Global Events Calendar

Jun
6
Mon
2016
European Biomass Conference and Expo (EUBCE 16)
Jun 6 – Jun 9 all-day

European Biomass Conference and Expo (EUBCE 16)

Amsterdam, The Netherlands

The European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE) is a world class annual event which, since 1980, is held at different venues throughout Europe. The EUBCE covers the entire value chain of biomass to conduct business, network, and to present and discuss the latest developments and innovations, the vision is to educate the biomass community and to accelerate growth. The EUBCE will host a dynamic international Exhibition for companies and research labs to showcase their latest products and bringing scientists, technologists and key players together with leading Biomass industries and organizations.

http://www.eubce.com/home.html

Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference – Where Jobs & the Environment Meet
Jun 6 all-day

Westin Hotel, Cleveland, OH

2016 Good Jobs, Green Jobs Conference is the nation’s leading forum for strategizing and implementing environmental solutions that create and maintain quality, family-sustaining jobs and ensure the health and safety of our workplaces and communities. This year’s Conference is about Investing in America. Good Jobs, Green Jobs affords an opportunity to join with labor, environmental, business, and community leaders to forge the links between the economic possibilities created through protecting the environment and solving climate change.

http://www.greenjobsconference.org

Responsible Investment Association – RIA Conference
Jun 6 – Jun 7 all-day

Hyatt Regency, Toronto, Canada

Responsible Investment Association – RIA Conference

Join more than 300 delegates from Canada and around the world at the 2016 RIA Conference, the premier event in Canada for responsible investment professionals. Delegates include financial advisors, mutual fund companies, financial institutions, investment management firms, ESG research firms, consultants, community development organizations and asset owners such as pension funds & foundations. The conference offers attendees the opportunity to network with leaders in responsible investing, to hear from ESG specialists and thought leaders and to learn about the latest issues, trends and developments in the field.

http://www.riacanada.ca

Sustainable Brands – SB ’16 Conference
Jun 6 – Jun 9 all-day

Sustainable Brands – SB ’16 Conference

Paradise Point Island Resort, San Diego, CA

Reinvent yourself in response to changing norms. We know the world is changing – transparency is driving a multitude of stakeholders to connect the dots between brands and their positive or negative environmental and social impacts. The demand for new products, services and business models that deliver purpose and profit is soaring and it’s the resilient brand leaders of the 21st century who will thrive. Dive deep into the brand innovation trenches at SB’16 San Diego and learn to successfully innovate your brand for sustainability. As part of our global conference network, SB’16 San Diego is the largest gathering of courageous optimists who are shaping the future of commerce worldwide. Join them in finding the partners and solutions needed to help you accelerate your business success.

http://events.sustainablebrands.com/sb16sd/about

Jun
7
Tue
2016
Responsible Business Summit 2016
Jun 7 – Jun 8 all-day

Responsible Business Summit – RBS 2016

Hilton Hotel, London, UK

RBS leads the conversation with 400+ European brands on what it takes to be a business of the future and how to leverage responsibility to keep ahead of business risk. The Responsible Business Summit is truly THE one-stop shop for answers to the key issues and opportunities faced in sustainability. 2015 benefited a 4-tracked agenda, covering the hot topics in; CSR, communications, HR and supply chain.

http://events.ethicalcorp.com/rbs

Jun
15
Wed
2016
The 2016 SHINE NetPositive Summit
Jun 15 – Jun 17 all-day

Harvard Campus, Cambridge, MA

The Sustainability & Health Initiative for NetPositive Enterprise (SHINE) at the Center for Health and the Global Environment at Harvard, is a program that is helping companies and investors integrate health into sustainability, and developing an evidence base for NetPositive impact accounting.
We convene leading scientists, academics, and business leaders to discuss the latest research, strategies and projects centered around NetPositive impact accounting with regard to health and the environment. The NetPositive impact space is gaining momentum at forward-thinking companies who want to do more than simply reduce their environmental and health footprints. SHINE’s approach puts health and well-being at the center of sustainability, and engages the business community to identify material risks and opportunities that build on – and grow – its value proposition to society and the environment.

