Seed Spot's 2-Day Launch Camp
Oct
18
to Oct 19

Seed Spot's 2-Day Launch Camp

  • United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Calling all aspiring impact entrepreneurs! Seed Spot’s 2-Day Launch Camp in Philadelphia could be exactly what you are looking for to help get your idea off the ground. The 2-Day Launch Camp provides entrepreneurs and individuals that are exploring starting a venture a safe space to explore and launch their idea. Throughout the two day program and indefinitely thereafter, you will have access to mentors, content experts, Seed Spot's curriculum, and a network of supporters.

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Total Impact San Francisco
Oct
23
8:00 AM08:00

Total Impact San Francisco

Total Impact San Francisco will convene those who want to gain actionable and executable information on impact investment. Join Total Impact at Fort Mason on October 23rd. They are also excited to partner with their sister brand, SOCAP, in expanding the impact investing conversation. All Total Impact San Francisco attendees will have access to the opening plenary and the opening night party of SOCAP18. Friends of ImpactPHL can save $250 - Use promo code TI_IMPACTPHL when registering.

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New Metrics '18 : The ROI Of Sustainable Business
Oct
28
to Oct 31

New Metrics '18 : The ROI Of Sustainable Business

  • Loews Philadelphia Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join Sustainable Brands as they bring their world wide renowned event tour right to our back yard in Philadelphia. This exciting event entitled New Metrics boasts over 300 professionals that will gather for insights, inspiration, and collective conversation about how businesses can measure environmental & social impact in previously unexplored ways.

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IC-SVN's Bridging Profit & Purpose: A Convening of Business Leaders & Impact Investors
Nov
1
to Nov 4

IC-SVN's Bridging Profit & Purpose: A Convening of Business Leaders & Impact Investors

  • New York Marriott at the Brooklyn Bridge (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Investors’ Circle-Social Venture Network builds and serves communities of inspired and informed impact investors and business leaders to make social, economic, and environmental change. IC-SVN’s unique conference experience creates an environment where the real challenges, insights, and best practices of leading mission-driven businesses and engaging in impact investing can be discussed and put into action.

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With Growth & Prosperity for All: A Roadmap for Growth Conference
Nov
6
8:00 AM08:00

With Growth & Prosperity for All: A Roadmap for Growth Conference

The Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia is pleased to announce a new half-day conference it is hosting. The goal of the morning forum is to highlight the budding areas of current and potential growth in Philadelphia neighborhoods, and connect the business leaders in some of these market segements to community leaders. Economic growth and job creation should be benefits to neighborhoods as a whole, and The Chamber aims to get the right people in the room to learn and discuss how to make that a reality.

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Investing To End Poverty
Oct
10
6:00 PM18:00

Investing To End Poverty

Where are there opportunities to improve economic mobility for low-income residents of the city or those living in low-income communities? How can business, finance, and the “impact economy” spur economic growth and also tackle the root problems of systemic inequality? What can we learn from allies working across sectors in sustainable housing, jobs, workforce development, and grassroots organizing to collectively build a more equal and prosperous society?

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Bridging Social Investments
Oct
10
2:00 PM14:00

Bridging Social Investments

Register today for Social Innovations Journal’s October exciting webinar. They have tapped experts from around the world to discuss their perspective of the investment and business world and how it they are aligning themselves with the ideals of social impact. As the Journal puts it, as businesses begin to blur the line between for-profit and not-for-profit organizations, so too are investors beginning to demand their portfolio be a force of social impact as well. Attendees to the webinar will be privy to an inside view of these trends and developments.

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Total Impact Boston
Oct
4
to Oct 5

Total Impact Boston

Total Impact Boston will convene investment advisors, wealth managers, and investors who want to gain actionable and executable information on impact investment. In addition, in partnership with key Boston stakeholders, Total Impact will highlight place-based opportunities and the impact success stories of the greater Boston area. Friends of ImpactPHL can save $250 - Use promo code TI_IMPACTPHL when registering.

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Reinventing Our Communities: Investing in Opportunity
Oct
1
to Oct 3

Reinventing Our Communities: Investing in Opportunity

This biennial conference, co-hosted by the Philadelphia Fed, will explore strategies to best leverage different forms of capital to help neighborhoods and individuals reach their full potential and to share in the value-creating vitality that is the U.S. economy.

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Roadmap for Growth: Enhancing Philadelphia’s Commercial Corridors
Sep
20
5:00 PM17:00

Roadmap for Growth: Enhancing Philadelphia’s Commercial Corridors

  • University of the Sciences : McNeil Science and Technology Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join the Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia for their event this September regarding the enhancement of Philadelphia's commerical corridors. Hear perspectives from real estate developers, community advocates, corridor managers, and business owners on how positioning these corridors for success can bolster prosperity in our communities and stimulate economic growth for our city.

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Social Innovation Symposium: Mission-aligned Investing for Community Impact
Sep
18
8:30 PM20:30

Social Innovation Symposium: Mission-aligned Investing for Community Impact

This symposium brings attention to the value of mission-aligned investments as a method to advance community impact for public-private partnerships, foundations, social investors, and nonprofits. Mission-aligned investing is a practice whereby funders and social investors make investments beyond grantmaking and charitable giving to advance social impact that is aligned with their mission. Additionally, this symposium will officially present Philanthropy Network’s efforts to advance the practice of mission-aligned investing in our region.

