Wed, Oct 31, 2018 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EDT – Register at https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/3565082184503929603

Join Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability and Matthew Nordan, Managing Director and co-founder of Prime Coalition, for this 90-minute webinar about how philanthropy can help speed the transition to a clean energy future. Matthew will share Prime Coalition’s story and their work with foundations to research and invest charitable capital in early stage companies that can have transformational impacts on climate change.

PANELISTS

Dr. Elizabeth Cantwell, CEO, ASURE
Panel Moderator
Matthew Nordan
Managing Director
Nick Flores
Client Advisor
Catha Groot
Director
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NCSE/ASU Sustainable Infrastructure & Resilience series

by Arturo Herrera on September 14, 2018

Actionable Science Solutions for Local Resilience

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Lauren Keeler, Assistant Research Professor inASU’s School for the Future of Innovation in Society, moderates this conversation with with Grant Davis from Sonoma County Water Agency and Cecilio Ortiz Garcia from the University of Puerto Rico.

Sustainable Infrastructure and Resilience : Three-part webinar series exploring science-based decision-making for local government, finance and business

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 Joyce Coffee Founder and President
Climate Resilience Consulting will moderate
 November 7, 2018, 1:15pm – 2:45pm ET
 
Erica Goldman Science Policy Director NCSE will moderate
December 5, 2018, 1:15pm – 2:45pm ET
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Thu, Nov 15, 2018 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EST

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How can the power of design be harnessed to address pressing challenges such as poverty and climate change? Designer and strategist Cheryl Heller will discuss social design , a new approach to navigating uncertainty and strengthening collaboration. She’ll share the principles and process of social design as well as case studies.
Join author and designer Cheryl Heller in a 90-minute webinar, co-sponsored by SSF and Island Press, to explore the principles of social design and how to apply them to vexing societal challenges.
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WEBINAR: Walkable City Rules

by Arturo Herrera on September 11, 2018

Walkable City Rules – Mon, Oct 22, 2018 1:15 PM – 2:45 PM EDT

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We know that walkable cities are desirable for so many reasons, including for our health and our environment. But what steps should cities take to become more walkable? Join author and urban planner Jeff Speck in a 90-minute webinar, co-sponsored by SSF and Island Press, to explore some of the practical rules that cities should follow to usher in a more walkable future.
With his book Walkable City , urban designer Jeff Speck made a compelling case for walkable cities. With his follow-up, Walkable City Rules , he shares practical guidance for implementing walkability. Join this conversation to learn how your community can reap theenvironmental , health and economicbenefits of walkable cities.
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The transformative power of safe, open spaces

by Arturo Herrera on August 30, 2018

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WHAT IS URP? 

Learn how the Island Press Urban Resilience Project (URP) is forging a greener, fairer future!

 

 

 

HEALING TRAUMA  

Read an adapted excerpt from Suzanne Bohan’s Twenty Years of Lifeon the innovative, trauma-informed approach to education that is catching on in districts from Washington State to Washington DC.

 

 

 

OUR LATEST PODCAST  

Listen to how Fred Smith of the Community Foundation of Northeast Alabama is fostering healthy communities through the creation of urban green spaces dubbed “Sacred Places.” 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

BICYCLING BLUEPRINT 

Looking to make your community or city more bike-friendly? Find a Building the Cycling City book launch party near you! 

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Webinar – Designing Climate Solutions for Post-Carbon Cities

August 30, 2018

With climate change already impacting us, what policies should we prioritize now to achieve a low carbon future? And what are the models for urban development that will put cities on the low carbon path while helping them thrive in a changing climate? Join SSF and Island Press in a 90-minute webinar to explore these […]

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Think Resilience Bringing the Post Carbon Institutes’s six-week online course to the SSF community

August 21, 2018

October 9th to November 13th We’ve explored climate resilience through many webinars over the past few years. But I’ve wondered how we as a community can explore this challenging terrain in greater depth. So today, I’m pleased to announce an in-depth online course called Think Resilience: Preparing Communities for the Rest of the 21st Century,developed by the Post […]

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On the Road to Mass Market Electric Vehicles

August 21, 2018

What Sustainability Professionals Need to Know About EVs. Especially consultants, educators and government decision makers. Julian Bentley is a professor in George Washington University’s Environmental & Energy Management Institute and has been an energy consultant to federal agencies, utilities and industry for over 20 years. Since 2007, Julian has supported the Federal Fleet Program, assisting Federal agencies in developing […]

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Reframing Carbon Capture and Reuse

August 8, 2018

FIRST WEBINAR IN THE NEW CARBON ECONOMY SERIES Hosted by LightWorks at Arizona State University ABOUT THE WEBINAR SERIES The economic and industrial developments that were fueled by the industrial revolution have made nations more productive than ever before and brought in significant social and lifestyle changes. However, they have also added approximately 2 trillion […]

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Bipartisan Conversation on Pricing Carbon Emissions

July 19, 2018

While federal progress on climate change may have stalled, Senator Sheldon Whitehouse and others on the right and left have reinvigorated efforts to use market incentives to reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Join this important conversation hosted by Arizona State University’s Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability, as our panelists explore these questions and […]

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