http://www.CHGEHarvard.org/SHINE

Jun
16
Thu
2016
The Annual Women’s Leadership Conference
Jun 16 – Jun 17 all-day

Marriott Marquis Hotel, New York City

The Annual Women’s Leadership Conference

Women now head some of the largest corporations in the US, yet women still lag men in advancement, compensation, and leadership. Indeed, the numbers and percentage of women at the highest corporate levels and board positions have remained constant. Women still face challenges in moving to senior positions in corporations. At The Conference Board’s 12th Annual Women’s Leadership Conference, learn how women can move effectively to and through the executive levels of their organizations, seeking practical guidance from successful leaders.

https://www.conference-board.org/conferences

Jun
20
Mon
2016
ESG 2 Summit – Environmental, Social and Governance Performance
Jun 20 – Jun 21 all-day

Nasdaq HQ, New York, NY

This Global Summit is for institutional shareholders, public company management & capital markets experts. Engage with institutional shareholders, companies, ESG practice and capital markets experts on how to leverage favorable consideration in the capital markets from sustainable ESG practices. Discover emerging methodologies in assessing and presenting ESG performance to the capital markets. Apply the latest practices and technologies needed to set company performance and reporting expectations.

http://skytopstrategies.com/2nd-annual-esg-company-performance

The AREDAY Summit – From Paris to the Polls
Jun 20 – Jun 24 all-day

Aspen, CO

The AREDAY Summit – From Paris to the Polls: Implementing Low Carbon Economies
America’s Premiere Renewable Energy Networking Event. This event features Clean Energy World Leaders in Finance, Investment, Government, Solar, Biofuels, Geothermal, the Public and Private Sectors.

http://www.areday.net

Jun
21
Tue
2016
Environmental Leaders Conference
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day

Environmental Leaders Conference

Hyatt Regency Denver Tech Center, Denver, CO

Real-World Challenges & Ready-To-Go Solutions for Environmental, Sustainability and Energy Management Professionals
This event is all about current and emerging real-world challenges and the practical tools and solutions to help you meet them. What you’ll take away are ready-to-go solutions that are tangible, replicable, measurable and transferable across multiple industry sectors. Increase your knowledge by learning from commercial and industrial environment, sustainability, EHS and energy professionals who will share strategies and tools they use to achieve cost savings, reduce waste, increase business value, improve processes, and align and improve resource productivity.

http://www.environmentalleader.com/events/conference2016/

Investing for Impact Regional Event
Jun 21 all-day

Investing for Impact Regional Event

New York City

What Is Investing for Impact? All investments have impact. The ways we save, spend and invest can dramatically influence both the fabric and consciousness of society. In addition to the benefits of ownership, investors bear responsibility for the impact our money has in the world.
Investing for Impact events are places where like-minded investors and investment professionals come together to teach, learn, and gain a deeper understanding of how to direct investment capital for the purpose of making money and making a positive difference, at the same time.

http://investingforimpactevents.com

The Responsible Extractives Summit 2016
Jun 21 – Jun 22 all-day

Crowne Plaza Hotel, London, UK

This Summit features global leaders from the most sustainable brands in mining, oil and gas sharing real case studies and providing practical advice on overcoming the biggest Environmental and Social Challenges today: Falling commodity prices and a global agreement on climate change are going to shake up the industry and will help guard against social and environmental risk at uncertain times. The Summit will cover: Get buy in from the top – CEO’s will be sharing their views on trends facing the industry and what it means for Corporate Social Responsibility; Learn how to implement your strategies – get practical tools and tips from industry practitioners using a range of case studies; Strengthen financial value – leading investors will show you how you can protect your shareholders against horizon risk; Increase your access to land and resources – Learn how to work with governments whilst ensuring that your roles are clearly defined; Maintain operational excellence – discover how to manage your budget and reduce costs from protests, fines, production delays and compensation

http://events.ethicalcorp.com/extractives

VERGE Hawaii 2016: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit
Jun 21 – Jun 23 all-day

Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, HI

Hosted in partnership with the Hawaii State Energy Office and GreenBiz. VERGE is a global event series that focuses on the technologies and systems accelerating sustainability solutions across sectors in an interconnected world. Long regarded as ground-zero for next-generation energy issues, the island state of Hawaii will serve as host as the best minds in energy identify and advance next-generation practices for sustainable energy solutions in Hawaii and beyond.

