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Social Good Summit 2019 announced: Tickets now available

The United Nations adopted the Sustainable Development Goals nearly four years ago, charting a course to address the world’s most serious challenges — and to see major results by 2030. To reach this deadline, we’ll need to come together as global citizens in the most massive, world-changing project ever attempted. That means everyone deserves a seat at the table.

That’s the central idea behind the Social Good Summit, which brings together global citizens from every walk of life to share their ideas and energy to create the world we all deserve. Every year, Mashable, the United Nations Foundation, the United Nations Development Programme, and the 92nd Street Y host the Summit as a space for this crucial conversation, connecting today’s global leaders with tomorrow’s innovators and activists. This year’s sponsor, Pfizer, provides support for our efforts.

For its landmark 10th year, SGS 2019 will focus on an issue that has implications for every aspect of our lives: climate change. Many of us have already experienced serious implications from climate change, and the global poor are already facing outsized impacts. From rising waters to food scarcity, we will all increasingly feel more of climate change’s effects as the world warms

A global challenge deserves a global solution, and our diverse schedule of speakers and panelists promises a variety of thought-provoking, energizing conversations. Social Good Summit 2019 will provide a roadmap for what we can do together to save the planet.

Join us for the 2019 Social Good Summit on Sunday, September 22, at New York City’s iconic 92nd Street Y. Tickets are on sale now, and this year, our conversation will be more important than ever. 

Jonathan Safran Foer, Greta Thunberg, and Christiana Figueres are just some of the speakers appearing at SGS 2019.

Jonathan Safran Foer, Greta Thunberg, and Christiana Figueres are just some of the speakers appearing at SGS 2019.

We’re announcing our initial line-up of speakers right here, with many more to come. Confirmed speakers for the 2019 Social Good Summit include:

  • Christiana Figueres, Founding Partner, Global Optimism, and Former Executive Secretary, United Nations Climate Convention

  • Jonathan Safran Foer, Author of We Are the Weather: Saving the Planet Begins at Breakfast

  • Greta Thunberg, Teen Climate Activist and Founder, Fridays For Future

  • Alexandria Villaseñor, Co-founder, US Youth Climate Strike, and Founder, Earth Uprising

  • Elizabeth Yeampierre, Executive Director of UPROSE, and Co-Chair of Climate Justice Alliance

For members of the press, applications are now open to join the Press Lounge, an area of the Summit designated for global journalists and reporters, to report on the conversations happening on site.

For updates, including additional speaker announcements and ticketing information, follow @MashableEvents on Twitter.

Tickets are now available for purchase to join in the Summit, and stay tuned for more exciting speaker announcements. Special thanks to our sponsor, Pfizer.

Social Good Summit 2019 announced: Tickets now available