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.

Courses
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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...
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...
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...
Meetings
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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...
Aug 21, 2018 Australia & New Zealand Regional Learning Network Meeting
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 17, 2018 California Regional Learning Network Meeting
Engage With and Learn From Fellow Sustainability Professionals in California! 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...
Aug 9, 2018 ISSP Member Information Session: 4pm PT (US)
This monthly information 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. August 9th, 4pm PT-US (Pacific Coast Time-...
Aug 7, 2018 ISSP Chicago Area: NCC Sustainability Tour
Would you like the opportunity to make real connections with other sustainability professionals in the Chicagoland area?  Join us at ISSP Chicago area’s upcoming sustainability site tour and in-person networking event! With so many new and emerging opportunities to accelerate sustainability, being connected and sharing ideas is critical to achieving our personal and...
Jul 31, 2018 ISSP Greater St Louis Chapter: Fostering Regional Collaboration
Join ISSP’s Greater St. Louis chapter on July 31st from 5:15pm - 6:30pm CT for a presentation and discussion on Fostering Regional Collaboration to Target Globally Pressing Topics? OneSTL Has a Plan for That!  The July ISSP Sustainability Drivers session will be part of a larger bringing together of several boards of directors from St. Louis area professional organizations...
Jul 28, 2018 ISSP Greater NYC Chapter: Whale Watching and Dolphin Adventure Cruise
                       Join us on Saturday July 28th for a Whale Watching and Dolphin Adventure Cruise!               You are cordially invited to join the ISSP Greater NYC Chapter on Saturday July 28th for an afternoon of networking, fun and excitement aboard American Princess Cruises.  Enjoy and enumerate the whales and dolphins in and around the NY Harbor. The counts are...
Jul 22, 2018 ISSP Seattle Chapter: Informal Summer Meetup
The ISSP Seattle Chapter is getting together for an informal summer meetup on Sunday, July 22nd from 4-6pm at the Georgetown Liquor Company.  Join us for this late afternoon happy hour to connect with fellow ISSP members and staff and share your thoughts and ideas for future ISSP member programming.    Date: Sunday, July 22, 2018  Time: 4pm PT Location: Georgetown Liquor...
Webinars
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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...
Jul 26, 2018 WEBINAR: The Six Steps Towards a Circular Business
The Circular Economy is a complete rethink of our whole system of modes of production and interaction with consumers. Not surprisingly, businesses will play a large role. Producers need not only consider the performance and use of their products, but also the re-use and/or recycling of all materials. A circular economy is a logical step in the evolution of the linear economy...