https://www.greenbiz.com/event/2016/06/21/verge-hawaii-2016

Jun
22
Wed
2016
The Sustainability Summit – Prepare for the Sustainability Era
Jun 22 – Jun 23 all-day

New York, NY

The Paris Climate Accord and the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have ushered in “the Sustainability Era.” The most pressing socio-economic, geo-political, demographic, corporate governance, and customer demand challenges affecting business all tie to sustainability considerations. This Summit will help sustainability professionals and other top executives to think like a CEO in understanding critical risks, opportunities, trends, and organizational needs and their vital links to strategic approaches to sustainability that will support enduring business success. The Summit will also help Sustainability Professionals identify which of the myriad of proliferating requests for ratings, rankings, standards, surveys, and transparency initiatives will be most germane in addressing critical sustainability challenges. It will help participating companies to steer away from reactive demands of the moment to target the most pressing, business-critical and strategic sustainability issues their company should prioritize.

https://www.conference-board.org/conferences

Jun
25
Sat
2016
Biomimicry Thinking for Social Innovation Immersion Workshop
Jun 25 – Jun 30 all-day

De Spreeuwelse Heide, near Eindhoven in Westelbeers, the Netherlands

Each of our biomimicry immersion workshops takes participants to ecosystems
around the world as we explore how nature’s time-tested strategies can help us implement regenerative and sustainable solutions to our biggest challenges. We’re excited to invite you to explore the one-of-a-kind ecosystems of the Netherlands in June, during the first Biomimicry Thinking for Social Innovation workshop in Europe. Spots are still available for this six-day, all-inclusive immersion experience—where leadership innovation skills will blossom among heather fields, moors, and bogs—that explores the wisdom inherent to the interrelationships in nature, helping participants better understand how to lead change, grow our organizations, and motivate people to think in more systemic, life-affirming ways.

http://biomimicry.net/social-innovation-workshop-2

Jun
28
Tue
2016
Business and Climate Summit 2016
Jun 28 – Jun 29 all-day

Guildhall, London, UK

The Business & Climate Summit – Working Together to Deliver Real Climate Action is the leading annual forum for businesses, investors and policymakers on climate action. It is where business and governments come together to agree a roadmap for reaching net zero emissions over the next half century. It will demonstrate how low carbon strategies are good for business and good for growth and it will build the partnerships needed to scale up and accelerate the low carbon transition. Sponsored by The Climate Group

http://www.businessclimatesummit.com

Jul
14
Thu
2016
Investing for Impact Regional Event
Jul 14 all-day

Investing for Impact Regional Event

Boston, MA

What Is Investing for Impact? All investments have impact. The ways we save, spend and invest can dramatically influence both the fabric and consciousness of society. In addition to the benefits of ownership, investors bear responsibility for the impact our money has in the world.
Investing for Impact events are places where like-minded investors and investment professionals come together to teach, learn, and gain a deeper understanding of how to direct investment capital for the purpose of making money and making a positive difference, at the same time.

http://investingforimpactevents.com

Jul
18
Mon
2016
Education, Ethics, and Values for Sustainability: Transformative Teaching and Learning with the Earth Charter
Jul 18 – Jul 22 all-day

Education, Ethics, and Values for Sustainability: Transformative Teaching and Learning with the Earth Charter

Near San Jose, Costa Rica

This master class is designed for educators in formal and informal settings, whether in schools, universities, NGOs, or training centers. Under the framework of the UNESCO Chair on Education for Sustainable Development with the Earth Charter, this programme offers an opportunity to deepen understanding on the role of education in fostering sustainability. The programme empowers educators to create practical and meaningful experiences that give power and significance to the ethical principles and values of the Earth Charter. The programme explores how to craft learning experiences that go beyond rational logic and touch on emotional learning abilities. The Earth Charter, when introduced and used in vibrant and tangible ways, provides a transformative force and offers an essential foundation for sustainability to succeed.

http://bit.ly/earthcharterjuly2016

Jul
19
Tue
2016
Strategic Community Impact Symposium – Let’s Get Practical
Jul 19 – Jul 20 all-day

