This day-long conference is split into two parts, featuring numerous speakers on various social impact topics. The morning programme will feature multiple speakers and networking opportunities. It will focus on: Creating Local Ecosystems, The B Corp Movement and Social Impact Bonds.
The afternoon programme is a co-creation with the EVPA, the European network for social investors and venture philanthropists. It will focus on emerging hybrid finance structures which co-mingle grant and investment monies and the different ways in which enterprises and investors seek to protect impact in transactions and over time.
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.
Connect with like-minded business leaders at the Social Venture Network 2016 Fall Conference. Get inspired, supported, and recharged!
For 29 years, high-impact business leaders, social entrepreneurs, and impact investors have convened at SVN conferences to have conversations with values-aligned peers. Our unique conference experience creates a space where the true challenges of leading a mission-driven organization can be addressed, and where long-time SVN members and first-time attendees find the people, resources, and ideas they need to succeed and grow.
The UN Global Compact Leaders Summit 2016 (22-23 June 2016, New York) will provide a dynamic stage to jump-start business action everywhere on the new Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). The SDGs address the most important economic, social, environmental and governance challenges of our time, providing a clear and compelling direction for the future. Agreed by all UN Member States, these new global goals are set to be a major driver of the markets of tomorrow and can unleash a wave of sustainable products, services and business innovations.
The Summit will connect, co-create and communicate the opportunities that lie within the SDGs and unleash the potential of turning global goals into local business. Through inspirational talks, intimate roundtables and SDG-themed networking opportunities, we seek to connect you to the people and companies relevant for you. This can inspire you to shape the business models, products, services and partnerships of tomorrow.
WHO, and the Government of France, holding the Presidency of the Conference of Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, will jointly host the Second Global Conference on Health and Climate: “Building Healthier Societies through implementation of the Paris Agreement”.
Objective: The Conference will showcase how the public health community will support the implementation of the Paris agreement, in order to build healthier and more sustainable societies.
Registration: Participation at the conference is by invitation. If you would like to attend, please indicate your interest by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org. The closing date for expressions of interest is 30 May 2016.
Travel and accommodation: Registration is free, but the organisers are not able to cover travel or accommodation costs. Information on recommended travel and accommodation arrangements will soon be made available on this page.
Now in its fifth year AFSIC (the Africa Financial Services Investment Conference) is Africa’s leading investment event for Africa’s financial services sector. Many of Africa’s most significant investors attend AFSIC with the objective of meeting banks, insurance companies, microfinance, leasing and other regulated financial services companies, as well as dealmakers and investment bankers from across the entire African continent.
AFSIC has shown continued strong growth in delegate numbers and the quality of attendees in 2016 and welcomed over 100 speakers in solo and moderated panel sessions.
The Twelfth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship testifies to the institute’s pursuit of excellence and clear contribution to entrepreneurship education, training, research and institution building within India and internationally. Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) derives much satisfaction in assisting and building entrepreneurship development institutes in countries namely, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar and Vietnam.
Based on the successful establishment of these institutes, EDII has been further assigned by Ministry of External Affairs, Government of India to help build and mentor entrepreneurship development institutes in five countries of the African Region and Uzbekistan.
The Twelfth Biennial Conference on Entrepreneurship continues to be an established forum for researchers, educators and practitioners to share their ideas and research results with other researchers and thinkers in the field, exchange feedback and refine personal research pursuits.
Some of the themes of the conference will be Entrepreneurship: Perspectives & Practices; Entrepreneurship Education and Pedagogy; Trans Indian Entrepreneurship; Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Women’s Entrepreneurship and more.
Members of the world’s impact investing ecosystem are convening in Amsterdam on the 7-8 December. This is the pinnacle of the world’s impact investing calendar, designed to drive conversation, partnerships and investment. Join the biggest names in the industry to discuss how ever more sophisticated portfolios are developing, collaborate on challenges and find out ways you can deepen your engagement with impact investing.
Network with over 500 investment professionals from around the world, including foundations, pension funds, family offices, investment advisors, fund managers and NGOs. Discover how impact investing is scaling both in emerging and developed markets, and the range of approaches investors are taking to achieve their impact and financial targets. Learn from global experts during our interactive agenda designed to make sure you are part of the conversation. Identify potential investment opportunities and co-investors: meet a range of global partners in one place. Discuss strategies with impact investors as they share their successes, failures and thoughts on where to invest .
Over 500 delegates from around the world will be gathering in Amsterdam in December. If you’re interested in making investments to generate a positive impact alongside a financial return, you will meet likeminded peers, potential partners and find discussions to engage, inspire and inform.