Higher Ed Leaders Gather at 2019 Summit to Activate Urgent Response to Climate Reports and Accelerate Campus Action


In Tempe, Arizona, on February 10-12, higher education leaders will convene to innovate, scale, and accelerate progress in climate action on campuses and across public sectors. Hosted by Second Nature and the Intentional Endowment Network (IEN), the 2019 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit draws together leaders in higher education, including presidents, trustees, CFOs, endowment/foundation officers, and sustainability directors, with diverse stakeholders to plan and equip for the large-scale solutions needed in the next decade to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, according to the recent leading scientific reports.

“Since we met last year, the evidence has been growing that the environmental challenges facing the US and the planet are accelerating,” said President David Finegold of Chatham University. “I’m looking forward to being with colleagues from universities that are taking the lead in addressing these challenges….”

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