NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST INTERNATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL BUSINESS SUMMIT
GLOBE™ is about taking responsibility. Forging new partnerships. Thinking outside the box. It’s where leaders come to devise winning strategies to conserve precious resources, save money, and meet people that can help them be more profitable, more efficient, and protect the planet while doing so. It has helped corporations understand and embed sustainability into their operations, influenced the international debate on climate change, and developed the global marketplace for environmental and energy technologies and services. GLOBE continues to draw the ‘best and brightest’ of the international sustainable business community, making it an unsurpassed strategic networking opportunity.
For the last 24 years, GLOBE has been at the forefront of new ideas and insights on business and sustainability. Every two years, thousands of environmental business leaders, corporate environmental managers, and sustainability practitioners come together in Vancouver, Canada, to explore the mutually inclusive goals of corporate sustainability, business growth, energy and climate change solutions and urban development.
Meet senior business executives and government officials. Exchange ideas, build partnerships, and conduct business on a wide range of global environmental issues. In a world filled with risk and uncertainty, GLOBE 2014 will provide provocative insights on the world’s most pressing issues around business and the environment. You cannot afford to miss this opportunity to find out how to position your organization best in order to survive and thrive, both now and over the coming decade.
GLOBE 2014 will offer:
- In-depth review of challenging issues at the nexus between people, planet, and profit
- Critical insights from more than 200 speakers and innovators
- Active participation through new interactive sessions, workshops, and networking
- Real world take-aways including important lessons, innovative solutions, and valuable new tools
NEW THEMES. NEW CONTENT. NEW OPPORTUNITIES.
Introducing the 2014 Conference Themes:
Energy is an issue that touches every person on the planet. Yet the global energy sector is undergoing a profound transformation. Read More
Food and water are two of the most fundamental elements of our daily lives, yet in many respects, they are also two of the most mismanaged resources in the world. Read More
The circular economy is now gaining the attention of business, governments, and the next generation as the model to transform today’s “take-make-dispose” economy into one that is restorative by design. Read More
Climate change impacts, growing concerns about environmental degradation, and growing government oversight on the management of scarce natural resources are among the many challenges that are redefining corporate responsibility. Read More
Financing is at the heart of driving sustainable innovation, especially in a growing clean technology market estimated to be worth US$170 billion. Read More
Cities everywhere are grappling with the challenges of population growth, fluctuating energy prices, shortages in funds for infrastructure renewal, and the need to deal with the often devastating impacts of extreme weather incidents. Read More
China’s new leaders have declared ecological progress as a top national priority. Billions will be spent on measures to reduce energy consumption and to lower the country’s carbon intensity. Read More
Forging resource development agreements between Aboriginal communities and companies are becoming a business imperative, not an option. Read More