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California State Treasurer Chiang’s Calendar of
Events for Global Climate Summit
On tap: Keynote speech Wednesday to global investors in
environmental projects and joint news conference with Mayor Garcetti

September 11, 2018

Contact: Press Office

SAN FRANCISCO – California State Treasurer John Chiang will participate in a number of events this week during Governor Edmund. G. Brown Jr.’s historic Global Climate Summit and its associated satellite events scattered throughout the City of San Francisco.

Chiang is scheduled to speak at events in front of global investors, independent think tanks, and international dignitaries, as well as hold a press conference with Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Calendar of Events

EVENT: PRI In-Person Conference Opening
DATE: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
TIME: 1:00 PM
WHERE: San Francisco Marriot Marquis
780 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA
TO RSVP: Contact Joy Frascinella at
London-based PRI (Principles for Responsible Investment) is an investor initiative in partnership with the UNEP Finance Initiative and UN Global Compact. It is the world’s leading independent proponent of responsible investing. More information about PRI can be found here.

EVENT: Milken Institute Growing the U.S. Green Bonds Market
DATE: Wednesday, September 12, 2018
TIME: 5:00 PM
WHERE: Fairmont Hotel
950 Mason Street
San Francisco, CA
TO RSVP: Contact Maressa Brennan
The California-based Milken Institute and Treasurer Chiang teamed up earlier this year to host an Innovations Lab© focused on next steps to growing the green bonds market in order to fund needed climate resilient infrastructure. The report produced specific action steps and may be found here.

EVENT: Accelerator for America News Conference with LA Mayor Eric Garcetti
DATE: Friday, September 14, 2018
TIME: 8:00 AM
WHERE: UC Hastings College of the Law
200 McAllister Street
San Francisco, CA
TO RSVP: Contact State Treasurer’s Press Office at
Treasurer Chiang and Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti will make a major announcement about a program designed to spur resilient economic investments in hundreds of distressed neighborhoods within cities and communities across the State of California. Success will largely depend on how Californians are counted in the upcoming 2020 U.S. Census.

EVENT: Royal Norwegian Embassy DC and Norwegian Consulate SF
DATE: Friday, September 14, 2018
TIME: 2:30 PM
WHERE: 1394 Masonic Ave.
San Francisco, CA
TO RSVP: Contact Aleksandra Wacko at
Treasurer Chiang will deliver key remarks on green financing, and take part in a panel discussion on integrating climate risk assessment into state finances. See his two reports on green bond financing for infrastructure projects here and here.

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