Sustainable investing is a rapidly growing and evolving field. Daniel Esty will identify and address the hurdles to moving mainstream capital toward more sustainable companies, investments, and projects.
Portugal currently holds the Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Portugal’s Ambassador to the United States of America Domingos Fezas Vital will discuss the current state of the EU and the outlook for the future. He will talk about Portugal’s objectives and expectations during this Presidency, address challenges presented by Brexit and the global pandemic, as well as how Portugal’s wants to be remembered after holding this important position.
As content consumption in digital formats continues to grow across the globe, social networks, streaming platforms and gaming consoles are appealing to consumers while enabling companies to build customer relationships that drive growth through recurring consumption. Join our dialogue on the future of banking, discuss shifts in business models, learn about Citi’s “globality” as well as talk about the impact of COVID 19 on the industry.
Walter Isaacson, a professor of history at Tulane, has been CEO of the Aspen Institute, chair of CNN, and editor of Time. The bestselling author of Leonardo da Vinci and Steve Jobs returns with a gripping account of how Nobel Prize winner Jennifer Doudna and her colleagues launched a revolution that will allow us to cure diseases, fend off viruses, and have healthier babies. He is also the author The Innovators; Einstein: His Life and Universe; Benjamin Franklin: An American Life; and Kissinger: A Biography, and the coauthor of The Wise Men: Six Friends and the World They Made. Visit him at Isaacson.Tulane.edu.
About the event Angela Stent is a veteran Russia watcher who has served in senior positions in the U.S. government. She hardly qualifies as an apologist for Russian President Vladimir Putin, but she gives him ample credit for achieving his main foreign policy goals: reasserting Russia’s position as a global player, protecting the country’s sovereignty, […]
From two former military officers and award-winning authors, Elliot Ackerman and Admiral James Stavridis, USN, a chillingly authentic geopolitical thriller that imagines a naval clash between the US and China in the South China Sea in 2034--and the path from there to a nightmarish global conflagration.
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Energy infrastructure giant Kinder Morgan is a name familiar to anyone in the Houston business community. The corporation experienced growth during the 2020 global health crisis, and in January, as the world continued to transition to a future of lower emissions, Kinder Morgan announced that they are well positioned to participate in that transition. We will discuss these developments with David Michels, Vice President and CFO of Kinder Morgan, and we will hear his take on the midstream view of energy as well as global trends during these volatile but innovative times.
Former Acting Assistant Attorney General of the United States Mary McCord will discuss the causes for the alarming rise in domestic terrorism, and address what actions the Justice Department, various state and federal agencies, and even ordinary Americans can take to defeat these home-grown threats.
Former Speaker of the House, John Boehner is the last of a breed. Despite being the leader of the opposition party in President Obama's Washington and standing second in line to the presidency, he thought of himself as a ‘regular guy with a big job’. Join Speaker Boehner for his colorful stories and unique insights into the inner workings of Washington, the state of the Republican Party and America in the years to come.