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AGENDA-OLD

** FULL AGENDA TO BE RELEASED IN MARCH **

(PARTIAL LIST OF PANEL TITLES BELOW- MORE PANELS TO BE ANNOUNCED!)

PRE-CONFERENCE

1. Social Intrapreneurship Workshop
2. Mindfulness Meditation
3. The State of Global Impact
4. Alliance Building & Networking
5. Impact Investing & Experiential Due Diligence
6. Defining Characteristics of the Resilience Enterprise
7. The Value & Best Practices of Crowdfunding for Social Entrepreneurs
8. Social Impact Portfolio for Public Markets
9. Transforming Global Social Sector Efficiency Through Collective
Data Driven Impact Measurement
10. From Information to Transformation: Rethinking Sustainability Reporting

THE ECOSYSTEM OF IMPACT, SRI & ESG INVESTING

 

1. The Sustainable Investment Nexus- Exchanges, Investors & Public Companies
2. Dynamic Approaches to Integrating ESG Criteria into Investment Decisionmaking
3. Empowering Women Through Investment- Follow the Data
4. Family Offices & Impact – Starting the Journey
5. Latest Innovations in ESG
6. Stakeholder Engagement (Focus on Foundations & Endowments)
7. The Democratization of Purposeful Investing
8. Rising to the Investment-Divestment Challenge
9. Designing & Catalyzing Impact Partnerships (for Non-Profits & Foundations)
10. Innovative Investment Models For The Underserved
11. Launching the Impact Fund: Experts Dive Deep
12. Bonds 2.0: Latest Strategies for Social Impact & Green Bonds
13. 100% Impact Portfolios- With Competitive Returns
14. Impact Solutions for Life at the Base of the Pyramid (Emerging Markets)
15. ESG Ratings & Financial Performance- Seeking Alpha
16. Investing in Early Stage Ventures- Learn from Experience

SUSTAINABLE STRATEGIES & INNOVATION (FORTUNE 500s)

 

1. Leveraging Innovative Storytelling to Scale Your Business Growth &
Social Impact
2. Lessons Learned: Managing Sustainability Successfully Within Global Companies
3. Diversity as Value Creator
4. Sustainability and Transformative Technology (Including Big Data):
Latest Examples from Fortune 500s
5. Embedding Sustainability Within Your Organization’s DNA
6. Explorations of Conscious & Authentic Leadership
7. Launching the Corporate Sustainability Unit
8. The Future of Business Within an Increasingly Impactful & Sustainable World
9. CSR 3.0- How the Rules Have Changed
10. Setting Big Hairy Audacious Goals (and Achieving Them!)
11. Your Organization’s Carbon Footprint: Setting & Achieving
Emissions Reduction Targets
12. Strategic Branding & Sustainability: A Primer
13. Most Recent Trends in LCA Analysis
14. Supply Chain Rules: Learn from the Masters
15. Real Examples of Public-Private Partnerships for GOOD
16. Latest Developments within Sustainability Reporting (& Materiality)
17. Women in the Boardroom: Breaking the Ceiling for GOOD

CLEAN TECH & WATER

 

1. Driving Impact & Robust Returns Through Renewables
2. Creative Finance & Investment Models within Clean Tech
3. Latest Developments in Global Water
4. PV Technology Meets Roof Technology
5. Water & Investment: What Does the Future Hold?
6. Next Gen Renewables- See the Future Today
7. Understanding Private Equity in Clean Tech Deals
8. Water: Performing Due Diligence & Measuring Company Performance
9. Entrepreneur & Investor Speed Networking
10. The Circular Economy Takes Shape
11. Game Changing Innovators- Meet the Future Stars
12. Water: Innovative Finance & Investment Models

SMART CITIES, RESILIENCE & COMMUNITY

 

1. Cities 2030: How We Get There
2. The Internet of Things (IoT): Managing the Planet in a Resource
Constrained World
3. 21st Century Urban Transport Models
4. Engaging Community: Innovation at the Front Lines
5. Creating Smart Buildings & Better Living Through Innovation
6. COP21: Next Steps & Commitments
7. Healing America’s Communities- Inspiring Models for Impact
8. Optimizing Environmental, Economic & Social Returns from Management
of Waste Materials
9. Enhancing Returns with Environmental Preservation Strategies
10. Exploring the Nexus of Sustainability, Real Estate and Community Development
11. Building Substantial & Collaborative Networks
12. Integrated Reporting as Tool for Long-Term Value Creation for
Cities and Corporations
13. 21st Century Health & Development
14. Communities & Aging: Leveraging Prime Assets
15. Accessing Capital & Basic Needs for the Underserved

LIFESTYLES of HEALTH & SUSTAINABILITY (LOHAS)

 

1. Leading Food Systems- Meet the Practitioners
2. Creating the Killer LOHAS Company: Experience Talks
3. Voting Your Values: What’s Stopping You?
4. Inspiring Generosity Through Authenticity
5. The Psychology of the Buy
6. It All Starts With Design
7. Leveraging Impact: Managing the Human Ecosystem at Work
8. 3.8 Billion Years in the Making- Biomimicry to the Fore
9. Fashion Revolution: Ethical Fashion Takes Center Stage
10. Building Substantial & Collaborative Networks
11. The Myriad Benefits of Organic Agricultural Systems
12. Exponential Sustainability: The Payoff To Vegan Living
13. Authenticity: The Marriage of Profits & Mission
14. Profound Leadership Within Complex Organizations

 

 

ADDITIONAL SESSIONS

 

1. The Future of Impact & Sustainability Under Trump
2. Investing Globally for Gender Equity & Returns
3. B Smart: A Deeper Understanding of the Benefits of B Corps &
Benefit Corporations
4. Increasing Labor Rights Transparency & Justice (Including Human Trafficking)
5. Fixing the Pipe: Going Mainstream with Impact Investing
6. A View from the Scribes- Movement or Madness?
7. Resolving Sustainability within the Health & Beauty Industry
8. Engaging Millennials- Changing Business for GOOD
9. Empowering Women Through Networks & Alliance Building
10. Meet Rockstar Social Entrepreneurs & Hear Their Stories
11. Investing in Ecosystem Renewal
12. Behavior Change 101: Engaging Employees (and Others) for Positive Impact
13. Integrative Systems Thinking & Innovation
14. Empowering Employees Through Purposeful Work
15. Millennials & Communications: What You Need to Know Now

THE IMPACT, INNOVATION & INSPIRATION STAGE

** TOPICS TO BE ANNOUNCED **