Black Lives & Just Transition (Labor Network for Sustainability)

(webinar hosted by Bill Fletcher, Jr.) Wednesday, June 24, 2020 5 pm – 6:15 pm Pacific REGISTER HERE Explore history of Black workers in the U.S. during economic transitions. Hear perspectives from labor leaders on the impact of the pandemic, the unfolding economic crisis and climate change...

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Intellectual Roots of Ecological Economics

Environment Europe is delighted to invite you to an online lecture by our director, Dr Stanislav Edward Shmelev ‘Intellectual Roots of Ecological Economics’, Dr Stanislav Edward Shmelev, Thursday, May 21, 2020: 18:00 CET. Please register for the lecture at...

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Lunch and Learn with Kazi Huque

Learn how Kazi Huque, CEO of Grameen Intel Social Business, created a startup as a joint venture between one of the world’s largest corporations and one of its most influential nonprofits. Kazi will cover how he went from being a social intrapreneur — an entrepreneur inside a large...

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Conscious Fashion: A Case for Radical Change

Fashion, as an industry, is a powerful tool for global growth and development, but the prevailing paradigm is pushing the earth beyond its planetary limits and challenging social justice. Join Amy Hall, Vice President of Social Consciousness at EILEEN FISHER, Anthea Kelsick, CMO at B Labs, and...

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COURSE: Leadership Skills for Change Agents

Connect the dots between timeless leadership practices and how to transform an organization to a sustainable enterprise. The “Leadership Skills for Change Agents“ course prepares sustainability professionals at any level in the organizational hierarchy, and external consultants / advisors, to...

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NEH and Department of Education award $650,000 to iCivics

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education (ED), has awarded a $650,000 cooperative agreement to the civics education group iCivics to lead a coalition of experts in assessing the state of, and best practices in, the teaching of American...

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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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