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. However, If you are looking to study at your own pace, check our Self-Study course list.

Courses
Oct 2, 2018 COURSE: Sustainability Management Systems (October 2018)
A Sustainability Management System (SMS) allows for systematic internal review, monitoring and corrective actions for continual improvement.  Management systems are the key to ongoing progress and embedding best practices. An SMS (sustainability management system) allows for systematic internal review, monitoring and corrective actions for continual improvement. ISSP...
Nov 5, 2018 COURSE: Leadership Skills for Change Agents (November 2018)
Connect the dots between timeless leadership practices and how to transform an organization to a sustainable enterprise. The “Leadership Skills for Change Agents“ course prepares sustainability professionals at any level in the organizational hierarchy, and external consultants / advisors, to design business models for success in the 21st century. It helps sustainability...
Meetings
Sep 18, 2018 Australia & New Zealand Regional Learning Network Meeting - Sept 19th @ 12pAEST
Engage With and Learn from Fellow Sustainability Professionals in Australia and New Zealand*! Would you like an opportunity to engage with and learn from other sustainability professionals in your region - to share success stories and best practices, get and give feedback and suggestions, and simply talk with other people who understand what you do? The Austrialia & New...
Sep 19, 2018 ISSP Member Information Session - 10am 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.  This is a great opportunity to help you get the most from your ISSP membership. September 19th @ 10am PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-...
Sep 23, 2018 Colorado Chapter Sustainability Retreat: Sept 23-27, 2018
Beyond Sustainability: An Interactive Workshop for Sustainability Professionals from All Sectors. Grand Lake, Colorado, September 23-27, 2018 For the third year in a row, ISSP and the ISSP Colorado Chapter are collaborating with Shadowcliff to present a four-day, residential workshop specially created to address the needs and aspirations of sustainability professionals. If...
Sep 25, 2018 Greater St Louis Chapter: Motivations and Examples from the European Energy Efficiency Transition
Join ISSP’s Greater St. Louis Chapter Sustainability Drivers on September 25th from 3:45pm - 5:00pm CT for a presentation and discussion on Motivations and Examples from the European Energy Efficiency Transition!  We will discuss the main drivers and concrete actions being taken by small businesses in Europe, with a focus on how businesses in STL can follow suit. Case studies...
Oct 3, 2018 Greater NYC Chapter: Congestion Pricing in NYC - Why It Matters and What's Going to Happen Next
You are cordially invited to join transportation experts and sustainability leaders for a lively discussion about our New York City transportation crisis, above and below ground. The MTA needs close to $40 billion to bring the subway and bus systems into the 21st century.  Congestion pricing could provide a substantial part of the needed funding while reducing congestion and...
Oct 10, 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Learning Network Meeting - 12p ET
Why does the BREEAM Certification meet a terrific need for existing buildings in the US?  Join Julia Craighill and fellow sustainability professionals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region on Wednesday, October 10th at 12pm ET as she leads an informative discussion on the BREEAM green-building certification - recognizing and reflecting the value in higher performing assets across...
Oct 11, 2018 Greater Chicago Regional Learning Network Meeting - 12p CT
Are you interested in learning about Sustainable Materials Management and how to apply it?  We're continuing to build Upper Mid-Western US regional connections at our next virtual meeting for sustainability professionals on Thursday, October 11th at 12 noon CT.   We will be joined by Susan Robinson, Federal Public Affairs Director at Waste Management, who will be presenting...
Oct 11, 2018 ISSP Member Information Session - 12pm PT (US)
This information 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.  This is a great opportunity to help you get the most from your ISSP membership. October 11th @ 12pm PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-USA...
Webinars
Sep 27, 2018 WEBINAR: Communicating Sustainability Effectively with Visuals
In this webinar, we will introduce various channels through which people communicate and learn. We will also look at how to engage people's right brain (intuition, holistic thinking) as a way to communicate effectively on sustainability-related topics. We will also offer some free tools that everybody can use such as short animation videos, illustrations, etc. Finally, we will...
Oct 25, 2018 WEBINAR: Business and Biodiversity: Engaging stakeholders and meeting corporate sustainability goals
In today's competitive landscape, engaging in corporate conservation is emerging as an innovative approach to meet both business and environmental needs. Indeed, corporate spending on sustainability and circular economy initiatives are on the rise -- and yielding increased sales and cost savings. Demonstrating leadership in corporate conservation is crucial to meeting...