The Conference Board Center, New York, NY

This event will focus on practical issues for leaders involved in Community Affairs, Company Giving, Employee Volunteering and HR/Employee Engagement. At the SCIS event in December 2015, feedback informed us that people would like an even deeper dive into the real and useful methods of carrying out Leadership Development through Targeted Volunteer Activities, Team-Building as it relates to company life in the 21st century, Reaching Millennials, Measurement and Evaluation, Technology as it relates to Community Programs, and connecting the Giving and Volunteering aspects of the Company’s overall CSR Strategy. So bring your biggest challenges, and let’s get practical about solving them

https://www.conference-board.org/conferences

Jul
29
Fri
2016
The 2016 Green Economics Institute Conference
Jul 29 – Jul 31 all-day

Kellogg College, University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Rational for the Conference: To halt the rolling Tide of Climate Change, Halt the Mass Extinction of Species, Prevent Poverty, End Austerity and create an inclusive future looking economy for the benefit of all the worlds people, nature, other species and the planet. Serious climate change and its consequences has now really started. Everywhere and everyone is affected. We pool that knowledge together. We accept that migration is in part caused by Environmental Change and in part by deep structural inequalities. We look at serious change making to try to create a philosophy for the 21st century which allows for a more inclusive and beneficial economy, mutual respect between and for all the world’s people, the planet, nature, other species and its systems.

http://www.greeneconomics.org.uk

Aug
24
Wed
2016
Money Mindfulness Program
Aug 24 – Aug 28 all-day

Hollyhock, Cortes Island, BC

Money Mindfulness Program

Our very survival depends on mastering the flow of money in our lives. And yet, for so many of us it is a subject fraught with anxiety, fear and even loathing. In this dynamic, cutting edge program we look at money from new perspectives. Our relationship with, and patterns around money are examined as a window into our soul journey. Melding various disciplines, philosophies and economic principles we develop a personal theology of money, employ mindfulness techniques and create new strategies for self-management. In aligning our heart and soul we will create not just a healthier and better flow but a pathway to financial wellness and peace of mind.

http://hollyhock.ca/programinfo/theemes

Aug
31
Wed
2016
The Women In Green Forum
Aug 31 all-day

Luxe Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

The Women in Green Forum has Emerged as the Premier Conference Series Highlighting Women’s Impact on the Environmental Industry. From the White House to Fortune 500 company leaders, our annual program features the environmental industry’s brightest and most innovative speakers. The mission of the Women In Green Forum is to create a venue for sustainability professionals to develop the skills necessary for professional success, to promote women’s leadership across the environmental industry, and to channel our efforts on building a better world where both genders have equal access to and are involved in leadership and decision-making. Offering interactive sessions, career workshops, networking activities, and a clean vehicle ride & drive, the Forum provides attendees with a platform to form effective relationships with key players in the environmental industry.

http://womeningreenforum.com

Sep
13
Tue
2016
Social Capital Markets Conference – SOCAP16
Sep 13 – Sep 16 all-day

Social Capital Markets Conference – SOCAP16

Fort Mason Center, San Francisco, CA

SOCAP16 is the world’s leading conference on impact investing and social enterprise. The event unites innovators in business, tech, the sharing economy, health, philanthropy, and more to advance environmental and social causes.

http://www.socialcapitalmarkets.net

Sep
14
Wed
2016
The annual Social Venture Institute
Sep 14 – Sep 18 all-day

Hollyhock, Cortes Island, BC

The annual Social Venture Institute

Presented by Hollyhock and Social Venture Network
Join mission-based entrepreneurs from across sectors and generations for a five-day dynamic gathering to share goals, challenges and successes.
SVI is a practical, problem-solving alternative “business school” within a confidential and supportive setting. For leaders of established small business and non-profit enterprises. Pre-approval required.

http://hollyhock.ca/programinfo/svi

Sep
16
Fri
2016
The annual XY Planning Conference
Sep 16 – Sep 18 all-day

The annual XY Planning Conference

Sheraton Hotel & Marina, San Diego, CA

The XY Planning Network is the leading organization of fee-only financial advisors who specialize in working with Generation X & Generation Y clients. Founded in 2014 by Michael Kitces and Alan Moore to help bring financial planning advice to the next generation of clients. Our mission is to:
Connect next generation clients with the highest quality advisors
Provide fee-only advisors with turnkey support to start, run, and grow their practice to serve next generation clients

http://www.xyplanningnetwork.com

Sep
18
Sun
2016
The Impact Investing Conference
Sep 18 all-day

Sheraton Hotel Downtown, Denver, CO

The Impact Investing Conference

Leading industry experts will share their insights and acumen on ways to gain and retain clients by leveraging the myriad attributes impact investments afford. From prospecting to client meetings and next-generation planning, attendees will amass the knowledge and skill set to service clients at a higher level and collaborate for a more prosperous future. Impact investments already appeal to the vanguard of financial services – family offices, institutions and high net worth individuals.

