Global Climate Change Week 2019: Frankfurt School Webinar Series

Welcome to join Frankfurt School GCCW Webinars 14-18 October!   When it comes to climate change the financial industry plays a key role. Sustainable finance is more relevant than ever and Frankfurt School of Finance & Management has been focusing on this topic for some time now. The...

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Elevating Impact Summit 2020

The next Elevating Impact Summit will be held February 7, 2020 at The Portland Armory. Early Bird tickets are now available! Experience social innovation, collide with a community of changemakers, and discover how business tools are used to address social and environmental issues in brilliant new...

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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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Introduction to Sustainable Finance

It is with great pleasure that GIZ, SEB and PAGE launch the e-learning course “Introduction to Sustainable Finance” available free-of-charge through UN CC:e-Learn. The course is a tool to learn about the basics of Sustainable Finance while providing several opportunities to dive...

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Portland MSA Economic and Population Forecast Breakfast

The Northwest Economic Research Center at Portland State University will be releasing its biannual regional economic forecast on May 30th at the Multnomah Athletic Club, in a breakfast event featuring a presentation by nationally renowned U.S Chief Economist of Morgan Stanley Ellen Zentner, whose...

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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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Sustainable Procurement through the Public and Private Sector Lens

This webinar continues GEC’s ongoing series exploring sustainable procurement through the public and private sector lenses. The webinar brings together professionals from the public and private sectors to share their unique sector-specific experience in advancing sustainable purchasing in their...

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Conservation Finance Boot Camp

2019 Conservation Finance Boot Camp Monday, June 24, 2019 from 12:00PM until Friday, June 28, 2019 at 2:00PM CFN is pleased to announce our 13th annual Conservation Finance Boot Camp will be held June 24-28th, 2019, at Portland State University in Portland, OR. The Boot Camp is a week-long,...

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GEC’s New Environmental Benefits Calculator

In January, the Green Electronics Council is launching a new Environmental Benefits Calculator that measures the environmental and cost benefits of purchasing sustainable EPEAT-registered products. The new calculator features modules for mobile phones, computers and displays (meeting the updated...

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EcoDistricts Foundation Course

Co-hosted by Capitol Hill EcoDistrict, the EcoDistricts Foundation Course will immerse attendees in the approach and tools to create EcoDistricts, a unique standard for urban and community development that puts equity, resilience, and climate protection at the heart of every decision. This course...

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