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
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May 23, 2018 FREE WEBINAR: ISSP Certification Info Session
Are you ready to join the hundreds of ISSP members who have already earned credentials recognizing their sustainability work? Stand out from the crowd and play a bigger part in the sustainability field - take the next step and earn an ISSP credential!  We've set the time for this FREE informational webinar about the credentialing program specifically for members of...
May 24, 2018 WEBINAR: Sustainable Development Goals and YOU - the Sustainability Professional
The UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) provide a golden opportunity to embrace globally agreed upon language and a framework to “end poverty, protect the planet and ensure that all people enjoy peace and prosperity.”  This webinar will continue the conversation from a recent LinkedIn conversation about the extraordinary range of initiatives and challenges in advancing the...
Meetings
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May 24, 2018 ISSP Alberta Chapter: Industry in Focus Breakfast
Join the ISSP Alberta Chapter at it's Industry in Focus Breakfast to learn about sustainability in the construction industry from leaders at PCL Construction - Edmonton! Topic:         PCL and Sustainability Date/Time: Thursday, May 24th from 7:15am - 8:30am MT Location:    PCL Construction  9915 56 Ave NW  Edmonton, AB  T6E 5L7 Meet the Speakers! Rob Otway, VP & District...
May 29, 2018 ISSP Greater St Louis Chapter: Sustainability Drivers - Sustainability Literacy in the Workplace
Join ISSP’s Greater St. Louis chapter on May 29th from 5:15pm - 6:30pm CT for a presentation and discussion on Why You Should Care About Sustainability Literacy In the Workplace.  Society needs to understand the significance and cause of human interaction on the degradation of the environment.  To ensure people are armed with the right information to make the best possible...
Jun 5, 2018 European Regional Learning Network Meeting - June 5th @ 1pm CEST
Join ISSP members to learn how sustainability is being applied to the supply chain for 4.5M refugees in Turkey! The European Regional Learning Network continues its great work having discussions on topics of interest and sharing resouces on June 5th at 1pm CEST (Paris/Geneva/Rome time).  Cihan Koral Malak, ISSP-CSP will be sharing her experiences incorporating sustainability...
Jun 11, 2018 Mid-Atlantic Regional Learning Network Meeting - June 11th @ Noon EDT
What does an effective sustainability team look like and how do you build one?   The Pennsylvania and Greater DC areas are joining forces to connect sustainability professionals throughout the Mid-Atlantic region on June 11th at 12pm EDT and discuss how to build effective sustainability teams and share related experiences and resources.  Building Sustainability Teams Kim Quick...
Jun 19, 2018 ISSP Member Information Session - June 19th, 2pm 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. June 19th, 2pm PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-USA. Not...
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...
Courses
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Jun 13, 2018 COURSE: Life Cycle Assessment | The Basics (June 2018)
Gain an understanding of the scope, challenges, and possibilities in applying life cycle assessment to decision-making processes. This is a survey course on life cycle assessment. Participants will learn the steps involved and gain a basic understanding of the scope, challenges and possibilities in applying life cycle assessment to decision-making processes. An introduction to...
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...
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...