This annual gathering of the global cleantech innovation community offers a comprehensive, three-day program along with exclusive opportunities to network, learn, and get deals done. Since 2002, Cleantech Group has brought together clean technology’s most influential leaders – corporate executives, start-up and growth company CEOs, investors, government agencies, and other players – from across all areas of resource innovation, from the major industrial verticals, and from across the globe.
January 22-24, 2018
San Francisco, CA
The SB community will gather in Tokyo in the spring of 2018 to demonstrate how companies are elevating the business case for embedding environmental and social purpose into the core of a brand. Join sustainability and brand leaders in Japan to discover ways to accelerate business success.
March 1-2, 2018
“Join us in San Francisco as we celebrate and grow #GPTW4ALL! Whether you’re an entrepreneur or an executive leader, this larger-than-ever Great Place to Work Summit has valuable insights just for you.
We’re raising the bar on what it means to be a great workplace. Join us as we celebrate the 2018 Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For® and reveal the innovative and inspiring strategies behind creating great workplaces FOR ALL.”
March 7-9, 2018
San Francisco, CA
“Interest in ESG, SRI and impact investing is exploding, with a corresponding growth in investment options. Investors are seeking products with sustainable characteristics, promoting the relevance of ESG in businesses and communities. Crafting a portfolio of investments that gives solid returns while helping your fund meet social, environmental, governmental, or any socially responsible goals is a challenge. Institutional investors need a more thorough understanding of investment options, risks, performance measurement, impact evaluation, ROI, due diligence process, divestment and investment strategies, and how to integrate these investments into a portfolio. Through in-depth research with a wide-array of quality thought leaders, we’ve carefully crafted an agenda that’s primed to be the ultimate ESG/SRI/Impact Investing event of the year.”
March 8-9, 2018
San Francisco, CA
“This Summit will focus on the role of capital markets in creating an economy where opportunity and prosperity are widely shared. It will explore a simple and powerful premise…stakeholders who have a hand in creating value should share in its successful outcomes. You will hear from prominent family offices, institutional investors and influential foundations about what is driving their impact investment decision-making in 2018 and experience an exciting lineup of discussions, debates, and performances across asset classes and impact themes.”
April 17-18, 2017
As the country’s economic, cultural and historic center, Istanbul hosts the SB community for a 6th year. Learn how business leaders are working together to solve challenges unique to emerging economies that contribute toward a sustainable future.
April 18-29, 2018
“Sustainability is the Bottom Line.
No matter the political winds, global sustainability challenges are bigger than ever and the urgency for business leadership is paramount.
Join us at the Ceres Conference 2017 in San Francisco as we hear from leaders who are catalyzing the biggest breakthroughs on these issues and recognize that, regardless of political headwinds, sustainability is the bottom line.”
The HIP Team will join this event.
April 24-26, 2018
Join the SB community in the capital city of Spain to discover how companies are elevating the business case for embedding environmental and social purpose into the core of a brand. Join sustainability and brand leaders to discover ways to accelerate business success.
May 6-8, 2018
The 2nd phase of our 3-year global conversation will continue in Vancouver, BC to explore how brands are responding with success by redesigning product and service offerings to meet a changing vision of a Good Life around the world.
June 4-7, 2018
Vancouver, BC, Canada
“In 2015, Hawaii became the first U.S. state to mandate 100% renewable energy in the electricity sector by 2045. Fulfilling this bold mandate will require enacting high-impact solutions now with unprecedented collaboration among government at all levels, military, utilities, solution providers, energy producers and global leaders. To convene the diverse stakeholders required to meet this mandate, the VERGE Hawaii — Asia Pacific Clean Energy Summit will return to Honolulu, June 20-22, 2017.
Produced in partnership between the Hawaii State Energy Office and GreenBiz Group, VERGE Hawaii will explore innovative clean energy policies, models, technologies, infrastructure and identify immediate actions needed to deliver on Hawaii’s ambitious mandate. The conference and expo also serves as a platform for Hawaii’s energy leaders and stakeholders from around the world to engage, learn and contribute.”
June 12-14, 2018