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Impact Events 2024-25

Are you passionate about meeting other change-makers? Here’s a helpful list of all social value, social impact, climate change, ESG, CSR, sustainability, public sector, construction, third sector and impact investing events happening across the world.

Written by: Nil Khalifa

Climate change events

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EventFocus areaDateDetailsOrganiser TicketsVenue
AVPA Deal Share Live: Agro-ClimateClimate change25 April 2024Africa is on the frontlines of climate change yet faces a staggering $1.3tn annual funding gap. According to the 2021 Global Climate Risk Index, five of the 10 countries most affected by climate change are in Africa: Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Malawi, South Sudan and Niger. This live virtual pitch, organised by AVPA, the pan-African network for social investors, will showcase five impact enterprises in the climate and agriculture sectors: Agrosahas (Uganda), FarmWorks (Kenya), MazaoHub (Tanzania and Zimbabwe), Miyonga Fresh Greens (Kenya) and Winich Farms (Nigeria).African Venture Philanthrophy AllianceRegister for freeOnline
UN Global Compact 2024 Climate Ambition AcceleratorClimate change30 April 2024The Climate Ambition Accelerator is a six-month accelerator programme designed to equip companies with the knowledge and skills they need to accelerate progress towards setting science-based emissions reduction targets aligned with the 1.5℃ pathway, setting them on a path towards net-zero emissions by 2050.Asian Venture Philanthropy NetworkRegisterOnline

Corporate social responsibility-focused events

EventFocus areaDateDetailsOrganiserTicketsVenue
Benevity Live!CSR23-26 April 2024Where else can you connect with 1600+ purpose-driven changemakers just like you? Experience four days of learning, growing and celebrating. You’ll leave inspired, equipped with the insights, tools and strategies to make an impact — on your people, communities and your company.Benevity IncFurther infoPalm Springs, USA & Online
Business As A Power For Good: B Corp FestCSR5 May 2024Use your business to improve staff wellbeing, transform society, save the planet and grow your profits.B Lab UKTickets from £81.06The Wellbeing Farm, Edgworth, UK
International Corporate Citizenship ConferenceCSR28-30 April 2024For more than 20 years, the International Corporate Citizenship Conference (the Conference), hosted by the Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC), has brought together hundreds of global CSR professionals looking to learn, share, and network among peers.Boston College Center for Corporate Citizenship (BCCCC)Early registration: $1,695-2,395 | Advance registration: $1,695-2,595 | Regular registration: $1,695-2,795Memphis, USA
National Diversity & Leadership Conference 2024CSR15-18 April 2024Conference attendees include leaders and decision-makers from a variety of industries. With various sessions, workshops, and featured speakers that cover a wide range of topics, you can adapt your experience for optimal learning. From understanding how to be a better leader and creating a better workplace to embracing Multiculturalism and Diversity, there is something here for you.Diversity FirstEarly registration: $2,499-2,899 | Standard registration: $3,099-3,499Dallas, Texas, USA

Environmental, social and governance-focused events

EventFocus areaDateDetailsOrganiserTicketsVenue
12th ICSD International Conference on Sustainable DevelopmentESG11-12 September 2024The 12th ICSD 2024 is inspired from the critical challenge of human, environmental, and economic sustainability concerning the present and future generations in a global-scale context.European Center of Sustainable DevelopmentFurther infoRome, Italy
16th Annual Research ConferenceESG2-5 June 2024The Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS) is a partnership among academic institutions created to provide data and networking opportunities to facilitate research on corporate sustainability.Alliance for Research on Corporate Sustainability (ARCS)Further infoLos Angeles, CA, USA
20th International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social SustainabilityESG24-26 January 2024On Sustainability Research Network is brought together by a common concern for sustainability from a holistic perspective, where environmental, cultural, economic, and social interests intersect. We seek to build an epistemic community where we can make linkages across disciplinary, geographic, and cultural boundaries. As a Research Network we are defined by our scope and concerns and motivated to build strategies for action framed by our shared themes and tensions.Common Ground Research NetworksIn-person: $145-195 | Online: $95-145Avieor, Portugal & Online
21st International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social SustainabilityESG23-25 January 2025On Sustainability Research Network is brought together by a common concern for sustainability from a holistic perspective, where environmental, cultural, economic, and social interests intersect. We seek to build an epistemic community where we can make linkages across disciplinary, geographic, and cultural boundaries. As a Research Network we are defined by our scope and concerns and motivated to build strategies for action framed by our shared themes and tensions.Common Ground Research NetworksIn-person: $145-195 | Online: $95-145Florida International University, Miami, USA & Online
9th Annual Sustainability WeekESG4-6 March 2024Bringing together industry leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs and researchers from around the world, the event will deliver vital information that you can use to move faster on reducing emissions and improving your environmental impact in 2024.Economist EventsEarly registration £699-999 | Standard registration: £899-1,199London, UK & Online
