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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.

COURSE: Leadership Skills for Change Agents

Bob WillardBegins Monday, November 6th, 2017 at 4:00 p.m. PT / 7:00 p.m. ET

Connects the dots between leadership skills and making sustainability change within businesses and other organizations.

ISSP's November course, taught by sustainability expert and author Bob Willard, will teach sustainability professionals working at any level in an organizational hierarchy or as consultants to leverage their leadership skills in order to help integrate sustainability into business practice. Participants will learn how to make a business case for sustainable change, avoid potential pitfalls, and encourage others to become sustainability champions in the workplace.

Classes start November 6th, so sign up today!

WEBINAR: Setting Sustainability Visions and Strategies to Address New Realities

Coro StrandbergThursday, November 9th, 2017 at 11:00 a.m. PT / 2:00 p.m. ET

Join Coro Strandberg, expert sustainability consultant, and Rose Perkins, Director of Sustainability for the Dow Chemical Company, in a discussion of setting long-term sustainability strategies to steward organizations and societies to a sustainable future.  This webinar will profile recent research into the approaches leading companies are taking to develop “sustainability vision stories,” that address the sustainability mega-forces that will affect companies and their operating environments; how the company can both adapt to and influence the sustainability forces in a positive way; and how to adopt a long-term sustainability quest that will improve outcomes for the organization, its stakeholders and broader society.

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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