Convenings that Focus on Launching, Managing, or Investing in Sustainable / Socially Responsible Businesses

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Event Name City Country Date
African Leadership Network
ANDE Annual Conference Leesburg, VA USA 09/25/17-09/27/17
Asia Clean Energy Forum Manila Philippines 06/05/17-06/09/17
Aspen Action Forum Aspen, CO USA 07/27/17-07/31/17
Aspen Ideas Festival Aspen, CO USA 06/22/17-07/01/17
Bioneers San Rafael, CA USA 10/20/17-10/22/17
BoP World Convention Singapore
Business for Social Responsibility New York, NY USA
CERES Conference San Francisco, CA USA 04/26/17-04/27/17
CleanMed Minneapolis, MN USA 05/16/17-05/18/17
Cleantech Forum – Europe Helsinki Finland 04/16/17-04/18/17
Cleantech Forum San Francisco, CA USA 01/23/17-01/25/15
Clinton Global Initiative New York, NY USA
Columbia Social Enterprise Conference New York, NY USA
Confluence Gathering New Orleans, LA USA 03/14/17-03/16/17
Connected Health Conference Washington, DC USA
Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit Austin, TX USA 10/10/17-10/12/17
Ecotousim and Sustainable Tourism Conference Ansan City South Korea 09/12/17-09/15/17
Environmental Grantmakers Association Annual Retreat Seattle, WA USA 09/25/17-09/27/17
Feast Social Innovation Conference Brooklyn, NY USA
FLII/Latin American Impact Investment Forum Mérida Mexico 02/14/17-02/16/17
FT Africa Payments Innovation Summit Nairobi Kenya 03/29/17
Fuqua School Of Business Sustainable Business & Social Impact Conference Durham, NC USA 02/08/17
Global Health and Innovation Conference New Haven, CT USA 04/22/17-04/23/17
Global Sankalp Summit Mumbai India
Global Social Venture Competition Global Finals Berkeley, CA USA 04/05/17-04/07/17
GLOBE Capital Toronto Canada 04/04/17-04/05/17
GLOBE Forum Vancouver Canada 03/14/18-03/16/18
GoGreen Conference Seattle, WA USA 03/26/17
Good Deals Birmingham UK
Green Build Boston, MA USA 11/08/17-11/10/17
Green Festival Washington, DC USA 05/13/17-05/14/17
Green Festival New York, NY USA 06/10/17-06/11/17
Green Festival Los Angeles, CA USA 09/23/17-09/24/17
Green Festival San Francisco, CA USA 11/11/17-11/12/17
Green Festival Fort Lauderdale, FL USA 12/02/17-12/03/17
GreenBiz Phoenix, AZ USA 02/14/17-02/16/17
Greenbuild Boston, MA USA 11/08/17-11/10/17
Impact Capitalism Summit Chicago, IL USA 04/25/17-04/26/17
Impact Investing World Forum London UK 03/23/17-03/24/17
Impact Summit Europe Den Haag Netherlands 03/21/17-03/22/17
Investing for Impact Boston, MA USA
Natural Products Expo East Baltimore, MD USA 09/14/17-09/16/17
Natural Products Expo West Anaheim, CA USA 03/09/17-03/12/17
NCIF Development Banking Conference Chicago, IL USA
Net Impact Atlanta, GA USA 10/26/17-10/28/17
Nexus USA Summit Washington, DC USA 03/01/17-03/03/17
Opportunity Collaboration Ixtapa Mexico 10/15/17-10/20/17
Play Big Sausalito, CA USA 02/26/17-03/01/17
Poptech Camden, ME USA 10/19/17-10/21/17
Reff Renewable Energy Finance Forum New York, NY USA 06/20/17-06/21/17
Responsible Business Summit New York, NY USA 03/27/17-03/28/17
Responsible Business Summit London UK 06/07/17-06/08/17
Sankalp Summit Nairobi Kenya 02/23/17-02/24/17
Skoll World Forum on Social Entrepreneurship Oxford UK 04/04/17-04/17/17
Slow Money Boulder, CO USA 10/16/17-10/18/17
SOCAP San Francisco, CA USA 10/10/17-10/13/17
Social Enterprise Alliance USA
Social Finance Forum Toronto, Ontario Canada 11/09/17-11/10/17
Social Good Summit USA
Social Innovation Summit Chicago, IL USA 06/06/17-06/08/17
Social Value Matters Instanbul Turkey 04/10/17-04/11/17
Social Venture Institute: Hollyhock Cortes Island, BC Canada 09/13/17-09/17/17
Social Venture Institute: Hudson Valley Rhinebeck, NY USA 05/19/17-05/21/17
Social Venture Network San Francisco, CA USA 11/00/17-11/00/17
Solar Power in a Fast-Changing African Energy Market Johannesburg South Africa 03/01/17
SRI Conference San Diego,CA USA 11/01/17-11/03/17
StartingBloc Los Angeles, CA USA 02/16/17-02/20/17
StartingBloc New Orleans, LA USA 05/18/17-05/22/17
StartingBloc New York, NY USA 08/17/17-08/21/17
StartingBloc Washington, DC USA 10/26/17-10/30/17
Sustainable Brands Tokyo Japan 03/08/17-03/09/17
Sustainable Brands Istanbul Turkey 04/20/17-04/21/17
Sustainable Brands Madrid Spain 05/07/17-05/09/17
Sustainable Brands Detroit, MI USA 05/22/17-05/26/17
Sustainable Brands Bangkok Thailand 10/00/17-10/00/17
Sustainable Brands Cape Town South Africa 10/00/17-10/00/17
Sustainable Brands Copenhagen Denmark 10/30/17-11/01/17
Sustainable Foods Summit San Francisco, CA USA
Sustainable Solutions in Water Management Bucharest Romania 05/15/17-05/17/17
Sustainatopia San Francisco, CA USA 05/07/17-05/10/17
SXSW Edu Austin, TX USA 03/06/17-03/09/17
TBLI conference Nordic Stockholm Sweden 09/28/17-09/29/17
TED Global Arusha Tanzania 08/27/17-08/30/17
TED Vancouver, BC Canada 04/24/17-04/28/17
The Economist’s Impact Investing Conference New York, NY USA 02/15/17
US SIF Conference Chicago, IL USA 05/10/17-05/12/17
VentureWell: Open Washington, DC USA 03/04/17-03/25/17
Verge Santa Clara, CA USA 09/18/17-09/21/17
Wall Street Green Summit New York, NY USA 03/27/17
Wharton: Investing In Impact Philadelphia, Pa USA 04/07/17
Windpower Finance and Investment Summit San Diego, CA USA 02/07/17-02/09/17
Winter Innovation Summit Salt Lake City, Ut USA 01/25/17-01/27/17