ACCP Annual Conference 2024ESG8-10 September 2024ACCP’s Annual Conference is a transformative experience. It’s where corporate social impact practitioners gather to discover practical strategies that drive results, connect with supportive and knowledgeable peers, and find solutions to their most pressing challenges.Association of Corporate Citizenship Professionals (ACCP)Further infoSan Diego, CA, USA
ACF Leaders Forum 2024ESG18 September 2024In light of the latest climate science, the Leaders Forum 2024 will focus on how trusts and foundations can rise to the challenge of the climate emergency. The forum offers a unique opportunity for connection that many of ACF members don’t get elsewhere.Philanthrophy Europe AssociationFurther infoLondon, UK
ANDE Global Annual Conference 2024ESG10-11 September 2024Aspen Network of Development Entrepreneurs’ annual conference and celebration of ANDE’s 15th anniversary. More details to be released at a later date.Aspen Network of Development EntrepreneursFurther infoBangkok, Thailand
Anthropy 2025ESG26-28 March 2025A three-day, in-person event that will incorporate over 180 sessions focused on creating dialogue and addressing questions on themes such as the quality of life in future Britain and the future of the planet in regards to poverty, climate change, and human rights.AnthropyFurther infoEden Project, Cornwall, UK
Ashoka Changemaker Summit 2024ESG5-7 September 2024Now in its sixth edition, the summit will “gather 450 of the world’s leading social innovators to explore the most pressing issues of today”. It will include discussions that will challenge prevailing preconceptions about who can contribute to real change, and showcase the work of leading social innovators who are practising ‘true participation’.AshokaFurther infoHamburg, Germany
B For Good Leaders SummitESG23-24 May 2024Over 200 contributors will take part in conversations, talks, interviews and on-site visits to relevant companies. Topics covered will include sustainable finance, regenerative economy and corporate activism. The event aims to enable attendees to find pathways, ventures and partnerships to create a regenerative economic future.B for Good Leaders CooperativeTickets available from €1,200 – €3,500Amsterdam, Netherlands
bbconESG24-26 September 2024bbcon welcomes thousands of social impact professionals for three days of unmatched networking, the latest in industry trends, and inspiring keynotes.Blackbaud IncFurther infoSeattle, WA, USA
Better Business Summit 2024ESG17-19 January 2024The Better Business Summit is the annual flagship conference by the Better Business Network, a community for like my new business leaders that want to create positive action. It’s a three-day event based in Manchester celebrating and educating leaders in how to create better businesses. This is one of the most important opportunities in the North to independently bring businesses together to discuss how to create a better future for people and the planet.Better Business Network£150 – £375Manchester Metropolitan University, Manchester, UK
Brand-Led Culture Change 2024ESG8-10 May 2024Join the Sustainable Brands community of thought leaders and brand innovators at SB 2024 Brand-Led Culture Change in Minneapolis, MN to explore the forefront of driving positive behavior and culture change through the power of brand influence. Discover how the world’s leading brands are influencing behavior at scale, empowering consumers to become champions for a regenerative future. At Brand-Led Culture Change, you will connect, learn, collaborate and co-create solutions to facilitate culture change, explore new business opportunities and participate in reshaping the future of society and our environment.Sustainable BrandsFurther infoMinneapolis, USA
BSI Spring Standards Conference & Awards 2024ESG22 May 2024Join us for a day of celebration as we explore the impact of standards and standards-making, with fascinating discussions from a range of speakers, as well as the annual Standards Awards.British Standards InstitutionFurther infoGlaziers Hall, 9 Montague Close, London Bridge, London, UK
BSI Standards: Accelerating Change Towards a Sustainable FutureESG10 July 2024Our mission is to empower you to inspire trust, foster excellence and ensure safety in your organisation; driving positive change for a better world.British Standards InstitutionFreeThe Jubilee Hotel & Conferences, Nottingham, UK
Business & Philanthropy Forum 2024ESG4-5 November 2024Hosted by Alliance for Good, the eighth annual forum aims to host panel talks and discussions around global philanthropy, social innovation, sustainability and technology. Alliance for Good will also be running its second Next Generation Philanthropy Leaders Fellowship Program during the week of the forum.Alliance for GoodFurther infoSingapore, Republic of Singapore
Catalytic Capital for a Global Just TransitionESG8 November 2024Join us as we discuss the necessity of a global just transition to net zero that respects local contexts and the potential of catalytic capital in supporting a fair and inclusive transition in emerging and frontier markets. We will share key insights from our soon-to-be-released publication “Bridging divides: A guide on Using Catalytic Capital for a Global Just Transition” and provide practical examples highlighting different methods of deploying catalytic capital for a just transition globally, as well as models of effective partnerships between catalytic capital providers and investors based in emerging and frontier markets.African Venture Philanthrophy AllianceFurther infoOnline
ChangeNOW 2025ESG25-27 April 2025This three-day summit is returning for its 8th edition, bringing together stakeholders from across the impact sector to plan innovative solutions through workshops, conferences and networking opportunities.ChangeNOWPre-registration availableTBD
