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Upcoming Events
Past Events


January 2020 

At the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting


System Changers 2020

December 9-13, 2019


Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center

Lake Como  |  Italy


Scaling California's For-Benefit Economy


November 25th, 2019  |  3:00-7:30


World Economic Forum Centre for the Fourth Industrial Revolution

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The Future of Business and Planet

October 24, 2019 | 16:20 – 17:40


Hosted by:

Social Enterprise World Forum

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia


For-Benefit Cocoa Value Chains


Oct 24th, 2019 | Berlin, Germany


A side event at the World Cocoa Foundation's 2019 Partnership Meeting

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For-Benefit Value Chains

September, 25th


Accenture  |  New York

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For-Benefit Cocoa Value Chains


Sept 17, 2019  |  09.00 - 12.00
Working lunch, 12.00 - 13.00

The British Academy, London

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15th International Fair Trade Summit

September, 16th - 19th 2019


Hosted by:

World Fair Trade Organization

Lima, Peru


Innovating Partnerships with the Private Sector: How to Achieve Greater SDG Impact? 

HLPF Side Event


Tuesday, 16th July 2019 | 11:30am-1pm

Dolores Huerta Room, Ford Foundation, New York

Multi Stakeholder Partnership for Tackling Social Vulnerability 

A Side Event at the High Level Political Forum 2019


Monday, July 15th

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Unlocking the potential of the fourth sector to achieve the SDGs

May 21, 2019 | 13:15 – 14:45


Hosted by:

Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations

New York, NY

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Business with purpose and the rise of the fourth sector in Ibero - America

May 8, 2019 | 6:30 – 8:00pm


Hosted by:

IE University

Madrid, Spain

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Revolutionizing Global Value Chains

January 23rd, 2019 | 18:00 - 19:00

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2019

Loop Pavilion, Davos Platz

Hosted by: The Fourth Sector Group, Philips, Unilever, Care and the International Chamber of Commerce


Scaling For-Benefit Enterprises:

Shaping an Economy that Benefits all Stakeholders


February 19-23, 2019

Bellagio | Italy

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World Economic Forum Annual Meeting


January 22-25, 2019

Davos | Switzerland

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2030 Workshop in Latin America and the Caribbean

November 1-2, 2018

Kingston | Jamaica

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2030 Workshop in Latin America and  the Caribbean

October 29-30, 2018

La Antigua | Guatemala


Tenth Ministerial Forum for Development in Latin America and the Caribbean


October 9-10, 2018

Montevideo | Uruguay


Leveraging Corporate Purchasing Power to Advance the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs)

September 27th, 2018 | 8:00am - 10:00am


Hosted by:

World Economic Forum 350 Madison Avenue, 11th Floor, New York, NY

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation 2017 Corporate Citizenship Conference - Opportunity Forward

XXVI Ibero-American Summit of Heads of State and Government


November 15, 16, 2018
Antigua | Guatemala

World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Summit

September 24-25, 2018

New York | USA



July 17, 2018

UN Headquarters | NY


Implicaciones de la Agenda 2030 para el Sector Privado

July 12, 2018

Casa Amarilla de la Presidencia de la República

OECD DAC Roundtable: Accelerating Entrepreneurship and the Development of an Innovation Ecosystem Through Impact Investment and Exploring the Fourth Sector 

June 19, 2018

OECD Headquarters | Paris

Fourth Sector Development: Scaling Private Enterprise for Public Good

May 9, 2018

African Devlopment Bank

Abidjan | Cote d'Ivoire

Transforming Business to Achieve the SDGs: What Will it Take?


April 19, 2018

Aspen Institute

Washington DC | USA


World Economic Forum on
Latin America


March 13-15, 2018

São Paulo | Brazil

Registration is not available. 

International Monetary Fund
Panel Discussion

March 6, 2018

International Monetary Fund

Washington DC | USA

Private Enterprises & the SDGs: The Fourth Sector Development Initiative 

Registration is not available. 

World Economic Forum Annual Meeting


23-26 January, 2018

Davos-Klosters | Switzerland


  • Global Partnerships for the SDGs

  • Advancing the Climate and Sustainable Development Agenda

World Economic Forum Sustainable Development Summit

Monday, September 18, 2017 to Tuesday, September 19, 2017 | New York, USA

Session: Partnering to Accelerate Fourth Sector Growth


U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation 2017 Corporate Citizenship Conference


Tuesday, November 14, 2017 from 2:35-5:15 pm, Reception to follow, from 5:15-7:30 pm

Ronald Reagan Building | Washington, DC

Special Working Session: For-Benefit Enterprises: Tapping the Trillion-Dollar Market For Good


Growing The Impact Economy 

June 22-23, 2015 | Presidio Institute, San Francisco

Leveraging For-Benefit Enterprise and
Cross-Sector Leadership to Tackle Complex Challenges

The Summit will take place at the stunning campus of the Presidio Institute overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge within the 1,500 acre Presidio in San Francisco, a national park that is among the world’s most iconic landmarks. This is where leaders from across the nation come to learn new skills, renew their courage, and recharge their ambition. We hope you will be able to join us at this impactful gathering.

Mapping The Fourth Sector

January 15, 2015 | George Washington University, Washington DC

Advancing the Development of For-Benefit Enterprises and Their Supportive Ecosystem

A leadership gathering of scholars, practitioners, impact investors, government officials, social entrepreneurs, economic developers, and fourth sector experts to advance the role of for-benefit enterprise in accelerating job creation, promoting economic and community development, and generating social and environmental impact.

Accelerating Job Creation in California's "For-Benefit" Sector

November 7, 2013 | Los Angelos, CA

Executive Roundtable at the 2013 California Economic Summit

Convened by The California Governor’s Office of Business & Economic Development, The Obama Administration’s “Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership” Initiative, and California Forward

Growing The Impact Economy

May 23-24, 2013 | Harvard University, Cambridge, MA

Accelerating Job Creation and Economic Development Through For-Benefit Enterprise

A special leadership gathering of impact investors, government officials, social entrepreneurs, scholars, and economic developers to explore the role of for-benefit enterprise in accelerating job creation, promoting economic and community development, and enhancing regional competitiveness.

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