Opportunities and Resources
The StartingBloc Institute is a transformative
5-day experience for entrepreneurs, activists, students, bridge-builders and
other innovators. Through a series of workshops and activities designed to
stretch your limits, you learn directly from high impact changemakers, you work
with proven frameworks for delivering change, and you build relationships with
September 2-5: SOCAP ’14, Fort Mason Center, San
Join the world’s
pioneering impact investors, social entrepreneurs, philanthropists, civic leaders,
and innovators to create the intersections where you – with friends and
valuable strangers – mobilize resources and capital for good.
Join us for Boston's largest day of service returns, with over 2,000 Tech Leaders sharing their knowledge, as "Tech Gives Back".
Explore the future of
sustainable business metrics. The three-day event examines leading-edge work
that expands the way business can create, quantify, manage and communicate
value and enhance financial performance with shared value.
Join a global network
of leaders dedicated to building sustainable solutions to poverty. Opportunity
Collaboration works best for top-level executives and trustees from their
September 16-20: StartingBloc D.C.
Institute is a transformative 5-day experience for entrepreneurs, activists,
students, bridge-builders and other innovators. Through a series of workshops
and activities designed to stretch your limits, you learn directly from high
impact changemakers, you work with proven frameworks for delivering change, and
you build relationships with life-long allies.
Are you a maker, inventor, craftsman, designer, or culinary artist? Then pitch your idea at the Sandbox Makers Pitch Contest!
Are you an entrepreneur with any type of idea-- tech, social impact, local, creative, etc...? Then pitch your idea at the Sandbox All Ideas Pitch Contest!
Sustainability Executives, Brand Strategists, Design & Innovation Leaders,
and Marketing & Communication Stakeholders Leaders as the Sustainable
Brands London Conference convenes to drive innovation that leads to enhanced
business and brand value.
November 4-6: BSR Conference, New York
The BSR Conference
2014 will explore how transparency can transform supply chains, energy and
climate, consumer engagement, community impacts, and more, and how businesses
are managing differently in a fully transparent world.
November 6-8: Net Impact Conference, Breaking Boundaries,
Minneapolis , MN
The Net Impact
Conference is the leading forum for students and professionals who want to
tackle the world’s toughest social and environmental problems. This year,
we’ll be breaking boundaries—leaving limits behind, forging unexpected
alliances, and exploring creative solutions—to transform the world.
The program includes
an intensive, two-week certificate training that prepares fellows for 3-12
month field assignments with social enterprises and impact investment
foundations in the US and abroad.
February 26-28: Ashoka University Exchange,
University of Maryland
perspectives and insights on social innovation in higher education.