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.
- GRI Reporters’ Summit: North America, February 13, Scottsdale, AZ
- World Ocean Summit 2017, February 22-24, Bali, Indonesia
- Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture, March 13-15, Jakarta, Indonesia
- GoGreen Seattle, March 16, Seattle, WA
- Responsible Business Summit NY, March 27-28, Brooklyn, NY
- Environmental Leader Conference, June 5 – 7, Denver, CO
- AASHE Conference & Expo, October 15 – 18, San Antonio, TX
GRI Reporters’ Summit: North America
February 13, Scottsdale, AZ
Join GRI on February 13, 2017 at SkySong Conference Center at Arizona State University for a one-day symposium designed specifically for sustainability reporting professionals. Connect with your peers, learn best practices and get practical solutions to support your reporting needs! Discounted pricing available for early-bird registrants. Learn more and register here. Space is limited.
World Ocean Summit 2017
February 22-24, Bali, Indonesia
What began as an exploration of sustainability in the ocean has grown into the most important global meeting of leaders from government and industry to discuss and encourage the transition to a sustainable ocean economy. As a member of the fishing and aquaculture industry, your contribution to the discussion is vital as we explore what it would take to attract more investment into sustainable aquaculture and fisheries and how investment can be scaled up. For more information, please visit http://econ.st/2fK6IG9.
Responsible Business Forum on Food and Agriculture
March 13-15, Jakarta, Indonesia
Under the theme ‘Securing Asia’s Food & Nutrition Future’, RBF Food & Agriculture 2017 will address these issues and present practical ways to increase sustainable food production and engage small-holder farmers towards improved nutrition and health. Seven commodity working groups will produce actionable recommendations for enhancing farmer access to finance, technology, knowledge and markets, and for solving Asia’s nutrition crisis. Please join us and more than 400 leaders from business, governments, NGOs and the finance community, and secure Asia's food and nutrition future. Register today at http://bit.ly/2h2hTig.
March 16, Seattle, WA
The GoGreen Conference, created and organized by Social Enterprises, is a sustainability learning experience for business and public sector decision-makers. Featuring regionally targeted content and recognized leaders from the community, GoGreen works across industry silos to foster peer-to-peer learning and collaborative solutions. We believe sustainability in the business setting is a powerful and indispensable tool for navigating the tumultuous waters of today's global economy and solving our climate woes. Our mission is to empower attendees with the strategies, tools and connections to green their organizations with profitability in mind. Use code ISSP to get 20% off registration today! http://ow.ly/Bs5Q306cN8M.
Responsible Business Summit NY
March 27-28, Brooklyn, NY
The 2017 conference brings the best, the most innovative and most inspiring brands in responsible business to New York at #RBSNY - 200+ attendees learn how to deliver purpose for commercial success, the environment and stakeholders. Profit: Use sophisticated data to build a more effective CSR business case. People: Influence stakeholders and drive culture change to make the right ‘sell’. Planet: Accelerate progress through technology, environmental and supply chain risk mitigation. Learn more at http://events.ethicalcorp.com/.
Environmental Leader Conference
June 5 – 7, Denver, CO
This conference, featuring the Energy Manager Summit, offers a unique opportunity for environmental, sustainability and energy professionals to come together to identify new areas of opportunity to work more collaboratively in addressing their organizations goals. Unlike other conferences, this program unites a group of multidisciplinary, forward-thinking executives to share diverse perspectives and approaches to improving processes and better managing resources. Learn more here.
AASHE Conference & Expo
October 15 – 18, San Antonio, TX
AASHE's educational program covers the higher education sustainability community's most relevant and timely topics - providing leadership and change agency needed to institutionalize sustainability in higher education. In each session, top thought leaders offer insights that will inspire, motivate, energize and empower campus leaders to advance sustainability in higher education and beyond. For more information, click here.