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Accepting Nominations for ISSP's Board of Directors

If you are a sustainability professional interested in setting the standard of excellence for the field, expanding professional development and networking opportunities for all sustainability professionals, and helping to move the needle on sustainable practices around the world, then we want you on the ISSP Board of Directors! Board members serve a two-year term and actively participate in ISSP programs and committees. For more information on what is involved and the application process, see our Board Manual. To be considered for a Board position, email a statement of interest including:

  1. A brief description of your experience and which of the key elements of ISSP's mission you are most interested in working on.

  2. A brief bio and link to your LinkedIn profile,

  3. A letter of recommendation, preferably from an ISSP member.  

You must be an ISSP member to be considered and prior participation in ISSP committee activities is a plus. Emails and questions should be sent to execdir@sustainabilityprofessionals.org. Applications are being accepted through December 15th.

Webinar: A Practical Guide to Navigating Sustainability Frameworks and Tools

December 12 at 11:00am PT / 2:00pm ET

Is your sustainability team missing out on opportunities to save money and time, opportunities that would boost the effectiveness of its initiatives? ISSP’s December webinar provides a practical guide to some of the most proven sustainability frameworks and tools out there designed to improve the day-to-day operations of sustainability professionals in a corporate setting.

Join Saman Baghestani, Project Manager of SHIFT - the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative's online platform of curated tools and frameworks - for a workshop designed to sort through sustainability’s “wild west” of best practices. Participants will discover improved methods of performing common and necessary tasks such as LCA analyses, benchmarking, preparing for specific reporting formats, and a range of valuation and ROI analyses.

Webinars are free for members, and all registrants will receive a recording of the live event. Sign up today!

Green Business Certification Inc. and ISSP Join Forces

ISSP and Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), the premier organization independently recognizing excellence in green business performance and practice globally, are joining forces to advance green and sustainable business practices through professional credentialing. With project teams and professionals in over 167 countries, GBCI will leverage its resources, capacity and experience to further enhance, scale and promote ISSP’s programs and credentials globally.

“Market transformation is about people, and through programs like those of ISSP, we are supporting the individuals who are driving change within their organizations and across many industries,” said Mahesh Ramanujam, president and CEO, GBCI and the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC).  Read more here.

Webinars are free for members.  Sign up today!

Join ISSP's virtual Regional Learning Networks

ISSP Member locationsWe're thrilled to announce our new ISSP Regional Learning Network, where ISSP members from all over the world gather to share ideas, learn from each other, and build community.  If you want to be part of a Regional Learning Network in your area, let us know by filling out the Regional Learning Network Interest Form.  If you'd like to help plan and facilitate future virtual meetings for your area, volunteer to be an ISSP Ambassador.

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