Prince William Is Headed To New York City — And Sooner Than You Might Think

Prince William is headed to the USA subsequent month for an occasion tied to The Earthshot Prize, his environmental initiative, based on an announcement Friday.

The Duke of Cambridge plans to be in New York City on Sept. 21 for The Earthshot Prize Innovation Summit, co-hosted by each Earthshot and Bloomberg Philanthropies.

The summit coincides with the annual occasion Local weather Week NYC and the 77th session of the United Nations Normal Meeting at U.N. headquarters, the place Prince Harry just lately gave a keynote handle.

William is about to talk on the summit alongside Bloomberg Philanthropies founder and former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who additionally serves as an adviser to Earthshot Prize winners.

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge attend an Earthshot Prize occasion on Oct. 17 in London.

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Finalists and winners of the 2021 Earthshot Prize are set to attend subsequent month’s occasion, which goals to “drive impact around systems-changing climate solutions,” based on a press launch shared with HuffPost.

The summit may even start the countdown to the 2022 awards ceremony, scheduled to happen in Boston on the finish of the 12 months.

In July, the duke launched a video saying that he could be heading to Massachusetts for the awards in December.

“In 2022, we’re back and bringing Earthshot to the USA, where we’ll award the next five winners of the prize,” William says within the clip, which then cuts away to Boston Pink Sox participant Xander Bogaerts standing in Fenway Stadium.

“And we will be doing it right here in Boston,” Bogaerts says.

Each William and Harry are longtime environmental advocates, very like their father, Prince Charles.

Amid the information of William’s stateside appearances for Earthshot, The Related Press reported Friday that the Duke of Cambridge’s Royal Basis invests cash with JPMorgan Chase, a financial institution that closely backs fossil fuels.

The Royal Basis informed the AP by e-mail that it had adopted and even surpassed moral investing pointers set by the Church of England. “We take our investment policies extremely seriously and review them regularly,” the inspiration stated.