The ISOS Group will present a webinar overview of the Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) on June 18th from 10:00 AM-11:00 AM(EST). As corporations move quickly into the world of sustainability reporting, other diverse organizations-including institutions of higher learning, are also venturing down this road. On June 18th, participants will learn more about GRI in general and the foundations of reporting.
As a part of the Security and Sustainability Forum's "Run up to Rio +20" webinar series, AASHE will be cohosting the first webinar in a series which will discuss the ways in which various sectors can coordinate and work together to further the efforts of the Rio +20 Conference. The panel will include industry and higher education thought leaders such as Wim Wiewel, President of Portland State University, and Rose Johnson, President of Haywood Community College. This webinar will be held on Thursday May 10, from 1:15-2:45 pm EDT.
One of the biggest barriers to recycling on College and University campuses continues to be a lack of awareness and communication with the student population. Presented by the College and University Recycling Coalition's 2012 Webinar series, this webinar will focus on discussing communication strategies that will help get students involved in their campus recycling programs. It will be held on Thursday, May 10, 2012 from 1-2:30pm EST.
This webinar will discuss a new guide titled, "Student Sustainability Educators: A Guide to Creating and Maintaining an Eco-Rep Program on Your Campus" written by Christina Erickson, Sustainability Director at Champlain College, and co-published by AASHE and the National Wildlife Federation. This guide highlights 18 EcoRep programs from across the country, three of which will be discussed in detail during the webinar. These examples demonstrate the process involved in designing, implementing, and evaluating successful student Eco-Rep programs. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 from 2-3:30 EST. Registration ends on Wednesdays, April 18th at 12:00pm.
On June 6, 2012 Academic Impressions supported by AASHE will host a webinar at 1:00pm EST on creating a bike-friendly campus. Duke University (NC) will be presented as a case study, demonstrating a step-by-step guide to developing bike-friendly policies and initiatives on campus.