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August 3, 2014

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Thursday, May 05, 2016

12:45 PM - 2:00 PM Business in a Climate-Compatible World
Join Us for the Second Seminar in the Spring 2016 Baruch Climate Change Series

This Free program in room 14-280 is Open To The Public, and is sponsored by the Provost's Faculty Research Seminar

Edward Cameron, PhD, Managing Director, Business for Social Responsibility

Dr. Edward Cameron is a specialist in climate change and human rights with 20 years of professional experience working with national governments, international development agencies, global think tanks and with some of the world’s most recognized companies. Edward is Managing Director at BSR, a global non-profit that works with 270 multinational corporations to achieve a just and sustainable world. He leads BSR’s climate practice with the twin goals of driving aggressive greenhouse gas emissions reductions commensurate with holding global mean temperature rises to less than 2C above pre-industrial levels; and enhancing the adaptive capacity of business and society in the face of inevitable climate impacts.

He also serves as Policy Director for the We Mean Business Coalition, an unprecedented alliance of seven business-facing networks driving private sector engagement with global climate change policy. Edward has previously served with the World Resources Institute and the World Bank during six years in Washington, DC; has been a Senior Advisor in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Maldives; and spent nine years working in Brussels with the European Union. He holds a PhD in Social Science, Economics and Business and has earned degrees in Ireland, Belgium and Finland.  

Climate change poses significant and accelerating material risks for business and society. Growing concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere lead to global mean temperature rises and associated growth in a range of hazards including extreme weather events, changes in water patterns, sea-level rises, and acidification of the oceans. This in turn exacerbates risks to business and society by threatening natural resources, undermining ecosystem services, destroying livelihoods and homes, and  damaging vital infrastructure. On the other hand recent global policy responses to climate change, notably the signing of the landmark Paris Agreement in December, are creating new market opportunities worth trillions of dollars for businesses willing to adopt climate compatible products, services, and operations.

This talk will look at both the risks of climate change and how our collective response to this risk can catalyze a thriving clean economy. Edward Cameron will speak about the growing volume of action and ambition in the private sector to understand risk and build climate resilience and will explore how the Paris Agreement dramatically changes the landscape for businesses operating in an increasingly globalized economy.

RSVP to Matthew.Lepere@baruch.cuny.edu or call (646)312-3231

This event will be held in room 14-280. Lunch will be served at 12:15 p.m.
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Sunday, August 03, 2014

All Day Weekends - 78-Hour Salespersons' License Pre-qualifying Course (Multi-Day Event)
78-Hour Salespersons' License Pre-qualifying Course. School exam is given during the final three hours. Students must also pass the New York State Department of State licensing exam and obtain Real Estate Broker sponsorship for licensure. Prerequisite: None
NCP600004 - $475.00
Instructor: Staff, Baruch
10 Sessions 9:00:00 AM - 5:45:00 PM
SAT/SUN 7/12/2014 - 8/10/2014

To register click here and enter code NCP6000 into the search box
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM U.S. National Pole Championships

Friday, August 1-Sunday, August 3, 2014

See Day of Event Schedules HERE!!


Purchase Your Tickets TODAY!!

Come watch performers in:
4 events
5 skill levels
4 age groups

Pole Sport Organization was created by pole dancers with experience in mainstream pole competitions in order to bring the opportunity to perform and receive feedback to a wider range of dancers.

We offer a variety of events designed to inspire and challenge dancers at all skill levels to express their artistic and athletic abilities.  The decision to structure Pole Sport Organization performances in a competition format rather than as a show stems from the desire to offer feedback to the performers from judges from throughout the pole and dance communities to assist each dancer in their own pole [r]Evolution.

Our day-long competition offers multiple events to challenge the performers and showcase their abilities with subdivisions based on skill level, age, and gender where practicable.
8:00 PM - 10:30 PM Taming of the Shrew
Baruch Performing Arts Center and TGW Acting Studio presents
Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare

directed by Thomas G. Waites

Click here to buy tickets.

This summer, Tom Waites will present Taming of the Shrew, a happy comedy of
"courtship" and "romance," and one of Shakespeare’s most admired plays. Taming of the Shrew opens July 10 and runs through August 3, 2014 at Baruch Performing Arts Center’s Rose Nagelberg Theater at 55 Lexington Ave at 25th Street. General Admission tickets are $35 and student and senior tickets are $15 (only available at Baruch Box Office)! 

Tom Waites recently was noted national critical acclaim for his short film Pandora’s Box, winning Best Director and Best Screenplay for the Short Film Contest at Atlantic City Film Festival.  The internationally acclaimed actress Francis Fisher (The Titanic, The Lincoln Lawyer, House of Sand and Fog) won Best Supporting Actress for her role in the film, and Joe Mantegna (Criminal Minds) was nominated for Best Actor.   
 
Baruch Performing Arts Center is proud to present this work and many past and future works by Tom Waites, a Juilliard-trained theater professional.  Don’t miss it!


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