Total Impact Conference 2018
Apr
26
to Apr 27

Total Impact Conference 2018

In partnership with ImpactPHL, the Good Capital Project is launching Total Impact, a new conference series dedicated to providing practical education and advice for investors and advisors to adopt socially responsible investment strategies across asset classes. Total Impact will launch at a two-day event in Philadelphia on April 26 and 27, 2018, with a strong focus on curating the best investment firms and individual expertise to educate the investor space.

In order to meet the growing demand for impact investing advice, it is critical to increase investment advisors' awareness and access to leading investment ideas and measurement tools. This forum is designed to inspire, educate, and equip investors and advisors who are looking for practical ways to execute as impact investors. Early-bird pricing for Total Impact is now in effect, so don't wait to register! 

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Conscious Capitalism 2018
Apr
30
to May 2

Conscious Capitalism 2018

Calling CEOs and executive teams, entrepreneurs, coaches, consultants and others who are committed to elevating humanity through business. We invited a variety of conscious business leaders that will spark your drive to use capitalism as a force for good. CC2018 includes high potency keynotes, learning with and from the community with visits to exemplary local businesses, multiple tracks of hands on learning, offsite academies and rich opportunities to connect with peers and the Dallas community.

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Innovation for Social Change
Apr
30
3:30 PM15:30

Innovation for Social Change

  • Quorum - University City Science Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Social needs can’t be addressed by maintaining the status quo. Change requires a holistic exploration of the people, policies and issues surrounding a problem – and a willingness to think beyond existing circumstances. Innovation for Social Change will focus on the people invested in movements and will take a deep dive into the ideas and businesses developing scalable, systems-changing solutions.

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How To Make An Impact (When You're Not The CEO)
Apr
18
6:00 PM18:00

How To Make An Impact (When You're Not The CEO)

Join Net Impact Philadelphia as we team up with ImpactPHL for a special Best for PHL session. Along with an assessment, special guests will help you figure out how you can start making an impact at work even if you aren't the CEO or working directly in a corporate social responsibility role. After going through a short assessment we'll discuss your results and how you can help your company adopt practices that impact workers, your community, and the environment. Have an idea you don't know how to make actionable? We'll open the floor for questions on how to best present to CSR leads and really get involved.

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Businesses Bettering the World: HR's Role in CSR
Apr
11
6:00 PM18:00

Businesses Bettering the World: HR's Role in CSR

Join Villanova University’s Graduate HRD Program to explore the importance of corporate social responsibility. Keynote Speaker Grady Lee is the CEO of a Give2Get, a company that creates social impact programs for events, companies, and brands. Grady also co-founded and now chairs the executive committee of IMPACT2030, the only private-sector led initiative with the United Nations aligning human capital investments to help achieve the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals.

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MO SUMMIT
Mar
22
to Mar 23

MO SUMMIT

Momentum Summit is a two-day summit convening leaders who are scaling high-growth, positive-impact companies using the power and creativity of business. Businesses are growing rapidly, achieving scale, and generating profits by creating solutions to the world’s pressing social and environmental issues. This is our momentum. Capitalism is our engine. Customer transactions are our opportunity. Profit and the pursuit of a better tomorrow are our purpose.

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Building a Successful Investor Ecosystem for 21st Century Philadelphia
Mar
14
6:00 PM18:00

Building a Successful Investor Ecosystem for 21st Century Philadelphia

Confronting the wicked problems of the 21st century (changing climate, growing urban population, mass economic inequality) in Philadelphia will require strategic, collaborative investment from all sectors. How can the local Philadelphia funding community strengthen efforts to most effectively deploy capital across the region and tackle these wicked challenges in our own backyard? Where are funding partners already working together, where are the gaps, and what new opportunities for collaboration might we create? Join us for an evening of bold conversation, new thinking, and community of allies and peers at this evening panel discussion, followed by drinks and networking.

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SustainaBall (The Sustainable Business Network's Annual Fundraiser Gala)
Mar
9
6:00 PM18:00

SustainaBall (The Sustainable Business Network's Annual Fundraiser Gala)

SustainaBall is the region's premier event for celebrating the localism movement and impact economy in Greater Philadelphia. We are excited to announce that this year, as part of our program, we will recognize Best for PHL's almost 200 Community Members. SBN is proud to be a lead partner in the Best for PHL initiative, which empowers the region's businesses to improve their triple bottom line through awareness and connection to resources.

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PACT Foundation Breakfast: Diversity, Inclusion & the Innovation Blind Spot
Mar
8
8:00 AM08:00

PACT Foundation Breakfast: Diversity, Inclusion & the Innovation Blind Spot

This year's event theme will focus on recognizing and overcoming bias in funding, hiring, and education as we work toward a more inclusive tech community. Our keynote speaker will be Ross Baird, Founder & President of Village Capital and author of "The Innovation Blind Spot: Why We Back the Wrong Ideas - and What to Do About It." 

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Roadmap for Growth: Exploring Business Engagement in Philadelphia's Schools
Jan
29
5:00 PM17:00

Roadmap for Growth: Exploring Business Engagement in Philadelphia's Schools

Beyond charitable investment, a growing number of companies are investing in neighborhood schools through time and talent. These public/private partnerships are yielding expert-led school-based models that are expanding throughout Philadelphia. Hear from Chamber members who are leading the way by implementing financial literacy, professional development, and/or skills-training programs in some of Philadelphia’s most distressed neighborhoods. Learn how you can assess and apply your business’ expertise to meet the needs of local schools and families.

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Greater Philadelphia's Social Innovation Awards
Jan
24
5:30 PM17:30

Greater Philadelphia's Social Innovation Awards

This year's celebration of the Social Innovations Awards will support the journal's continued expansion across the globe. This event is an incredible opportunity to stand alongside Greater Philadelphia's Social Innovators who are reshaping our neighborhoods and communities and whose ideas are inspiring people around the world. 

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Crafting a Diverse Culture: A Diversity & Inclusion Program
Nov
30
8:00 AM08:00

Crafting a Diverse Culture: A Diversity & Inclusion Program

  • The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Learn from local business leaders, and diversity and inclusion professionals about how to craft a culture of inclusion within your company. Attendees will discover the importance of building company affinity groups, and establishing diversity and inclusion statements.

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Gender Lens Investing
Nov
20
5:30 PM17:30

Gender Lens Investing

  • Huntsman Hall on the University of Pennsylvania Campus (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

There is a realization that women now have considerable funds to invest, have significant leadership roles in successful companies, play a vital role in our economic future, and that gender equality needs to be more than just a mission. Come learn how you can become a player in this pursuit. One vital realization, it’s not just for women!

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Best for PHL Workshop Hosted by Inspire & The Green Program
Nov
8
9:30 AM09:30

Best for PHL Workshop Hosted by Inspire & The Green Program

Taking the Best for PHL Challenge begins with a FREE workshop that enables a business to evaluate its impact on Philadelphia's workers, communities, and the environment. The workshop also offers feedback about how the business might improve its operations and provides suggestions for some "quick wins".

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The Conference on Sustainable, Responsible and Impact (SRI) Investing
Nov
1
to Nov 3

The Conference on Sustainable, Responsible and Impact (SRI) Investing

Thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals from all corners of the SRI universe convene to gain and share knowledge and strategies that align financial performance with positive change. We are catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy.

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