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
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October 24, 2017 - 7:00am ISSP UAE Chapter Meeting: CSR, mandatory contributions, and the UAE national agenda
A meetup of sustainability and CSR professionals in the UAE at 6:00pm GST. In his recent address, Sultan bin Saeed Al Mansouri, Minister of Economy stated that the UAE government seeks to ensure AED500 million in financial aid and in-kind support by UAE-based companies in furtherance of their commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) during 2017. 2017 was declared...
October 24, 2017 - 10:00am Greater Chicago Regional Learning Network Meeting
A virtual gathering of sustainability professionals in Chicagoland October 24th at 12:00pm CT. As a sustainability professional, do you ever feel a need to be more connected to practitioners in other organizations?  Would you like an opportunity to connect with other sustainability professionals in your region - to share success stories and best practices, get and give...
October 30, 2017 - 10:00am Texas Regional Learning Network Meeting
A virtual gathering of sustainability professionals in Texas, October 30th at 12:00 noon CT. As a sustainability professional, do you ever feel a need to be more connected to practitioners in other organizations?  Would you like an opportunity to connect with other sustainability professionals in your region - to share success stories and best practices, get and give feedback...
November 1, 2017 - 4:30pm ISSP Colorado Chapter Meeting
A sustainability professional meeting at 5:30pm MT to network with other Colorado sustainability professionals in your area and discuss the future of the Colorado ISSP chapter.  Snacks, beer, wine, and non-alcoholic beverages will be provided. This event is open to ISSP Colorado Chapter members and non-members, and free for Colorado Chapter members. Meeting Details Date:...
November 2, 2017 - 4:00pm ISSP Alberta Chapter Annual General Meeting
The ISSP Alberta Chapter will hold its inaugural Annual General Meeting on November 2nd from 5:00 to 7:00 pm MT at the Alastair Ross Technology Centre, Calgary. The gathering will be attended by a variety of different professionals from various sectors across Alberta and should also provide an opportunity for networking and to learn more about ISSP. A guest speaker is...
November 6, 2017 - 10:00am Wisconsin Regional Learning Network Meeting
A virtual gathering of sustainability professionals in Wisconsin on November 6th at 12:00pm CT. As a sustainability professional, do you ever feel a need to be more connected to practitioners in other organizations?  Would you like an opportunity to connect with other sustainability professionals in your region - to share success stories and best practices, get and give...
November 16, 2017 - 8:00am ISSP Member Information Session - November 16th, 8am 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. November 16th @ 8am PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-USA. Not in Pacific Coast Time zone? Check your time HERE). All ISSP members are...
Webinars
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October 24, 2017 - 12:00pm WEBINAR: How to be an Effective Sustainability Professional - A Conversation with Wrangler's Director of Sustainability
Early this year, Wrangler launched a farmer engagement platform focused on soil health practices for cotton growers, the number one material input for their denim product. With nine partner organizations, Wrangler’s healthy soils platform seeks to advocate for farming techniques that utilize new technology adoption, the use of cover crops, complex rotation, and no tillage...
November 9, 2017 - 11:00am WEBINAR: Setting Sustainability Visions and Strategies to Address New Realities
This webinar will describe the imperative of setting long-term sustainability strategies to steward the organization and society to a sustainable future. It will profile recent research into the approaches leading companies are taking to develop “sustainability vision stories,” that address the sustainability mega-forces that will affect companies and their operating...
Courses
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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...