Past Summits

October 22-23, 2019

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: New York 2019

The Sustainable Business Flagship Summit returns to the Bloomberg headquarters in New York for the fifth year. This flagship summit attracts an A-list audience from corporate boardrooms and Wall Street to engage with influential private sector leaders who create businesses and move markets.

September 19, 2019

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: Toronto 2019

The Sustainable Business Summit returns to Toronto for the fourth year. This program will bring together the leaders of Canadian industry and finance for conversations on how the country is moving toward a low-carbon economy and developing sustainable strategies in its companies, cities, and financial markets.

June 18, 2019

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: London 2019

This flagship summit returns to Bloomberg’s European headquarters in London for the third year. Like its counterpart in New York, this summit convenes corporate executives, influential investors, and prominent experts for a high-level look at the evolution of sustainable business and finance strategies in a post-Brexit world.

May 16, 2019

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: Seattle 2019

Bloomberg’s Sustainable Business Summit returns to the West Coast for the third year, bringing together senior corporate executives, influential investors, and progressive thought leaders for conversations on how forward-looking companies and investment groups are driving innovation in sustainable business and finance.

April 25, 2019

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: São Paulo 2019

After five years of convening C-suite executives, influential investors, and innovative thought leaders in North America and Europe, the Sustainable Business Summit series comes to South America for the first time in 2019.

Join us in São Paulo, Brazil for critical conversations about local and global issues in sustainable business and finance, including:

  • How leaders can foster a diverse and inclusive corporate culture
  • The importance of transparency in climate risk disclosure
  • How the public and private sectors can collaborate to build a circular economy
  • The impact of government policy on sustainable development

February 13, 2019

Finance, Strategy and the SDGs 2019

Our half-day event in New York brings together business and finance leaders for insightful, data-driven conversations about how companies are aligning their strategies with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and how investors are tracking and evaluating those strategies. This new event builds on Bloomberg’s ongoing Sustainable Business Summit series and will address critical issues, including:

  • The business case for aligning with the SDGs
  • Innovative ways companies are incorporating SDGs into their sustainability strategy
  • How investors quantify and track value of the SDGs
  • SDG financing solutions, including loans, funds, bonds, and venture philanthropy

November 7 – 8, 2018

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: London 2018

In 2018, Bloomberg’s second annual Sustainable Business Summit: London explored critical issues, including:

  • How companies are integrating the SDG’s in ways that drive revenue growth and profitability
  • Best practices for implementing the TCFD’s recommendations
  • Specific ways corporations are integrating sustainability across the supply chain
  • How European city leaders and investors are partnering to implement sustainable solutions at the local level

October 16, 2018

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: New York 2018

Bloomberg’s fourth annual Sustainable Business Summit: New York explored critical issues, including:

  • How investors are using companies’ climate disclosures to make smarter long-term investment decisions
  • Why investors are pushing companies to make diversity a key component of their board composition
  • How the circular economy evolution is transforming the fashion industry
  • How governors and mayors are advancing sustainable practices at the state and local levels

September 20, 2018

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: Toronto 2018

Bloomberg returned to Canada for the third annual Sustainable Business Summit: Toronto, which explored critical issues including:

  • How a low-carbon economy will transform the nation’s energy systems
  • How Canada is leveraging green bonds to finance infrastructure projects
  • How sustainable agriculture is transforming the way we eat
  • How First Nation leaders are collaborating with industry and government to achieve climate goals and create economic opportunity

June 20, 2018

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: Amsterdam 2018

In 2018 Bloomberg brought the Sustainable Business Summit to Amsterdam for the first time, addressing critical issues, including:

  • Driving revenue growth and profitability through social and environmental goals
  • Defining and measuring the business value of sustainable practices
  • Extending Europe’s leadership in the global green bond market
  • Advancing sustainable agricultural practices to feed a growing world
  • Developing replicable business models that advance the development and use of renewable energy

May 17, 2018

Bloomberg Sustainable Business Summit: Seattle 2018

Bloomberg returned to Seattle to kick off the 2018 Sustainable Business Summit series on May 17, 2018. Generation Investment Management Chairman Al Gore joined prominent leaders in business and finance to discuss sustainability as good business – and a powerful investment. Amid an ever-changing landscape of tech innovation and corporate expansions, Bloomberg’s sustainability conversations in Seattle included:

  • How ESG investing can generate impressive returns and positive change
  • How the evolution of transportation technologies will allow goods and people to move more sustainably
  • How gender lens investing is empowering women and girls across the globe
  • How industry can leverage disruptive technology to further climate goals