and modeling platform with diverse expert knowledge and implementation expertise, ENGIE Impact helps organizations bridge the gap between setting aspirational sustainability targets and taking real action to achieve decarbonization goals. ENGIE Impact supports some of the world’s largest companies on their Net Zero journeys, among them Proctor & Gamble, Netflix, Faurecia and 25% of global Fortune 500 brands. Over the last six years, ENGIE Impact has helped its clients collectively save nearly $1 billion through reduced energy usage. At the same time, they reduced GHG emissions equivalent to that of nearly 900,000 passenger vehicles operated for a year.
As part of the week-long activities, Mathias Lelievre, CEO of ENGIE Impact, will be one of the headline speakers at the Opening Ceremony on Monday, September 18 from 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. ET, which kicks off Climate Week. Lelievre will address climate and energy issues in the geopolitical context of today and how to drive action forward as leaders share their global outlook on climate change.
Diego Ibarra, Managing Director, Sustainability Solutions of the Americas will host an executive roundtable discussion during The Hub Live on Tuesday, September 20 from 8:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. ET to discuss the readiness gaps that exist between leadership and operational levels, the various hurdles that exist to implementation and how to measure carbon like other strategic assets.
The forthcoming ENGIE Impact 2022 Net Zero Report is the company’s latest proprietary research, offering a current state-of-affairs accounting of our global climate response and keen insights into progress achieved and barriers holding back corporate climate action.
Throughout the week, seven ENGIE Impact delegates will additionally speak to the most important and timely decarbonization topics, including new technology, Net Zero fuels, new legislation such as the Inflation Reduction Act and proposed SEC reporting regulations, and a wide variety of topics relating to the acceleration the sustainability transformation that must happen now to save our world from the worst effects of climate change. Those ENGIE Impact delegates include the following:
Run by the international non-profit Climate Group, in partnership with the United Nations and the City of New York, Climate Week NYC is an annual multi-day event attracting global awareness and bringing in the most influential leaders in climate action from business, government and the climate community. With Climate Week’s “Getting it Done” theme this year, they will host over 500 events in New York and around the world.
About ENGIE Impact
ENGIE Impact partners with companies to accelerate decarbonization efforts worldwide. ENGIE Impact’s comprehensive engagement model goes beyond strategy to include data excellence and digital tools, project delivery expertise, and financing support. An authentic long-term partner, ENGIE Impact establishes credible paths to hit difficult carbon-reduction metrics while sharing commitments and accountability across portfolios. With 20 offices worldwide and headquarters in New York City, ENGIE Impact today has a portfolio of over 1,500 clients, including 25% of the Fortune 500 Companies. ENGIE Impact is part of the ENGIE Group, a global leader in the transition toward a carbon-neutral economy through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions.
Our group is a global reference in low-carbon energy and services. Together with our 170,000 employees, our customers, partners and stakeholders, we are committed to accelerating the transition towards a carbon-neutral world, through reduced energy consumption and more environmentally friendly solutions. Inspired by our purpose (“raison d’être”), we reconcile economic performance with a positive impact on people and the planet, building on our key businesses (gas, renewable energy, services) to offer competitive solutions to our customers.
Turnover in 2021: €57.9 billion. The Group is listed on the Paris and Brussels stock exchanges (ENGI) and is represented in the main financial indices (CAC 40, Euronext 100, FTSE Eurotop 100, MSCI Europe) and non-financial indices (DJSI World, DJSI Europe, Euronext Vigeo Eiris - Eurozone 120/ Europe 120/ France 20, MSCI EMU ESG screened, MSCI EUROPE ESG Universal Select, Stoxx Europe 600 ESG, and Stoxx Global 1800 ESG).
About Climate Group
Climate Group drives climate action. Fast. Our goal is a world of Net Zero carbon emissions by 2050, with greater prosperity for all. We focus on systems with the highest emissions and where our networks have the greatest opportunity to drive change. We do this by building large and influential networks and holding organizations accountable, turning their commitments into action. We share what we achieve together to show more organizations what they could do. We are an international non-profit organization, founded in 2004, with offices in London, Amsterdam, Beijing, New Delhi and New York. We are proud to be part of the We Mean Business coalition. Follow us on Twitter @ClimateGroup.
About Climate Week NYC
Climate Week NYC is the time and place where the world gathers to showcase amazing climate action and discuss how to do more. Run by the international non-profit Climate Group, in partnership with the United Nations and the City of New York, Climate Week NYC annually brings together voices from across the spectrum to debate and implement climate action. With over 500 events taking place as part of the official events program and hosting the most significant leaders from business and government, Climate Week NYC is one of the largest annual climate summits of its kind attracting global awareness and participation.
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