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WeDo 2030! festival at ijVENUES, Amsterdam, Wednesday 8 November 2017

Excelling on the UN's Sustainable Development Goals

On November 8th, JCI The Netherlands is organizing the WeDo2030! festival in Amsterdam. It will be the ideal event for businesses, NGOs, governmental agencies and citizens to take action towards the Sustainable Development Goals. Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations (UN) and Nobel prize winner, will share with us his vision of working towards a better world. An array of companies and non-profit organizations will also give us a peek into the actions they are taking. This is your chance to learn from their experiences, hear their tips, and share your own ideas. Let’s see how far The Netherlands has come in achieving these Sustainable Development Goals.
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The World Circular Economy Forum 2017

In the first week of June, Finnish innovation fund Sitra organizes the World Circular Economy Forum 2017. The forum will be held in the Finlandia Hall in Helsinki, and presents best practice circular economy solutions, bringing together recognized experts and decision makers in the field.
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EAT Stockholm Food Forum 2017

On 12 and 13 June 2017, EAT will once again gather 500 of the brightest minds from the fields of science, politics, business and civil society in Stockholm, Sweden. Together, they will discuss progress on implementing solutions in an interconnected way to solve climate, sustainability and health challenges by transforming the food system.
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Start 2017 with Accelerating Your DJSI Approach

In 2016, increased transparency on ESG aspects towards investors has changed the ratings game and accelerated the business case for sustainability. Investor benchmarks such as the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI) provide an excellent opportunity for external acknowledgment of your company’s efforts. RobecoSAM and Finch & Beak are excited to announce two dedicated trainings: one for experienced DJSI participants, and one for companies that are just joining the process.
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Prepare for DJSI participation

DJSI Team Acceleration Training in collaboration with RobecoSAM

In 2016, increased transparency on ESG aspects towards investors has amplified the importance of ESG ratings. Why not take charge with the most valued benchmark of all: the Dow Jones Sustainability Indices (DJSI). Help your investors fill in the blanks, and get credit for the efforts that your company is taking. To get going, RobecoSAM and Finch & Beak are hosting an exclusive 2-day DJSI Team Acceleration Training in Zürich on 15-16 February 2017, specifically designed for companies that are not yet actively participating in the DJSI.
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Get your insights straight from the source and learn from top-level global experts

DJSI Expert Training in collaboration with RobecoSAM

Building on 12 years of experience with the Dow Jones Sustainability Index, Finch & Beak is hosting a DJSI Expert Training in Amsterdam in collaboration with RobecoSAM. Coming March, global practitioners on ESG benchmarking will come together in Amsterdam to learn and exchange best practices with top level DJSI peers. The appropriate venue is Beurs van Berlage; the capital’s former stock exchange which is a first-rate location within a convenient 1 kilometer radius of Amsterdam’s central station.
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Meet the global industry experts on Circular Economy in Barcelona

Join us at the Circular Economy European Summit 2016

The Circular Economy European Summit (CEES) on 15-17 November in Barcelona brings together global industry experts and professionals from different backgrounds, for keynotes, panel sessions and stakeholder dialogues delivering much needed constructive discussion and provocative debate.
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Exploring new ways to derive value from sustainability

Successful first edition of GLOBE-US Innovation Lab in Brussels

The GLOBE-US Innovation Lab is a place where people share their ideas, thoughts and inspirations about sustainable business modelling. What are the vital ingredients for a successful sustainable business model? And how does innovation come into play? On October 22nd, 2013 the kick-off of GLOBE-US Innovation Lab took place in Brussels, Belgium.
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Sustainability and Rankings: Using KPIs for Benchmarking and Implementation

For the occasion of our 15 year anniversary, Finch & Beak organised an exclusive Senior Executive lunch on 14 March in Antwerp with De Baak. Topic of the event was how to make better use of rankings and benchmarks with the implementation of sustainability.
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Green to become the new fashion colour

On Wednesday April 1st, consumer researcher GfK Panel Services organised the annual Fashion Conference 2009 for producers and retailers with the theme “Fairplay in Fashion”. From the presentations by amongst others Bjorn Borg, Puma and Levi’s it is showed that in fashion sustainability is becoming an increasingly hot topic.
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