Meet your people.

GLOBE brought people together from diverse sectors across the economy, including corporate executives, strategic investors, cleantech entrepreneurs, young trailblazers and government leaders for unparalleled networking opportunities.

Grow your business.

Attendees developed their skills through educational workshops, learned from speakers and innovators who are leaders in their fields, and met partners and investors.​

Every session, activity, networking break and exhibit were focused on creating a big impact ⁠— for business, for the economy and for the planet.​ Delegates came to GLOBE to do business better together.


Change the world.

GLOBE 2020 was a turning point in the conversation about the clean economy. Corporations, all levels of government, NGOs, international agencies, technology innovators, and the finance community met at GLOBE to invest, learn, do deals, find solutions and get inspired.


At the largest gathering of sustainable business professionals in North America, participants included representatives from as the following organizations:


  • AECOM Canada Ltd.
  • AIG
  • ALDO Group
  • Aritzia
  • ATCO
  • BASF Canada
  • BDC Capital
  • Bullfrog Power
  • Business Council of Canada
  • Cadillac Fairview
  • Canada Green Building Council
  • Canada Post
  • Canadian Nuclear Association
  • Capital Power
  • Cenovus
  • Ceres
  • Chrysalix Venture Capital
  • Coca-Cola
  • Consulate General of China
  • Vancouver Consulate General of the United States of America
  • CP Rail
  • CPA Canada
  • Dow Chemical
  • Enbridge
  • Environment & Climate Change Canada
  • FortisBC
  • Future 500
  • Global Affairs Canada
  • Greater Toronto Airports Authority
  • Honda
  • HP Canada
  • HSBC
  • Husky
  • IBM
  • Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
  • KPMG
  • London Drugs Limited
  • Manulife
  • Maple Leaf Foods
  • National Research Council of Canada
  • Natural Resources Canada
  • NatureBank
  • NOVA Chemicals
  • Pembina Institute
  • Schneider Electric
  • Shell
  • Sun Life
  • Suncor Energy
  • Sustainable Development Technology Canada (SDTC)
  • TD Insurance
  • The Co-operators Group Ltd
  • The Natural Step Canada
  • University of Toronto
  • Vancity Community Investment Bank
  • Vancouver Airport Authority
  • Western Economic Diversification Canada
  • WestJet
  • Whistler Blackcomb/Vail Resorts
  • YWCA Canada

The conference was political, creative and flawlessly executed. I was very glad to be a part of it.

Tzeporah Berman Adjunct Professor and Strategic Consultant, York University

I loved the renewed enthusiasm from not only our Government, but the delegates and exhibitors. The trade show floor seemed to be a buzz of constant activity and deal making.

Cheryl Schell Former Consulate General Of Canada in Seattle

I truly enjoyed participating in GLOBE and felt like it was one of the best conferences I have been to in a long time. You very much walked the talk, from your support for women, to First Peoples, to your contribution to the local organizations.

Tim Mohin Senior Director, Corporate Responsibility, AMD Public Affairs

Build your own GLOBE experience.


Feb 10-13

GLOBE Forum is our flagship business summit, featuring world-renowned thought leaders, innovators and sustainability experts. The GLOBE community is at the forefront of economic transformation: we generate ideas, make deals and take bold steps that transform our economy and change the world for the better.​

Every session, activity, networking break and exhibit were focused on creating a big impact ⁠— for business, for the economy and for the planet.​

GLOBE delegates were also invited to GLOBE Advance on Feb. 13 – a half-day impact-focused event where the GLOBE community came together to develop action plans around the transition to a clean economy.


innovation showcase

Feb 11-12

GLOBE’s Innovation Showcase was the place to experience cutting-edge technology and see the future of the clean economy.

In the Hall of Technology, participants explored the newest innovations in sustainability. In the Hall of Discovery, attendees met leaders from Canada and around the world, with a focus on corporate vanguards in five thematic clusters: Bioeconomy/Circular Economy, Mobility, Smart Cities, Carbon Productivity and Oceans and Plastic.

The Innovation Showcase also featured interactive opportunities, including innovation challenges, start-up pitch competitions, interactive presentations, networking activities, and many more.


globe exchange

Feb 10

For the first time ever, GLOBE dedicated a full day to business-to-business (B2B) networking and transactions focused on cleantech. GLOBE Exchange connected capital and market opportunities with innovation to accelerate the transition to the clean economy. It featured curated matchmaking (innovator to investor, investor to investor and innovator to government), coaching for growth, investor presentations, meeting opportunities through our app and networking activities.


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