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Sustainable Brands Events
Where Business and Brand Leaders Convene in Person
Sustainable Brands® events were founded on the belief that unleashing the best of our human ingenuity and innovation can change the shape of business, and with it, the world. Connect with professionals from different perspectives and disciplines in an optimistic, collaborative environment and create a shared vision of what is possible. Attend an upcoming event and learn more about our past events by watching video highlights.
Upcoming Events in 2017
March 8-9, 2017 | Tokyo, Japan
The SB community will gather in Tokyo in the spring of 2017 to demonstrate how companies are elevating the business case for embedding environmental and social purpose into the core of a brand. Join sustainability and brand leaders in Japan to discover ways to accelerate business success by activating brand purpose.
April 20-21, 2017 | Istanbul, Turkey
As the country's economic, cultural and historic center, Istanbul hosts the SB community for a 5th year. Learn how business leaders are working together to solve challenges unique to emerging economies that contribute toward a sustainable future.
May 7-9, 2017 | Madrid, Spain
Join the SB community in the capital city of Spain to discover how brand and sustainability leaders are accelerating business success by activating brand purpose. Learn how to build a trusted and authentic brand that activates purpose at its core.
May 22-25, 2017 | Detroit, MI
Against a backdrop of stunning economic and community revitalization, the SB Community will convene in Detroit, Michigan for our flagship event in May 2017. Join the global dialog about how together, through our vision for the aspirational lifestyle of the future, we can collectively Redefine the Good Life.
September 21, 2017 | Buenos Aires, Argentina
Brands that broaden their role within society and redesign the way they deliver value are recognizing the economic, environmental and social benefits that result. This event in South America is yet another opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals.
October 2-4, 2017 | Cape Town, South Africa
Join local and global brand innovators in Cape Town and discover how to create an abundant Africa. SB'17 Cape Town will feature inspiring program events, break away workshops, tours and networking opportunities.
October 10-11, 2017 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Malaysia brings another welcomed perspective as sustainability and design leaders gather from around the world to share profitable business models that deliver brand purpose. With Kuala Lumpur continuing to be a major hub for business in Asia, brand leaders will reconvene at SB’17 Kuala Lumpur in October of 2017.
October 30 - November 1, 2017 | Copenhagen, Denmark
Join hundreds of global business leaders for our second year in Copenhagen, a model city for green living and sustainable business.
November 13-15, 2017 | Philadelphia, PA
Leadership in the new economy requires innovative methods and metrics for identifying, measuring and quantifying entirely new forms of business value and risk. Join business intelligence, finance and sustainability leaders to discover innovative tools, ideas and methodologies that capture tangible business value and translate it into financial performance.
November 29-30, 2017 | Bangkok, Thailand
A major regional force in business, the vibrant city of Bangkok hosts the SB community for the third year in a row. Join business leaders and sustainability practitioners in Bangkok and learn about the local companies who are recognizing the business benefits of delivering better brands.
Recent Past Events
The largest gathering of business leaders across various industries, organizational types and sizes, and corporate functions. Conferences began in 2007 in the US and have grown to over 2,000 in attendance.
A universally recognized home for our global community, all SB events are unique in their systems approach to sustainability. They encourage and support collaborative discussion that creates broader understanding of opportunities that lead to positive business results.
Sustainable Brands 2016 Kuala Lumpur
Sustainable Brands 2016 Bangkok
Sustainable Brands 2016 Copenhagen
Sustainable Brands 2016 Buenos Aires
Sustainable Brands 2016 Sydney
Sustainable Brands 2016 Rio
Sustainable Brands 2016 Istanbul
Sustainable Brands 2016 Barcelona
Sustainable Brands 2016 Cape Town
Sustainable Brands 2016 Tokyo Symposium
Sustainable Brands 2015 Kuala Lumpur
Sustainable Brands 2015 Buenos Aires
Sustainable Brands 2015 Rio
Sustainable Brands 2015 Istanbul
Sustainable Brands 2015 Barcelona
Sustainable Brands 2015 Bangkok
Sustainable Brands 2014 Buenos Aires
Sustainable Brands 2014 Istanbul
Sustainable Brands 2013 Istanbul
Sustainable Brands 2013 Rio
Deep Dive Conversations
For professionals at the forefront of innovation, topic focused events emphasize breakthrough research and models plus allow for in-depth conversation. Participants benefits by engaging with other business leaders about the failures and successes that are driving brands towards sustainable innovation.
New Metrics 2016
New Metrics 2015
New Metrics 2014
Sustainable Brands Seminars 2011
Sustainable Brands Bootcamp
Corporate Member Events
Member-only meetings unite business leaders in search of the answer to one key question: How can their brand(s) prosper while leading the way to a better future. Learn more about Corporate Membership and attend an upcoming meeting.
SB'16 San Diego Member-Exclusive Events
April Member Meeting - 2016
December Member Meeting - 2015
October Member Meeting - 2015
CollaborateUp Workshop - 2015
March Member Meeting - 2015
Visit the SB Corporate Member Events page to see all member meetings.