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Local Law 97, Sustainable Buildings, Nonprofit Policy Forum

November 17, 2022, 11 amnoon.

Please join Nonprofit New York, NYC Accelerator, and New York Lawyers for the Public Interest (NYLPI) for an overview of Local Law 97, free technical assistance and services available for nonprofits, and the rulemaking and implementation timeline.

In 2019, the City Council passed Local Law 97, the most aggressive and ambitious municipal climate law in the country. If properly implemented, the will create thousands of good family sustaining jobs, move us towards our state mandated climate goals, and directly invest in reducing harmful localized pollution levels in environmental justice communities that have been disproportionately impacted by climate change for too long.


All nonprofits in covered buildings (over 25,000 square feet) will be impacted by the law. Commercial tenants may face renovation and energy expenses passed on by landlords, and nonprofit building owners will face financial penalties for going over their emission limits.


Registration is required. Please be advised that by registering for this event, unless we hear from you otherwise, we will include you as part of our regular mailing list. Please also be advised that the event will be recorded by Nonprofit New York. By enrolling for this event, you hereby: (1) give consent for Nonprofit New York or any third parties to use your photograph or image in its print, online and video publications; (2) release Nonprofit New York, its employees and any outside third parties from all liabilities or claims that you might assert in connection with the above-described uses; and (3) waive any right to inspect, approve or receive compensation for any materials or communications, including photographs, videotapes, website images or written materials, incorporating photos/images of you.

To revoke this waiver, please email Vice President, Policy, Chai Jindasurat, at [email protected].


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