Social Venture Network (SVN) 2014 Fall Confererence

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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 …

CROWDFUNDING INVESTING FOR DUMMIES by Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, John Wiley & Sons, 2013

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CROWDFUNDING INVESTING FOR DUMMIES by Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, John Wiley & Sons, 2013 All you need to know about crowdfunding investing by three of its leading pioneers! Sherwood Neiss, Jason W. Best and Zak Cassady-Dorion, all MBAs from the International Thunderbird Global School of Management, …

Large-scale innovation: What’s next? What’s in store for solar federal policy? Get the Answers…

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GET LARGE-SCALE ANSWERS What are the best moves in solar deal making? Utilities + Solar… What works best? Large-scale innovation: What’s next? What’s in store for solar federal policy? Get the answers during Solar POWER-GEN’s Keynote, Plenary Session, key Tracks & Mega-Sessions.

LOHAS Business Conference 2013 June 18-20th, Boulder CO

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LOHAS is the ‘must attend’ event for conscious business leaders to attend. The LOHAS Forum provides a cross section of executives like no other, and is known for fantastic networking with decision makers who are interested in LOHAS business. Countless deals and successful relationships have manifested as a direct result of …

The 2nd Annual Solar Power Mexico Congress (held as part of the Mexican Renewable Energy Congress) 28-29 May 2013, Mexico City, Mexico

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Solar Mexico brings together key international and local players in this growing market to drive forward government support, promote financial backing and provide a platform for discussion on how the Mexican solar industry can become a global market leader. Join us in 2013 and be the first to hear the …

The 4th annual Solar Maghreb Congress (held as part of the Maghreb Renewable Energy Congress) – 21-22 May 2013, Rabat, Morocco

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The 4th Annual Solar Maghreb Congress , the most established meeting to focus exclusively on the North African solar industry returns to Morocco on the 21-22nd May 2013. The congress  provides a platform for the North African renewables industry to meet and formulate the next steps for the region’s solar …

2013 Climate Leadership Conference

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The 2013 Climate Leadership Conference is your annual exchange for addressing global climate change through policy, innovation, and business solutions. Forward-thinking leaders from business, government, academia, and the non-profit community share best practices for integrating green strategies that benefit our environment while improving the bottom line. Besides offering attendees comprehensive …

Last Change to Register for Women Transforming Our Financial Markets Symposium

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THERE HAS NEVER BEEN A MORE FAVORABLE CLIMATE FOR WOMEN TO LAUNCH NEW BUSINESSES & MAXIMIZE INVESTMENT RETURNS In this remarkable moment in history, the U.S. regulatory landscape, its capital markets and the innovation that drives those markets are simultaneously on the threshold of extraordinary change. Unlike previous waves of …

NowStreet Announces the Agenda for its, “Women Transforming Our Financial Markets Symposium”

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NowStreet Media, leader in financial markets’ reform, is pleased to announce the agenda detailing its esteemed speakers, renown workshops and generous sponsors for its much anticipated “Women Transforming Our Financial Markets Symposium” being held on Tuesday, December 11th in New York City. More…

December 5th Invitation: FOUNDING A MOVEMENT Women’s World Banking 1975 – 1990

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Wednesday, 5 December 2012, 4.00 – 7.00 p.m. United Nations Headquarters North Lawn Building (Visitor’s Entrance on First Avenue & 46th Street) Conference Room 1 A book signing and reception hosted by William Bohnett will follow. The book documents the global voices, cultures and business and banking traditions that came …

ESG Strategies for Responsible Investors December 4, 2012 – Paris

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The Novethic Annual Event is dedicated to the integration of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) criteria in asset management. At this one-day event aimed exclusively at asset owners, 300 participants gain unprecedented insight into responsible investment thanks to its panel of speakers, an international network of active specialists from eight …

GIFT’s 30th Young Leaders Programme

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Enroll now to secure a place on the 30th Global Young Leaders Programme! Empowering Rice Farmers through Mobile Technology 14-25 January 2013 Hong Kong and the Philippines Programme Prospectus Participants on the 30th Global Young Leaders Programme (YLP) will explore the role of business in society, the impacts of globalisation, …

GLOBAL CONFERENCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SUSTAINABILITY

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GLOBAL CONFERENCE FOR SOCIAL CHANGE: MAKING THE BUSINESS CASE FOR SUSTAINABILITY Foundation for Social Change Speakers include Chipotle CEO/Founder Steve Ells, Eileen Fisher CEO/Founder Eileen Fisher, Henry Schein Chairman/CEO Stanley Bergman, L’Oreal USA President Frederic Roze, SC Johnson SVP Global Affairs Kelly Semrau and TerraCycle CEO/Founder Tom Szaky. November 9, …

