Agenda

Monday March 27, 2017

7:00 AM
Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM Leaders at the Helm: Corporate Sustainability Frontline Leadership
Peter Fusaro, Conference Founder & Chairman, Global Change Associates
Moderator: Barry Worthington, Executive Director, United States Energy Association
8:05 AM 16th Annual Wall Street Green Summit Curtain Raiser
Peter C. Fusaro, Chairman, Global Change Associates Inc.
8:20 AM Keynote on Embedding Sustainability in the Corporation 
Erika Karp, Founder and CEO, Cornerstone Capital Group
8:45 AM  NY Green Bank's Role in New York's Clean Energy Marketplace
Colin Harris, Senior Associate, Operations & Finance Team, NY Green Bank
9:00 Update on Global Emissions Trading Markets for Environmental Finance
Eric Boonman, Head of Carbon Origination, Global Environmental Markets. Statkraft
9:15 AM Stock Exchanges, Investors and Sustainability
Evan Harvey, Director of Corporate Sustainability, NASDAQ
9:30 The Clean Power Plan: What's Next
Michael Ferguson,  Associate Director, Standard and Poors
9:45 State of Cleantech Investing Today
Tim Hoffman, Watts Capital and Northeast Cleantech Open
10:00 AM Bridging the Gap: Sustainability vs. Profitability
Bahar Gidwani, CEO, CSRHub
 
10:15 AM Sponsor Break
 
10:45 AM Innovations in Renewable Energy Finance Session
Moderator: David Manning, Director of Stakeholder & Community Relations, Brookhaven National Laboratory
10:50 AM Financing Microgrids
Dan Spitzer, Partner, Hodgson Russ LLP
11:10 Renewable Energy Project Financing: The New Normal
Bruno Mejean, Managing Partner & Founder, BJM International
11:30 Innovating Renewables
Benjamin Cohen, Chairman and CEO, T-REX
11:50 Update on Wind Power: Where are we now?
Chris Varrone, CEO, Riverview Consulting
12:10 AM Innovations in AgTech
Charlotte Kim, Partner, Wilson Sonsini
12:30 PM One Waste Energy Solution: Modularized Biomass System
Evija Reinholde, Chairwoman of the Board, ENERTECGREEN Ltd.
12:50 PM Swedish & Nordics 100% Fossil Fuel Goal
Lars Ling, Adviser/Investor, The Nordics
 
1:00 PM
Sit Down Lunch Sponsored by Hodgson Russ & Networking 
 
2:00 PM Conference Reconvenes
 
Establishing Resource Efficiency Session
Moderator: Les Neumann, Managing Director, Innovation, Commercialization & Accelerator Network (ICANny)
2:00 PM Energy Efficiency Trends and Financing
Andy Darrell, EDF's Chief of Strategy, Global Energy & Finance
2:15 PM Building Momentum: Innovations in Energy Storage
Philippe Bouchard, Vice President, Business Development, Eos Energy Storage
2:30 PM Marrying Renewables & Energy Storage
Nick Davis, Managing Director, Gridmarket
2:45 PM Green Bonds
David Berliner, CEO, CoPower
 
 
3:15 PM Afternoon Break
 
3:45 PM Impact Investing as an Asset Class Session
Moderator:  Brian Kaminer, Invest with Values
 
3:45 PM Overview of Impact and New Strategy
Margot Brandenburg, CEO, MyStrongHome
4:05 PM Solar as an Impact Investment Opportunity
Scott Hill, President, Clean Energy Advisors LLC.
4:25 PM Green Microfinance and Asset Finance for Clean Energy
Nicola Armacost, Managing Director, Arc Finance
4:45 PM Sustainable Water and Ags Water 
Jane Slifen, Vice President, Encourage Capital
5:05 PM Sustainability & Waste Management
Chris Ladd, Investment Director/CFO, Closed Loop Fund
 
5:30PM Conference Ends