The Net Positive for Higher Education Symposium will highlight Hampshire College, Smith College, and Williams College and their holistic, multi-generational approach to sustainability, resiliency, health, innovation, and equity. This symposium is for campus planners, sustainability directors, faculty/educators, administrators, operations staff, policy professionals, and design and construction professionals.
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The University of Vermont’s Continuing and Distance Education program is offering a five-day on-campus Campus Sustainability Leadership course focusing on change through transformative and financially sustainable initiatives to help campuses become sustainability models. Participants will have the opportunity to expand their professional network and learn from leaders in the field.
Details about the conference are forthcoming. The 12th annual ISCN 2018 conference will be hosted by KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm, Sweden.
Workshop Goal: Develop in-depth understanding of large-scale renewable electricity (LSRE) options available to Midwest schools, and discuss a path toward accelerating efforts to decarbonize energy supply with cost- competitive renewable electricity. Emphasis will be placed on the potential for collaboration by aggregating demand across institutions to achieve economic and environmental goals.
This year’s consortium will focus on the topic of effective collaborations (within campuses, between campuses, and between campuses and communities). Events will include guest speakers, panel discussions and group workshops.
The Canadian College and University Environmental Network (CCUEN) and Canadian Alliance of College and University Sustainability Professionals (CUSP) are co-organizing Canada’s first comprehensive sustainability in higher education conference. Keynote speaker is Amy Luers, executive director of Future Earth. The program includes sessions on living labs, research, operations, curriculum, social justice, and partnerships.
Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council’s annual summit brings together 400 purchasing and sustainability professionals, suppliers, and NGO experts from diverse sectors and regions to share and promote sustainable purchasing best practices for organizations. The summit’s expert-led sessions, networking, trade show, and buyer-supplier matchmaking are open to both members and non-members.
This certificate program will provide an overview of the SDGs and the context in which they were negotiated. Participants in this program will review the general merits of the SDGs, examine the means for integrating them into organizational plans and programming, and evaluate progress towards achieving results in implementing the SDGs.
This webinar is about using contracts and RFPs to increase the amount of local, sustainable, and Real food your institution serves.
The Texas Regional Alliance for Campus Sustainability is holding its 2018 summit, bringing together regional experts and participants for a three-day conference to advance sustainability in higher education.