YOU ARE INVITED TO AEGN’S 2018 CONFERENCE IN SYDNEY!

The green economy is at our doorstep with the promise of delivering unimaginable benefits for the climate and biodiversity, forests and food systems, inland water and oceans.  But there are also headwinds at play – corporate, political and economic – which will impact the way our green economy develops and the benefits for our environment. This year’s AEGN conference will ask:

  • What is the state of Australia’s green economy?
  • How can philanthropy influence, energise and invest in the green economy?
  • Why is philanthropy needed and what are the best ideas and opportunities?

Who are the experts, leaders and fellow-funders to collaborate with?

 

OUR KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Ellen Dorsey, Wallace Global Fund, USA, co-founder, Divest Invest PhilanthropyDorsey_Ellen_21744_CROP - smaller

Ellen Dorsey is an impassioned advocate for international environmental sustainability and human rights. Since 2008, she has served as executive director of the Wallace Global Fund, a private foundation that focuses on environmental protection, the advancement of democracy and human rights, and corporate accountability. Under her leadership, the Fund is recognised for creative philanthropic strategies that promote progressive social change. She orchestrated the foundation’s shift to mission-related investing, contributing to a new wave of socially responsible investing in an era of climate change. Ellen also launched Divest Invest Philanthropy, a global network of 130 foundations, including ten from Australia, using their investments, as well as their grants, to address climate change.

 

WHERE AND WHEN?

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Tuesday 20 March 2018
Conference: 8.00am to 5.30pm   I    Dinner: 6.30pm to 10.00pm

The conference and dinner will both be held at View by Sydney

Wharf 2, Walsh Bay, Sydney – between Pier 1 and Sydney Theatre Company

 

 

TICKET PRICES AND BOOKINGS

Conference

$525 early bird until 6 February 2018

$595 from 7 February to 20 March 2018

Dinner
$110

**This event is open to grantmakers only

 

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