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  • Philadelphia, PA - 1 Day
    Thursday
    April 26
    2018

    Total Impact Conference

    The Good Capital Project (a SOCAP Initiative), in partnership with ImpactAlpha, is proud to announce the launch of a new conference series for investors and advisers to gain practical advice and learn leading impact investment strategies across asset classes.

    Impact investing can be daunting and confusing, this series welcomes practitioners of all levels, from curious newcomers to established experts, to learn how to broaden the community and improve the world while meeting your or your client’s goals.

    Good Capital Project and ImpactAlpha’s Total Impact conference is for RIAs, family offices, and investors who are interested in aligning their portfolios with their social values. We’re bringing together impact investing experts, academics, and development leaders to teach you how to build total impact portfolios. We believe the financial services industry has the tools to solve some of the world’s biggest challenges and we’d like to invite you to join us.

     

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  • New York, NY - 3 Days
    Monday
    March 26
    2018

    Responsible Business Summit New York

    2018 will bring together 400 responsible business professionals from North America’s leading brands to discuss the impending paradigm shift and transformational change to business, industry and society:

    • Partnerships that deliver large-scale change across your industry: Transform your industry and its supply chain through successful partnerships with NGOs, competitors, associations and investors
    • Wholesale change in practice: Hear best practice examples of pilot projects which have proved the concept and received buy-in for wholesale change
    • Transform Business to meet the Global Goals: Identify how your business can be the catalyst in driving transformational change to meet the Global Goals
    • Communications to boost trust and lead business transformation: Promote transparency with investors, build trust with your customers and define your success through impactful data
    • Use technology and AI to drive sustainable innovation at scale: Understand how technology, AI and machine learning can impact business systems and operations to create more meaningful change

    This year’s event will tackle the critical issues within responsible business. Through focussed best-practice-lead debates over 400 business leaders and senior sustainability & communications executives will focus on creating long term impact on business through partnerships.

    We’re doing things differently and we really want to move businesses towards the genuine impact you are looking for. The #RBSNY agenda will help you uncover the potential for sustainability to deliver profit, build trust, and shape strategy with empirical justification through our independently researched agenda. There’s no corporate fluff in our agenda, just practical, deep-dive examples to show how businesses can transition to a more responsible and sustainable business strategy.

    The Responsible Business Summit is USA’s premier sustainability and Communications conference. We pride ourselves on bringing together the leading B2B and B2C companies to share their latest ideas and strategies. The 2018 sustainability conference will bring together the leading minds in responsible business to debate the key issues and opportunities in responsible and sustainable business.

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  • Richmond, VA - 3 Days
    Friday
    March 23
    2018

    IMAGINE Social Good Conference

    IMAGINE unites students who have committed themselves to building a more just and livable world. Whether you are already involved in an organization, or looking for ways to become involved, #IMAGINE18 brings together world-class speakers and experienced experts with motivated students to both educate and inspire one another!

    IMAGINE Social Good (IMAGINE) is a gathering of some of the most inspiring human beings on the planet. We are coming together in Richmond, Virginia to convene, converse, and create diverse coalitions of change-making individuals who are committed to building a more just and livable world.

    The weekend consists of main-stage events with keynote speakers that are attended by everyone, breakout sessions where student teams present their work to panels of experts, a Hacks for Humanity marathon, inspiring workshops and multiple moments to meet, listen to and learn from one another.

    IMAGINE (the Summit) was founded by Shawn Humphrey, the Blue Collar Professor and Change-Maker in Residence at Virginia Commonwealth University’s da Vinci Center. IMAGINE Social Good was founded by Dan Morrison, Shawn’s long-time friend and kick ass collaborator.

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  • San Diego, CA - 3 Days
    Tuesday
    March 20
    2018

    Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit 2018

    The Solar Power Finance & Investment Summit is the leading gathering place for the industry’s dealmakers. Each year, senior-level solar and financial executives mingle in an intimate setting that provides for an efficient, in-depth and focused networking experience.

    From beginning to end, the Summit offers up constant opportunities to meet key dealmakers, learn about their plans for the upcoming year, and capitalize on new prospects that will lead to successful deals. Networking extends into the night with hosted dinners and other activities!

    The Summit is the primary industry event where key industry players come to stay abreast of the solar financing landscape. It also provides valuable insights into the ongoing developments in the industry, highlights upcoming strategic opportunities, and explores the industry’s efforts to overcome pressing challenges.

    The Summit’s unique environment has led previous attendees to rate it as the best value solar event in the industry — “worth every minute of my time”, says one attendee.

    *Workshop agendas coming soon – Check back often, new speakers continually added to the programs!