Concordia Americas Summit 2024ESG23-25 September 2024The Concordia Annual Summit, takes place each September in New York City and brings together thousands of attendees from across sectors, industries, backgrounds, and geographies to explore public-private sector, market-led solutions to today’s biggest global challenges.ConcordiaFurther infoNew York City, USA
Economist Impact: 10th Annual Sustainability WeekESG10-12 March 2025Bringing together industry leaders, policymakers, entrepreneurs and researchers from around the world, the event will deliver vital information that you can use to move faster on reducing emissions and improving your environmental impact in 2024.Economist EventsEarly registration: £699-999 | Standard registration: £899-1,199London, UK & Online
Global Sustainability Partnerships Network – Navigating Transformation: From Complexity to OpportunityESG29 February – 1 March 2024The GSPN community are inspired by the change we wish to see in the world — one where business, society and sustainability can coexist. In 2024 we expect to see a momentous shift in climate action, with a complete overhaul of existing systems to a new normal, where sustainable practices are starting to embed across all sectors and scales of society.Global Sustainability Partnership NetworkComplimentary for senior leaders; sponsorship options availableManchester, UK
Global Sustainable Development CongressESG10-13 June 2024Challenging the usual thinking on what higher education, governments, businesses and society must do to help society meet the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the congress is a call to action for global universities and businesses to pivot their educational, research, innovation and outreach programmes towards tangible outcomes.Times Higher Education (THE)Further infoBangkok, Thailand
GreenBiz 2024ESG12-14 February 2024GreenBiz 24 is the premier sustainability conference for business leaders seeking hands-on, tangible solutions in 2024. Join this growing community to recharge and learn what’s next in decarbonization, biodiversity, supply chains, strategic communications and much more — so you can continue to accelerate your impact and your career.GreenBiz Group IncEarly registration: $3,975 | Standard registration: $4,375 | Final registration: $4,575JW Marriott, Desert Ridge, Phoenix AZ, USA
How solutions journalism can support systems changeESG9 May 2024This interactive session is one of many held during Catalysing Change Week 2024, organised by Catalyst 2023. It will be hosted by Pioneers Post’s associate editor Anna Patton, alongside Ben Wrobel and Yael Berman, who is a former member of DICE Young Storymakers programme, a joint initiative of Pioneers Post and the British Council.Catalyst 2030Further infoOnline
Impact Europe’s Impact Leaders SummitESG2-3 September 2024A two-day event celebrating Impact Europe’s 20 year anniversary and aimed at planning impact goals for the next 20 years. The event will take place concurrently with the Venice Film Festival, where Impact Europe will present the first ever Impact Award.Impact EuropeFurther infoVenice, Italy
Impact Week TorinoESG22-24 November 2023Impact Europe’s Impact Week is a unique opportunity for the global community of investing for impact changemakers to encounter cutting-edge ideas, discover new trends and engage with partners, old and new, to maximise their impact for people and the planet.Impact EuropeFurther infoTurin, Italy
Inclusive Leadership for Purpose-Driven Businesses – Day OneESG19 June 20242 x 4-hour instructor led online sessions; theory, practical problem solving and solution finding; and, of course, Tales to Inspire from some of our Global Ambassadors.Better Business Network£150 – £350Online
Inclusive Leadership for Purpose-Driven Businesses – Day TwoESG20 November 20242 x 4-hour instructor led online sessions; theory, practical problem solving and solution finding; and, of course, Tales to Inspire from some of our Global Ambassadors.Better Business Network£150 – £350Online
Innovation & Impact Summit 2024ESG10-12 December 2024Delegates can expect keynotes, interactive panels, live demonstrations, intimate discussions, practical workshops, unparalleled networking and much more. If you are interested in joining us, please register your interest below to be kept informed of event news and updates.Times Higher Education (THE)Further infoDelhi, India
Institute for Chartered Accountants Annual Sustainability SummitESG25 April 2024This event will convene sustainability experts and business leaders who will share their views on the future of sustainable business, explain the role of technology in the climate transition and simplify the complexities of sustainability reporting.Institute for Chartered AccountantsRegister for freeEdinburgh, UK
International Society for Third Sector Research Conference 2024ESG16-19 July 2024Over the last decade, the world has been hit by consecutive crises both at the global and local levels. In almost all of them, the Third Sector plays a critical role in solving different problems caused by these crises. This context explains the focus of ISTR’s Sixteenth Conference (Antwerp, 2024) on the role and position of the Third Sector in times of crisis and conflict, which are frequently marked by increasing inequalities and challenges to democracy and participatory governance.Philanthrophy Europe AssociationFurther infoAntwerp, Belgium
Louder than Words: The B Corp FestivalESG10-11 September 2024Although the event’s agenda has not yet been announced, organiser B Lab UK says it will move away from “the typical format of linear agendas” to promote “creativity, connection and debate”. Oxford’s New Theatre will be the main venue, with smaller venues including cafes and university buildings spread across the city.B Lab UKTickets available from £65Oxford, UK and Online