http://www.fa-mag.com/conferences/impact-investing

Sep
19
Mon
2016
VERGE 2016 Conference
Sep 19 – Sep 22 all-day

Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

VERGE 2016 Conference

VERGE is a global event series that focuses on the technologies and systems that accelerate sustainability solutions across sectors in a climate-constrained world. It focuses on transformative but practical, scalable, solutions-oriented exchanges through seven program tracks: Grid 2.0, Next-Gen Buildings, Smart Cities, Food & Ag Tech, Sustainable Water Systems, Connected Transportation, and Intelligent Supply Chains. Participants come from a broad range of sectors and job functions, including buildings and facilities, fleets, IT, energy, sustainability, strategy, policymakers and the public sector.

http://www.greenbiz.com/event/2016/09/19/verge-2016

Sep
22
Thu
2016
The 2016 Food Tank Summit
Sep 22 – Sep 23 all-day

Sacramento, CA

The 2016 Food Tank Summit

This Summit brings together some of the world’s most impactful food system leaders. Each event will feature 50+ speakers in interactive panels moderated by top food journalists, networking, and delicious food, followed by a day of hands-on activities and opportunities for attendees.

http://foodtanksummit.com

Sep
26
Mon
2016
Sustainable Brands 16 Copenhagen – Activate Purpose
Sep 26 – Sep 28 all-day

Amager Blvd. 70, Copenhagen, Denmark

As the demand for new products, services and business models that deliver purpose and profit continues to soar, brand leaders who are tapping into this shift are thriving in the face of uncertainty. But who are the brands that are succeeding? What will it take for them to consistently outperform within changing 21st century market dynamics? How are they activating systemic-wide change for a sustainable future?
Join nearly 500 global business leaders by attending breakout sessions, workshops, plenaries, evening events, and co-create sessions at SB’16 Copenhagen to share ideas and discover how to mobilize your brand to succeed in the new economy.

http://events.sustainablebrands.com/sb16cph

Sep
27
Tue
2016
The Corporate Renewables Summit
Sep 27 – Sep 29 all-day

Washington, D.C.

At Corporate Renewables 2016, corporate renewables buyers, renewable energy suppliers and advisors will gather to engage in a unique, comprehensive examination of the current state of corporate renewable energy procurement. The event will provide corporate energy buyers with the latest insights into energy sourcing strategies, contracting models, deal opportunities, and making the business case for renewables.

http://www.infocastevents.com

Oct
5
Wed
2016
Greenbuild International Conference & Expo
Oct 5 – Oct 7 all-day

Convention Center, Los Angeles, CA

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Greenbuild, owned and operated by Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate and presented by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The three-day conference attracts 20,000+ attendees and 600 exhibitors annually from across the green building sector, spanning commercial and residential professionals, architects, building owners and operators, students, advocates and educators.

http://www.greenbuildexpo.org

Oct
10
Mon
2016
The annual SXSW Eco 2016
Oct 10 – Oct 12 all-day

The annual SXSW Eco 2016

Convention Center, Austin, TX

SXSW Eco creates a space for business leaders, investors, innovators and designers to drive economic, environmental and social change.

http://www.sxsweco.com

Oct
18
Tue
2016
COMMIT Forum – Commit to a Responsible Culture & Supply Chain
Oct 18 – Oct 19 all-day

Westin at Times Square Hotel, New York, NY

Each year, COMMIT Forum attracts C-suite executives, leaders in communications, CR and sustainability professionals, foundation heads, and non-profit execs. This year’s theme is “Commit to a Responsible Culture & Supply Chain.” Professionals who attend learn the latest best practices and how-tos from their peers and our hand-picked experts. Just as important, the COMMIT Forum allows networking opportunities to engage with C-suite executives, CEOs, corporate communication pros, and CR professionals — industry leaders who can help our attendees achieve their professional goals.

