Global Events Calendar

 

 

Our global calendar features over 80 sustainability events scheduled through November 2018.

To submit your event to the calendar, please email your Green Events listings to Cliff at: cliffgmj@gmail.com

 
Aug
27
Sun
TEDGlobal 2017: Builders, Truth-Tellers, Catalysts
Aug 27 – Aug 30 all-day

Arusha, Tanzania

In the ten years since our 2007 conference in Tanzania, the continent has experienced spectacular economic, demographic and creative growth, and made exciting progress toward its rightful place in the world. Yet many African nations are beset by challenges. And the stakes have never been higher. At TEDGlobal 2017, we’ll bring together an incredible group of speakers who can collectively help shape how this plays out. Dreamers and doers. Technologists and entrepreneurs. Business leaders and creatives. The event ten years ago felt like history in the making. The ideas and connections forged then have had untold impact. We invite anyone passionate about the future of Africa, and the future of the world, to come and be part of something special.

https://tedglobal2017.ted.com

Aug
28
Mon
The annual XY Financial Planning Conference (XYPN17)
Aug 28 – Aug 31 all-day

Dallas, TX

The YX Planning Conference delivers the best content for financial advisors who want to start, run, and grow their own, independent financial planning firms. You get access to the best content in the industry on how to serve Gen X and Gen Y clients — while still running a profitable firm. And we’re bringing back industry experts and leaders to give you the inspiration and education you need to find success on your chosen path in financial planning.

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Aug
30
Wed
The annual Women in Green Forum
Aug 30 all-day

Luxe Hotel, Los Angeles, CA

The 8th Annual Women in Green Forum will bring together an international audience focused on the latest green innovations. From the White House to Fortune 500 company leaders, our annual program features the environmental industry’s brightest and most innovative speakers. The mission of the Women In Green Forum is to create a venue for sustainability professionals to develop the skills necessary for professional success, to promote women’s leadership across the environmental industry, and to channel our efforts on building a better world where both genders have equal access to and are involved in leadership and decision-making. Offering interactive sessions, career workshops, networking activities, and a clean vehicle ride & drive, the Forum provides attendees with a platform to form effective relationships with key players in the environmental industry.

http://womeningreenforum.com

Aug
31
Thu
Responsible Business Forum on Sustainable Development
Aug 31 – Sep 1 all-day

Johannesburg, South Africa

This event will examine the 17 SDGs in depth, with detailed perspectives from business, government, international agencies and NGOs. This is powered by the unprecedented opportunity to accelerate inclusive growth in Africa to deliver the Sustainable Development Goals. To fully realize the purpose of the SDGs, it is important to understand the integrated nature of the 17 SDGs. Therefore, the SDGs have been grouped according to the following categories: People, Prosperity, Planet, Peace & Partnership. Over the course of the next few months, we will be focusing on each of the 5 groups or the ‘5Ps’, while also exploring the interlinking relationship that PARTNERSHIPS have with each of the four other groups.

http://www.responsiblebusiness.com/events/responsible-business-forum-on-sustainable-development-2017

Sep
5
Tue
UNEP FI Regional Roundtable – Latin America and the Caribbean
Sep 5 – Sep 6 all-day

Hotel Emperador, Buenos Aires, Argentina

As UNEP FI celebrates 25 years, join us at the Latin America and Caribbean Roundtable to connect with sustainable finance peers, and raise awareness of the progress made across the banking, insurance and investment industries. Join leaders from all parts of the financial system as well as from civil society, academia, government and the United Nations as we explore issues on the horizon and spur transformation. The Roundtable will provide insight into next-generation approaches to financing, supporting a stable low-carbon economy, environment and inclusive society in the long-term.

