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

Meetings
May 29, 2017 - 2:30pm ISSP Alberta Chapter: The Business Case for Sustainability with Bob Willard
We are making progress on pressing sustainability issues, but not enough progress, fast enough. Too many sustainability initiatives are failing. Why? Because they lack senior executive (CEO and CFO) support. Why? Because executives don’t always understand that sustainability initiatives are good for the company, as well as for the environment and society. We need to support...
June 13, 2017 - 8:00am ISSP Information Session - June 13th, 8:00am PT (US)
This orientation session lasts 45-60 minutes and gives participants a chance to meet other 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. June 13th @ 8:00am PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-USA. Not in Pacific Coast Time zone? Check your time HERE). All members are welcome to join...
June 13, 2017 - 8:00am ISSP Information Session - June 13th, 8:00am PT (US)
This orientation session lasts 45-60 minutes and gives participants a chance to meet other 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. June 13th @ 8:00am PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-USA. Not in Pacific Coast Time zone? Check your time HERE). All members are welcome to join...
Webinars
June 15, 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...
June 15, 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...
June 20, 2017 - 11:00am WEBINAR: Bees Love Solar - Corporate Leadership on Solar Arrays with Abundant Pollinator Habitat
In 2016 alone, nearly 2,500 acres of solar sites in Minnesota and Wisconsin were seeded with millions of native flowers and grasses including black-eyed susans, side-oats grama, purple prairie clover, butterfly milkweed, and calico aster. In the Midwest and other regions, corporations are taking an active role in accelerating the rate of adoption of pollinator-friendly solar...
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...
Courses
June 20, 2017 - 4:00am “Sustainability ROI Workbook” – A Swiss-Army-Knife Tool for Sustainability Professionals
Crafted by expert corporate sustainability strategist Bob Willard, the Sustainability ROI Workbook is a new, free, open-source, downloadable set of Excel spreadsheets. They frame a comprehensive and compelling cost-benefit analysis for any sustainability proposal. This two-session live-online course provides a hands-on experience with how to use the workbook to build a...
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...