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Community-centric Climate Resilience investing is critical for cop28
In 1992, the United Nations put its weight behind the global rally against climate change with the launch of the Conference of the Parties (COP). Fast forward three decades, and the world is at a crossroads. The pace of climate change is quickening, and many are falling behind on their promises or failing to promise at all.
It’s Time to Level Up!
Three decades after the first Conference of the Parties (COP) to address climate change, the earth’s thermostat continues to soar and many are falling behind on their promises or failing to promise at all. We need to swap complacency for action and narrow views for visionary strategies.
Be the Change Catalysts!
The answer is community-centric climate resilience investing with insights from those most affected: the marginalized communities. While often overlooked, frontline communities hold the keys to innovation. The most effective way to catalyze change is to bridge the chasm between the needs of vulnerable communities and the long-term plans of business.
Partnership is Power!
Imagine the possibilities when public and private sectors collaborate with aligned purpose! For real impact, we must prioritize empathy and inclusivity. To truly address climate complexities, we need insights from those most affected: the marginalized communities, while often overlooked, hold the keys to innovation.
Businesses, Step Up!
It’s not enough to just comply or survive. It’s time for businesses to thrive by being authentic allies in this climate battle. By adopting a community-driven approach to resilience and harnessing tools to hit global net-zero targets, we can collectively craft a brighter, sustainable future!
Read our article written by Dr. Sharron L. McPherson, Dr. Fred A. Yamoah, and Anna Kanze Hamilton of The Green Jobs Machine, with our solution of how businesses can adopt a community-driven approach to resilience and harness the tools to hit global net-zero targets.
Soft launch session 1:
Meet Sharron McPherson (CEO for GJM), Dr David Bray (Distinguished fellow of The Stimson Centre), Suzanne Biegel (Co-Founder GenderSmart Investing), and Dr William Jeffrey (CEO SRI International) as they introduce you to GJM, our purpose and paint a very compelling picture as to why our work matters.
Soft launch session 2:
Sharron McPherson (CEO for GJM) explores the real-time impact that GJM is working to build within frontline communities. Meet Bill Valdez (Presidential nominee Under-Secretary for Management, Dept of Homeland Security) and Deydra Steans as they augment and explore practical opportunities that lie within not only frontline community resilience investment, but also circular economy value proliferation.
Soft launch session 3:
Enjoy a powerful panel discussion, led by Will Thompson (CSO Forbes Ignite) and includes Bill Valdez (Presidential nominee Under-Secretary for Management, Dept of Homeland Security), Emmanuel Lagarrigue (Managing Partner, BeyondNetZero and former Chief Innovation Officer Schneider Electric), where we discuss Frontline Communities and Sustainable Transformation and how to invest in real development that makes a difference where it is needed most.
See us on TV
DisrupTV with Sharron McPherson and David Bray, hosted by Vala Afshar and Ray Wang
“Resilience matters because … resilience, right on par with climate mitigation, should be the number one investment priority in the world today.
US national security strategy identifies climate change as being in the top 3 threats to national security, and resilience is the imperative focus in addressing this”. ~ Sharron McPherson
“Come for the jobs, stay for the resiliency” ~ David Bray
Resilient people build resilient communities, businesses and governments