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  • Oxford, UK - 2 Days
    July 10

    Business Fights Poverty

    Join us for an inspiring deep-dive into the theory and practice of how business can collaborate for social impact.

    Hosted at Saïd Business School, Oxford University, our 2-day annual event brings together over 200 experts and practitioners from business, civil society, government and academia, and includes an interactive mix of expert panels, delegate-led sessions and action-focused workshops.

    The event is free to join. Participants have the option of buying tickets to two exclusive dinners hosted at Oxford’s prestigious Colleges,
    this year at St John’s College and Harris Manchester College. A buffet dinner will also be available at Saïd Business School.

  • Mumbai, IN - 1 Day
    July 10

    Toilet Accelerator: India Edition

    Are you a business delivering sanitation solutions to people in lack of access, whether working in toilet innovations & service models, circular economy waste management models, mobile, digital or e-health applications?

    The Toilet Accelerator India Edition challenge calls for applications from businesses that are addressing the most challenging water and sanitation issues in the country.

    Top 3 winners will be announced at the 9th Sankalp Global Summit from 6-8 December, 2017 in Mumbai. In addition to receiving prize money, the winners will enter the 2018 Accelerator cohort of the Swiss-based Toilet Board Coalition. The value of the Toilet Accelerator Programme is estimated at USD 100,000 worth of expert mentorship and support, which will be provided by the Toilet Board Coalition.


    Challenge open until 10 July, 2017.

    The Toilet Board Coalition brings together experts from business, investment, and the global sanitation community through our platform to cross-fertilise experiences, innovate at all levels, and catalyse the growth of profitable sanitation businesses that deliver sanitation to all. The Toilet Accelerator is a corporate accelerator program to facilitate private sector engagement and mentorship to sanitation businesses and entrepreneurs serving low-income markets. For more information on the Toilet Board Coalition,
    please visit the website.

    Sankalp Forum is one of the largest platforms promoting innovation and entrepreneurship in emerging markets and building the ecosystem for business-led inclusive development. Over the past nine years, Sankalp has showcased over 400 sustainable enterprises across India, Africa and Southeast Asia, enabled 500+ mentoring connections and facilitated over USD 240Mn of equity investments.

    If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to reach out to us by contacting
    Claire Balbo:

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  • Chicago, IL - 2 Days
    July 10

    GSG Impact Summit

    The GSG Impact Summit 2017 will bring together over 500 leaders and practitioners from the GSG’s global network, including representatives from National Advisory Boards in its 13 member countries, the EU and associate organisations. This year we will also welcome attendees from a wide range of non-member countries where groups are coming together to advance the impact agenda.

    Over the course of the event we will discuss the current state of the sector globally, and work together to identify priorities, key action areas and milestones to take impact investment to tipping point by 2020. In particular, we will assess how the GSG and its members can be most impactful in leading the sector’s development across countries, regions and globally.

    We very much hope that you will be able to join us for what promises to be an important and stimulating summit. Collectively, we can improve lives and the planet by making impact count.

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