On the heels of our recent “Green Revolving Funds: An Introductory Guide to Implementation and Management” collaboration with Sustainable Endowments Institute, this webinar on April 23 at 2 p.m. Eastern will provide tips and insights to help you successfully design, implement and manage green revolving funds. Register here.
Join Global Development And Environment Institute (GDAE) for a Brown Bag Lunch:
Investors representing private foundations, individuals, corporations, and pension funds are increasingly adopting “impact investing” in a wide range of sectors in attempts to obtain social and environmental benefits along with conventional financial returns. This rapidly growing trend has huge implications for international development and the new economy. GDAE Research Fellow Shaun Paul will discuss his efforts to establish emerging standards that offer a framework for investors and entrepreneurs to better understand when and how investing can increase social, economic, and environmental resilience.
Join Tufts Sustainability Collective for the annual EarthFest celebration! Expect great food, great music, a clothing swap, and fun activities! More details to come….
Bill McKibbin*, Author, Educator, Environmentalist, 350.org
Corruption, Democracy, Climate
Join us the first and third Wednesday of each month at noon eastern to hear climate and clean energy specialists talk about the latest climate change issues. Assign these half-hour calls to your students for a chance to connect with top scientists, analysts and political leaders discuss climate and clean energy solutions.
Call-in number: 1-712-432-3100; Conference Code: 253385
Need a place to put up your feet after a hard day of school work? Want to feel clean, refreshed, and beautiful from beauty treatments that don’t use chemicals? Want to learn about how blueberries, honey, or lemons can help your skin? Want to find out which ‘green’ beauty product labels are legit? Come relax and talk about the eco-friendly side of looking good.
Calling all Rising Clean Energy Leaders!!! We are now accepting applications to the third annual ReCharge Retreat scheduled August 11-17, 2013.
College students between the ages of 18-28 who have a passion for clean energy are encouraged to apply.
Application Deadline: April 15th, 2013
Delegates Selected: May 15th, 2013
Each summer, Focus the Nation selects and funds 20 rising clean energy leaders from across the country to spend one week together on Oregon¹s iconic Mt. Hood: 5 students from each of our Collaboration Quadrants of Technicians, Innovators, Politicos and Storytellers. These 20 ReCharge! Delegates viscerally experience an area of the country where energy is accelerating toward renewables.
Do you ever feel overwhelmed by the barrage of negativity surrounding our food systems? Daily we are made aware of food-related problems damaging our economy, our health, and our earth.The new economy framework, defined as an economic system that prioritizes the well-being of people and the planet, offers a different lens to view the food system: one that is cooperative, environmentally friendly, socially just, and sustainable. This summit will engage participants in critical analysis, cooperation, and innovation through a day-long series of speakers, workshops, and community connectivity. This interactive and engaging event will take place on April 13th at Tufts University, presented in conjunction with the Tufts UEP Practical Visionaries Workshop and the New Economics Institute. The summit will showcase Boston-based leaders, organizations, and businesses that are leading the way. Please join us for a day of discussion about our food, our economy, and our planet.
Frances Moore Lappé, author of Diet for a Small Planet, will be our keynote speaker!
Register now at http://tuftsneweconomy.eventbrite.com/