Opportunity Collaboration SummitESG13-17 October 2024Organised by the Opportunity Collaboration, an international network seeking to build sustainable solutions to poverty and injustice, this summit is designed to enable attendees to network and advance their organisation’s social impact initiative. It promises no speeches panels or PowerPoints – instead, attendees participate in professionally facilitated workshops and small-group conversations with topics selected and curated by the delegate community.Opportunity CollaborationTickets available from $2,550 – $3,500Ixtapa, Mexico
Responsible Business Europe 2024ESG11-12 June 2024This summit is dedicated to best practices, ideas, and strategies on sustainable business issues as well as business sustainability commitments on the environment, climate change and supply chains.Reuters EventsRegistration: Basic £2,199 | Business £2,499 | VIP £2,999Hilton London Tower Bridge, London, UK
SOCAP 2024ESG28-30 October 2024SOCAP’s annual conference aims to gather entrepreneurs and funders, plus people from philanthropy, government, academia, finance, faith-based organisations, NGOs, nonprofits and more to explore market-based solutions to the world’s most pressing issues. The programme will consist of three full days of plenary sessions, panel talks, networking, and discussions.SOCAP GlobalTickets available from $1,899San Francisco, USA
Sorenson Impact SummitESG5-8 June 2024Organised by the Sorenson Impact Institute at the University of Utah, this is an annual convening of changemakers in global impact investing. The theme for the 2024 summit invites attendees to think beyond a net-zero mindset toward creating a future of truly regenerative, equitable, and thriving ecosystems for people and our planet.Sorenson Impact InstituteExpress interest in attending through the event websitePark City, Utah, USA
Sustainable Brands TokyoESG21-22 February 2024The SB annual conference brings together and enables sustainability, brand, and innovation/R&D leaders to drive successful brand transformation that wins in the market by delivering meaningful value in today’s context and ensures readiness for tomorrow.Sustainable BrandsFurther infoTokyo
Sustainable Brands MontevideoESG28 May 2024Discover, be inspired, and take action. Sustainable Brands Montevideo will hold its fourth edition in Montevideo, Uruguay. This event’s theme is “The Path to Regeneration,” which focuses on how brands and businesses can lead the path to restoring our planet and communities. The event will feature international and Latin American leaders who will inspire and show how we must transcend borders to create a sustainable and equitable future, an excellent opportunity to meet like-minded individuals and be part of the community that is working towards regeneration.Sustainable BrandsFurther infoSOFITEL, Montevideo, Uruguay
Sustainable Brands San DiegoESG14-17 October 2024All of us feel the mounting pressure to reshape the future of commerce so that business and society can thrive in harmony with nature. It’ll require ongoing breakthroughs in innovation, properly and ethically deployed for us to reach our goals. Join us October 14-17 2024 as together we explore new strategies, tools and solutions for turning challenge into business opportunity to redesign our brands to win in a changing world.Sustainable BrandsFurther infoSan Diego
Tech for Good Summit 2024ESG25 April 2024The Tech for Good Summit 2024 brings together leaders from the tech, third and public sectors to discuss a wide range of topics related to the tech for good ecosystem.Scottish Tech ArmyFurther infoIn-person & Online
The ICRS 10th anniversaryESG3 July 2024This event will bring our members together for an early afternoon gathering filled with networking opportunities, a keynote speech and a chance to reflect on the past and look towards the future.Institute of Corporate Responsibility and SustainabilityFreePrince Philip House, 3 Carlton House Terrace, London, UK
Transparent Natural Capital Management Accounting Methodology LaunchESG9 June 2024The NCMA methodology has been developed in an iterative process and close engagement with corporate practitioners, experts, academia and the general public. Each phase of the methodology development was accompanied by stakeholder reviews, piloting and public consultations to facilitate widespread adoption by companies worldwide.WBCSD, Capitals Coalition and Value Balancing AllianceFreeOnline
UN Global Compact Network Annual Summit 2024: Bridging the Ambition to Action GapESG1 October 2024Through panel discussions, fireside chats, hands-on practical workshops, and extensive networking opportunities, the UN Global Compact Network UK’s Annual Summit will bring together stakeholders from across sectors for practical, output-focused discussions, to give you the strategic insights needed to bridge the ambition to action gap and transform your business for people, planet, and prosperity.UN Global Compact Network UKFurther infoLondon Guildhall & Online
US SIF Sustainable Investment Forum 2024ESG24-26 June 2024An event that aims to offer attendees the opportunity to network with leaders of the sustainable investing community and to learn about new approaches, trends and policy developments in the sector.US SIFFurther infoChicago, USA
World Living Soils Forum 2024ESG8-9 October 2024Co-organized with ChangeNOW to have a greater impact and integrate more solutions, the second edition of the World Living Soils Forum will take place in fall 2024.WLSFFurther infoArles, France
