2022 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit

April 5 – 8, 2022,

Hosted by Second Nature and the Intentional Endowments Network (IEN), the 2022 Higher Education Climate Leadership Summit (April 5-8, 2022) is the premier gathering of higher education leaders committed to addressing inequality and the climate crisis.  Over four days, speakers will focus on fostering courageous conversations and radical collaborations in shared pursuit of a just, resilient, and thriving carbon-free society. Come connect with your peers and key champions across sectors to build relationships and find solutions to the most consequential equity and climate issues of our time.

Second Nature: An NGO committed to accelerating climate action in, and through, higher education.  This is accomplished by mobilizing a diverse array of higher education institutions to act on bold climate commitments, to scale campus climate initiatives, and to create innovative climate solutions.  Second Nature aims to align, amplify, and bridge the sector’s efforts with other global leaders to advance urgent climate priorities.  secondnature.org 

Intentional Endowments Network (IEN):  A non-profit, peer-learning network advancing intentionally designed endowments – those that seek to enhance financial performance by making investments that advance an equitable, low carbon, and regenerative economy.  Working closely with leading organizations, the network engages leaders and key stakeholders from higher education, foundations, business, and nonprofits.  It provides opportunities for learning and education, peer networking, convening, thought leadership and information exchange around a variety of strategies (e.g., ESG integration, impact investing, and shareholder engagement).  intentionalendowments.org