http://www.commitforum.com

Oct
19
Wed
2016
Moving to Impact Conference – Responsible Investing in Canada
Oct 19 – Oct 20 all-day

Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, Carleton Univ, Ottawa, Ontario Canada

Carleton Centre for Community Innovation, Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario
Join us for this important policy conference on responsible and impact investing in Canada. The conference will be held during the Canadian Responsible Investment Week (Oct 17 to 20).

http://carleton.ca/3ci

Oct
21
Fri
2016
Bioneers 2016 Conference
Oct 21 – Oct 23 all-day

Bioneers 2016 Conference

Marin Center, San Rafael, CA

An Annual Gathering for the Movement of Movements. For 25 years, the National Bioneers Conference has connected thousands of people with practical, visionary solutions for humanity’s most pressing environmental and social challenges. Whether you’re a community activist or organizer, environmentalist, social justice advocate, business or civic leader, educator or student—or simply a person who wants to ensure a sustainable and just future for all.

http://www.bioneers.org

Oct
25
Tue
2016
2016 UNEP FI Global Roundtable and Annual General Meeting
Oct 25 – Oct 27 all-day

Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The new 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and Paris Climate Agreement have made it more clear than ever that the finance sector has a vital role to play in driving sustainable development. This increasing role opens doors to new opportunities for finance institutions, governments and other sustainability players in business and in catalyzing change. Realizing the full potential of these opportunities requires new ways of doing, thinking and acting. The 2016 UNEP-Finance Initiative (FI) GRT and AGM will provide solutions. Now being held for the 13th time, this event will bring together hundreds of leading actors from all parts of the financial system along with leaders from governments, civil society, and the United Nations to work, talk, and think together. This diverse gathering stimulates global system-level thinking and collaboration that does not happen anywhere else.

http://www.unepfi.org/events/2016/roundtable

Nov
1
Tue
2016
The 2016 BSR Conference
Nov 1 – Nov 3 all-day

Grand Hyatt, New York, NY

The annual BSR Conference

The BSR Conference brings together sustainability leaders and practitioners to build the business of a better world. Now entering its 24rd year, the BSR Conference is one of the world’s most influential sustainability events.

http://www.bsr.org

Nov
3
Thu
2016
Social Venture Network – SVN Fall Conference
Nov 3 – Nov 6 all-day

Sheraton Society Hill Hotel, Philadelphia, PA

Social Venture Network – SVN Fall Conference

SVN is a community of the world’s leading social entrepreneurs working together to create transformational innovation, growth and impact.

http://www.svn.org

Nov
8
Tue
2016
Election Day – United States
Nov 8 all-day

Election Day – United States

Make Sure to Vote

https://www.usa.gov/register-to-vote

Nov
9
Wed
2016
The SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible Impact Investing
Nov 9 – Nov 11 all-day

The SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible Impact Investing

Hyatt Regency Hotel, Denver, CO

The SRI Conference – on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space. Together, we are catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Now in our 27th year, The SRI Conference continues to offer a robust agenda covering innovative financial products, emerging topics, and compelling industry issues as well as its legendary networking opportunities.

http://www.sriconference.com

Nov
15
Tue
2016
The CR Reporting & Communications Summit
Nov 15 – Nov 16 all-day

London, UK

Europe’s leading conference for CSR, Sustainability, Reporting and Communication professionals looking to improve their sustainability reporting and communications strategy.

http://events.ethicalcorp.com/reporting

The Sustainable Supply Chain Summit 2016
Nov 15 – Nov 16 all-day

London, UK

Over 150 leading supply chain, sustainability and sourcing professionals will meet to share insights and practical tips to address key issues such as; human rights, environmental management, lifecycle assessments, supplier partnerships and more

http://events.ethicalcorp.com/supplychain

Nov
16
Wed
2016
The 2016 Food Tank Summit
Nov 16 – Nov 17 all-day

Chicago, IL

The 2016 Food Tank Summit

This Summit brings together some of the world’s most impactful food system leaders. Each event will feature 50+ speakers in interactive panels moderated by top food journalists, networking, and delicious food, followed by a day of hands-on activities and opportunities for attendees

http://foodtanksummit.com

Dec
6
Tue
2016
American Water Summit 2016 – Catalyzing Collaboration
Dec 6 – Dec 7 all-day

