Sofia Maria Shevlin

August 28, 2023

Ramboll at Climate Week NYC 2023: Meet us there!

Climate Week in New York City marks an important steppingstone towards COP28, with businesses, policymakers, NGOs, and academic institutions coming together to collaborate for climate action. Join us for events, networking opportunities and conversations with leading sustainability experts.

Climate Week NYC 2023 (17-24 September) is a major milestone event in the lead-up to COP28 and the US’ largest annual gathering focused on climate, aligned with the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA).

At Climate Week, we will be meeting with policymakers, clients, experts and professionals within resilience and decarbonisation. We will share our experience and best practices at these highlighted events.

Offshore wind: Developing local and sustainable supply chains to accelerate global deployment

When: 18 September, 12:00-12:45 pm (EDT)
Where: 666 Third Avenue, 21st floor, 10017 NYC

About: How can we build sustainable offshore wind supply chains, and how can sustainability become a key driver for unlocking robust and resilient supply chains? Join us for a lively panel discussion, where we explore solutions from the public and private sector to accelerate the global deployment of offshore wind projects.

The event is part of the Sustainability Summit hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.


Meet our industry expert

  • Michael Simmelsgaard

    Group Chief Operating Officer, Markets

    Michael Simmelsgaard

De-risking large-scale green hydrogen projects

When: 18 September, 2:00–2:45 pm (EDT)
Where: 666 Third Avenue, 21st Floor, 10017, New York

About: The transition to a sustainable and low-carbon energy future hinges on the successful implementation of large-scale green hydrogen projects. However, the complex nature of these projects requires focused efforts to identify, analyse, and mitigate risks to ensure their viability and impact.

This session brings together industry leaders, thought leaders, and policymakers to discuss and strategise ways to overcome challenges and spot emerging opportunities.

The event is part of the Sustainability Summit hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Meet our industry expert

  • Cheryl Ginyard-Jones

    Managing Director, Americas

WBCSD: Delivering on our commitments for a just and sustainable transition

When: 18 September, 1:00–7:30 pm (EDT)
Where: New York City

About: Join us for a discussion hosted by the World Business Council for Sustainable Development (WBSCD), focusing on ways to put corporate accountability at the heart of the transition to a just, net zero and nature positive future.

(The event is open to WBCSD members and selected guests)

Meet our industry expert

  • Alan Kao

    Global Director, ESG Services

A new era for green innovation through global partnerships

When: 19 September, 9-9:45 am (EDT)
Where: 666 Third Avenue, 21st Floor, 10017, New York

About: Giving the opening speech, Mette Kynne, Managing Director for Architecture & Landscape at Henning Larsen, will explore about how public-private partnership can unlock innovation and sustainability globally. The event is part of the Sustainability Summit hosted by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Denmark.

Meet our industry expert

  • Mette Kynne Frandsen

    Director for Architecture & Landscape, Henning Larsen

Optimising available solutions - ConcreteZero members in action

When: 19 September, 11:55 am-1:45 pm (EDT)
Where: New York City

About: ConcreteZero is a global market initiative by Climate Group driven by the dual ambition to halve carbon emissions by 2030 and limit the global temperature rise to 1.5C. Focusing on scope 3 emissions and demystifying the complexities within concrete supply chain supply chain, Climate Group are developing best practice on net-zero concrete implementation . Explore how ConcreteZero members, including Ramboll, are developing pioneering projects with ConcreteZero targets and optimising available solutions.

This event is part of the official Climate Week program hosted by Climate Group.

Meet our industry expert

  • Paul Astle

    Decarbonisation Lead, Buildings, Ramboll

Breaking Barriers, Bridging Divides – from individual CO2 reductions to joint scope 3 responsibilities

When: 19 September, 11:00 am-2:30 pm (EDT)
Where: The DiMenna Center for Classical Music

About: This high-level event will bring together thought leaders to discuss why businesses are moving away from a narrow focus solely on reducing direct emissions towards a more holistic worldview where scope 3 emissions, social justice and biodiversity must be considered to avoid eroding skills, jobs, social cohesion, climate and environment. Cooperation between governments, private sector and civil society will determine the fate of our planet, as we face a critical window of opportunity to reduce greenhouse gas emissions whilst increasing biodiversity and paving the way towards a more sustainable and resilient planet.

The event is hosted by the Confederation of Danish Industry, Danish Cleantech Hub and State of Green. Attendees can expect a highly interactive afternoon.

Meet our industry expert

  • Cheryl Ginyard-Jones

    Managing Director, Americas

Designing the irresistible, sustainable city - a collaborative approach

When: 20 September, 9:30 am-12:00 pm (EDT)
Where: Microsoft Garage

About:The event invites the audience on a journey into a new era of creating, not only sustainable cities, but irresistible ones. You will learn how collaborative models can support the green transition and enhancement of quality of life for all species within cities. Highlights from the cross-European movement, New European Bauhaus, will illustrate examples of different ways and approaches of collaborating and how the partners of BLOX lift this agenda on an everyday basis.

Meet our industry expert

  • Mette Kynne Frandsen

    Director for Architecture & Landscape, Henning Larsen

  • Christian Nyerup Nielsen

    Director, Climate Adaptation & Landscape, Ramboll Water

Workshop: Market transformation to a net-zero built environment

When: 20 September, 9:00 am-5:00 pm (EDT)
Where: Arcadis Office

About: In the run-up to COP28, and in support of the emerging Buildings Breakthrough, WBCSD is embarking on an ambitious initiative to identify which key actions need to be taken to shift the system as a whole along the value chain. This will be done through a series of three value chain workshops that will build on each other to identify critical barriers or system intervention points as well as the actions needed to overcome those barriers.

Meet our industry expert

  • Corey Barnes-Covenant

    Head of Strategic Sustainability Consulting US

High-level workshop: Funky Partnerships for Urban Climate Resilience

When: September 20, 5.30 – 7.30 pm
Where: Brooklyn College’s Graduate Center, 25 Broadway, NY 10004

About: Together with City University of New York, City of Copenhagen and Technical University of Denmark Ramboll is co-organizing this high-level workshop to share examples of unique sister city and cross-sectoral collaborations that have helped to address urban climate resiliency challenges particularly as this relates to flooding from chronic and extreme storm events.

Meet our industry expert

  • Christian Nyerup Nielsen

    Director, Climate Adaptation & Landscape, Ramboll Water

  • Trine Stausgaard Munk

    Urbanism Team Lead and Head of Resilience, Head of Sustainability, Ramboll Water

Closed-door roundtable: decarbonizing data centers

When: 21 September, 3:30-17:30 pm (EDT)
Where: NYU Campus

About: Together with NYU, Ramboll hosts a closed-door roundtable gathering industry experts, academia, and policymakers to identify tangible pathways to decarbonize data centers. More info to come.

Register your interest by reaching out to: Ingvild Assmann

Want to engage with Ramboll at Climate Week?

  • Sofia Maria Shevlin

    Global Engagement Advisor

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