Sankalp Unconvention Summit
Mission Investors Exchange 2014 National Conference
Upcoming events on Impact Investing.
Under the general theme "At the Crossroads", speakers will engage with the course Europe has to set itself in order to be prepared for the future. On the final day of the conference, there will be a plenary session dealing with the topic of impact investment and venture philanthropy under the title "Changing the World: Investing with Impact." The conference will take place in Alpbach, Austria.
Held in San Francisco, SOCAP14 will include professionals in business, tech, the sharing economy, health, philanthropy, and more to advance environmental and social causes. This year’s theme, “Igniting Vibrant Communities,” will discuss how to look for vibrant communities when seeking evidence of successful impact.
This event will take place in Paris and aim to build new convergences between public, private, and solidarity-based actors to promote the Millennium Development Goals and to alleviate poverty and vulnerability in developed and developing countries. The World Forum is a place for high level professionals to gather and raise awareness to the general public. This year’s topic is “Goal 2030: Building tomorrow’s world together.”
Held in Nairobi, Kenya, the SEED Africa Symposium is a unique forum for businesses, policy makers, civil society, and support institutions to share their knowledge and experience, explore partnerships, and develop solutions to stimulate the growth of social and green entrepreneurship.
This year the event will focus on the nexus between small social and green enterprises and businesses, and how to strengthen collaboration between them, and policy makers in supportive environments.
The SEEP Network’s 2014 Annual Conference will be held in Arlington, VA, and serve as a platform to promote learning and exchange around proven and emerging approaches, strategies and models for reaching substantial numbers of poor and vulnerable populations on a sustainable basis. The conference will explore scalable solutions that involve inclusive business models, private sector partnerships, technology applications, and new investment and financing models.
This is an annual global responsible investment conference, and this year's topics will include debates on fossil fuel divestment, investor tax responsibility, green bonds, fracking, human rights in extractives and executive remuneration – with plenty of peer-to-peer networking and discussion.
On September 23 there will be a side event entitled "Investing for impact and competitive returns - approaches for institutional investors." This event will take place in Montreal, Canada.
The Global Impact Forum will be held in Zurich, Switzerland to support the creation of transformative solutions to the world's most pressing social challenges. The forum presents social entrepreneurs and impact leaders to an audience of potential partners. Connections are facilitated by an online system that allows attendees to screen potential partners and pre-arrange one-to-one meetings. Curated presentations and speakers will also be included.
The WIF 2014 will take place in Geneva, Switzerland at the United Nations Office housed at the Palais des Nations. It will continue to serve as the global Forum for inclusive dialogue and policy formulation on investment-development needs at the highest level, bringing together investment partners to discuss challenges, opportunities and policy solutions to meet the Sustainable Development Goals.
Providing a meeting place to shape development solutions, exchange ideas, forge partnerships and launch actions, the WIF 2014 will facilitate engagements and networking through a diversity of high-profile events.
The Social Impact Analysts Association‘s (SIAA) 2014 Annual Conference, 'Talking Data: Measurement with a message,' will be held in Toronto on November 3rd – 4th in partnership with Social Asset Measurements and Charity Intelligence Canada. The conference will include workshops, plenaries, interactive activities, and networking.
This event will bring together hundreds of venture philanthropy and social investment experts and practitioners from Europe and beyond to discuss this year’s theme: ‘Collaborating for Social Impact: the next 10 years’ Themes that will be covered range from crowdfunding to impact measurement and from exits or family philanthropy to government regulations.
This event will take place in Berlin, Germany.