Environment, Food & Sustainability: act

No set of issues is more vital today than climate change and access to clean water, healthy foods and fertile land. Nature in all of its bounty is being sequestered at an unprecedented rate, creating life-threatening borders between greed and need. What does a just and sustainable future look like?

Environment, Food, & Sustainability Events

Ceres Conference 2014
Host: Ceres

Dates: April 30-May 1, 2014
Location: Boston, MA
Throughout the two-day program, attendees will engage on a broad range of topics, including:
-Sustainable agriculture
-Clean energy investment opportunities
-Corporate sustainability for the 21st Century

Fortune Brainstorm Green: Sustainable Solutions
Host: Brainstorm GREEN 
Dates: May 19-May 21, 2014
Location: Laguna Niguel, CA
This premier conference on business, sustainability, and green investing will tackle tough questions: How can companies grow revenues and profits while reducing their environmental impact? Can wasteful consumerism be tamed? Will business lead a movement in Washington to fix today’s energy and environmental policies—which manage to be both ineffective and inefficient? If business is to help solve the world’s biggest environmental problems, and do so profitably, corporate executives, environmentalists, and politicians will need to innovate and collaborate, think big and act boldly.

2nd International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impacts on Sustainable Development: Incorporating Environmental Economics, Toxicology and Brownfields
Host: Wessex Institute of Technology
Dates: May 14 – 16, 2014
Location: Ancona, Italy
The 2nd International Conference on Environmental and Economic Impacts on Sustainable Development incorporating Environmental Economics, Toxicology and Brownfields aims to provide an interdisciplinary forum where the most serious problems affecting sustainable development can be discussed. It follows the success of the first meeting held in the New Forest, home of the Wessex Institute of Technology, in 2012. The basic premise is that development projects need to consider the pressing issues related to environmental impacts in order to provide complete solutions.

AASHE Conference & Expo
Host: The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education (AASHE)
Dates: October 26-29, 2014
Location: Portland, OR
The AASHE annual conference is one of our most powerful tools for empowering higher education to lead the sustainability transformation. With nearly 2,000 participants, AASHE conferences are the largest stage in North America for higher education sustainability thought leadership. Attendees from around the world share innovations, activities, frameworks, learning outcomes, tools, strategies, research, theory and leadership initiatives that are changing the face of sustainability in higher education. With trailblazing keynote speakers, workshops, sustainability tours, student summits, awards and networking opportunities, AASHE conferences represent and inform the full spectrum of current sustainability challenges and best practices in higher education each year.