Date: Apr 22, 2020Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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VIRTUAL – How Top Businesses, Climate Change and COVID-19 Intersect

Wed, 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM Zoom Webinar
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The HBS Association of Boston presents a webinar with New York Times bestselling author and award-winning National Geographic writer, Thomas M. Kostigen to discuss climate change and his book “Hacking Planet Earth”.

Climate change has become a solutions-based challenge. Increasingly, stakeholders are demanding companies disclose, address, manage, and disseminate their climate risk engagement activities. Award-winning and New York Times bestselling author Thomas Kostigen discusses, cutting edge technologies and programs that can not only help repair the climate now, but can mitigate business risks and foster opportunities for investments, partnerships, and sustainability reporting. Thomas will also discuss the COVID-19 pandemic and how it relates to climate change.

Note: The Zoom Webinar Link will be emailed to you on the evening of April 21st.

Please note that no refunds will be issued.

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Thomas M. Kostigen

New York Times bestselling author and award-winning National Geographic writer

Thomas M. Kostigen is a New York Times bestselling author and award-winning National Geographic writer. Kostigen launched and penned The Climate Survivalist column for USA Today, the Better Planet column for Discover magazine, and is a regular contributor to major publications worldwide. His numerous books about the environment and social issues include, The Green Book: The Everyday Guide to Saving the Planet One Simple Step at a Time (Crown); You Are Here: Exposing the Vital Links Between What We Do and What That Does to The Planet (HarperOne); The Green Blue Book: The Simple Water-Savings Guide to Everything in Your Life (Rodale); The Big Handout (Rodale); and Hacking Planet Earth: How Geoengineering Can Help Us Reimagine the Future (Penguin/RandomHouse).

As a journalist, Kostigen has reported from war zones to the world’s wonders across five continents, and appears regularly as a guest in the media, including the Today Show, Mornings with Al, The Weather Channel, CNN’s Erin Burnett, MSNBC’s Morning Joe, Entertainment Tonight, Fox News, the Dennis Miller Show, National Public Radio, CNBC, USA Today, USA Weekend, among many other outlets.

He speaks widely at major conferences and events around the globe, including The Climate Project in Seville, Spain where he shared the stage with Nobel Prize winners Al Gore and Rajendra Pachauri; The Aspen Institute; The Commonwealth Club; Disney’s Environmentality conference; and other forums large and small.

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Date: Apr 22, 2020Time: 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM

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  • 20 / Alumni Non-Members
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Berna Barshay, Lauren Bender, Peter Burnim, Anastasia Buyalskaya, Jason Chang, Christine Chi, Heidi Coggeshall, Dara Cook, Rohit Desai , Vanya Desai, Philip Erard, Sol Erdman, Mary Flannery, Christine Fougeron-Louvet, Irwin Friedman, Vikram Gandhi, Christoph Geueke, Raphael Ghermezian, Mary Hainsworth, Kerin Hempel, John Hoey, Michael Hoherchak, Jennifer Hurford, Nicole Jacoby, Richard Kane, Allison Kean, Lucy Kennedy, Lucy Kennedy, Lana Khabarova, Terence Lally, Margaret Langan, Erin Laschinger, Jie Li, Kevin Lockhart, Sherli Looi , Alan Mark, Robert Maroney, Mark Mason, Tejal Mody, Vikas Mouli, Vikas Mouli, Ann O'Hara, Nyagaka Ongeri, Michael Pambianchi, Nathan Redmond, Michael Rinaldi, Solomon Sarway, Michele Sorensen, Milena Strasser, Richard Strasser, Harry Wilson

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Harvard Business School Association of Boston

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