Biomimicry, Janine Benyus Oct. 18th

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INVITATION Biomimicry, Janine Benyus Oct. 18th To RSVP: Contact [email protected] Biomimicry 3.8 + Keystone Society + BiomimicryNYC invite you to an evening of appetizers, drinks, and inspiration. Thursday, October 18, 2012, 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm Grohe Live! Center, 160 Fifth Avenue, 4th floor, NYC Hosts: Bill Browning, Terrapin Bright …

7th Annual International Conference on Engaging The Other: The Power of Compassion

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7th Annual International Conference on Engaging The Other: The Power of Compassion At a time when polarization is the culprit, a multi-cultural, multi-disciplinary conference addressing the roots of fear-based belief systems, negative stereotypes, prejudice, polarization, scapegoating, enemy images, and artificial barriers of misunderstanding and distrust that divide us. November 30 …

CORPORATION 20/20 Fall Seminar Series 2012

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CORPORATION 20/20 Fall Seminar Series 2012 We cordially invite you to three upcoming seminars hosted by Corporation 20/20 in conjunction with the Great Transition Initiative. Arlington Station 12:00-1:30 Tellus Institute, 11 Arlington St., Boston, MA RSVP: Kate Robinson, [email protected] , 617 266 5400 Wednesday, October 17, 2012 Finance and Inequality: …

New Metrics of Sustainable Business September 27-28, 2012

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The Sustainable Brands community Issues in Focus: The New Metrics of Sustainable Business conference will explore the future of smarter business metrics. Ethical Markets is a media partner with correspondent Paul Glover, a pioneer of local development and sustainable communities, attending. This two-day event, in partnership with The Wharton School, …

Ontario Solar Summit & eXpo Sept. 6-7, 2012

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Ontario’s Solar Summit & eXpo is a must-attend industry meeting for stakeholders in Ontario’s PV market and companies seeking to expand into PV markets, globally. Speakers Include: Matt Cheney, CEO, CleanPath Ventures; George Smitherman, Former Ontario Minister of Energy Paula Mints, Principal Analyst, PV Services Program, Navigant; Tom Rand, Senior Advisor, Cleantech Venture Group, MaRS Jeff Rubin, Former Chief …

Green Expo: Are You Green? Find out at informative seminars about building, energy, transportation, environment, agriculture and economics.

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The Southern Green Living Expo will offer informative seminars about “being green” during the Southern Green Living Expo, September 14-16, 2012, held in downtown Asheville at the U.S. Cellular Center, formerly known as the Civic Center. Click for more information.

Announcing: Sustainable Economics for the 21st Century Free Teleseminar Series starts Aug. 5th! Register here

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Sustainable Economics for the 21st Century A FREE Five Part Teleseminar Co-Hosts: Alanna Hartzok and Wendell Fitzgerald Consciousness in its fulfilled, developed state will bring the ‘dismal science’ of economics to an evolved and higher level – to the status of Enlightened Economics. – Ron Robins The five 90-minute teleseminars …

New BSR Conference 2012 Plenary Speakers

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The BSR Conference 2012 will feature a powerful lineup of plenary speakers, including Marks and Spencer Chief Executive Marc Bolland and former Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste President José Ramos-Horta. The plenary program will also feature I3 speakers Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT) CEO Chandran Nair, and international photographer Platon. I3 …

CEQ and ACCO Announce Program Sessions for 2012 GreenGov Symposium

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Session Topics Announced for 2012 GreenGov Symposium Confirmed Speakers Posted Over the Next Few Weeks Click here to register now. The White House Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) and Association of Climate Change Officers (ACCO) have announced the session topics for this year?s GreenGov Symposium ? Leading by Example. Over …

Invitation to the PRI-CBERN Academic Network Conference Oct 1-3, 2012

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The Principles for Responsible Investment, the  Responsible Investment Initiative and the Canadian Business Ethics Research Network are delighted to invited you to the 4th Annual Academic Network Conference on Responsible Investment which will be held at York University in Toronto, Canada on October 1-3, 2012. Featured keynote speakers include Ola …

Announcing SB London Conference | SB’12 Videos Available and more

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Sustainable Brands London – Discover what happens when brand strategists & design innovators & non-profits & policy makers collaborate with sustainability teams to drive innovation that leads to enhanced business and brand value. It’s the linking of sustainability & brand, profit & purpose, people & planet, business & NGOs that …

Sustainable Innovation 2012

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Resources, Innovation & Lifestyles Part of the ‘Towards Sustainable Product Design’ series of conferences 17th International Conference 29th-30th October 2012 Alanus University Bonn Germany Sustainable Innovation 2012 is the 17th annual conference in the series that has attracted over 2000 delegates from 50 countries. Features of Sustainable Innovation 2012 include: …

