About Renewable Energy Markets 2014
For nearly 20 years, the annual Renewable Energy Markets (REM) conference has been the leading forum for the clean energy marketplace.
Attracting participants from around the globe who share an interest in and commitment to promoting clean energy, REM remains the only conference of its kind focusing on national and international markets for renewable energy. Organized by the nonprofit Center for Resource Solutions and co-sponsored by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, this annual meeting of clean energy stakeholders includes generators, marketers, utility representatives, purchasers, policymakers, and regional stakeholders, and sets the agenda for the year to come. This year's conference will be held December 2–4 in Sacramento, [...]
Voices of Hope in a Time of Crisis
Including the launch of the International Alliance for Localization (IAL)
10am to 6pm, November 8, 2014
The Great Hall, The Cooper Union
New York, New York
Concerned about climate change?
Care about stopping global conflicts?
Worried about financial insecurity and income inequality?
Want to support local food systems and local businesses?
Interested in the future of education? Healthcare? Endangered species?
Then join us for a day of thought-provoking and constructive talks on our multiple crises and how we can solve them. It can sometimes seem like there is no reason for hope. But there is a solution. We call it the "economics of happiness."
In our film, The Economics of Happiness, we documented how the global economy is [...]
How to effectively engage stakeholders in frontier markets
An exclusive two-day executive training workshop, certified by the CSR Training Institute
30-31 October, 2014, London
An unhappy stakeholder with a cell phone and internet connection can turn a problem into a crisis that can threaten the very survival of your company
Twenty executives will spend two intense days learning from and with global experts on how to effectively engage stakeholders in emerging markets. This course is a practical blend of lectures, case studies, discussions, dilemma-solving group work and individual reflection. The two-day programme combines real-world tools and strategies with strategic insights and down-to-earth approaches. These will equip executives to engage and work better with [...]
Business and Human Rights
How to get beyond policy, manage risk and build relationships
10 November, 2014, London
This global event is a meeting place for corporate practitioners tasked with the responsibility of putting human rights principles into practice. Going beyond the usual theory and into the practical implications and real-world challenges of implementing the human rights guiding principles across the business.
Human rights and business performance A look beyond the typical academic lens and into the practical implications that human rights can have on your business and the bottom line
Go beyond just policy: A look at progression since the implementation of the human rights guiding principles. Discuss how framework has advanced – and what remains to be [...]
A global conference combatting deforestation has recently been launched by Innovation Forum. The event – How business can tackle deforestation – is to be held in London on 28-29 October.
The key objective of the conference is to bring together the key players in the space to promote discussion and progress, as business strives to remove deforestation from the corporate supply chain.
Some of the speakers and senior participants already confirmed for the event include:
Lord Mandelson, Chairman, Global Counsel and Former EU Trade Commissioner
Dhaval Buch, Chief Procurement Officer, Unilever
Jeremy Goon, Group Head, CSR, Wilmar
Scott Poynton, Executive Director, TFT
Sarah Schaefer, Global Corporate Sustainability Director, Mars
Simo Honkanen, Senior Vice President [...]