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US SIF 2014 Annual Conference

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May 19, 2014 – May 21, 2014 all-day
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US SIF 2014 Annual Conference

“Save the Date! The next US SIF Conference, Markets, Mission and Materiality, will take place May 19-21, 2014 in Washington, DC. The US SIF Annual Conference offers a unique opportunity to network with leaders of sustainable and responsible investing, to hear from leading investors, CEOs and policymakers, and to learn about new approaches, trends and policy developments in the field. The conference attracts representatives of investment management and advisory firms, research firms, financial planners and advisors, broker-dealers, community development institutions and asset owners such as pension funds and foundations, along with policymakers and corporate leaders.”

Washington DC

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Mission Investors Exchange 2014 Annual Conference

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May 13, 2014 – May 15, 2014 all-day
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Mission Investors Exchange 2014 Conference

“Every two years, foundation leaders, asset owners and supporters of the field of mission investing come together at the national conference in order to learn and make connections that result in better and more mission investments.

Join your colleagues and peers at this year’s event, May 13-15, in Minneapolis-St. Paul. We will feature high-energy facilitators and sessions for all levels of practitioners and all types of philanthropic asset owners and managers.

You will learn from colleagues, share experiences, and build your mission investing program through a variety of discussions, workshops, investment showcases, and offsite learning for advanced and emerging leaders in mission investing. Whether you have yet to make your first mission investment or are an experienced practitioner, this conference is for you!”

Minneapolis Marriott
City Center
30 South 7th Street
Minneapolis, MN

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15th Annual Global Social Venture Competition Finals

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April 9, 2014 – April 11, 2014 all-day
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15th Annual Global Social Venture Competition Finals

The Global Social Venture Competition (GSVC) give entrepreneurs wings, with mentoring, exposure, and $50,000 in prizes to elevate their business plans into real world positive impact.

GSVC was founded by MBA students at UC Berkeley’s Haas School of Business and culminates each year with the Global Finals and Conference at Berkeley’s Northern California campus in April. Simi-finalist teams come from their regional championships around the world to meet Silicon Valley professionals for an experiential day of education and connection.

April 9-11, 2014
UC Berkeley
Haas School of Business
Berkeley, CA

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Ceres Conference 2014 (25th Anniversary)

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April 30, 2014 – May 1, 2014 all-day
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Ceres Conference 2014

“The future is now and our mission is more urgent than ever. So join us and more than 600 sustainability leaders in Boston at the Ceres Conference 2014, April 30th – May 1st, to celebrate Ceres’s 25th anniversary and build a sustainable global economy.

Throughout the two-day program, attendees will engage on a broad range of topics, including:

  • Sustainable agriculture
  • Clean energy investment opportunities
  • Corporate sustainability for the 21st Century”

Westin Waterfront Hotel
Boston, MA

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Global Social Venture Competition & Symposium – South East Asia

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March 8, 2014 all-day
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Global Social Venture Competition & Symposium – South East Asia 

Social Ventures from around the world compete at a regional level, creating full business plans for ventures that seek to create both human impact and profit.

The top two social venture teams from each Regional Semi-Final will be selected to compete in April 2014 at the Global Finals held at Haas School of Business, UC Berkeley.

HIP CEO R. Paul Herman will be a mentor and judge for social ventures in the South East Asia Region, coaching applicants to create the most robust business plans to succeed in the GSVC Finals at UC Berkeley.

March 8, 2014
Anake Prasong II Building, 3th Floor,
2 Prachan Rd., Pranakorn,
Bangkok 10200, Thailand

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Achieving Social Impact: To Scale or Not To Scale?

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March 14, 2014 all-day
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Achieving Social Impact: To Scale or Not To Scale?

“The dilemma of whether to scale or not to scale will eventually confront every organization seeking social impact – be they for-profit, hybrid, non-profit, or public sector. Join us to learn how leading organizations are creatively navigating this dilemma.

Bringing together diverse perspectives and experiences, we will explore strategies for maximizing impact while considering questions of breadth, depth, reach, and size of the organization and its offerings.”

HIP’s Founder Paul Herman will be contributing to the discussion.

March 14, 2014
Center for Socially Responsible Business
Lorry I. Lokey Graduate School of Business at Mills College
Oakland, CA

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Social Enterprise Symposium

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March 7, 2014 all-day
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Social Enterprise Symposium

“The 6th Annual Social Enterprise Symposium explores the role of business in creating economic prosperity and lasting social and environmental change. From sustainability to social entrepreneurship, the Social Enterprise Symposium connects students with thoughts leaders using the tools of business to change the world. This year’s event will feature two keynotes, a series of breakout sessions and workshops, and our first ever Do Good Ventures Showcase.

The 2014 theme, “Don’t Hold Back”, is a prompt to the millennial generation: What could be accomplished if anything was possible, and we used our unique talents to forge fearlessly forward – without ever holding back?”

Keith Green of HIP Investor will be contributing to the discussion.

March 7, 2014
University of Maryland
Stamp Student Union
College Park, MD

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Bay Area ESG Happy Hour

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January 22, 2014 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm
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Bay Area ESG Happy Hour

Please Join Us for a gathering of ESG professionals in the Bay Area. This will be a great opportunity to see old friends and colleagues, as well as welcome new folks to the community. Perhaps you would like to meet and discuss emerging ESG trends, or maybe just catch up personally and not discuss work.  Who doesn’t need to relax with Proxy Season approaching? For those attending The California Divestment Forum, join us after the discussion.

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301 Mission Street
San Francisco, CA

 

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The California Divestment Forum

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January 22, 2014 all-day
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The California Divestment Forum

“The California Divestment Forum will bring together city government leaders, university endowment heads and financial professionals for a dialogue on divesting from fossil fuels. The forum will provide a unique opportunity for profound discourse on risk, return, and reinvestment; in both a general institutional context and in breakout sessions that focus on the implications of divesting, reinvestment, and institutional values exclusively. Divestment is a growing movement and we must now map out the path forward for responsibly moving institutional assets into more sustainable investments.

Attendees can benefit from creating a network of city staff, university staff and financial advisors who will work together to understand the benefits and challenges of divesting and to map out the next steps. This high-level audience will interface on the components and significance of fossil fuel divestment. Investment experts will provide empirical arguments and address concerns of institutions considering divestment or simply interested in becoming more knowledgeable about the topic. The format of the event will provide a structure for questions and concerns to drive the content into specific and sophisticated discussion generated by audience participation.”

HIP’s own Shilpa Andalkar will be emceeing and moderating panels.

David Brower Center
2150 Alston Way
Berkeley, CA

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Impact Capitalism Summit

When:
April 29, 2014 – April 30, 2014 all-day
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Impact Capitalism Summit

Presented by Watershed Capital Group

“Join the first Impact Investing event representing over $150 Bn of investable assets. Attendees include Family Offices, Foundations, Fund of Funds, Asset Managers, Funds Managers, and Intermediaries interested in maximizing return and maximizing impact across asset classes: Public & Private Equity, Public & Private Debt, and Direct Investments.

Over 300 family offices, asset managers, fund managers, and intermediaries, and Impact company leaders will explore the current state and trends in each of the five asset classes and will culminate in meeting best-in-class fund managers across the five asset classes in the first-ever day and a half strategic conference only for Impact Investing.”

Paul Herman of HIP Investor will be a featured speaker at this event.

Union League Club of Chicago
65 W Jackson Blvd.
Chicago, IL 60604

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