ISSP Events calendar features professional development opportunities and local chapter networking events. We look forward to seeing you there!

Please note: All event times are listed in Pacific Time-US. If you're not in PT, you can check your time zone at https://www.worldtimebuddy.com/.

Webinars
July 27, 2017 - 12:00pm WEBINAR: Broaden your Toolbox - The Sustainable Food Trade Association’s 11-point sustainability reporting framework
Reporting frameworks (i.e. CDP, GRI) are key tools the sustainability professional can use to help define and measure a company’s sustainability performance. However, these models may not always feel like the perfect “fit” for your company or client, since there are as many different ways to look at and measure sustainability as there are business models. WEBINAR: Broaden your...
August 8, 2017 - 11:00am WEBINAR: Integrating Sustainability With Operational Excellence
We all know that sustainability performance improvements must be linked to the larger organizational objectives.  Ensuring that we speak the language of Operational Excellence is imperative.  Directing resources to sustainability and environmental performance improvement projects happens as the sustainability leader is educated on continual improvement methods.  This can go...
August 16, 2017 - 8:00am FREE WEBINAR: ISSP Certification Info Session for Europe + US time zones
As ISSP moves forward with our Professional Certification program for sustainability professionals, we’re offering free informational webinars designed to help those in the sustainability field get involved! The webinars will detail where development of the Professional Certification stands, provide insight into the certification process, and let supporters hear from one...
August 16, 2017 - 5:00pm FREE WEBINAR: ISSP Certification Info Session for Asia Pacific + US time zones
As ISSP moves forward with our Professional Certification program for sustainability professionals, we’re offering free informational webinars designed to help those in the sustainability field get involved! The webinars will detail where development of the Professional Certification stands, provide insight into the certification process, and let supporters hear from one...
Meetings
August 23, 2017 - 1:00pm ISSP Member Information Session - August 23rd, 1pm PT (US)
This orientation session lasts 30-45 minutes and gives participants a chance to meet other ISSP members, learn about ISSP and its mission, and discover how to use the ISSP web site to both find and contribute materials to our professional library. August 23rd @ 1pm PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-USA. Not in Pacific Coast Time zone? Check your time HERE). All ISSP members are...
Courses
September 5, 2017 - 10:00am COURSE: SPaRK Sustainability Plan and Reporting Kit (September 2017)
Walk through the steps of creating a comprehensive sustainability plan: from justification for your sustainability efforts, through impacts assessment and determination of measures. The resulting plan also sets you up for reliable and pain free reporting. At the end of the course you will have a “draft” plan and experience applying each of the key steps of the process. As part...
November 6, 2017 - 4:00pm COURSE: Leadership Skills for Change Agents (November 2017)
Connect the dots between timeless leadership practices and how to transform an organization to a sustainability culture. The “Leadership Skills for Change Agents“ course prepares sustainability professionals at any level in the organizational hierarchy, and external consultants / advisors, to lead an organizational change toward a sustainable enterprise. It helps...