BLOCPARTYII_GAStartingBloc and Intertek Sustainability Solutions invite you to join us on Saturday, October 24, 2009 for our second annual Fellow-run fundraiser, the BLOC PARTY II.  Attendees will connect with 250 emerging leaders who are working to advance the fields of corporate social innovation, social entrepreneurship and sustainability.  Together, we will enjoy delicious food, libations, and inspiring people and ideas.  The event will feature silent and live auctions with prizes from the Metropolitan Opera, Urban Escapes, In Good Company, the Council on Foreign Relations and Milk & Honey, among others.

This year’s theme is Celebrating Social Innovators and we are living up to the name by presenting the inaugural StartingBloc Social Innovator of the Year Award to Majora Carter, an environmental justice and green jobs pioneer from the South Bronx. Also joining us at the BLOC PARTY II will be a number of other tremendous individuals in the world of social entrepreneurship and innovation from organizations and companies including Acumen Fund, All Day Buffet, Ashoka, CSRwire, Echoing Green, Endeavor, Fast Company, JustMeans, Net Impact, and NYWSE.

Buy your tickets today!


Date: Saturday, October 24, 2009

Time: 7-8 pm VIP Cocktail Hour, 8-11pm Bloc Party II (open bar, light hors d’oeuvres and dessert)

Location: Studio 54

Dress Code: Festive

Tickets: $40 in advance, $50 at the door, $75 VIP tickets

Regular and advance tickets entitle attendees to hors d’oeuvres, an open bar and unlimited networking.  VIP tickets include a swag bag and an additional hour of mingling with top names in social innovation and entrepreneurship. Tickets are available now at