Regional Roundtable in Latin America and the Caribbean

Sep
6
Wed
Soil Not Oil International Environmental Conference – Regenerative Agriculture and Socio-Ecological Justice to Heal the Earth
Sep 6 – Sep 9 all-day

Richmond Memorial Convention Center, Richmond, CA

The event will feature over 100 speakers plus plenaries and workshops. Sept 9th includes a Holistic Social Investment and Reinvestment talk featuring Theo Ferguson and Stuart Valentine. The global movement for environmental justice and a livable climate has brought international attention to the value of soils as a sink for the carbon accumulated in the atmosphere due to irresponsible consumption of fossil fuels. Increasing soil organic matter is the only practical way to mitigate climate chaos. For several years, Soil Not Oil has worked with anti-fossil fuel activists and other stakeholders, helping them recognize that many factors contribute to harmful carbon emissions including soil depletion, loss of biodiversity, deforestation, industrial-agriculture, and any practices that threaten the health and function of soils. Additionally, leading scientists, farmers and soil advocates have defined soil carbon sequestration as a viable path to mitigate global warming. Many past attendees have been so inspired by the conference that they have shifted the focus of their work towards soils. Also as a direct result of the SNO conference, several environmental organizations implemented programs related to soils. The annual Soil Not Oil International Conference provides a unique bridge between the clean energy and the agro-ecology movements. We educate participants and provide them with the tools to become agents of change from any position, location, or income. The event will be live streamed as well.

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Sep
10
Sun
Sustainable Brands’17 Kuala Lumpur
Sep 10 – Sep 11 all-day

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Malaysia brings another welcomed perspective as sustainability and design leaders gather from around the world to share profitable business models that deliver brand purpose. With Kuala Lumpur continuing to be a major hub for business in Asia, brand leaders will reconvene at SB’17 Kuala Lumpur in October of 2017.

http://bit.ly/2o049YQ

Sep
11
Mon
Sustainable Brands’ Leaders Journey @ Bhutan
Sep 11 – Sep 14 all-day

Bhutan, South Asia

NEW event – Join business leaders in a 3-day master class workshop to learn, share and co-create a pathway to betterment. Explore how happiness can create growth and lead to a sustainable economy. Limited to only 30 executives.

http://bit.ly/2onewnh

Sep
12
Tue
Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference
Sep 12 – Sep 15 all-day

Ansan City, Korea

Widely considered to be the most important conference in ecotourism, ESTC 2017 will bring together 600 professionals and organizations from over fifty countries to share knowledge and best practices, as well as create ecotourism policy for the world. The conference is being sponsored by some of the most important institutions in Korea, and will focus on the theme Ecotourism’s Global Impact: Human Ecology, Sea, and Forests for the Future. ESTC 2017 will expand on the impact of sustainable tourism and ecotourism on protecting, sustaining, and enhancing natural, cultural, and physical resources that add to quality of life and positive development.

http://www.ecotourismconference.org

Sep
13
Wed
Social Venture Institute
Sep 13 – Sep 17 all-day

Hollyhock, Cortes Island, BC Canada

Join and learn alongside mission-based entrepreneurs from across sectors and generations for a five-day dynamic gathering to share goals, challenges and successes. SVI is a practical, problem-solving alternative “business school” within a confidential and supportive setting. For leaders of established small business and non-profit enterprises.

Social Venture Institute Hollyhock (SVI)

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Aug
27
Sun
TEDGlobal 2017: Builders, Truth-Tellers, Catalysts
Aug 27 – Aug 30 all-day

Arusha, Tanzania

In the ten years since our 2007 conference in Tanzania, the continent has experienced spectacular economic, demographic and creative growth, and made exciting progress toward its rightful place in the world. Yet many African nations are beset by challenges. And the stakes have never been higher. At TEDGlobal 2017, we’ll bring together an incredible group of speakers who can collectively help shape how this plays out. Dreamers and doers. Technologists and entrepreneurs. Business leaders and creatives. The event ten years ago felt like history in the making. The ideas and connections forged then have had untold impact. We invite anyone passionate about the future of Africa, and the future of the world, to come and be part of something special.

https://tedglobal2017.ted.com

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