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Ethical Corps Responsible Business Summit West

RBSWEST is the Bay area’s leading business conference with 200+ CEOs, VP’s and Directors of CSR from America’s most innovative brands linking social impact to commercial success.

  • Discover the business case: Co-create solutions that meet both the business needs and social purpose using the right evidence
  • Understand which impacts your business should focus on: Discover how to practically align this back business strategy and needs
  • Maximize technology for social good: Learn how technology can be applied for social good and impact
  • Influence the business using the right language and KPIs: Understand what the longer term education piece looks like to make engagement stick
  • Successfully engage external stakeholders: Understand how social impact can be used as an effective tool to attract customers, engage investors and build talent
Start: November 14, 2017 8:00 am
End: November 15, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Hotel Kabuki
1625 Post St, San Francisco, CA, 94115, United States


Sustainable Brands: New Metrics ’17

Leading businesses are creating and valuing entirely new forms of social and environmental business impact. These new forms of value require smart new metrics. Define your success in the new economy and discover expanded methods for identifying and measuring cost, risk and new forms of value this fall. Join the Sustainable Brands New Metrics convention in Philadelphia this fall for three days of learning, conversation and collaboration via plenary sessions, breakouts, deep-dive workshops and the dynamic Activation Hub.

Start: November 13, 2017
End: November 15, 2017
Venue: Loews Philadelphia Hotel
1200 Market St, , Philadelphia, PA, 19107, United States


SRI Conference

The SRI Conference – on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space. Together, we are catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Now in our 28th year, The SRI Conference offers a robust agenda covering innovative financial products, emerging topics, and compelling industry issues as well as legendary networking opportunities.

Start: November 1, 2017
End: November 3, 2017
Venue: Unnamed Venue


Innovation Forum: How business can tackle ocean plastic pollution

Innovation Forum is hosting the ‘how business can tackle ocean plastic pollution’ forum in London on 26th-27th October.

This two-day, multi-stakeholder forum will bring together the business community, government, innovators and NGOs. It aims to take a practical and realistic look at the steps business can take to improve practices and eradicate plastic pollution in the ocean. Future 500’s Gavriela Keyles will host an expert panel, “Microfibers: A Little BIG Problem,” featuring Nick Mallos from the Ocean Conservancy, Pamela Ravasio from the European Outdoor Group, and Dr. Lucy Woodall from the Oxford University Ocean Research & Conservation Group.

Register here and get a 15% discount using the code F500, or get in touch with Innovation Forum
directly – charlenne.ordonez@innovation-forum.co.uk

Start: October 26, 2017 8:00 am
End: October 27, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue


ASBC Sustainable Business Summit

Government often makes bad decisions about climate, infrastructure, health care, taxes, regulations and other priorities because a few unsustainable mega-influencers insist that’s “what business wants.” Responsible business leaders know better. At SustyBiz17, on October 22-24 in Washington, D.C., you’ll get the tools to tell your representatives what your business really wants from government to create an economy that works for all.

Join Future 500 CEO Bill Shireman as he leads a panel of prominent political and business leaders to discuss the role of business–large and small–in creating policy change at the state level.

Register here and use our partner code ‘FUTURE500′ for a 15 percent discount!

Start: October 22, 2017 8:00 am
End: October 24, 2017 5:00 pm
Venue: Unnamed Venue


Skytop Seminar: Shareholder Engagement + Communication

Skytop Strategies provides a platform for market-moving dialogue by connecting decision makers through actionable exchange, revolutionizing the way 21st century companies create value. As the corporate landscape evolves around global, social, environmental and economic change, Skytop Strategies works to facilitate discussion with executive-level corporate leaders, institutional investors, stakeholders, reputable industry experts, and authoritative NGO/government agencies around corporate strategy.

At this event, you will engage with peers on the latest engagement and communications practices between public company management and institutional investors.

Use the coupon code 25SUSTY6517 at checkout to get 25% off our early bird rate, and learn more on the event page: https://skytopstrategies.com/shareholder-engagement-and-communication-2017-ny/



Start: September 7, 2017 9:15 am
End: September 7, 2017 5:00 pm
1 LIBERTY PLAZA , NYC, NY, United States


FMI/GMA Sustainability Summit

The Global Sustainability Summit is the only event this year designed with the specific needs of the food retail and consumer products industry in mind. It is the one conference you will attend that will focus on the interconnected issues impacting retailers, wholesalers and manufacturers.

Start: August 9, 2017
End: August 11, 2017
Venue: Unnamed Venue


Innovation Forum’s Sustainable Apparel Forum

This forum builds on the work of several Innovation Forum conferences covering sustainable apparel, cotton, ethical trade and circular economy.

Over the two days, we will debate the biggest business opportunities for the apparel sector in developing more sustainable supply chains.

We’ll discuss new business models and circularity, the latest traceability technology, where the biggest business opportunities lie, how you can collaborate with others, learn to negotiate internally, measure and benchmark your results, and where digitalisation can take your business.

Start: June 12, 2017
End: June 13, 2017
Venue: Unnamed Venue


Ceres Conference

Join the Ceres Conference 2017 in San Francisco as we hear from leaders who are catalyzing the biggest breakthroughs in fair and just treatment of workers across global supply chains; investing the trillions of dollars needed to provide clean, affordable energy; adopting meaningful and supportive public policies; increasing efficiencies to deal with water scarcity; and decoupling food production from environmental degradation and human rights abuses. Regardless of political headwinds, sustainability is the bottom line.

Start: April 26, 2017
End: April 27, 2017
Venue: Unnamed Venue


Earth Day March for Science

Earth Day Network will join with organizers of the March for Science to present an Earth Day Rally on the National Mall followed by a March through Washington DC. The March for Science will bring together major partners including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, World Science Festival, National Council for Science and the Environment, National Audubon Society, Defenders of Wildlife, SUNY, League of Conservation Voters, Rachel Carson Council and academic institutions too numerous to list.

Scientists and supporters will demand that our leaders recognize scientific truths across all disciplines.

Date: April 22, 2017
Venue: National Mall