ISSP is pleased to make our members aware of these other sustainability events happening around the world. Listing here is not an endorsement per se but an attempt to share opportunities of interest. In some cases these events have extended a discount to ISSP members. If you are interested in having an event listed here, please send an email to info (at) sustainabilityprofessionals (dot) org.
Events are listed in chronological order. Click on the event name or scroll down to read more.
- 2016 AASHE Conference & Expo, October 9-12, Baltimore, MD
- Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference North America, October 19-21, Chicago, IL
- ACCO Climate Strategies Forum – West Coast, October 19-21, San Diego, CA
- Corporate Sustainability Accelerator Program, November 2–4, Yale University, New Haven, CT
- SRI Conference, November 9-11, Denver, CO
- Companies Vs Climate Change, November 30-December 2, 2016, Ft Lauderdale, FL
2016 AASHE Conference & Expo
October 9-12, Baltimore, MD
The Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education’s Conference & Expo is one of the largest international higher education sustainability conferences that brings together sustainability professionals and partners to inspire innovation and advancement at campuses and surrounding communities.
Higher education institutions have been modeling sustainability solutions on their campuses for many years. With a theme of “Beyond the Campus,” AASHE 2016 focuses on the crucial next step: the dissemination and implementation of these solutions in surrounding communities and the world. Meeting the sustainability challenge requires collaboration across sectors and with stakeholders outside of academia. Learn more and register to join more than 2,300 sustainability professionals in Baltimore, Maryland from Oct. 9 – 12.
Paper & Plastics Recycling Conference North America
October 19-21, Chicago, IL
The event provides an abundance of networking opportunities, and with delegates from nearly every state and some 20 nations there is a lot of networking to do! Produced in partnership with the PSI chapter of ISRI and SPI, the plastics industry trade association, the event is designed to provide maximum value to those in the recycling industry, generators of recyclable materials, mills and material consumers, those seeking zero waste-to-landfill solutions, government officials and industry suppliers. For more information, click here.
ACCO Climate Strategies Forum – West Coast
October 19-21, San Diego, CA
Climate Strategies Forum events are the premier programs centered around formal climate change preparedness training for credit applicable to credentials issued under the CCO Certification (TM) program. The Forum also features a suite of keynote conversations, a Women's Climate Collaborative speed mentoring session, CCO Roundtable sessions, networking events, case studies and more than 30 sessions over three days from which you can customize your own learning experience. Find out more and register at http://west.climatestrategiesforum.org/.
Corporate Sustainability Accelerator Program
November 2 - 4, Yale University, New Haven, CT
Presented by the Yale School of Management, this two-and-a-half-day program is taught by distinguished faculty working at the intersection of business, society, and environmental science. The rigorous, hands-on curriculum is grounded in a sustainability framework that will enable you to immediately produce results for your company or organization. The Corporate Sustainability Accelerator Program is a highly tailored program that kicks off with private meetings with your Yale faculty team. They will evaluate your organization’s sustainability plan on multiple criteria. In one-on-one review sessions, you will learn where your gaps and opportunities lie and what to do next. For more information and to register, click here.
November 9-11, Denver, CO
The SRI Conference - on Sustainable, Responsible, Impact Investing - serves thought leaders, investors, and investment professionals in the ESG, Shareowner Advocacy, and Impact Investing space. Together, we are catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Now in our 27th year, The SRI Conference continues to offer a robust agenda covering innovative financial products, emerging topics, and compelling industry issues as well as its legendary networking opportunities. Learn more and register.
Companies Vs Climate Change
November 30-December 2, 2016, Ft Lauderdale, FL
This is “The B2B Climate Solutions Event” whose mission it is to gather the world’s leading companies to share best practices for addressing the climate crisis. We have an outstanding faculty in store. Speaking companies include: Citigroup, Hershey, Biogen, Ingersoll Rand, TD Bank, Avery Dennison, GE, SAP, EY, JetBlue and more.