Invitation to Seminar “US: A Tax Haven” – July 17, 2-4pm

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On behalf of New Rules for Global Finance, the Heinrich Böll Stiftung and the FACT Coalition, it is my pleasure to invite you to our Seminar “United States: A Tax Haven,” to be held June 17, 2012 from 2:00 – 4:00 pm at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1779  …

Impact Investing 2012: full programme and speaker line-up now available

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We are pleased to announce that the programme and speaker line-up for Impact Investing 2012 has been finalised and is now available – for full details please either Visit the Conference Website or Download the Brochure. With a predicted ten-fold increase in impact investments to $500 billion by 2014 our Impact …

THE CITY: IS IT SOCIALLY USEFUL?

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The City: Is it Socially Useful? Date: Wednesday 25th July 2012 Venue: St Mary-le-Bow Church, Cheapside Time: 6.05pm If you would like to attend, please register by contacting [email protected] or call 020 7489 1011

FIFTEENTH ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY & ENERGY EFFICIENCY EXPO + FORUM

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Fifteenth Annual Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum Thursday, June 21, 2012 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Cannon House Office Building Caucus Room (#345) & Veterans Affairs Committee Room (#340) U.S. House of Representatives Independence Avenue and New Jersey Avenue SE; Washington, DC

Hazel Henderson Presents @ Rio + 20: How markets can be harnessed to promote use low-carbon, renewable energy

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Side Event: Green Energy for a Green Economy Date: 19 Jun 2012, 17:30 – 19:00 at RioCentro, Room T-5 ORGANISERS: HELIO International and INFORSE   Hear about tools to monitor progress and identify  development and investment opportunities See the results of good practices   PROGRAM: Introduction By Christine Fiebig, HELIO …

FIFTEENTH ANNUAL CONGRESSIONAL RENEWABLE ENERGY & ENERGY EFFICIENCY EXPO + FORUM

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Fifteenth Annual Congressional Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency EXPO + Forum Thursday, June 21, 2012 9:30 am – 4:30 pm Cannon House Office Building Caucus Room (#345) & Veterans Affairs Committee Room (#340) U.S. House of Representatives Independence Avenue and New Jersey Avenue SE Washington, DC

Backyard Biomimicry Workshop

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presented by Ethical Markets Media    For more on partners and sponsors: AskNature.org The Jacoby Group Janine Benyus on Biomimicry Ripple Effect Ecotours   I regret that, due to low registration, we will not be having the St. Augustine Biomimicry workshop this year. My appreciation to all of you who …

Rio + 20: Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in the New Economy

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The event is open to the public. The Forum on Social Entrepreneurship in the New Economy will be held in tandem with the United Nations Conference on Sustainable Development (Rio+20). The Forum will generate ideas and practical next steps for sustainability and the emerging new economy. The Forum is organized …

Measure What Matters: Aligning performance indicators for global sustainable development, national Beyond GDP metrics and improved corporate reporting

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Measure What Matters: Aligning performance indicators for global sustainable development, national Beyond GDP metrics and improved corporate reporting (Rio Centro, 20 June, 9:00 – 10:30, T 4) If there is one thing that will definitely come out of Rio+20 – it will involve metrics. The call for more coherent corporate …

Banking because the future Matters: Building a Financial System to Support a Green, Fair and Inclusive Economy

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Banking because the future Matters: Building a Financial System to Support a Green, Fair and Inclusive Economy (Rio Centro; 17 June; 11.30 – 13:00, P3-6) The sad truth is that unless we see a fundamental shift in the way that our financial systems are organised, many of the conversations at …

The Green Power Fund: Carbon Negative Technologies for Sustainable Development

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The Green Power Fund: Carbon Negative Technologies for Sustainable Development An official UNFCCC Side-Event to the RIO+20 UN Conference on Sustainable Development Dr. Graciela Chichilnisky is a member of the Ethical Markets Advisory Board ‘Green Power Fund’ (the original concept for ‘The Green Climate Fund’ which was approved at COP17) …

Hazel Henderson @ Rio + 20: Green Energy for a Green Economy

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Tue. 19 June: 17:30 Venue: RioCentro Room: T-5   How to assess national energy policies to ensure that they contribute to low-carbon strategies and ecodevelopment under fluctuating weather conditions. How markets can be harnessed to promote use low-carbon, renewable energy. How sustainable energy access and transition to renewable energy can contribute …

Rio + 20 Event: Seeds of Hope

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We’ll show our panel exhibition on sustainable development titled “Seeds of Hope” (http://www.sgi.org/resource-center/ngo-resources/education-for-sustainable-development/seeds-of-hope.html) in order to share the theme of  Rio+20 with ordinary citizens, and will organize a roundtable discussion on education for sustainable development as an official side event. In particular, on June 15th, we’ll organize an opening reception of …

