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/.

Meetings
Jun 26, 2018 Eastern Canada Regional Learning Network Meeting @12pm ET
Peace, development and environmental protection are interdependent and indivisible. - The Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, Principle 25. Join us for our Regional Learning Network virtual meeting for sustainability professionals in Canada's Eastern Provinces, on June 26th at 12 pm ET (1pm AT) to learn about the Peace and Biodiversity Dialogue Initiative, UN...
Jun 26, 2018 ISSP Greater St Louis Chapter: Sustainability Drivers - Regional Recycling Messaging
Join ISSP’s Greater St. Louis chapter on June 26nd from 5:15pm - 6:30pm CT for a presentation and discussion on Regional Recycling: Standardizing the Message and Keeping Up With Industry Changes.  The June ISSP Sustainability Drivers session is teaming up with the Materials & Recycling OneSTL Working Group to discuss their funded project of creating a regional recycling...
Jun 27, 2018 Greater Chicago Regional Learning Network Meeting - June 27th @12p CT
How do you jumpstart a circular economy mindset in your organization?  Hint:  It's a Win/Win situation. The Chicago Area Regional Learning Network has taken shape!  Join us as we continue to build regional connections at our next virtual meeting for sustainability professionals on Wednesday, June 27th at 12 noon CT.   This meeting will include a discussion lead by ISSP...
Jul 10, 2018 ISSP Member Information Session - July 10th, 6am 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. July 10th, 6am PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-USA. Not...
Jul 16, 2018 New England Regional Learning Network Meeting
Engage with and learn from fellow sustainability professionals in New England! 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? Join us for our inaugural Regional...
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...
Webinars
Jun 28, 2018 WEBINAR: Linking Executive Compensation to Sustainability & ESG Performance
Addressing sustainability issues is becoming more and more important for certain industries. Not only governments, but stock exchanges, major global investors, traditional banks, pension funds, and proxy advisors are all increasingly pressuring companies to improve their efforts in environmental, social and governance (ESG) topics. As a result, more and more companies are...
Aug 16, 2018 WEBINAR: Untapped Sustainability Resources
Sustainability leaders struggle with resources to apply to performance improvement.  Getting sustainability strategy integrated with business strategy is imperative.  This means that sustainability improvement projects must be prioritized as integral to Operational Excellence.  This Webinar will demonstrate how sustainability leaders can easily use existing resources, human...
Courses
Jul 17, 2018 Sustainability ROI Workbook: A Swiss-Army-Knife Tool for Sustainability Professionals (July 2018)
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-related proposal. This live-online course orients users to the need for a better business case tool and prepares them to...
Sep 5, 2018 COURSE: SPaRK Sustainability Plan and Reporting Kit (September 2018)
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...
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...