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May 2018

Climate Winners and Losers

May 29th 2018
110 The Embarcadero,
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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The new climate reality means that even those living on a hill will be affected by flooding in the valley, and those living in Northern states will be affected by droughts in the South. But as the corn belt moves to higher latitudes and new industries emerge, there will be, among the many losers, some climate winners. UC Berkeley researcher Solomon Hsiang wrote a paper in Science looking at state and regional economies that will be winners and losers as…

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US/ SIF: Investing for a Sustainable World

May 30th 2018 - June 1st 2018
Omni Shoreham Hotel,
2500 CALVERT STREET NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States
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US | SIF: The Forum for Sustainable and Responsible Investment is the leading voice advancing sustainable, responsible and impact investing across all asset classes. OUR MISSION is to rapidly shift investment practices towards sustainability, focusing on long-term investment and the generation of positive social and environmental impacts. OUR VISION is a world in which environmental, social and governance impacts are meaningfully assessed in all investment decisions resulting in a more sustainable and equitable society. US | SIF’s members include investment management and advisory firms, mutual fund companies, pension funds, foundations, other asset owners, research firms,…

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June 2018

Net Positive Symposium For Higher Education

June 25th 2018 - June 26th 2018
Hampshire College, 893 West St,
Amherst MA 01002 United States
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NET POSITIVE SYMPOSIUM FOR HIGHER EDUCATION Please join us at Hampshire College for the Net Positive for Higher Education Symposium—focused on inspiring, educating, and igniting action that creates a living future within higher education institutions Higher education institutions have long been centers of innovation, research, and leadership, integral in shaping our society and culture. So, what better place than college and university campuses to create the most innovative and forward-thinking communities? Campuses in Western Massachusetts—Hampshire College, Smith College, and Williams College—are on the…

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July 2018

Veracruz Biomimicry and Design Expedition

July 12th 2018 - July 21st 2018
Filobobos Natural Rainforest,
Protected Area
Veracruz State , Mexico
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Biomimicry and Design Up to 6 CEUs/academic credits available for educators Immerse yourself in the beauty of Veracruz State while learning about biomimicry with peers from all over the world. Biomimicry is the practice of developing sustainable technologies inspired by ideas from nature. Examples of biomimicry that are changing our world today include highly efficient fans inspired by the way kelp moves in water, soil restoration solutions inspired by cushion plants, and CO2-sequestering cement production inspired by corals. While humans…

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September 2018

Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum

September 20th 2018 - September 21st 2018
The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust,
Hong Kong
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 TACKLING METROPOLITAN SOCIAL ISSUES Urbanisation in recent decades has been accelerating on an unprecedented scale, fundamentally transforming the opportunities and challenges that cities face today. There is a need to create a common platform that facilitates dialogue on addressing the social needs of 21st century cities. The Philanthropy for Better Cities Forum is the first of its kind in Asia to focus on metropolitan social issues. Convened by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust, the Forum is aimed at: Fostering in-depth,…

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9th Annual Inside Alternatives & Impact/SRI ESG Investing Conference

September 24th 2018 - September 25th 2018
Wynn,
3131 S Las Vegas Blvd,
Las Vegas , NV United States
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The Inside Alternatives and Asset Allocation Conference looks beyond traditional alternative investments and strategies and into the “new breed” of alternatives, how they are perceived by the investing public, and how they are being utilized by successful advisors. In a world where many experts believe traditional assets are expensive, you’ll learn about alternative ways to protect and grow your clients’ principal. At our day-one Impact/SRI and ESG Investing track, leading experts will share their insights on building outstanding impact investing portfolios and how…

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VertueLab Impact Summit

September 26th 2018
CASTAWAY PORTLAND,
1900 NW 18TH AVE
Portland , OR 97209 United States
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The Pacific Northwest's Premier Cleantech Innovation Conference Every September, innovators from across the Pacific NW come together at VertueLab Impact Summit (formerly BEST FEST), the Pacific Northwest’s premier cleantech innovation conference.  Now in its 10th year, VIS2018 brings together the doers, thinkers, and innovators working in clean technology across the region. VIS2018 is about learning, inspiring, networking, sharing ideas, and shaping our future. We convene a diverse audience of business leaders, entrepreneurs, investors, partners, corporates and scientists— who have the common goal of accelerating solutions to environmental challenges.

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October 2018

PRABHAV 2018

October 7th 2018
Hotel Andaz,
Aerocity
New Delhi, 110037 India
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Prabhav is the Sanskrit word for impact Prabhav 2018 will be a unique opportunity for limited partners and general partners to meet each other and engage in dialogue. This will help forge a stronger working relationship for a greater shared understanding of risk-return trade-offs, fund performance, pipeline of deal flow, social impact measurement and other relevant issues confronting impact investors...

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GSG Impact Summit 2018

October 8th 2018 - October 9th 2018
New Delhi, India
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The GSG, an independent global steering group catalyzing impact investment and entrepreneurship, invites you to its annual summit in New Delhi on 8-9 Oct Explore The Power of Impact across the five core building blocks of the global impact investment ecosystem. 1 | Supply: New investment allocation paradigm 2 | Demand: Impact entrepreneurs to the fore 3 | Intermediation: Delivering risk, return and impact 4 | Policy & Regulation: Paving the road to impact economies 5 | Market Building: Driving impact measurement and standards  

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High Water Women’s Investing for Impact Symposium

October 17th 2018
CUNY Graduate Center,
365 5th Avenue
New York , NY 10016 United States
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High Water Women's Investing for Impact Symposium October 17, 2018 CUNY Graduate Center ~ 365 5th Avenue ~ New York, NY 10016 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…

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