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Fortune Global Sustainability Forum 2019 Livestream

For corporations, the mandate has become clear: align for environmental and technological change or face the risk of being eliminated.

To forge a new consensus among the business community, Fortune will convene its inaugural Global Sustainability Forum from September 4 to 6 on the shores of Fuxian Lake in Yunnan, China. We'll host senior leaders in business, government, NGOs, and academia to discuss new tools, policies, ideas, and solutions for the world's most pressing sustainability issues.

You can find the livestream schedule below (all times are local time, which is 12 hours ahead of Eastern Time). The full conference schedule, which includes roundtables and various activities that aren't livestreamed, is available through this link.

Wednesday, 4 September 2019

14:00 OPENING CEREMONIES
H.E. Chen Hao, Secretary of the Communist Party of China, Yunnan Provincial Committee; Alan Murray, Chief Executive Officer, FORTUNE; Li Ruigang, Chairman and CEO, CMC Capital Group and CMC Inc.

14:15 YUNNAN OVERVIEW
Performances by Local Artists; H.E. Ruan Chengfa, Governor of Yunnan Province

15:00 SETTING THE AGENDA
Clay Chandler, Executive Editor, Asia, FORTUNE; Co-chair, FORTUNE Global Sustainability Forum

15:05 THE NEW ENVIRONMENTAL IMPERATIVE
Fu Chengyu, Former Chairman, CNOOC and Sinopec

15:25 SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP: CLEANER CHEMICALS
Jim Fitterling, Chief Executive Officer, Dow

16:20 REVIVING THE YANGTZE: THE CAMPAIGN TO CLEAN UP CHINA’S VITAL WATERWAY
Ma Jun, Founding Director, Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (China); Debra Tan, Director and Head, CWR

16:45 MOVING MONEY: INVESTING IN SUSTAINABILITY IN CHINA AND AROUND THE GLOBE
Christopher Huang, Managing Director, Morgan Stanley; Priscilla Lu, Managing Director, Sustainable Investment Alternatives, DWS

17:15 DESIGNING IN CIRCLES
Tony Fadell, iPod inventor, iPhone co-inventor, Nest founder and Future Shape Principal

17:35 SUSTAINABLE LEADERSHIP: CEO INTERVIEW–THE END OF MEAT?
Patrick Brown, Founder and CEO, Impossible Foods

Thursday, 5 September 2019

10:10 GREEN GROWS UP
Ma Jun, Founder and Director, Institute of Public & Environmental Affairs (China); Ronnie Tham, Director, Global Sourcing, Walmart Inc.; Yin Zheng, Executive Vice President, Schneider Electric; President, Schneider Electric China

10:40 FARMING FOR TOMORROW
Cameron Clayton, General Manager, IBM Watson Media and Weather; Klaus Kunz, Head of Sustainability and Business Stewardship, Crop Science, Bayer AG; David Rosenberg, Co-founder and CEO, AeroFarms

11:10 A CRADLE-TO-CRADLE SOLUTION
Bill McDonough, Chief Executive, McDonough Innovation

11:35 TALKING TRASH
Rob Kaplan, Founder and CEO, Circulate Capital; Vanessa Wright, Vice President, Sustainability and Responsibility, Pernod Ricard

12:05 GRAPPLING WITH THE GREAT PACIFIC GARBAGE PATCH
Craig Leeson, Advocate, Director, and Screenwriter, A Plastic Ocean; Chief Executive Officer, Leeson Media International

15:15 BIODIVERSITY AND GREEN DEVELOPMENT
Huang Runqiu, Vice Minister of Ecology and Environment, The People’s Republic of China; Cristiana Paşca Palmer, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity; Assistant Secretary General, United Nations

15:40 PRESENTATION: THE GEOPOLITICS OF ENERGY
Nobuo Tanaka, Chairman, Sasakawa Peace Foundation; Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency

15:50 PRESENTATION: THE CLIMATE IMPERATIVE
Hal Harvey, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Innovation

16:00 JOINT Q&A: ENERGY AND CLIMATE
Hal Harvey, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Innovation; Nobuo Tanaka, Chairman, Sasakawa Peace Foundation; Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency

16:10 IS GREEN THE NEW BLACK?
Cai Jinqing, President – Greater China, Kering; Noel Kinder, Chief Sustainability Officer, Nike; Dee Poon, Managing Director, Brands and Distribution, Esquel Group

16:35 GREEN FINANCE: ACCOUNTING FOR CLIMATE RISK
Yang Fuqiang, Senior Adviser, Natural Resources Defense Council; Yin Hong, Deputy Head of Urban Finance Research Institute, ICBC

A CONVERSATION WITH CHINA’S WITH CHIEF PLANNER OF NATURAL RESOURCES
Zhuang Shaoqin, Chief Planner, Ministry of Natural Resources, The People’s Republic of China

TOWN HALL: BUILDING A GLOBAL ENVIRONMENTAL CONSENSUS
Asit Biswas, Chief Executive, Third World Center for Water Management; Cai Jinyong, Partner, Global Infrastructure Partners, Former CEO, International Finance Corporation; Hal Harvey, Chief Executive Officer, Energy Innovation; Cristiana Paşca-Palmer, Executive Secretary, Convention on Biological Diversity and U.N. Assistant Secretary General; Nobuo Tanaka, President, Sasakawa Peace Foundation; Former Executive Director, International Energy Agency; Zhou Jun, President and Executive Director, Shanghai Industrial Investment Holdings Co.

Friday, 6 September, 2019

10:00 DATA FOR DECARBONIZATION
Emmanuel Lagarrigue, Chief Innovation Officer, Schneider Electric; Zhang Yue, Chairman and President, Broad Group

10:30 BIG SUN
Eric Luo, Chairman and CEO, GCL System Integration Technology Co.; Christian Rynning-Tønnesen, President and CEO, Statkraft; Tom Werner, Chairman and CEO, SunPower; Zhong Baoshen, Co-founder and Chairman, LONGi Group

11:10 PRESENTATION: YUNNAN IN MY EYES
Mei Zhang, Founder, WildChina

11:20 SUSTAINABLE BY DESIGN
Daan Roosegaarde, Artist and Founder, Studio Roosegaarde

11:50 EXPERT DIALOGUE: MCDONOUGH AND ROOSEGAARDE
Bill McDonough, Chief Executive, McDonough Innovation; Daan Roosegaarde, Founder, Studio Roosegaarde