This Week's News
ISSP Board Member Sarah Beaubien has joined the Tillamook County Creamery Association as Director of Sustainability and Corporate Stewardship, where she develops and implements strategy, process, and systems to support sustainability and corporate responsibility—linking people, planet, and profits. The co-operative is made up of 110 dairy farms in Oregon that make and sell dairy products, including cheeses and ice cream, under the "Tillamook" brand name. Prior to her current role, Sarah served as Director of Sustainability for coffee foodservice company Farmer Bros. Co. Read more.
In order to track and maintain progress on your organization’s sustainability goals, you’ve got to develop an SMS - Sustainability Management System. Project management is key to making sure a sustainability plan lines up with reality, and ISSP’s upcoming October course will help set you on the right course. Taught by veteran sustainability consultant and ISSP Board Member Dorothy Atwood, our Sustaining Sustainability workshop walks participants through developing an SMS and sustainability metrics, maintaining continuous reporting, and prioritizing next steps as a plan comes together. It’s a great introduction to the project management side of sustainability initiatives, and an important resource for any sustainability professional trying to make change in their industry. Course starts October 7th. Register and learn more here.
Whether you're looking for your first job in the sustainability field or seeking to advance your career, it's important to distinguish yourself from the rest of the pack. ISSP, in partnership with Sustainable Business Consulting, is offering a new online course designed to teach sustainability professionals best practices specific to the field in order to help them rise to the top of the résumé pile. The How to Get a Job in Sustainability self-guided course, hosted in ISSP's online Professional Development Center, is a great resource for professionals looking to begin or advance their career in the sustainability field! Register and learn more here.
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