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  • Berlin - 2 Days
    October 4

    ESG Congress

    After a frantic year of digital series, the formerly known Sustainability Leaders now rebrands itself to ESG Congress: to truly gain insightful ESG intelligence & ESG benchmarking, reduce corporate carbon footprint and emissions, build on corporate values and an inclusive vision and focus on sustainability performance improvement areas. Expect nothing sort of a grand return this October, back in Berlin!
  • Rajendrapur, Gazipur, Bangladesh - 3 Days
    October 11

    Frugal Innovation Forum 2022

    Theme: The Future of Development in a Post-Pandemic World

    Where: Rajendrapur, Gazipur, Bangladesh

    When: October 11 – 13, 2022

    Registration Fee: Sponsored by BRAC

    Terms and Conditions:

    1. Submission of the registration is regarded as a tentative booking and acceptance of these terms and conditions.

    2. BRAC Social Innovation Lab will review your registration request and inform you if you have been selected through email.

    3. The registered slot for the conference is non-transferable.

    4. Any request for cancellation or nomination for registration must be made by email to Request for cancellation will not be considered over phone call.

    5. For international delegates, BRAC will provide a formal invitation letter for visa processing.

    6. The conference will be hosted in-person in Bangladesh. The event will sponsor the expenses related to access to sessions, accommodation for two nights, pick and drop within Dhaka to/from venue and meals. Any other expenses (e.g. airfare for international attendees) will have to be borne by the participant.

    7. Complimentary transportation to and from the airport will be available for international participants.

    Registration Deadline: September 16, 2022

  • Virtual - 3 Days
    October 11

    Pathway to 17 Summit

    The Pathway to 17 Summit focuses on bringing together thought leaders, industry experts and practitioners working to solve complex issues and developing the capacity to support the achievement of the United Nation’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

    Pathway to 17 Summit is proudly organised by Digital Frontiers Institute and The Alliance of Digital Finance Associations. We are proud to have partnered with the following organisations in producing this year’s Pathway to 17 Summit.

    Conference, Webinar
  • Accra, Ghana - 3 Days
    October 11

    Clean Cooking Forum 2022

    The Clean Cooking Alliance (CCA) and the Government of Ghana are co-hosting the Clean Cooking Forum 2022, taking place October 11-13 in Accra, Ghana.

    In the countdown to 2030, it is more urgent than ever that we mobilize the necessary funding, partnerships, and policies to achieve clean cooking for all and accelerate progress toward global climate and development goals.

    Registration for the Forum 2022 is now open!

    The Clean Cooking Forum 2022 will convene global leaders to pave the way for much needed action. Join policymakers, entrepreneurs, investors, donors, and other key partners to help bring clean cooking to the billions who live without it.

  • Berlin, Germany & Digital - 3 Days
    October 16

    World Health Summit 2022

    3 DAYS – 100+ NATIONS – 400+ SPEAKERS – 6,000+ PARTICIPANTS


    The World Health Summit strengthens exchange, stimulates innovative solutions to health challenges, fosters global health as a key political issue and promotes the global health debate in the spirit of the UN Sustainable Development Goals: SDG 17 “Partnership for the Goals”.


    WHS 2022 will focus on “Making the Choice for Health” by reflecting on the most pressing topics, including:

    • Investment for Health and Well-Being
    • Climate Change and Planetary Health
    • Architecture for Pandemic Preparedness
    • Digital Transformation for Health
    • Food Systems and Health
    • Health Systems Resilience and Equity
    • Global Health for Peace
  • San Francisco - -361 Days
    October 17

    SOCAP 2022

    SOCAP is the largest and most diverse impact investing community in the world- and it is back in-person again!

    Our flagship is the vanguard of the emerging global impact economy – convening ideas and capital to catalyze world change. The largest gathering of investors, entrepreneurs, and social impact leaders come together to accelerate progress against the world’s toughest challenges through market-based solutions.

    We convene a global ecosystem and marketplace – social entrepreneurs, investors, foundation and nonprofit leaders, government and policy leaders, creators, corporations, academics and beyond –through live and digital content experiences that educate, spur collaboration, and inspire investment in positive impact. SOCAP unlocks the potential of markets to accelerate impact and have convened more than 100,000 people since our first event.

    As we eagerly anticipate the return to in-person convenings, we are excited to announce a new partnership with Yerba Buena Center for the Arts (YBCA) to host the SOCAP22 flagship conference. YBCA is located in the heart of downtown San Francisco, with an airy, welcoming physical layout and adjacency to the vibrant Yerba Buena Gardens.  Multiple restaurants, hotels and cultural venues are very close by.

    We look forward to strolling through the Yerba Buena Gardens with you in October 2022.


    NOTE: NextBillion readers can save $250 on the cost of registration! Register with the code: S22_NextBillion


    Time: 7:00 AM – 6:00 PM

    Conference, Speaker
  • Orchard Hotel, Ballroom 1 -422 Orchard Rd, Singapore 238879 - 1 Day
    October 17

    Global Compact Network Singapore Summit 2022


    With less than a decade to implement sustainable solutions to the world’s biggest challenges, more action is needed to meet the Sustainable Development Goals: a shared blueprint of peace and prosperity, for people and planet.The private sector, along with governments, civil society organisations, and youths, plays a pivotal role in catalysing the urgent change needed. From tackling climate change and food insecurity to overcoming digital disruption and supply chain vulnerabilities, we need to make the decade ahead the Decade for Decisive Action. Notable Speakers:

    Ms Jessica Cheam

    Founder and Managing Director

    Dr Bicky Bhangu

    President – South East Asia, Pacific & South Korea

    Ms Sanda Ojiambo

    Assistant Secretary-General and CEO

    Mr Eric Lim

    Chief Sustainability Officer and Head of Group Finance

    Time: 8:30 AM – 5:30 PM Singapore | 8:30 PM – 5:30 AM EST
  • Kigali, Rwanda - 3 Days
    October 18

    Global Off-Grid Solar Forum & Expo 2022

    GOGLA and The World Bank Group’s Lighting Global Program are excited to invite you to the 7th edition of the Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo, 18 – 20 October 2022 in Kigali, Rwanda.

    The Global Off-Grid Solar Forum and Expo is the premier meeting of the off-grid solar sector providing a unique platform for knowledge exchange, networking and showcasing off-grid solar products and services.

    The event aims to accelerate the development of the global off-grid solar market contributing to achieving universal energy access by 2030.

    The previous edition of the event was held in February 2020 in Nairobi. It was officially opened by H.E. The President of the Republic of Kenya Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta and saw over 1,250 participants from 75 countries, 80 exhibitors and over 80 government officials attending.

    As part of our deepening collaboration with governments and development partners, this year we are expanding our focus to relevant neighboring sectors and are thinking more broadly as to how off-grid solar can contribute to household needs beyond energy access.

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