CSR Asia Weekly: Land rights and forest peoples/VSO: Employee volunteering in Asia

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50+ Competent Speakers Will be Presenting at CSR Asia Summit 2012 Accor, CLP, Coca-Cola, DHL, GIZ, LRQA, Nokia, Standard Chartered Bank, State Street Corporation, Tencent, Total, UNICEF, World Food Programme and more are confirmed to speak at the CSR Asia Summit 2012. Don’t miss this must-attend gathering of over 500 …

Special Workshop: Unmaking War, Remaking Men

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A SPECIAL RETREAT WORKSHOP WITH KATHLEEN BARRY EMPATHY & CONSCIOUSNESS RAISING FOR:  UNMAKING WAR, REMAKING MEN   Dates:  July 20-22, 2012 Location: La Casa de Maria Retreat Center, Santa Barbara, CA Conducted by: National Peace Academy in partnership with La Casa de Maria Course fee: Residential: $350; Commuter: $250 NPA Certificate Points: 2 CEUs: 1.4   …

Asia-Pacific Foresight Conference ‘Imagine, Innovate, Inspire’ Perth, Australia. November 16-18, 2012

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http://asiapacificforesightconference.com/ The Asia-Pacific Foresight Conference 2012, in Perth Australia, intends to be a multi experiential and an in-depth immersion into pressing challenges the region and the world face, as well as an inspiring look into the potential for making a difference to those challenges – from water and food accessibility, …

Media Literacy Education News from NAMLE

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NAMLE is pleased to announce our upcoming conference on July 12-13, 2013 in Los Angeles! The theme: “Intersections: Teaching and Learning Across Media.” Dedicated to bringing together a broad array of stakeholders in media literacy education, NAMLE chose this theme due to our interest in crossing traditionally held boundaries to …

2nd Conference on Transforming Conflict – Jordan – June 20-23, 2012

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Our 2nd of 5 Events in 2012:  June 20-23: Jordan             ~  Registration Is Open ~ 2nd Annual International Conference on Transforming Conflict: Sharing Tools for Dialogue and Engagement June 20-23, 2012 ~ Amman, Jordan In response to unprecedented transformation in the Middle East, bringing together best practices and successful skill models for Compassionate, Cooperative, and Peaceful Relationships Within and Between Communities “SUPPORT a Campaign to Empower …

BSR Conference Oct 23-26, 2012

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BSR Conference Registration Now Open: Special Discount for Attendees from Asia Register by July 2 and Save Additional 10 Percent Off Early Registration Rates In celebration of BSR’s 20-year anniversary, the BSR Conference 2012 provides a platform for business to push fast forward and renew its commitment to make an …

Release: GEA brings together leading federal agencies to co-host International Geothermal Showcase

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (May 17, 2012)— Next week,  the Geothermal Energy Association (GEA) will co-host the International Geothermal Energy Showcase with influential U.S. Government agencies including the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Export-Import Bank of the United States (EXIM). In addition to supporting the …

Invitation | Transformation to Sustainable Economy: Global Sustainable Finance Conference, Germany

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 A Two Day International Conference on Global Sustainable Finance will be held from 5th to 6th of July, 2012 inKarlsruhe, Germany. This event will bring together top executives and senior members of financial institutions, policy makers, economists, academia, regulators, sustainable development practitioners, senior government officials, representatives of international development agencies and other relevant …

Defense, National Security & Climate Change: Building Resilience and Identifying Opportunities Related to Water, Energy and Extreme Events

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June 25-26, 2012  |  Washington, DC Hosted at the Grand Hyatt 1000 H Street NW, Washington, DC 20001 (Click here to register) Download the latest program agenda here. For the latest information about this program, including speaker and agenda announcements: http://www.ACCOonline.org/ccls/defense-june2012.html U.S. defense and intelligence communities are increasingly focusing resources on …

9th Renewable Energy Finance Forum – Wall Street

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The Waldorf=Astoria, New York City June 19 – 20, 2012 *** Register online now *** As the renewable energy industry begins to show signs of reaching price parity, with PPAs coming down, now is the time to put the sector into a broader energy context. In a new session for the Renewable Energy …

June 2012 S-CORE Training

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Registration is now open for the 5-week S-CORE Distance-learning session to be held in June 2012. Course begins June 4 and continues each Monday through July 2.  Whether you are a Sustainability Consultant or a Sustainability Practitioner, you and your organization can benefit greatly from S-CORE: S-CORE is a powerful, web-based tool for internal sustainability …