The 2011, International Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) conference takes place between September 21st and 23rd in Portland, Oregon. This conference is designed to help manage the huge amounts of information on business sustainability. The goal is to help managers oversee their company’s sustainability efforts.
The ISSP Conference 2011, is the first ever face-to-face summit of ISSP members and other sustainability professionals. This unique event will focuses on generating knowledge and solutions to help practitioners speed the adoption of sustainability within organizations.
The program features learning and co-creation sessions on cutting-edge topics. Sessions are designed to provide you with skills, knowledge and tools from industry experts and provide you with the opportunity to influence the shape and future of the sustainability profession. The concurrent sessions of the conference are organized around three conference themes:
■Stories from the Field features presentations of on-the-ground implementation from organizations like Nike and Mattel
■Emerging Strategies offers presentations on strategies for building the business case, engaging employees and developing cultures of sustainability
■Sustainability Tools demonstrates the latest sustainability assessments, reporting standards and more
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