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Advisory - California Insurance Commissioner speaks and participates in New York Climate Week

NEW YORK, NY — California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones will speak at and participate in multiple events throughout Climate Week NYC 2018 where world leaders and experts on climate change and climate risk will gather to showcase climate action and discuss local and global response to climate change. Climate Week NYC 2018 is organized by The Climate Group in coordination with the United Nations and the City of New York.

Jones has taken actions and initiatives throughout his tenure as Insurance Commissioner with regard to climate risk and insurance, including leading the administration of the National Association of Insurance Commissioners' Climate Risk Disclosure Survey, his Climate Risk Carbon Initiative, his first-in-nation stress test analysis of insurance company investment portfolios, his international work founding and chairing the Sustainable Insurance Forum, and his recently released report titled Trial by Fire: Managing Climate Risks Facing Insurers in the Golden State.

WHO:         California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones


WHEN:       September 24, 2018 through September 27, 2018



Monday September 24, 2018

Commissioner Jones will deliver the keynote at the Insurance & Climate Risk Conference hosted by InsuranceERM.

9 a.m.

On The Park

60 Columbus Circle

New York, NY 10019

Commissioner Jones will speak on the panel "Junto for Sustainable Investing – Asset Owner Perspectives Panel," at the Climate and ESG Asset Owner Summit hosted by CFA Society New York, CFA Institute, and UN's Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI).

6:30 p.m.

CFA Society New York

1540 Broadway

New York, NY 10036


Tuesday September 25, 2018

Commissioner Jones will attend Planetary Health hosted by the Climate Group, the Rockefeller Foundation Economic Council on Planetary Health, and Johnson & Johnson.  

9 a.m.


237 Park Avenue

New York, NY 10021

Commissioner Jones will attend a seminar hosted by MSCI & UN's PRI titled Accelerating the Path to Climate Action.

3:30 p.m.

250 Greenwich Street

Skytop 48th Floor

New York, NY 10007                                                                                                                                         

Commissioner Jones will attend "Innovating Investments for Climate Resilience" hosted by the NYU Stern Center for Sustainable Business.

6:30 p.m.

NYU Stern School of Business

Tisch Hall, Room 411-413                                                                                                                                

40 West Fourth Street

New York, NY 10012


Wednesday September 26, 2018

Commissioner Jones will participate on the panel "Mainstreaming the Frameworks for Disclosure," at the Sustainable Investment Forum hosted by Climate Action and UNEP-FI.

12:15 p.m.

Crowne Plaza Times Square

1605 Broadway

New York, NY 10019

Commissioner Jones will participate on the panel "Operationalizing the Findings of the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures" at Institutionalizing Climate Change into Decision-Making organized by the Association of Climate Change Officers.

1:30 p.m.

Newman Conference Center Baruch College

151 East 25 Street

New York, NY 10010


Thursday September 27, 2018

Commissioner Jones will attend Moody's Briefing 2018, hosted by Moody's Investors Service in partnership with the Climate Bonds Initiative.

8:30 a.m.

7 World Trade Center

250 Greenwich Street

New York, NY 10007

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