Make the most of your week in Scottsdale by attending our partner events. Coordinated by leading organizations in sustainability, these events take a deeper dive into a range of topics that build on the GreenBiz 23 program.
Meeting title: AgriSolar Farm to Table at Biosphere 2
Meeting date: Monday, February 13
Join the AgriSolar Clearinghouse at Biosphere 2 for a tasting of solar-grown foods. At this GreenBiz 23 pre-conference event, sample solar-grown foods from Jack’s Solar Garden, Biosphere 2, Enel North America, Bare Honey, Cliff Family, and MNL. A tour of Biosphere 2 begins at 3 p.m., the tasting is from 4-6 p.m. RSVP now, space is limited. If you have any questions, please contact [email protected]
Meeting title: WBCSD North America Networking Reception
Meeting date: Monday, February 13 at 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm MST
WBCSD will once again host a reception the evening before the start of the conference. The reception will offer a relaxed setting to both network with colleagues and friends, and hear unique insights from WBCSD Executive Director Bill Sisson, Joel Makower, Chairman and Co-Founder of GreenBiz Group, as well as a special guest. To request an invitation, please click "register here" or reach out to Myriam Merchan at [email protected] for further information.
Meeting title: CCG at GreenBiz23: Maximizing for Impact and Networking
Meeting date: Monday, February 13 at 4 pm MST
From behind the screen to under the sun, join the World Resources Institute’s Corporate Consultative Group (CCG) for our first in-person event in 3 years. We’re gathering on February 13, the day before GreenBiz 23 starts, for a closed-door CCG discussion on the thorny issues facing sustainability professionals today and how we can maximize the week ahead. A networking reception will follow. The CCG is WRI’s corporate membership program that brings together over 30 global companies to advance business practices that mitigate climate risks and promote sustainable growth. If you are interested in learning more, visit https://www.wri.org/corporate-consultative-group-ccg.
Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards
Meeting title: Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards Dinner and Cocktail Party
Meeting date: Thursday, February 16 at 6:00 - 8:30 PM, Scott Resort and Spa
Join the WSLA Alumnae Group as it honors the most powerful women at the forefront of sustainability during the 9th annual Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards ceremony.
WSLA's 9th annual Women in Sustainability Leadership Awards ceremony honors women who are initiating lasting change and shaping the future of sustainability. Join us for cocktails, dinner, and a featured conversation with Heather Clancy, VP, Editorial Director, GreenBiz Group and Celia Jones, Global Chief Marketing Officer, FINN Partners around how brands and organizations can craft purpose-driven communications that drive bottom-line impact while earning the trust and respect of all stakeholders — from employees and customers to the media, influencers and investors.
Meeting title: The C-Suite Forum
Date: Thursday 16 February 10 am-1 pm, Mountain Shadows Resort
Today, C-suite is in charge of the business’ corporate ESG/sustainability program, but are often unsure what to put in place. This forum helps you understand what this infrastructure should look like based on various ambitious levels. In addition, we’ll showcase success stories of C-suite leaders getting ahead of the game and provide ESG/sustainability professionals with effective tools to take their C-suite from 'Best-Guess ESG' to 'Informed ESG’.
Tree Care Day at Borman Elementary
Meeting title: Tree Care Day at Borman Elementary
Meeting date: Thursday, February 16th from 12 - 3 pm
Join Trees Matter Thursday Februrary 16th from 12-3 pm for a Tree Maintenance Day at Borman Elementary. In May 2022 Trees matter helped plant 75 trees at Borman and now it is time to check in on them. This maintenance day will include measuring trees, entering data into our tree inventory system, and working with arborists. We strive to conduct regular inventories to check in on the trees and intervene if there are any issues. You support will be a huge help in ensuring future generations have access to these threes.
This event will be occurring the school day so we will conduct a brief background check on volunteers. This will be at no cost to the volunteer. Transportation to and from will be provided.
Organization: UN Global Compact Network USA Roundtable Discussions
Meeting date: Wednesday 7:45 - 9:00 am and 12:30 - 1:00 pm
UN Global Compact Network USA will be hosting roundtable discussions on the role of the UN in the US corporate sustainability marketplace.