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Webinar: SFTA’s Sustainability Reporting Framework

Thursday, July 27th, 2017 at 12:00 p.m. PT

One of the most important pieces of a sustainability professional’s toolbox is a framework for sustainability reporting. Inspired by the Natural Step reporting framework, the Sustainable Food Trade Association (SFTA) has developed such a tool. ISSP’s upcoming webinar will delve into SFTA’s reporting format, which takes a comprehensive systems-based approach so that many of its metrics can apply across a spectrum of industries.  Led by Lisa Spicka, SFTA Associate Director, and Melissa Elkins of Community Food Co-op, this workshop will provide an overview of the 11-point SFTA sustainability reporting framework. Participants will learn a unique perspective on how to identify, quantify, and communicate the sustainability efforts and successes that may already be occurring at their companies. The best practices encouraged by this tool will be brought to life through examples of how companies are improving efforts in key metric areas.  Sign up today.

2017-2018 ISSP Leadership Team Elected

A new Leadership Team has been elected by the ISSP Board of Directors. The new officers assume their roles as ISSP continues to grow the ISSP Sustainability Professional Certification Program and increase its capacity through partnerships with Organizational Members and Education Partners. Rob Andrejewski, ISSP-SA, Director of Sustainability at University of Richmond, Richmond, VA is now President of ISSP for the current 2017-2018 fiscal year. Read more here.

ISSP Partners With Australasian Campuses Towards Sustainability

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.

Applications Now Being Accepted for ISSP-CSP Credential Exam

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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