Social Venture Network (SVN) Fall Conference October 23-26; Greenwich, CT
Social Venture Network (SVN) is a peer-to-peer network of more than 600 innovative and influential CEOs, investors, social entrepreneurs and thought leaders who are leveraging business to solve social and environmental problems.
SVN's 2014 Fall Conference will be in Greenwich, CT on October 23-26. Join us there to explore the power we each have to effect greater change. Speakers we can't wait to see include: Baratunde Thurston (Cultuivated Wit), Linda Mason (Bright Horizons), Bernie Glassman (Greyston and Zen Peacemakers), Ellen Dorsey (Wallace Global Fund), Nikki Silvestri (Green for All), David Fenton (Fenton), Rinku Sen (Race Forward) and Kesha Cash (Jalia Ventures).
SVN is offering a $200 [...]
THE WESTERN U.S. IS LEADING THE CHARGE ON SCALABLE RENEWABLE ENERGY DEVELOPMENT
COME MEET THE PLAYERS!
September 16-17, 2014 san francisco
REFF-West is the premier west coast renewable energy finance event, uniting senior financiers, investors, and renewable energy executives from across the country since 2008.
With a focus on renewable energy development in the Western U.S., REFF-West will highlight financing trends for renewable power, clean technologies, and transportation; assess the future of federal and state policy and the role of financing innovations; identify early-stage investment opportunities; and discuss the region’s role in the international renewable energy marketplace. The conference also offers unparalleled networking opportunities, allowing you to meet [...]
Join us for the 5th Annual Women In Green Forum, scheduled for August 26 at the Luxe Sunset Boulevard in Los Angeles.
The Forum is the largest international conference series highlighting women's impact in the environmental arena and features executives and sustainability officers from AEG, Wal-Mart, Microsoft, Intel, BMW, and Subaru. Offering interactive sessions, career workshops, networking opportunities, and a clean vehicle Ride & Drive, the Forum is a one-stop-shop for key players in the environmental industry to develop effective relationships and learn about innovative new ideas and strategies.
To learn more about the Women In Green Forum and to register, click here.
EMM network receives a 10% discount which can be redeemed by visiting WIGF Registration and using [...]
The inaugural Rising Seas Summit brought together more than 170 professionals from national and local government, industry, academic institutions and environmental NGOs together to highlight the interrelationships between sea level rise, climate change and extreme events. Understanding, anticipating and adapting to water related threats is critical to national security and a stable economy. Sea level rise will continue to damage coastal ecosystems and inland water systems, and the recent catastrophic impacts of Hurricane Sandy have demonstrated the risks faced by all coastal communities on the U.S. eastern seaboard. These new environmental challenges require that stakeholders share knowledge and work together to reduce and mitigate environmental and social degradation [...]
October 6 - 9, 2014
Fort Mason, San Francisco, CA
Praxis Peace Institute presents
THE ECONOMICS OF SUSTAINABILITY
What will the Earth look like in 2030, 2050, or 2100? Can we organize economic relationships to honor the carrying capacity of the Earth? Can we implement economic models that respect the Earth and its finite boundaries? The Economics of Sustainability conference is looking 50 years into the future. What sort of world do we want? What sort of world will we leave to our children? How will we mitigate the effects of climate change in a way that honors the Earth and puts people before profit?
Praxis Peace Institute is convening an in-depth exploration of the relationship between Economics and Environmental Sustainability. Conference details, speakers' bios, and the [...]