World Sustainable Contracting Day 2024ESG16 May 2024World Sustainable Contracting Day (#WSCD) is an annual, one-day global event dedicated to advancing sustainability within commercial and contracting practices. Now in its 3rd year, WSCD brings together professionals, thought leaders, and experts to address the challenges and opportunities, and provide practical real world guidance in sustainable contracting.WorldCC FoundationFreeOnline
Yorkshire Sustainability FestivalESG10-21 June 2024Yorkshire Sustainability Festival encompasses all channels of sustainability, from those looking to create green pledges in business to the people on the ground making an impact and wanting to share their experiences across a wide range of events and locations.Leeds Council, Uni of Leeds and loads of others£30 for Monday; £150 for each conference dayLeeds

Impact investing-focused events

EventFocus areaDateDetailsOrganiserTicketsVenue
6th Annual Convening on Impact InvestingImpact investing31 October – 1 November 2024The 6th Annual Convening on Impact Investing will showcase successful case studies of catalytic capital deployment and facilitate discussions and knowledge sharing among impact investors, entrepreneurs, enterprise support organisations, government ministries, departments, and agencies (MDAs), and other stakeholders, encouraging collaboration.African Venture Philanthrophy AllianceFurther infoOriental Hotel, Lagos State & Online
Africa Impact SummitImpact investing17-19 July 2024The event is designed to attract investors from across the globe to learn about impact investing in Africa, showcase avenues for investors unfamiliar with impact investing and facilitate greater access to capital, particularly for smaller enterprises.Impact Investing KenyaFurther infoNairobi, Kenya
AVPA Conference Impact investingImpact investing4-6 November 2024AVPA’s inaugural conference will mark the organisation’s fifth anniversary.African Venture Philanthrophy AllianceTickets not yet releasedKenya
AVPN South Asia Summit DecemberImpact investing12-13 December 2023Join us at our two-day Summit, a melting pot of South Asia’s philanthropic traditions and the dynamic world of impact investing.Asian Venture Philanthropy NetworkTickets from USD 150Novotel Juhu Beach, Mumbai, India
Business of ImpactImpact investing12-13 June 2024A summit hosted by Impact Europe (formerly known as EVPA) that aims to bring together corporate leaders and corporate social investors to share perspectives on how to transform business models and further empower investors to create more purpose-driven organisations.Impact EuropeFurther infoThe Hague, The Netherlands
Capital IdeasImpact investing12-13 June 2024An event hosted by Impact Europe (formerly known as EVPA) that aims to bring together Europe’s leading impact funds and financial institutions to share ideas in a peer-to-peer format and forge meaningful connections across the impact investing community.Impact EuropeFurther infoThe Hague, The Netherlands
Closing the Capital Gap in Impact Investing in AfricaImpact investing17 October 2024How can asset owners and limited partners support African GPs to close the funding gap and attract sufficient impact capital to meet pressing social challenges in Africa? We unpack research and share insights from Bernard Chizero, Senior Advisor at the Bridgespan Group and Adesuwa Rhodes, Managing Partner at Aruwa Capital. The panel will discuss the challenges, shifting paradigms, opportunities in adversity and building partnerships among key stakeholders to enable the flow of capital to impact investments.African Venture Philanthrophy AllianceFurther infoOnline
GAIL Annual SummitImpact investing22-23 April 2024Titled Building Communities, Building a Movement, the Global Alliance of Impact Lawyers (GAIL) Annual Summit will provide expert perspectives on topics including impact investing, blended finance, climate change and the law, corporate governance, purposeful business, innovative legal structures, philanthropy, ESG and more. Academic, advisor author and angel investor Aunnie Patton Power will deliver a keynote speech with a focus on directing innovative financing to organisations that create positive social and environmental impact.Global Alliance of Impact LawyersEarly-bird tickets are available for £60 – £236 until 27 FebruaryLondon School of Economics and Political Science (LSE), London, UK
GIIN Impact ForumImpact investing23-24 October 2024A global impact investing event that aims to provide a space for attendees to collaborate and discover innovative, sustainable solutions to worldly issues. Through networking, talks from impact leaders and interactive sessions, attendees can gain insights into the latest trends and strategies that are effective in driving impact around the world.Global Impact Investing NetworkFurther infoAmsterdam, The Netherlands
Impact Investing World ForumImpact investing24-25 April 2024Keynote and speakers will include JP Morgan, EU, EIB & Big Issue. Topics covered will include impact investing and sustainability, sustainability data and analytics and the democratisation of finance.Impact Investing World ForumTickets available from £495 – £1,825London, UK
Impact WeekImpact investing27-29 November 2024An annual conference hosted by Impact Europe (formerly known as EVPA) that aims to bring together a global community of impact investors and changemakers to explore ideas, foster partnerships with one another, discover new trends, and launch transformative initiatives.Impact EuropeFurther infoBilbao, Spain
Investment Outlook 2024 – West AfricaImpact investing7 March 2024The current global economic complexities have significant implications for regional funding flows, fund managers, and venture builders. Therefore, investment decisions can greatly benefit from insights derived from well-researched data and trends, which can help attract funding more seamlessly, manage it more efficiently, and deploy it more impactfully. You can stay ahead of the curve with insights that can help you make informed decisions and position yourself for success in 2024 and beyond.African Venture Philanthrophy AllianceFurther infoOnline