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  • Munich, Germany - 2 Days
    Thursday
    March 15
    2018

    14th Annual Global Microfinance Forum

    Since 2004, Uniglobal has been connecting microfinance institutions with investors. These forums have contributed to the securing of investments amounting to many millions of dollars.

    Key questions to be addressed at the 14th Annual Global Microfinance Forum:

    • What do investors expect from MFIs today?
    • How to manage foreign exchange rate risks effectively?
    • How to effectively promote microfinance services in the emerging markets?
    • What is special that women bring to microfinance development?
    • How to use crowdfunding in creating an effective piece of development finance?

    Discussions will include the following hot topics:

    • Financing SMEs: When “micro is too small”;
    • Technology driven financial inclusion as a key factor of sustainable development;
    • Increased access to financing through cooperation with Credit Guarantee Funds;
    • Scoring systems: on the way to a better risk assessment;
    • Enabling vulnerable segments of the population to access insurance services;
    • Microleasing: opportunities and constraints;
    • Digital microfinance: opening new horizons;
    • Investing in green microfinance.

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  • Vancouver, BC, Canada - 3 Days
    Wednesday
    March 14
    2018

    GLOBE Forum Vancouver 2018

    Welcome to GLOBE Forum and Innovation Expo, where global leaders from business, government and civil society come together to manage risk and capitalize on opportunities in the clean economy.

    The Prevailing Theme for GLOBE Forum 2018 is ‘Disrupting Business As Usual’

    From March 14-16, 2018, 2,000 business and government leaders from over 50 countries will come together to network and advance global business and sustainability agendas. A mix of armchair dialogues, roundtables, salon-style gatherings, lively debates, SPARK talks and opportunities for active participation will make GLOBE Forum a very exciting place to be.

    Swap cards with visionaries, entrepreneurs, policy makers, Fortune 500 leaders and countless others who are solving big challenges and creating new opportunities.

    About GLOBE

    We deliver events, information, and networking opportunities for business and policy leaders pursuing a cleaner, more prosperous world.

    Since 1993, we have held more than a dozen leadership summits that have brought together upwards of 150,000 participants from 97 countries.

    Our events provide an unparalleled platform for collaboration and partnership across sectors and regions. Our secret weapon? Our deep networks and exceptional convening power, which enable us to attract global thought leaders and practitioners from corporations, all levels of government, NGOs, international agencies, technology innovators, and the finance community.

     

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  • Barcelona, Spain - 4 Days
    Monday
    February 26
    2018

    Mobile World Congress 2018

    Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organised by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital, Barcelona, 26 February – 1 March 2018.

    Industry leaders will gather, network, showcase, and exchange ideas – and you don’t want to miss it. Make your plans now to see how Mobile is Creating a Better Future.

    Mobile World Congress is the world’s biggest and best mobile industry event comprising of a massive exhibition, an award-winning conference, amazing networking opportunities, partner programmes, the Glomo Awards, 4YFN and much, much more. A B2B event for anyone and everyone in mobile and those in adjacent industries who want to discover how mobile technology can benefit their industries.

    MWC is so much more than just a show, it showcases how mobile is changing the foundation of the world today and creating a better future. And if you think about it, in this super-connected universe it’s hard to think of a business that doesn’t have a mobile component. Just about anyone will find relevant learning and networking opportunities to make the trip to Barcelona worthwhile.

    In 2016, we declared that Mobile is Everything. Building on that notion in 2017, we proclaimed that Mobile is The Next Element by showcasing how the phenomenon of mobile is changing the foundation of today’s world. And now we look at how mobile is inventing novel ideas and inspiration for tomorrow.

    Mobile World Congress 2018 will showcase how the foundation of today’s world is creating a better future. You don’t want to miss it.

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  • Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu - 4 Days
    Monday
    February 19
    2018

    Customer Centricity: Enabling Financial Choices and Positive Outcomes for Low-Income Customers

    We hope you can join us for the Customer Centricity Learning Event and SPTF Annual Meeting in Mamallapuram, Tamil Nadu, (near Chennai) India, February 19 – 22, 2018. This year’s learning event – entitled Customer Centricity: Enabling Financial Choices and Positive Outcomes for Low-Income Customers – is an event jointly organized by SPTFCGAPDvara and LeapFrog Investments. Our goal is to influence financial service providers, investors, and policymakers to adopt a business model that is based on understanding and serving the unique and diverse needs of poor people.

    The meeting will build on the knowledge shared in CGAP’s new Customer-Centric Guide, which offers guidance on how organizations can move toward customer-centric business models.

    Financial service providers:  If you have implemented a customer-centric solution to solve a financial inclusion challenge, this is your opportunity to share your journey at the 2018 Learning Event! Learn more.

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