Hilton Downtown, Miami, FL

There is greater agreement within the North American Water Sector that a fresh and collaborative approach is needed to achieve the shared goal of a thriving water sector. The federal, state, municipal, quasi-governmental, private and other entities need to work together to realize this goal. When the water sector collaborates and works in tandem, the collective intelligence of the stakeholders far outweighs the acumen of the individual entities. At this Summit, it is our attempt to catalyze collaboration between the public and private water utilities, technology providers, financiers, industrial end-users, associations and other agencies. We bring the stakeholders together to share knowledge and insights, ideate, network amongst peers and provide a platform for cross-pollination of networks.

http://www.americanwatersummit.com

Jan
25
Wed
2017
Cleantech Forum San Francisco 2017
Jan 25 – Jan 27 all-day

San Francisco, CA

This annual gathering of the global cleantech innovation community offers a comprehensive, three-day program along with exclusive opportunities to network, learn, and get deals done. There are Entrepreneurs, Corporates, Financial Investors and Innovation Leaders all attending.

http://events.cleantech.com/cleantech-forum-sf

Feb
14
Tue
2017
The GreenBiz Forum 2017
Feb 14 – Feb 16 all-day

JW Marriott Hotel, Phoenix, AZ

This annual event cover the trends, challenges and solutions facing sustainable business today.

https://www.greenbiz.com/event/2017/02/14/greenbiz-17

Jun
20
Tue
2017
VERGE Hawaii 2017: Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit
Jun 20 – Jun 22 all-day

Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, HI

Hosted in partnership with the Hawaii State Energy Office. VERGE is a global event series that focuses on the technologies and systems accelerating sustainability solutions across sectors in an interconnected world. Long regarded as ground-zero for next-generation energy issues, the island state of Hawaii will serve as host as the best minds in energy identify and advance next-generation practices for sustainable energy solutions in Hawaii and beyond.

https://www.greenbiz.com/event/2017/06/20/verge-hawaii-2017-asia-pacific-clean-energy-summit

Sep
18
Mon
2017
VERGE 2017 Conference
Sep 18 – Sep 21 all-day

Convention Center, Santa Clara, CA

VERGE 2017 Conference

VERGE is a global event series that focuses on the technologies and systems that accelerate sustainability solutions across sectors in a climate-constrained world. It focuses on transformative but practical, scalable, solutions-oriented exchanges through seven program tracks: Grid 2.0, Next-Gen Buildings, Smart Cities, Food & Ag Tech, Sustainable Water Systems, Connected Transportation, and Intelligent Supply Chains. Participants come from a broad range of sectors and job functions, including buildings and facilities, fleets, IT, energy, sustainability, strategy, policymakers and the public sector.

http://www.greenbiz.com/event/2017/09/18/verge-2017

Oct
16
Mon
2017
Slow Money National Gathering 2017
Oct 16 – Oct 18 all-day

Boulder Theatre, Boulder, CO

Slow Money 2014 in Louisville, KY was Slow Money’s largest event to date, with over 850 attendees from 46 states, Canada and France, and 6,000 watching via live stream. Highlights included the successful completion of our first Beetcoin campaign, the release of our first State of the Sector Report, and a series of Town Hall Meetings and entrepreneur group conversations, with active audience participation throughout.

https://slowmoney.org

Oct
24
Tue
2017
The 2017 BSR Conference – 25th Anniversary
Oct 24 – Oct 26 all-day

Hyatt Regency, Huntington Beach, CA

The 25th annual BSR Conference

The BSR Conference brings together sustainability leaders and practitioners to build the business of a better world. Now entering its 25th year, the BSR Conference is one of the world’s most influential sustainability events.

http://www.bsr.org

Nov
8
Wed
2017
2017 Greenbuild International Conference & Expo
Nov 8 – Nov 10 all-day

Convention & Exhibition Center, Boston, MA

Greenbuild International Conference & Expo

Greenbuild, owned and operated by Informa Exhibitions U.S., Construction & Real Estate and presented by the U.S. Green Building Council, is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to green building. The three-day conference attracts 20,000+ attendees and 600 exhibitors annually from across the green building sector, spanning commercial and residential professionals, architects, building owners and operators, students, advocates and educators.

http://www.greenbuildexpo.org

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