Join ISSP’s Greater St. Louis chapter on May 29th from 5:15pm - 6:30pm CT for a presentation and discussion on Why You Should Care About Sustainability Literacy In the Workplace. 

Society needs to understand the significance and cause of human interaction on the degradation of the environment.  To ensure people are armed with the right information to make the best possible decisions in their professions, we must educate our society on sound environmental, social, and financial reasoning.  As education plays a crucial role in the adoption of sustainable development in society, we need to ensure people are sustainability literate.  Sustainability literacy not only encompasses people’s knowledge of sustainability aspects, but their willingness to act on these issues.    If we are expecting our world to change and incorporate sustainable development principles in their professional roles and personal lives, we must understand their level of knowledge and their willingness to act.

In this session, attendees will learn how to discuss sustainability literacy, methods currently in use to assess literacy levels, and results from an international assessment on student sustainability literacy.  In addition, we will discuss possibilities to assess sustainability literacy in your workplace and different educational sources available to develop sustainability literacy.

Presenter: Brandon Verhoff

Join us for a discussion of this important topic to learn, engage and lead on sustainability and climate issues in the Greater St Louis region. Let's not be dependent on the specialists; come join us in the driver's seat for making real change!

Registration is not required for this event.  Questions can be sent to creatingmovalue@gmail.com.

ISSP Greater St Louis Chapter's Sustainability Drivers takes place from 5:15 to 6:30 PM on the last Tuesday of every month as a part of OneSTL's Sustainability Lab @T-Rex from  3:30 - 7:00 PM on the 5th Floor, 911 Washington Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63101. We are teaching each other about the evolution of what every business can be doing to educate about, encourage and ultimately compel the inclusive, clean and circular economy through enthusiastic presenters and actionable topics. These are free and welcoming conversations working to harness our region's collective energies to make a better tomorrow.


For more information about this month's ISSP Sustainability Drivers content specifically and the Sustainability Lab @T-Rex agenda in general, click this link and be sure to sign up for their monthly emails. 

Attendance to each Sustainability Drivers meeting counts for 0.5 CEU towards ISSP credential maintenance. We hope to see you there!

Note: This event will take place from 5:15-6:30pm CT.  The time below is Pacific Time - ISSP's server timezone.

May 29, 2018 3:15 PM   through   4:30 PM PT
911 Washington Avenue
T-REX, 5th Floor
St Louis, MO 63101
United States
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