Katapult Future Fest 2024Impact investing29-31 May 2024Katapult Future Fest brings together a global community of change-makers to explore how impact investing, business leadership and exponential technologies can be harnessed to create a fairer, healthier and more sustainable future society.Katapult FoundationTickets available from 5,000 NOKOslo, Norway
Latimpacto Annual Conference 2024Impact investing9-11 September 2024The annual event run by Latimpacto, Latin America and the Caribbean’s network for social investment. Further details yet to be released.LatimpactoFurther infoOaxaca, Mexico
Points of Light Conference 2024Impact investing11-14 June 2024The Points of Light Conference brings together social impact leaders from across the sector. It empowers nonprofit/NGO, government, business and civic leaders to make a bold impact in their communities, providing resources and inspiration for every step of the journey.Points of LightFurther infoMarriott Marquis Houston, USA
Social Innovation Summit 2024Impact investing4-5 June 2024The Social Innovation Summit brings together a meticulously curated audience of top social impact leaders from around the world for an exciting two-days filled with top-tier programming, discussions, debates and unique VIP networking opportunities.Landmark VenturesFurther infoChicago, USA
SVCA Annual Conference 2024: Seeking Balance in a Turbulent WorldImpact investing16 May 2024The SVCA Annual Conference will be coming back with a deeper-than-before degree of engagement with stakeholders in the business of investing private capital, by letting our audience decide what you wish to discuss for a significant part of the one-day event over curated roundtables. Contribute to the ongoing conversations, which will conclude with a debate if indeed, this time is different, again.Asian Venture Philanthropy NetworkFurther infoFairmont Singapore, 80 Bras Basah Rd, Singapore
Total Impact SummitImpact investing1-2 May 2024A summit that will educate attendees on how to align their investments with their values. It will explore topics such as blended finance, integrated impact, investment into minority communities, and local investment.ImpactPHLFurther infoPhiladelphia, USA

Public sector, social value and third sector events

EventFocus areaDateDetailsOrganiserTicketsVenue
Annual National Resident Involvement Conference 2024Public sector12 June 2024Our 15th Resident Involvement Conference gives involved tenants the chance to hear direct from from government, regulators and key influencers as they set the scene in a busy General Election year. Expect all the big housing issues to be covered in two packed mornings of tenant focused sessions. Sessions will include updates from government, Housing Ombudsman and Regulator for Social Housing and there will be workshops from housing leaders on tackling stigma, customer voice and the campaign for more social homes.Northern Housing Consortium£118.80Online
Digigov Expo 2024Public sector24-25 September 2024Join the digital, data and technology community at the DigiGov Expo, where public sector experts and innovators gain knowledge to transform government services.GovNetFurther infoExCeL, London, UK
Northern Housing Summit 2024Public sector26 November 2024A new parliament and increased devolution bring new opportunities to make a difference to communities across the North. This conference will explore how the sector can work alongside Government to deliver what’s needed. Leaders from the NHC’s unique membership of housing associations, councils, combined authorities and ALMOs will convene with key policy makers to discuss how we achieve transformative change for and with communities. We’ll explore key challenges and opportunities around devolution, net zero, housing quality, regeneration and supply.Northern Housing Consortium£310.80The Met Hotel, King Street, Leeds, UK
Procurex NationalPublic sector21 May 2025Procurex National delivers a wealth of CPD Certified skills development, networking and collaboration opportunities for public sector buyers and private sector organisations alike.ProcurexFurther infoExhibition Centre Liverpool
AACOSE 3 Zero Youth FestivalSocial value15-17 May 2024AACOSE 3 ZERO (Zero Unemployment, Zero Poverty, Zero Net carbon emission) Youth Festival is dedicated to inspiring and empowering youth for social change while celebrating the remarkable efforts of young people driving change and creating impacts.AACOSETickets available for KES 500.00Nairobi, Kenya
Annual African Conference on Social EntrepreneurshipSocial value15-17 May 2024This seventh annual conference will feature showcases of social business models and successful social entrepreneurs, panel discussions and presentations of research papers on social entrepreneurship. Attendees will be able to connect with ​​local and national social entrepreneurship networks.AACOSETickets available from £45.95Nairobi, Kenya
AVPN Global Conference 2024Social value23-25 April 2024Asia’s largest social investment gathering, being held in west Asia for the first time. Organisers AVPN promise “exciting pre-conference activities, a rich agenda and immersive sessions around the theme ‘One Asia, One Future’”.Asian Venture Philanthropy NetworkTickets available from $985 – $2,200Abu Dhabi, UAE
