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BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY – Annual Benefit for Creative Migration – April 6th in Los Angeles

In order to thrive as a society, we have to go BEYOND SUSTAINABILITY  The goal of this fundraiser is to expand Creative Migration’s programming – producing documentaries about art and social engagement– to focus on implementing sustainable practices for film, art, travel, culture and lifestyle. We are working with Sustain LA to make this a ZERO WASTE event. [...]

Support My Sustainable Super Bowl Sunday

Support My Sustainable Super Bowl Sunday On February 3rd many of you will be watching the Super Bowl, but I will be participating in my first half-marathon of 2013, the Surf City Marathon located in Huntington Beach, California. As I did in 2012, I will be running for a cause that I strongly believe in [...]

Green Business Network of Contra Costa Mixer

Join the Green Business Network of Contra Costa Mixer Tuesday, January 22, 2013 from 5:30 – 7:30 pm Creek Monkey Tap House 611 Escobar Street Martinez, CA   Speaker: Mr. Paris Greenlee, P.E. Pollution Prevention Manager Contra Costa Green Business Program RSVP Laurie Prindle at Blue Heron Graphics lprindle@earthlink.net (925) 942-0897  

Sustainable Food Summit

The seventh edition of this executive summit will take place in San Francisco on 22-23rd January 2013 and explores new horizons for sustainability for eco-labels. Focal themes of this new edition are food security & waste, marketing best-practices and new technologies. Date: Jan, 23, 2013 – Jan, 24, 2013 Time: 9:00am – 6:00pm Fee: More details on www.sustainablefoodssummit.com [...]

Every shirt has a story!

“Every shirt has a story, according to SustainU, a sustainable clothing manufacturer based in the United States.” But, how many of us know the story of the clothes we wear? Have we ever stopped to consider what our clothes are made of, who made them and under what conditions? SustainU’s mission is to “change the [...]

Upcycled clothing is not just a burlap bag!

Wearing upcycled clothing for the holiday season makes me smile! Not only are they beautiful  garments, they are completely sustainable and fashion forward. I am thankful to know Lusmila McColl from mccoll&clan who designed this dress for the Green Chamber of Commerce Annual Event. Lusmila is what one would call a ‘SEE’ (sustainable, eco, ethical) fashion designer who is doing amazing things that [...]

Green Chamber Member Spotlight: Barbara Chan CPCC CMC

Sustainable Success in 2013 by Barbara Chan CMC “We hired this guy because his resume looked good and he interviewed well. But now he’s not working out,” said the CEO. “This is the second bad hire for key positions that we’ve had in the past 6 months. We are trying to grow, but this is causing [...]

Be A Wind Power Adocate Today!

Contact Congress Today! Whether or not the legislators who have been serving your state or district for the past two (or more) years were victorious in the November elections, they have one more session left in their terms.  That session is termed the “lame duck” session, and it may last until the end of December.  [...]

GreenBiz Forum 2013: 2/20/13 – 2/21/13 in New York & 2/27/13 – 2/28/12 in San Francisco

GreenBiz Forum 2013: 2/20/13 – 2/21/13 in New York & 2/27/13 – 2/28/12 in San Francisco Framed by the 2013 State of Green Business report, GreenBiz Forum defines the trends, challenges and opportunities in sustainable business today. This year, the GreenBiz Forum will feature two events in New York (Feb 21-22) and San Francisco (Feb [...]

California Workforce Association 14th Annual Youth Employment Conference Defy the Predictable Hyatt Regency Orange County: January 15-17, 2013

California Workforce Association 14th Annual Youth Employment Conference Defy the Predictable Hyatt Regency Orange County: January 15-17, 2013 This dynamic conference showcases successful strategies in program design and implementation that are making a difference for at-risk and opportunity youth – those unconnected to school or work – and highlights unique and productive partnerships and collaborations.  Education providers [...]

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