This Week's News
Tuesday, June 20th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. PT
In 2016 alone, nearly 2,500 acres of solar sites in Minnesota and Wisconsin were seeded with millions of native flowers and grasses including black-eyed susans, side-oats grama, purple prairie clover, butterfly milkweed, and calico aster. In the Midwest and other regions, corporations are taking an active role in accelerating the rate of adoption of pollinator-friendly solar development practices. Join Dr. Taylor Ricketts of the Gund Institute for Ecological Economics, Rob Davis of Fresh Energy, and Steve Levitsky of Perdue Farms in this interactive discussion of the science and trends behind pollinator-friendly solar development.
This special event is free for everyone. Register now!
ISSP has announced a partnership with Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability (ACTS), a non-profit member based organization representing higher and further education institutions throughout Australia, New Zealand and surrounding region. The agreement serves as the basis for a working relationship which will make it easier and more affordable for ISSP and ACTS members to gain access to the other organization’s benefits and offers. Read more here.
Sustainability initiatives can be important assets for the companies that pursue them, but what’s the best way to calculate the initiatives’ ROI? ISSP’s upcoming workshop presents the Sustainability ROI Workbook, an open-source resource designed to give sustainability professionals the tools to make a business case for sustainability that their CFO will love!
Taught by corporate sustainability strategy expert and author Bob Willard, the two-session workshop will present participants with the framework for a comprehensive and compelling cost-benefit analysis applicable to any sustainability initiative. In addition to being a useful way for participants to bolster their own marketability, the Sustainability ROI Workbook is geared towards helping sustainability professionals, consultants, and even company staff present a business case for sustainable proposals to important decision-makers.
The workshop begins June 20th. Sign up today!
Applications are now being accepted for the ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional (ISSP-CSP) credential exam. As part of the world’s first globally recognized certification program for sustainability professionals, ISSP-CSP designation recognizes candidates who have demonstrated a combination of sustainability-related work experience and formal education, provided recommendations from their peers, and have achieved a passing grade on both the ISSP Sustainability Associate (ISSP-SA) and ISSP Certified Sustainability Professional (ISSP-CSP) credential exams. Learn more and register here.
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