BusinessGreen Leaders Awards 2013 – July 3, 2013 – London UK
Now in their third year, the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards celebrate the leading businesses and individuals from across the green economy, highlighting how these pioneers are blazing a path for others to follow.
2013 Sustainability Summit – August 14-16, 2013 – Seattle WA
The Food Marketing Institute (FMI) and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) have developed the Sustainability Summit to give companies the tools, connections and proactive solutions to take their sustainability programs to the next level.
Building on the conference theme of Uncovering the Possibilities, the Summit is designed to help companies with all levels of awareness, expertise and experience incorporate sustainability into every aspect of their business model.
Keynote sessions will feature leading thinkers and change agents focused on issues everyone must focus on – including incorporating sustainable solutions from the ground up, reducing waste in the supply chain and creating new and innovative incentives for consumers in the future.
Women in Green Forum – August 28, 2013 – Los Angeles CA
The Women In Green Forum is the premier conference series for professionals from all aspects of the environmental industry to discuss the latest clean tech innovations, develop powerful professional networks, and build upon each other’s successes.
Founded in 2009, the Forum is the largest international conference series for women in environmental careers and brings together environmental leaders ranging from corporate sustainability officers to academic researchers to technology developers.
Offering interactive sessions, career workshops, networking opportunities, and a clean vehicle ride & drive, the Forum provides a one-stop-shop for attendees to develop effective relationships with the key players in the environmental industry.
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The New Metrics of Sustainable Business – September 24-25, 2013 – Philadelphia PA
As the definition of value continues to evolve, the demand for business to demonstrate its ability to create value of various forms for all stakeholders – rather than simply profit for shareholders – is increasing, and the question of how this value is identified, measured and communicated becomes paramount.
Beginning with a step back to ask ourselves, What is the point of business and economics anyway? – this 2-day, in-depth discussion with some of sustainability’s top strategists will examine leading-edge work that is expanding the way business creates, quantifies, and manages the value it delivers through the metrics it adopts.
SXSW Eco – October 7-9, 2013 – Austin TX
Following an amazing second year, SXSW Eco has quickly become a significant connector for professionals working to solve the complex challenges facing civil society, the economy and the natural world. Hosting an international audience of thought leaders and decision makers, this three-day event serves as the platform to evolve these critical matters towards actionable and profitable solutions.
SXSW Eco provides unique networking opportunities and cross-sector discussion for diverse, passionate and pragmatic professionals in the public, private and academic sectors. SXSW Eco is for those individuals and organizations at the razor’s edge of this effort, as well as for those ready to learn and get down to business.
BSR Conference 2013: The Power of Networks – November 5-8, 2013 – San Francisco CA
Networks make change happen—multistakeholder networks, social networks, business networks, and more. How can we harness the power of these networks to solve our biggest sustainability challenges? How can we activate these networks to achieve the systemic change needed to fast-forward solutions for a sustainable future?
The BSR Conference 2013 will celebrate and explore the power of networks, bringing together more than 1,000 leaders in business and sustainability from around the world to share their expertise and knowledge.