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  • New York, NY - 1 Day
    Monday
    September 18
    2017

    Business Fights Poverty 2017

    Apply now to join us for an inspiring and action-focused half-day event on how business, government and civil society are collaborating to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals.  

    Timed to coincide with the UN General Assembly, our annual invite-only Business Fights Poverty NYC event brings together 100 senior business professionals and development partners.

    The event combines inspiring panel discussions with opportunities for genuine peer engagement and networking.

    The event will include a set of themed lunches, as well as a general networking lunch.

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  • New York, NY - 1 Day
    Tuesday
    September 26
    2017

    Innovations in Financial Inclusion: an evening with the CEO Working Group

    The Microfinance CEO Working Group (MCWG) cordially invites you to join an intimate cocktail reception with the CEOs and their Digital Financial Services staff to discuss digital technology and the innovations that are shaping the industry.

    The evening will feature presentations from Michael Schlein of Accion; Shameran Abed of BRAC; Rupert Scofield of FINCA International; Steve Hollingworth of Grameen Foundation; Maria Cavalcanti of Pro Mujer; and Mary Ellen Iskenderian of Women’s World Banking.

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  • Santa Clara, CA / Livestream - 1 Day
    Thursday
    August 17
    2017

    2017 Miller Center GSBI Investor Showcase

    At this time, we are sold out. You can still participate by viewing a live stream of the Showcase.

    You are cordially invited to attend Miller Center’s 2017 GSBI Accelerator Investor Showcase at Santa Clara University on August 17, 2017. This is an opportunity to take part in the journey of 16 social entrepreneurs who are tackling poverty across the globe.

    Our social entrepreneurs are on a mission to provide those most in need with safe drinking water, improved livelihoods, access to education, agricultural support, and so much more.

    The presenting for-profit and nonprofit organizations are participating in our 10-month accelerator program — working with assigned Silicon Valley executive mentors, and will showcase their plans to scale their solutions to impact even more lives across the globe.

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  • Yangon, Myanmar - 2 Days
    Tuesday
    November 28
    2017

    Mondato Summit Asia 2017

    Mondato Summits were created to offer clarity amid a chaotic and constantly changing industry. From defining a strong value proposition and forging strategic partnerships to ensuring data privacy and secure authentication, what are the factors must be taken into consideration when designing and implementing successful digital finance & commerce (DFC) solutions?

    Mondato Summits deal directly with these key issues, as the content has been handcrafted by specialized DFC experts to meet the needs of DFC professionals.

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  • Geneva, Switzerland - 2 Days
    Wednesday
    October 11
    2017

    SDG Factory

    Are you a key player on innovation, entrepreneurship, and the Sustainable Development Goals?

    Join our 2-day SDG Factory during the Accelerate2030 scaling week on the 11th and 12th of October, 2017!

    Meet key players in the field, join 5 high profile workshops on accelerating the SDGs, and meet A2030 finalists!

    DO YOUR WANT TO CONNECT WITH THE MAJOR PLAYERS WORKING ON THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS?
    DO YOU WANT TO MEET THE ENTREPRENEURS WHO ARE MAKING THE SDGS A REALITY?
    The SDG Factory, on October 11th and 12th, is Impact Hub Geneva’s major event bringing together key players and experts on innovation, entrepreneurship, and the Sustainable Development Goals. It will be part of the Accelerate2030 Scaling Week.
     
    This invitation-only event includes 5 hands-on design sessions, discussing innovation and entrepreneurship on different aspects of the SDGs, inspirational talks and an open networking event, where you will meet with your peers and listen to our keynote speakers, who will be discussing their stories and solutions during our conference at Impact Hub Geneva. Here are the 5 topics of the design sessions and to which SDG they are related to.

    Accelerate2030 believes that a paradigm shift towards sustainable business practices is underway, and we wish to support ventures around the world to scale their business working towards achieving positive social impact in their communities, as well as to support them with internal sustainable corporate culture through our leadership coaching. We believe that the future of business relies on sustainable business practices, and the unique positioning of the programme in Geneva can leverage the potential and networks of many organisations headquartered in Switzerland, as well as the vibrant financial community in the country and rest of Europe.

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  • Singapore - 1 Day
    Wednesday
    August 23
    2017

    Impact Investment Trailblazer Showcase: Finding Climate Resilience in Asia

    Organized by Impact Investment Exchange (IIX) in partnership with Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BofAML), the 2017 Impact Investment Trailblazer Showcase will bring together over 100 key ecosystem players from the public, private and philanthropic sectors to explore solutions to financing climate resilience in Asia. The event celebrates the partnership between IIX, a pioneer in impact investing, and BofAML, a leading global issuer of green bonds, coming together to change the narrative from climate change to climate action.

    Event Highlights:

    • Bringing together over 100 impact investors in Asia and key ecosystem players
    • Panel discussion and Open Floor Q&A with thought leaders from BofAML, United Nations ESCAP and the Green Climate Fund
    • Exclusive showcase featuring exciting and scalable impact enterprises
    • Networking cocktail reception
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  • Oxford, UK - 5 Days
    Monday
    November 6
    2017

    Oxford Social Finance Programme: Taking social finance to scale

    Oxford Saïd is the first business school in the world to offer a complementary suite of executive programmes focusing on social finance and impact investing. We draw on the latest research conducted through the Skoll Centre for Social Entrepreneurship by Professor Alex Nicholls, our Academic Director. Alex recently released the first comprehensive book on Social Finance.

    You will be surrounded by a group of deeply committed, intensely curious colleagues, eager to build a better world. You will be immersed in academic rigour and will study ambitious, disruptive global initiatives intended to drive solutions to scale.

    Scale here is defined as Big Bet or Grand Challenge, deals that require significant investment of resources – the multi-millions, billions or trillions of dollars needed to achieve Sustainable Development Goals or Climate Change interventions, or have a significant scope (city-wide, country-wide, or global impact).

    Our social impact alumni network is a globally diverse group of industry pioneers, representing 56 nationalities and 54 work countries across all 7 continents.

    We invite you to develop your social finance strategy with us.

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  • New York, NY - 1 Day
    Thursday
    November 30
    2017

    High Water Women’s Investing for Impact Symposium

    Since 2013, High Water Women’s Investing for Impact Symposium has evolved into an important gathering for impact investors who want to connect with other investors, advisors, and investment professionals. Past attendees have been impressed with the unique opportunities to network, our expertly curated program, and the breadth of experience brought by our speakers and discussion leaders, allowing for a closer examination and in-depth discussion of key impact topics and issues. See our 2017 DRAFT Agenda.

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