AVPN x SVhk Family Impact Symposium 2024Social value29 February – 1 March 2024AVPN and SVhk are thrilled to present the Family Impact Symposium 2024, an event that will ignite positive change in Asian cities by highlighting the unique role family-led capital plays in innovating transformative social change across Northeast Asia. This is more than just an event; it’s a transformative journey towards a sustainable future. Through immersive experiences, intimate sharing sessions, and strategic discussions, we will redefine the role of families in tackling different pressing urban challenges head-on, including Ageing Well, Climate Action, Housing & Community, Urban Poverty, and Youth Development & Wellbeing. Together, we can unlock the true potential of Asian cities, build resilient communities and foster inclusive growth.Asian Venture Philanthropy NetworkTicket prices from USD 500 to USD 700Hong Kong Expo & Business Centre, Hong Kong
Catalysing Change Week 2024Social value6-10 May 2024This five-day annual event hosted by Catalyst 2030 includes interactive sessions and activities designed to stimulate systems change and create opportunities for participants to collaborate with one another. The sessions will focus on policy, thought leadership, and innovative solutions that develop the social innovation sector.Catalyst 2030Further infoBoth online sessions and in-person events in different countries
Collective Impact Action Summit 2024Social value30 April – 2 May 20241,000+ social changemakers from across sectors will come together to learn, share, and inspire about how to engage in community collaborations that center equity and belonging in collective impact work.Collective Impact ForumRegistration: Funder $449 | Practitioner $349 | Community Builder $199Online
Engage for Good Conference 2024Social value14-16 May 2024The place to be for business and nonprofit corporate social impact leaders to grow their knowledge and network. Hear from top, purpose-focused brands and leading nonprofits on various social impact topics in this engaging, high-energy event.Engage for GoodEarly registration $1,095-1,345 | Standard registration $1,345-1,495 | Last chance $1,445-1,595Minneapolis, USA
EuroPhilantopics 2024Social value3 December 2024Philanthropy Europe Association nurtures a diverse and inclusive ecosystem of foundations, philanthropic organisations and networks in over 30 countries that work for the common good. We unite over 10,000 public-benefit foundations that seek to improve life for people and communities in Europe and around the world. We want to inspire, connect and represent the European philanthropy sector and enhance its role as a credible and trustworthy partner, today and tomorrow. We foster collaboration in order to increase synergies, scale up innovation and use our voice to impact policy that enables positive change. We believe that philanthropy in Europe plays a unique, risk-taking role in sparking innovation and acting as a catalyst for good. We want to connect citizens and communities with philanthropic organisations and contribute to building more resilient, sustainable and just societies.Philanthrophy Europe AssociationFurther infoBrussels
Global Summit on Social ImpactSocial value7 February 2024The 2024 Global Summit on Social Impact is a thought leadership gathering held in Warsaw, Poland, on February 7, 2024. It brings together companies and NGOs worldwide who are passionate about volunteerism, civic engagement and social change. With a focus on building collective impact as a part of disaster preparedness, response and resilience, this year’s theme, One World, One Response, aims to inspire, equip and mobilize attendees with the tools and knowledge to create positive change and increased sustainability in communities hardest hit by natural and human-made disaster.Points of LightFurther infoHilton Warsaw, Poland
Good Stories: When solutions journalism meets social enterpriseSocial value19 June 2024This workshop and networking event, hosted in collaboration with Impact Hub London, will explore solutions journalism as an approach to covering the social and solidarity economy.Tickets coming soonImpact Hub London, Euston, London
HACT and NHC Social Value Conference 2024Social value23-24 April 2024Social value at the crossroads: the opportunities, the challenges, the way forward.Housing Associations’ Charitable TrustFurther infoOnline
Housing 2024Social value25-27 June 2024Housing enables attendees to access a breadth and depth of information and networking not available anywhere else. Join over 9,000 attendees; listen, learn, digest and discuss and takeaway solutions to your communities.Ocean Media Group Limited£225+VAT for a one-day pass or £525+VAT for a multi-day passManchester Central, UK
Impact Summit & Awards 2024Social value14 March 2024The Digital Leaders’ Impact Summit and Awards event combines a conference and awards with a focus both on sharing knowledge and encouraging networking on the day as well as announcing the 2024 winners.Digital LeadersFurther infoShoreditch, London, UK
International Forum 2024Social value8-10 February 2024Connect with a wide range of actors for engaging discussions on some of the most pressing issues, challenges, and solutions in global development.World University Service of Canada (WUSC)Further infoShaw Center, Ottowa & Online
Leading for Good 2024Social value21 March 2024We will gather to bring our 2024 theme “The New Business of Impact” to life. Cross-sector collaboration and partnership will guide us to new levels of impact in the fast changing world around us. It will be a day filled with extraordinary people, transformational ideas and moments to connect.Loyola UniversityFurther infoChicago, USA
Small Charity Week 2024Social value24-28 June 2024Small Charity Week amplifies, supports and connects small charities right across the UK. Join us to empower your team, access practical support, and make new connections – so you can make an even bigger impact.National Council for Voluntary OrganisationsFurther infoOnline
Social Enterprise UK presents the Social Value 2032 RoadmapSocial value27 June 2024Please join SEUK and Social Value 2032 programme partners for a breakfast briefing on our new Social Value Roadmap.Social Enterprise UKFurther infoPwC, 1 Embankment Place, London, UK
