8th Americas RCE Meeting

We are pleased to inform you that the 8th Americas RCE Meeting will be organized in Burlington, Vermont, USA from 23 – 25 September 2019. This Meeting will be hosted by RCE Greater Burlington with the support of United Nations University – Institute for the Advanced Study of Sustainability...

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Webinar: Funding Neighborhood Sustainability

Funding urban and community development is complex. With equitable and sustainable neighborhood investments becoming a priority, impact investors are reshaping the project financing landscape. This webinar explores emerging financing options available to project leaders dedicated to comprehensive...

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Smart Cities Webinar Series

Have you heard the hype about “smart cities” and secretly wondered what makes them smart? Thought about whether the proliferation of technology to make a city smart is also sustainable? Realized that a city focused on smart technology might become one not focused on its people?  Are you worried...

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My People’s Market

My People’s Market is back! Mark your calendars for June 1st. #MarketOfTheFuture is here. A DIVERSE MARKETPLACE OF MULTICULTURAL VENDORS My People’s Market is a marketplace re-imagined as a gathering of Portland’s diverse and vibrant entrepreneurs, makers, artists, culinary wizards and beverage...

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Intertwine Summit 2019

Partners and friends, please mark your calendars for the biggest event of The Intertwine Alliance year: INTERTWINE SUMMIT 2019 Investing in NatureMonday, April 29 noon to 5:30 p.m., with reception to follow Summit highlights: Meera Bhat, director of the North America Cities Network of The Nature...

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Blue Infrastructure: A Holistic Approach to Water Ecology

The era of taking water for granted is over. Climate change and aging infrastructure has prioritized water in the planning and design of our buildings, landscapes, and communities. Understanding a project’s water footprint focuses resources on increasing resiliency through expanded habitat and...

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350PDX and the Oregon Green New Deal

The climate crisis is a wave that will impact communities of color and low-income communities hardest. In this time, it’s easy to feel discouraged, but Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and the Sunrise Movement have generated widespread enthusiasm for a Green New Deal (see inspirational...

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Portland Water Bureau Seeks Education Interns

The Portland Water Bureau Education Program is looking for two passionate and energetic interns to teach kids about drinking water and natural resources during spring field trips to the Bull Run Watershed.  Applications due by 5:00 PM on Thursday, February 28, 2019. For more information and...

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Designing Sustainable Cities: What About the People?

Highlighting the need for a socially-aware planning process when building resilient cities. Can urban planning and design make cities more resilient? Join WRI’s Robin King and University of Oxford’s Cathy Baldwin as they answer this question, which they address in their new book, Social...

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Power of Community Summit

The Power of Community Summit is an entirely free, online experience organized with the goal of catalyzing community, exploring the leading edge of the regenerative future movement and increasing our collective consciousness in a climate-changing world. It will take place February 1-10, 2019 and...

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Civic Ecology: A Citizen-Driven Framework for Communities

Much of the conversation around sustainable development has focused on designing better “hardware” – energy efficient buildings; renewable energy; leaner, greener infrastructure. While these manifestations of sustainability in the built environment are important, they are not the whole solution....

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