Leesburg, Virginia, United States - 3 DaysTuesday
We are thrilled that after two years of virtual conferences, we will be holding our Annual Conference in person in the Washington, DC metropolitan area this year! Our theme, “Resilient Entrepreneurship,” highlights the strength of global entrepreneurs over the last few years while facing multifaceted and dynamic challenges, and the work of our members in supporting them. We have seen the resilience of the SGB sector at work in so many ways – responding to the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic, finding solutions to climate change, encouraging sustainable businesses, unlocking equal opportunity for entrepreneurs, and enabling ecosystems for this work to thrive around the world.
The 2022 agenda will feature interactive, member-led and curated sessions on the newest research and reports concerning urgent issues like climate, gender inclusion, and preparing SGBs for the future. The program also gives you opportunities to network, collaborate, and learn with some of the world’s foremost leaders, practitioners, and visionaries dedicated to the sector.
We rely on ANDE members to help create an agenda that is timely, meaningful, and engaging. After all, this is YOUR annual conference! Sessions this year will include workshops, breakouts, micro-talks, and a fail faire. Session submissions for the 2022 Annual Conference are now closed. If you submitted a session idea, expect to hear back by the end of May regarding your submissions status. Due to limited space, not all submissions will be incorporated into the agenda and some admissions may be combined. Thank you for your interest and contribution!
Each day will offer a slightly different set up and will feature sessions created by ANDE members for ANDE members, networking, and opportunities to engage, learn, and share knowledge. The agenda will be announced in mid May.
ANDE’s 2022 Annual Conference Keynote Speaker
Stay tuned for our keynote announcement soon!
Registration is open through Monday, August 8! Please register using the “Register” link in the blue banner at the top of the page. In order to receive member pricing, you will need to be signed into the member portal. New for 2022, up to five colleagues from your organization are welcome to attend, so please share!
Early bird registration is now open! Book now to save 15% off regular prices until Friday, April 29 or until early bird tickets are sold out!
Virtual & London, UK (Park Plaza, Victoria, London) - 3 DaysTuesday
Economist Impact’s ESG & Climate Risk Week will discuss the best ways to identify, measure, manage and report on ESG issues and climate-related risks. The event will provide an intellectual agenda for managing risks and opportunities, with practical lessons you can immediately apply to your organisation. And it underscores why a siloed approach to managing ESG issues will no longer work in 2022 and beyond.
By attending this event, you will benefit from:
- A hybrid experience combining the best in person networking and detailed online case studies, with the 13th of September in person and 14-15th online
- The whole market in one place: Economist Impact has created the only event that brings together the entire global ecosystem – from financial services, to institutional investors, as well as corporates and solution providers
- 30 practical and measurable case studies from the likes of Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM), ATP, Citi, JP Morgan Chase, ADM, Vatenfall, General Electric and many more
- Special access to over 90 high-profile speakers
- Comprehensive and balanced debate focused on ESG and climate risk scenarios to help businesses address risk and take advantage of the new opportunities that arise
The global microgrid market size is estimated to be USD 26.9 billion in 2022 and is projected to reach USD 63.2 billion by 2027, at a CAGR of 18.6% during the forecast period.* The reasons for this include the falling costs of solar energy, advances in energy storage, the drive to mitigate climate change, the need to enhance grid resiliency, and the cost savings of minimizing fossil fuels in remote generation systems. Now is the time to position for success in this growing market segment.
The 15th edition of the Microgrid Global Innovation Forum, 13-15 September 2022 in London, focuses on microgrid advances, case studies and applications in Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, and Latin America. Organized by the Smart Grid Observer, the event draws industry professionals from around the world interested in maximizing the effective use of renewable and distributed energy resources, refining the positive business model for microgrid deployments, and sharing real-world case studies in both grid-tied and off-grid/remote environments.
Topics to be covered include:
- Microgrid feasibility, design, and implementation
- Refining the business case for off-grid, remote, and island microgrids
- Solar + storage advances
- Project financing and investor perspectives
- Determining the correct technology mix for hybrid energy systems
- Advanced battery, fuel cell, and flow battery technologies
- Microgrid power control, management, and integration
- Integrating distributed renewable energy resources into the grid
- Effective project evaluation, implementation, and management
- Regulatory and public policy advances
- Standards and interoperability issues
- Market drivers and opportunities worldwide
- Utilizing renewables-centric microgrids to achieve climate change goals
- and more
In collaboration with the e-MFP Investors Action Group and SPTF.
First Session of the Outcomes Management Webinar Series with Investors and Financial Institutions – September 2022.
Identified speakers: Kiva, FGCA, SIDI, Incofin, Invest in Visions.
Topics: what outcome data do investors need, what outcome data do investors manage to collect, what are the bottlenecks, which support/TA to improve data collection and analysis, and which ideal set of standards outcomes indicators should be pushed for decision-making and reporting?
This webinar will contribute to moving towards a standard questionnaire to collect outcomes data that would support financial institutions’ strategic and operational decision-making and ease the reporting to the various investors. Discussions will help to prepare standards indicators to be collected on SPI online, to produce a Sustainability/Outcomes report, aligned with the SDG. Whether you are an investor, a financial institution member, or another industry professional, you can participate! Please register below.
Sept. 13, 2022 – 10:00 am EDT