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"Changing The World": An Elite Charade? with Anand Giridharadas
Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

"Changing The World": An Elite Charade? with Anand Giridharadas

  • Arch Street Presbyterian Church (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Join The Citizen for an evening with Anand Giridharadas, author of the provocative new book, Winners Take All: The Elite Charade of Changing the World, and Jay Coen Gilbert, co-founder of B Lab, the nonprofit behind the international B Corp movement of using business as a force for good. It promises to be a compelling, even controversial, discussion.

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Best Practice Forum: Clean Energy Business Pioneers
Sep
6
6:00 PM18:00

Best Practice Forum: Clean Energy Business Pioneers

Best Practice Forums are a series of workshops from SBN that use member case studies to create meaningful opportunities to learn, connect, and build a better business. The conversation of this forum will focus on the business perspective around reducing energy and how local businesses can lead the region towards a more energy efficient future.

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Summertime Social co-hosted by SOCAP365, ImpactPHL, and Investors' Circle - Social Venture Network
Aug
29
6:00 PM18:00

Summertime Social co-hosted by SOCAP365, ImpactPHL, and Investors' Circle - Social Venture Network

Before Summer slips off into a memory, we're going to convene for a summertime social co-hosted by SOCAP365, ImpactPHL, and Investors' Circle / Social Venture Network. Put the date on your calendar now. You won't want to miss this!

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Round Robin With Philly Impact Business Leaders
Aug
23
6:30 PM18:30

Round Robin With Philly Impact Business Leaders

Join Net Impact Philadelphia as they host a round robin discussion with two of Philadelphia's most innovative impact business leaders, MilkCrate and B Lab. Representatives from the two organizations will be available to discuss the growth of their respective enterprises from ideation to the fully-fledged social impact businesses they are today. 

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SBN Open House
Aug
2
6:00 PM18:00

SBN Open House

Whether you are new to the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia, a long-term member, or someone looking for an open door to learn more about our triple bottom line business community, the SBN Open House is the most engaging way to find out how to maximize your SBN experience and deepen your connections in the local impact economy.

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BGV Philly - Summer Pitch Competition
Jul
19
6:00 PM18:00

BGV Philly - Summer Pitch Competition

  • Pipeline : The Graham Building at Dilworth Park (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Sign up today to attend or compete in the signature event from Black Girl Ventures, an organization with the goal to provide access to capital for black women entrepreneurs. The Pitch Competition flips the traditional pitch competition on its head by charging admittance at the door to raise the competiton’s seed money and then in place of a panel of judges, the audience is charged with asking the questions and voting for the winner.

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Citizen Speaks: Business for Good
Jul
11
6:00 PM18:00

Citizen Speaks: Business for Good

Join us for a conversation about social impact and corporate citizenship. This panel discussion will feature social innovators who have built financially successful businesses while also spurring opportunity, increasing access and promoting economic fairness—from boardroom to storefront—in the service of a triple bottom line: Profits, people and planet.

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Best Practice Forum: The Equitable and Democratic Workplace
Jun
20
9:00 AM09:00

Best Practice Forum: The Equitable and Democratic Workplace

  • Business Resource & Innovation Center at the Free Library of Philadelphia (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Best Practice Forums are a series of workshops from SBN that use member case studies to create meaningful opportunities to learn, connect, and build a better business. The next program in the series will discuss a variety of perspectives on Ownership and Governance Structures.

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Net Impact Philadelphia: No-Host Dinner at Vetri Pizza
Jun
5
6:30 PM18:30

Net Impact Philadelphia: No-Host Dinner at Vetri Pizza

Join Net Impact Philadelphia for our next event, a No-Host Dinner at Pizzeria Vetri on Tuesday, June 5th. Borrowing from the series of topic-driven No-Host Dinners from the annual Net Impact conference, we are having our own Philly No-Host Dinner around a hot topic: Philadelphia companies making an impact on communities. We will have someone from Pizzeria Vetri speak to us about the mission and the Vetri Community Partnership, it's history, and it's current state.

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The Next Frontier in Diversity & Inclusion Featuring Annie Duke
Jun
5
5:30 PM17:30

The Next Frontier in Diversity & Inclusion Featuring Annie Duke

At the Chamber's second annual Diversity & Inclusion Reception, hear from Annie Duke, author, speaker, and former professional poker player. Duke will discuss how her career has taught her to embrace viewpoint diversity, why it is imperative for business success, and how learning from diverse sources can lead to better decision making.

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Roadmap for Growth: Combatting Homelessness through Economic Empowerment
May
30
8:00 AM08:00

Roadmap for Growth: Combatting Homelessness through Economic Empowerment

While conversations around workforce development are happening all over the city, organizations are still struggling to find tangible ways to bring more nontraditional populations into the workforce, particularly the homeless and panhandling communities. At this issue forum, businesses will share their success stories and provide practical solutions that can grow your business while still having a positive impact on Philadelphia. Join us for a discussion on theses collaborative efforts underway.

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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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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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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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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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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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