Schedule and Sessions

SCHEDULE

Sunday, April 28th:  Registration (start 1:00pm) // Pre-Conference // Night time Reception

Monday, April 29th:  (Morning) Pre-Conference // Main Conference (start 1:00pm) // Night Time Reception

Tuesday, April 30th: Main Conference // Night Time Reception

Wednesday, May 1st: Main Conference (end 5:00pm)

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** EXAMPLES OF PAST CONFERENCE BREAKOUT SESSIONS –
2019 AGENDA TO BE RELEASED END OF FEBRUARY**
 
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PRE-CONFERENCE

1. Social Intrapreneurship Workshop
2. Mindfulness Meditation
3. The State of Global Impact
4. Alliance Building & Networking
5. Impact Investing- 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. Innovative Investment Models For The Underserved
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. Dynamic Approaches to Integrating ESG Criteria into Investment Decisionmaking
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. Innovative Financial Models for the Global Underserved

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. Using Storytelling to Revolutionize CSR & Sustainability Engagement
10. Supply Chain Rules: Learn from the Masters
11. Your Organization’s Carbon Footprint: Setting & Achieving Emissions Reduction Targets
12. Strategic Branding: A Primer
13. Most Recent Trends in LCA Analysis
14. Setting Big Hairy Audacious Goals (and Achieving Them!)
15. Real Examples of Public-Private Partnerships for GOOD
16. Latest Developments with 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 in Clean Tech
3. Latest Development in Global Water
4. PV Technology Meets Roof Technology
5. Water & Investment: What Does the Future Hold?
6. Innovative Finance & Investment Models for Water
7. Understanding Private Equity in Clean Tech Deals
8. Water: Performing Due Diligence & Measuring Company Performance

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. 21st Century Health & Development: A Primer
5. Building Substantial & Collaborative Networks
6. COP21: Achieving Goals + Reaching Higher
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. Creating Smart Buildings & Better Living Through Innovation
12. Integrated Reporting as Tool for Long-Term Value Creation for Cities and Corporations
13. Engaging Community: Innovation at the Front Lines
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. The Myriad Benefits of Organics Agricultural Systems
3. Building Substantial & Collaborative Networks
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. Voting Your Values: What’s Stopping You?
11. Creating the Killer LOHAS Company: Experience Talks
12. Exponential Sustainability: The Payoff To Vegan Living
13. Authenticity: The Marriage of Profits & Mission
14. Profound Leadership Within Complex Organizations

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ADDITIONAL SESSIONS

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