Social Impact Conference 2024Social value11 April 2024In an era where social challenges are as complex as they are pressing, the need for innovative and sustainable solutions has never been greater. The Social Impact Conference 2024, hosted at the renowned London Business School, serves as a beacon for forward-thinking individuals who are committed to making a tangible difference in the world.London Business SchoolFurther infoNuffield Hall, London Business School, London, UK
Social REV LIVESocial value1-2 May 2024Social REV LIVE is an exclusive two-day immersive learning experience – and it’s not just for Social REV members! Social REV LIVE is attended by social impact practitioners and their volunteer leaders looking to level up their careers and programmes using the transformative approach. Join us for an intensive exploration of the most effective practices and implementation methods for transformative corporate volunteering and giving programmes.Realized WorthRegistration: 1 ticket $749 | Additional tickets (up to 2) $599 eachBaltimore, USA
Social Value Conference 2024Social value15-17 October 2024This online and in-person event, presented by Social Value Portal in collaboration with the National Social Value Taskforce, aims to bring together delegates from the public, private and third sectors to discuss how to further the social value movement. For the first time, the conference will be spread across three days. The first two days include online sessions only, while the third day will also take place in person, and will conclude with the Social Value Awards ceremony in the evening.Social Value PortalPrices start at £20 for online access only; 25% early bird discount available until 31 MayOnline / Birmingham, UK
Social Value Leaders’ Summit 2024Social value20 March 2024The aim of the Summit is to look ahead at the next decade and the next parliament as part of Social Enterprise UK’s broader Social Value 2032 work. Following the publication of the Social Value Roadmap in July 2023, this groundbreaking initiative will continue working with a range of cross-sector partners to push for better and more complete implementation of the Act.Social Enterprise UKAttendance by invitation onlyPeople’s History Museum, Left Bank, Manchester, UK
Stir to Action FestivalSocial value10-11 July 2024This event is designed for people interested in transforming their local economy. It will feature practical workshops, panels and ideas surgeries.Stir to ActionTickets available from £40Bristol, UK
SVUK MemEx 2024Social valueTBDMemEx is more than just a conference; it’s vibrant gathering that highlighted the essence of connection, collaboration, and community within SVUK.Social Value UKFurther infoTBD
The BIG Community Wealth Building Conversation Summit 2024Social value7 November 2024The BIG community wealth building conversation will allow anyone with an interest in creating local economies that work better for people to take a “birds eye” view on the future of the local economies by looking at how the adoption of community wealth building is being facilitated in the Celtic nations.CLES£20 per personOnline
The Philea Forum 2024Social value27-30 May 2024This three-day event, organised by Philea, the Philanthropy Europe Association, aims to create discussion around the erosion of public trust in established institutions and how philanthropic organisations can build and maintain trust in the eyes of the communities they serve.Philanthrophy Europe AssociationFurther infoGhent, Belgium
Transforming Business: Valuing Social & Human Social Capital Online Course LaunchSocial value21 June 2024‘Transforming Business: Valuing Social & Human Capital’ will be launching on June 21st, accompanied by a launch event taking place online at 1pm BST. The launch will feature course instructors, discussions with business leaders, beta-testers and others.Capitals CoalitionFreeOnline
Westminster Insight Social Value ConferenceSocial value15 May 2024All public bodies must consider how the services they commission and procure might improve economic, social and environmental wellbeing. With the Procurement Act 2023 changing how public services assess their suppliers, moving towards the most advantageous tender, join Westminster Insight’s inaugural Social Value Conference.Westminster InsightTickets from £279+VATInstitution of Structural Engineers, Bastwick Street, London, UK
Corporate Giving Conference 2024Third sector13-15 March 2024The only conference for nonprofits that focuses on corporate philanthropy, sponsorships, employee volunteerism, workplace giving and cause marketing all in one space.Corporate Giving NetworkFurther infoUSA & Online
ELEVATE 2024Third sector27-29 February 2024Attend ELEVATE to inspire your thinking and action on today’s social and political landscape, the rapidly changing and competitive fundraising work, and tools for building strong nonprofit organisations.Nonprofit Leadership AllianceEarly registration $100 | Regular registration $125Online
Nonprofit Technology ConferenceThird sector13-15 March 2024NTEN’s conference — often referred to as the NTC — is the annual gathering of people who want to make the world a better place through the skillful and equitable use of technology. At the NTC, you’ll learn essential nonprofit technology best practices while connecting with a community that shares your commitment to social change.NTENEarly registration: In-person $875 | Virtual $600

Regular registration: In-person $975 | Virtual $650

Last-minute registration: In-person $1,075 | Virtual $700
Portland, Oregon, USA & Online
Upstream Festival 2024Third sector28-29 May 2024A two-day event, organised by Upstream, with the aim of supporting startups with their growth.UpstreamFurther infoRotterdam, The Netherlands