Details
Date:

October 25

Time:

12:00 - 13:00

Event Category:

Impact Hub, Impact Hub Houston, Impact Hub U.S

Event Tags:

hackathon

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Organizer

Impact Hub Houston

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Impact Hub Houston kicks off Climathon 2021! Come learn about this year’s challenges, connect with the teams, and get ready for the week!

We envision a more prosperous, inclusive, climate-resilient economy, where finance flows to green projects and activities, and where motivated people are empowered with the skills and capacity they need to take action.

This progress can only be achieved through systemic change – change that includes innovation across business, investment, regulation, governance structures, values and mindsets. We invite you to leverage Climathon Houston as a way to start ideating and innovating a solutions in these areas, or to continue working on and engaging people in solutions you may already be developing, especially those that relate to:

Urban Transitions

  1. Promote retrofit and decentralized energy
  2. Create green, resilient cities
  3. Accelerate clean urban mobility

Sustainable Land Use

  1. Make agriculture climate-smart
  2. Transform food systems
  3. Nurture forests in integrated landscapes

Sustainable Production Systems

  1. Recast materials production
  2. Reduce industry emissions
  3. Reboot regional economies

Decision Metrics and Finance

  1. Mainstream climate in financial markets
  2. Democratize climate risk information
  3. Foster bankable green assets in cities

Schedule:

  • 12:00-12:10 PM Welcome + Climathon Introduction
  • 12:10-12:40PM Challenge Lightning Round
  • 12:40-13:00PM Next Steps & Breakout Rooms

Challenge Leaders: TBA

Learn More About the Climathon and Sign-up to Participate: https://climathonhouston.com

Thank you to our sponsors: