ISSP is pleased to make our members aware of these other sustainability events happening around the world. Listing here is not an endorsement per se but an attempt to share opportunities of interest. In some cases these events have extended a discount to ISSP members.  If you are interested in having an event listed here, please send an email to info (at) sustainabilityprofessionals (dot) org.

Events are listed in chronological order.  Click on the event name or scroll down to read more.

 

Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council 2016 Summit

May 24-26, Washington, DC

SPLC’s annual Summit brings together visionary purchasing and sustainability professionals, suppliers, and NGO experts from diverse sectors and regions in order to share, simplify, and spread the best sustainable purchasing practices across the whole economy.

Learn more and register here.

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West Coast Energy Management Conference 

May 25-26, Seattle, WA

The West Coast Energy Management Congress (EMC) is the largest energy conference and technology expo held on the U.S. West Coast specifically for business, industrial and institutional energy users. It brings together the top experts in all areas of the field to help you set a clear, optimum path to energy efficiency, facility optimization and sustainability, as well as innovation solutions to improve your ROI.

You can explore promising new technologies, compare energy supply and alternative energy options, and learn about innovative project implementation strategies. Get more info and register.

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Sustainable Brands 2016

June 6-9, San Diego, CA

As the demand for new products, services and business models that deliver purpose and profit continues to soar, brand leaders who are tapping into this shift are thriving in the face of uncertainty. This year, elevate your courage to galvanize purpose and mobilize your brand to succeed. Seek to clarify how your brand can make a unique contribution to the world and motivate others to follow to create impact at scale. Sustainable Brands is home to over one million business leaders who are reshaping the future of commerce worldwide – connect in person this June at SB’16 San Diego and begin Activating Purpose for a flourishing future. Learn more here.

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The Responsible Business Summit 2016

June 7-8, 2016, Hilton Tower Bridge London  

Create positive impact through smarter business strategy.

#RBS16 leads the conversation with 400+ European brands on what it takes to be a business of the future and how to leverage responsibility to keep ahead of business risk: www.ethicalcorp.com/rbs

 

  • Manage business risk: Promote a responsible culture and mitigate risk throughout the value chain

  • Partner successfully: Identify opportunities to add real value to brand and reputation

  • SDGs - how business can deliver: Redevelop your strategy and identify the required capabilities and relationships 

  • Influence customer behaviour: Engage all departments to deliver a positive change in customer behaviour

  • Relate to investors: deliver bottom line value for your business

Download the summit brochure to see the unrivalled speaker line-up including CEOs and leaders from Fairphone, Odeon, Veolia, Nespresso, Salesforce, Patagonia, Novo Nordisk and 400 more: http://1.ethicalcorp.com/LP=7260

Moreover, you can get £100 off your delegate pass using the discount code: SP100 when registering online.

Contact Krina.amin@ethicalcorp.com for more information

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Environmental Leader 2016 Conference

June 21-23, Denver, CO

Be a Leader. An impressive and growing list of organizations are advancing their environmental, sustainability and energy programs by attending the interactive ground breaking event: Environmental Leader 2016 Conference, June 21-23, in Denver, Colorado. Join the team with an exclusive savings of $200 off your registration package.  

The Environmental Leader 2016 Conference is all about current and emerging real-world challenges and the practical tools and solutions to help you meet them. You will take away ready-to-go solutions that are tangible, replicable, measurable and transferable. 

In addition, with your registration, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals is offering a special discounted membership to all attendees. With your registration confirmation you will receive a link to apply for a $100 one-year ISSP membership ($50 off the regular price of new individual memberships only, does not apply to renewals or organizational members). Register today!  

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SoL North America's Leading Sustainable Transformation Workshop with MIT Sloan's Peter Senge

June 21-23, 2016, Ashland, MA

Join Peter Senge and Darcy Winslow for the Society for Organizational Learning North America's (SoL NA) interactive, three-day Leading Sustainable Transformation workshop and learn with a diverse group of peers how to make sustainability a core value in your organization, supply chain or community. The program is designed for organizational leaders at all levels, from all sectors: corporate, non-profit, government agencies and education. The sessions will help build personal and joint capacity and provide tools to collaboratively address complex problems of systemic change. Leading Sustainable Transformation will be both personal and collective: participants learn how to work better together to achieve common goals that otherwise might not be possible. 

Please visit SoL North America's website or contact Program Manager Lisa Kim for more information. Discounts for Non-profits, Teams and SoL North America Members available. 

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ACCO Climate Strategies Forum – East Coast

July 18-20, 2016, Arlington, VA

ACCO Climate Strategies Forum events are the premier programs centered around formal climate change preparedness training for credit applicable to credentials issued under the CCO Certification (TM) program. The Forum also features a suite of keynote conversations, a Women's Climate Collaborative speed mentoring session, CCO Roundtable sessions, networking events, case studies and more than 30 sessions over three days from which you can customize your own learning experience. Find out more and register at http://east.climatestrategiesforum.org/.

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Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum

September 21-23, Yale University, New Haven, CT

Are you and your company current on the mega trends in sustainability? Join us at the Yale Sustainability Leadership Forum to explore 21st century sustainability in an intimate setting with a diverse set of thought leaders, industry practitioners, policy experts, and scholars. Team-taught, the Forum will be organized around modules that each provide in-depth topical study to build your leadership skills and provide you with tools, concepts, and strategies essential to success in sustainability.

Scholarships are available (must apply by August 1st). For more information on the Forum and to apply, please visit http://sustainability-forum.yale.edu/ or email us at sustainability.forum@yale.edu.

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SoL North America's Foundations for Leadership Program, Facilitated by Peter Senge & Robert Hanig

September 27-29, Ashland, MA

Deepen your capacity to lead effectively in this intensive three-day program, based on the leadership development process described in The Fifth Discipline, by Peter Senge, identified as a seminal management book by Harvard Business Review. Participants in Foundations for Leadership will explore what it takes to create an environment where leadership is a shared responsibility, naturally embedded in the fabric of an organization and community.

Participants will leave with a new set of skills, tools and understanding of how they can facilitate meaningful change, both within their organizations and in their personal lives. The special contribution of this leadership course emerges as participants make the profound connections between personal mastery and systems thinking, seeing that deep change in systems and in oneself are inseparable from each other. This course is intended for everyone committed to deepening their capacity for effective leadership; teams are encouraged to attend to further develop their collective leadership. Learn More.

Please visit SoL North America website www.solonline.org or contact Program Manager Lisa Kim for more information. Discounts for Non-profits, Teams and SoL North America Members available.  

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ACCO Climate Strategies Forum – West Coast

October 19-21, San Diego, CA

Climate Strategies Forum events are the premier programs centered around formal climate change preparedness training for credit applicable to credentials issued under the CCO Certification (TM) program. The Forum also features a suite of keynote conversations, a Women's Climate Collaborative speed mentoring session, CCO Roundtable sessions, networking events, case studies and more than 30 sessions over three days from which you can customize your own learning experience. Find out more and register at http://west.climatestrategiesforum.org/.

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SRI Conference 

November 9-11, Denver, CO 

The SRI Conference - on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing - serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space. Together, we are catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Now in our 27th year, The SRI Conference continues to offer a robust agenda covering innovative financial products, emerging topics, and compelling industry issues as well as its legendary networking opportunities. Learn more and register

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Companies Vs Climate Change

November 30-December 2, 2016, Ft Lauderdale, FL

This is “The B2B Climate Solutions Event” whose mission it is to gather the world’s leading companies to share best practices for addressing the climate crisis. We have an outstanding faculty in store. Speaking companies include: Citigroup, Hershey, Biogen, Ingersoll Rand, TD Bank, Avery Dennison, GE, SAP, EY, JetBlue and more.

For more information and to register please visit www.solveclimatechange.com. For sponsorship info or general questions please email: jason@solveclimatechange.com.

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