Professional Coaching for Sustainability Professionals

Strategic Coaching
ISSP Hall of Fame recipient and veteran sustainability consultant, Gil Friend, has made a generous offer to ISSP.  Gil will extend a discount on his professional coaching service to any ISSP member. The coaching service provides confidential, one-on-one conversations directly with CEO Gil Friend to help you clarify and advance your company’s, your client's and your personal sustainability goals.

The Business of Sustainability Workshop - Istanbul

Business Essentials Workshop
How to benefit from Sustainable Business Practices
UZD, Turkey, and Greenomics Corporation of Canada invite you to embrace sustainability
and take advantage of its opportunities for your business now.
Learn how “going green” can decrease costs and increase revenues.
Discover how sustainability mitigates global economic risks.
Gain access to tools and resources that create a competitive edge.
Lead your business into the future

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The Corporate Responsibility Salary Survey

The 2010 salary survey for sustainability professionals conducted by Acre and Acona. Primarily European data but data from all over the world.

Green Job Titles - Blog Post from The Green Economy

The Green Economy has an interesting blog post on the top job green job titles and the top green US cities for green related employment. The report is based on data gathered by Jim Cassio, a green workforce development professional, and references data from Green Dream Jobs.

The Top Green Job Titles (Green Economy Blog)

Expanding Sustainability market: Commercial Real Estate consulting

Portland Craigslist has a posting for a Sustainability Consultant in Commercial Real Estate. I post this here as an example of how the sustainability field is expanding. The job description calls for specific expertise in energy efficiency and sustainability. The company posting this is JDM Associates, "an environmental and energy consulting firm specializing in advancing sustainability in the real estate industry."

ISSP Certificate Program in Sustainability

With the sustainability industry still in its infancy and professionals moving into the field from a wide range of sectors, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) now offers a Certificate Program in Sustainability. Meant for practitioners who need to fill in “gaps” in their education or for displaced professionals looking for a new career, the online workshops are taught by luminaries and thought leaders from around the world who have spent years working to change the systems of the world to a sustainable model.

Research Unit for Industrial Ecology, LCA and Systems Sustainability

The Research Unit for Industrial Ecology, LCA and Systems Sustainability (IELCASS) at the University of Maine undertakes multidisciplinary, integrative, innovative research to develop sustainable products from biomass resources and processes which maximize resource and energy efficiency and minimize life cycle environmental impacts. We focus on understanding the dynamic interactions fundamentally and holistically, drawing on elements of systems analysis, process simulation and optimization, network and complexity methods and models.