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.

Meetings
Aug 21, 2018 ISSP Greater NYC Chapter: Plastic Paradise Film Screening
Sustainability in Focus — Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch Tuesday, August 21st, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM EDT You are cordially invited to our next ISSP-NYC Sustainability in Focus film screening and networking reception. We are delighted to present Plastic Paradise: The Great Pacific Garbage Patch, an award-winning documentary that reveals the destructive impacts of...
Aug 21, 2018 Australia & New Zealand Regional Learning Network Meeting - Aug 22nd @ 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? Join us for our inaugural...
Aug 28, 2018 Greater St Louis Chapter: Coming Together to Create a More Sustainable Future
Join ISSP’s Greater St. Louis chapter on August 28th from 5:15pm - 6:30pm CT for a presentation and discussion on Coming Together to Improve Public Health, Grow the Economy and Create a More Sustainable Future! The August ISSP Sustainability Drivers session joins a blender session to help the OneSTL Sustainability Plan Working Groups identify their opportunities to tell a...
Sep 5, 2018 Eastern Canada Regional Learning Network Meeting @12pm ET
Join us for our next Regional Learning Network virtual meeting for sustainability professionals in Canada's Eastern Provinces, on September 5th at 12 pm ET (1pm AT) as Sarah Dehler, Sustainability Coordinator at Siemens Canada, shares her work on the Algonquin College ESCO2 project, a multi-year initiative focusing on better energy performance at the College’s Woodroffe...
Sep 13, 2018 European Regional Learning Network Meeting - 1pm CEST
The European Regional Learning Network continues its great work discussing topics of interest and sharing resouces on September 13th at 1pm CEST (Paris/Geneva/Rome time).  We are excited to expand this region to include United Kingdom members contributing to these valuable discussions.  Buildings are responsible for approximately 40% of energy consumption and 36% of CO2...
Sep 17, 2018 New England Regional Learning Network Meeting
Engage with and learn from fellow sustainability professionals in New England! Join us for our second Regional Learning Network virtual meeting for sustainability professionals in New England, on Monday, September 17th at 12:00pm ET.  This month, Sam Boduch, Sustainability Account Manager at EarthShift Global, will share their work on a comparative greenhouse gas assessment...
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...
Courses
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...
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...