Sustainable Homes Professional

Join the Sustainable Homes Professional (SHP) program and learn cutting edge design and building best practices from our expert instructor, Stephen Aiguier of Green Hammer, as he guides participants through the entire spectrum of high performance building and shares practical insights on the...

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Passport to Empowerment

Travel to the highlights of Bolivia, the jungles of Malaysian Borneo, the coasts of Ecuador and beyond. This year Passport to Empowerment is back for its 5th year and we’re inviting you to join us. It will be a night out for good, celebrating sustainable development in Portland and around the...

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Earth Overshoot Day

A couple of days ago on 29 July was 2019’s Earth Overshoot Day, marking the date when humanity’s demand for ecological resources and services in a given year exceeds what Earth can regenerate in that year. We maintain this deficit by liquidating stocks of ecological resources and...

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ReBuilding Center, Rebuilding Communities

Have you ever contemplated whether demolishing an old building was the only way to remove it? Do you have a door knob you’d like to replace, but you’d rather not throw it away? A local non-profit will happily tell you that the old building isn’t garbage and that door knob can surely find another...

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Development Drinks

Development Drinks is a monthly gathering hosted by GlobalPDX, for people interested in international development. This social event is meant to be a chance to connect with others and to learn about the work of GlobalPDX members. Our presenting organization this month is Philanthropy Without...

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Young Champions of the Earth

Do you see opportunity, where others see crisis? Do you want to change the world – or know someone who does? UN Environment is on the hunt for the next YOUNG CHAMPIONS OF THE EARTH. In 2019, seven young people, selected from every global region will be named UN Young Champions of the Earth....

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Training Animals for Better Welfare

Oregon Zoo Pub Talks connect you with conservation experts. Each month conservation, animal care or wildlife science professional share their knowledge and experience saving animals across the planet, from the forests of Borneo to the skies of the Pacific Northwest. This month, join animal...

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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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City Repair’s Village Building “Emergence”

For over 20 years The City Repair Project has been supporting communities in reclaiming and taking design ownership over public space, over the space they inhabit. City Repair has accomplished over 700 projects through a mostly volunteer staff, thousands of volunteer citizen activists, and from...

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AASHE New Year’s Sale

Happy New Year! Our Gift to You: Register by January 31 and Save up to $50! As we begin another year, we are gearing up to deliver our best event yet—AASHE 2019 in Spokane, Washington!  Expected to draw approximately 2,000 participants, our annual conference is the largest stage in North America...

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Progressing National SDGs Implementations

What are Voluntary National Reviews? Voluntary National Reviews are one of the key mechanisms to track the implementation progress of the commitments enshrined in the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. Presented annually at the UN High-Level Political Forum (HLPF), they aim to...

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