Interested in sustainable business strategies in New York City? Interested in sustainability in general?

Join the Sustainable Cities Club of The New School and business leaders of Wyndham hotels, Jones Lang Lasalle, Telepan restaurant and Helpsy fashion to discuss where New York City stands as a sustainable city, what opportunities exist to fill a market demand and how we form municipal policies to increase the City’s sustainability and resiliency.

Friday February 6, 6:00-7:30 p.m.


Keynote Address:

Michelle DePass, Dean of Milano School of International Affairs, Management and Urban Policy –Sustainability from The New School to New York City.

Saturday February 7, 11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.

11:00-11:50 a.m.: Rachel Kibbe, owner of Helpsy an ethical  online fashion business

12:00-12:50 p.m.: Erika White, Business Strategist with Jones Lang LaSalle

Lunch: 1:00-2:00 p.m.: Please enjoy lunch at The New School’s cafeteria that features local and sustainable food.

2:15-3:05 p.m.: Faith Taylor, SVP Global Corporate Responsibility Officer Wyndham Hotels

3:10-4:00 p.m.: Bill Telepan,  owner of Telepan restaurant and Executive Chef of Wellness in the Schools

4:00-4:45 p.m.: Roundtable Discussion with all guest speakers moderated by Ana Baptista and Timon McPhearson

4:45 p.m.: Concluding remarks with Mary Watson, Executive Dean of The New School for Public Engagement – Business and sustainability and The New School’s Role and Tokumbo Shobowale, COO of The New School – The New School as a business and its sustainability efforts.

5:30-7:00 p.m.: Social Networking Reception

wine and cheese included