Other Sustainability Events and Trainings Around the World

ISSP is pleased to make our members aware of these other sustainability events happening around the world. Listing here is not an endorsement per se but an attempt to share opportunities of interest. In some cases these events have extended a discount to ISSP members.

Events are listed in chronological order.  Click on the event name or scroll down to read more.

 

GreenBiz Forum 2015

GreenBiz Forum 2015

February 17-19, 2015, Phoenix, AZ

 

The 2015 GreenBiz Forum brings together GreenBiz Group, The Sustainability Consortium, and ASU's Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiatives. We leverage our vast networks, insights and domain expertise to bring you the brightest thinkers and most influential leaders. You'll get an unparalleled in-depth look at the key challenges and opportunities facing sustainable business today.

The Forum is framed by the annual State of Green Business report, the eighth annual edition of GreenBiz’s acclaimed accounting of key sustainability metrics and trends. The report, combined with the high-wattage stage presentations, workshops and networking opportunities that have become hallmarks of GreenBiz events, makes the 2015 GreenBiz Forum an unforgettable event.

Learn more and register for Green Biz Forum 2015, or check out highlights from GreenBiz 2014.

 

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Society for Organizational Learning: Foundations for Leadership Program

March 25-27, 2015, DoubleTree Hotel, Bedford, MA

Deepen your capacity to lead effectively in this intensive three-day program, based on the leadership development process described in The Fifth Disciplineby Peter Sengeidentified as a seminal management book by Harvard Business Review. Participants in Foundations for Leadership will explore what it takes to create an environment where leadership is a shared responsibility, naturally embedded in the fabric of an organization and community.

Participants will leave with a new set of skills, tools and understanding of how they can facilitate meaningful change, both within their organizations and in their personal lives. The special contribution of this leadership course emerges as participants make the profound connections between personal mastery and systems thinking, seeing that deep change in systems and in oneself are inseparable from each other.

This course is intended for everyone committed to deepening their capacity for effective leadership; teams are encouraged to attend to further develop their collective leadership.

Read more at www.solonline.org/?page=pg_leadership.

 

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SoL North America’s Leading Sustainable Transformation Workshop with Peter Senge & Darcy Winslow

 

June 2-4, 2015 Ashland, MA

 

Join Peter Senge and Darcy Winslow for the Society for Organizational Learning North America's (SoL NA) interactive, three-day Leading Sustainable Transformation workshop and learn with a diverse group of peers how to make sustainability a core value in your organization, supply chain or community. The program is designed for organizational leaders at all levels, from all sectors: corporate, non-profit, government agencies and education. The sessions will help build personal and joint capacity and provide tools to collaboratively address complex problems of systemic change. Leading Sustainable Transformation will be both personal and collective: participants learn how to work better together to achieve common goals that otherwise might not be possible. 

Please visit SoL North America website www.solonline.org or contact Program Manager Lisa Kim (lisa@solonline.org) for more information. Discounts for Non-profits, Teams and SoL North America Members available.

 

 

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Society for Organizational Learning: Executive Champions' Workshop

August 18-21, 2015, Stowe, VT

The Executive Champions' Workshop (ECW) is a special setting for nurturing new thinking and relationships among executive leaders in today's rapidly changing economic and social landscape. 

The ECW has thrived over the years because of a growing desire amongst senior leaders from diverse organizations around the world to engage in deeper dialogue with peers who share their aspirations and face similar challenges. With its distinguished participants, this program has consistently created a distinctive space for deep reflection and conversation around questions that matter.

Deep Conversation around Questions That Matter

The ECW is not a training session. Nor is it a typical conference. It is both personal and substantive in the way that only deep conversation among peers can be. In focusing on this year's theme: "Building Personal and Collective Leadership Capacity for Systems Change and Innovation,” we will explore questions such as:

Read more at http://www.solonline.org/?page=ecw.

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SRI

All In For Impact: SRI's 26th Annual Conference

November 3-5, 2015, Colorado Springs, CO

The SRI acronym (Sustainable, Responsible, Impact) reflects the common threads that weave the motivations of many socially conscious investors together: Putting investment capital to work toward creating a truly sustainable future; owning shares of the most responsible companies; while making money and having a positive impact—all at the same time.

The SRI Conference on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing (formerly SRI in the Rockies) is the premier annual gathering of investors and investment professionals investing for positive impact—for a truly sustainable future.

Read more at http://www.sriconference.com/.

 

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