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December 2019

Give Big Pittsburgh

December 3, 2019
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

This year, Sustainable Pittsburgh is joining the rest of our Pittsburgh’s nonprofit community in this global online giving movement called Giving Tuesday. Our hosts, Pittsburgh Magazine and Pittsburgh foundation has adopted this movement into the Greater Pittsburgh community and continue to support the nonprofits doing great work in our region. Mark your calendars and join us online on December 3 from midnight to 11:59PM – Make Your City Proud by supporting the Sustainable Pittsburgh during #GiveBigPittsburgh!

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March 2020

Business Survival Tactics During Coronavirus Webinar

March 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Social Venture Circle hosts this interactive webinar led by Josh Knauer on business survival tactics during coronavirus. Josh Knauer, JumpScale Co-Founder and Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will provide expertise on business crisis management, having successfully led two companies to successful exits through several economic recessions, 9/11 and the H1N1 pandemic. Time Mar 25, 2020 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Business Survival Tactics During Coronavirus Webinar

March 25, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Social Venture Circle hosts this interactive webinar led by Josh Knauer on business survival tactics during coronavirus. Josh Knauer, JumpScale Co-Founder and Professor at Carnegie Mellon University, will provide expertise on business crisis management, having successfully led two companies to successful exits through several economic recessions, 9/11 and the H1N1 pandemic. Time Mar 25, 2020 02:00 PM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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April 2020

Leadership Strategies in Sustainability Webinar

April 23, 2020 - April 24, 2020
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States
$1000

This two-day webinar course covers everything from supply chain resilience to energy management to employee engagement, and participants will leave with knowledge of a suite of tools to support evidence-based decision-making across the board to guide their organizations in assessing, analyzing, and increasing sustainable measures. They will be able to bring back to their organizations the latest strategies in understanding metrics and systems, analyzing risks, and identifying processes and frameworks to use in integrating sustainability into business planning and implementation.…

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Chapter 91 Manure Management | An Introduction for Municipalities

April 29, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Learn the basics of Manure Management regulations for PA and how that information can benefit your municipality ! Plus, learn what resources and expertise ACCD can bring to livestock operations near you.

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Sustainable Pennsylvania Communities – Tools to Improve Community Resilience

April 30, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The Sustainable Pennsylvania Community Certification is a voluntary performance recognition program designed to support leaders seeking to improve resilience and sustainability in their municipality. More than 108 municipalities across the state have used the tool to learn about and incorporate sustainability into their policies and practices. This webinar will review the resilience tools that were created for this Energy Resilience Series and how they are being incorporated into the actions of the Sustainable PA program. The webinar will also discuss…

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May 2020

National Small Business Week Virtual Conference

May 5, 2020 - May 6, 2020
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The National Small Business Week Virtual Conference, sponsored by SCORE and the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), will take place on May 5th and 6th from 11:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. ET. This free, two-day online event will offer educational webinars, one-on-one mentoring sessions, networking chat rooms, exhibitor booths, prizes and resources. A virtual conference allows individuals across the nation to participate in an online environment that has the look and feel of an in-person event. With just a few clicks, attendees can…

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Lessons from New Orleans: Race, Health and COVID-19 with Dean Thomas LaVeist

May 6, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Pitt Center on Race and Social Problems CRSPcast conversation on race and public health, featuring Dr. Thomas LeVeist: Dean and Weatherhead Presidential Chair in Health Equity at Tulane University’s School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine.

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Residential Energy – Trust the Process: 2015 IECC Residential Energy Code Enforcement and Compliance

May 7, 2020 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States
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POSTPONED: Commuter Challenge Week

May 11, 2020 - May 17, 2020
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Since 2018, CommuteInfo hosts a yearly Commuter Challenge to encourage people to try eco-friendly options for their commuting trips one week in May. By joining the Commuter Challenge, participants can find a new way to get to work or school AND have a chance to get rewarded for doing so. REGISTRATION: April 22-May 10 Challenge Week: May 11-17 Surveys Due: May 18 at midnight. Winners to be announced in the coming weeks.   Challenge Steps: Register during the kickoff in…

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Global Considerations for Re-Opening Restaurants

May 19, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

As more and more states push small businesses to re-open, restaurant owners in the United States are having to make tough decisions about how and when to open their doors to customers. In this session, we’ll explore the challenges and opportunities facing chefs across the globe as they look toward re-opening. Moderated by Mitchell Davis, chief strategy officer of the James Beard Foundation, this discussion with Unilever Food Solutions chefs Joanne Limoanco and Gili Haim, Thitid “Chef Ton” Tassanakajohn of…

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Webinar: CARES Act/Payroll Protection Program – Updates and Planning Recommendations for Maximizing Loan Forgiveness and Tax Credits

May 19, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

On Tuesday, May 19th at 12pm, Jeff Kovacs of Cohen & Company will be presenting on timely topics, including but not limited to: Maximizing the amount of loan forgiveness through the PPP What and how to track the information needed by your bank or lending institution Opportunities to realize benefit of the tax credits through the Cares Act Best practices for working with your service providers With the constant communication and anticipation of additional guidance from the SBA on loan…

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COVID-19 Industry Update with Melissa Bova

May 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States
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Safety First—13 Guidelines to Shape Restaurant Re-Openings

May 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Recognizing that restaurant owners and operators are struggling with the myriad rules, regulations, and guidelines around how to re-open their businesses, the Aspen Institute, World Central Kitchen, Off Their Plate, and the James Beard Foundation partnered to create the Safety First: Serving Food and Protecting People During Covid-19 guide. Join the lead author of the report, James Beard Award–winning journalist and Aspen Institute fellow, Corby Kummer , Smart Catch Leader Danielle Leoni, Tracy Chang, Chef/Owner of PAGU, Founding Chef Partner, Off Their Plate,…

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How to Successfully Scale Municipal Fleets

May 26, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

As cities and states march towards aggressive climate action goals, fleet leaders are facing more pressure than ever to electrify, and faster. But there are a variety of decisions and steps required: from working with utilities, to understanding site power capacity required, to determining the optimal schedule to smartly charge electric vehicles. However, one thing is certain: Municipal fleet leaders are paving the path and can provide you with valuable lessons learned. In this webcast, you’ll hear directly from accomplished…

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Webinar: Anxiety Solutions For Business Leaders During Covid-19

May 28, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

During this webinar, you will: – Discover the 4 universal triggers for emotional struggle during Covid-19; – Have access to an exclusive tool to help you uncover your primary emotional trigger; – Learn Coach Monique’s trademarked Delete Delete Technique™ so that you can easily shift negative stressful thinking to more positive thinking; – Get a “user’s manual” to help you understand how to get your mind to work for you rather than against you when it comes to your negative…

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WHE Create Change: Voices for a Healthy Environment!

May 28, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness month. To celebrate, we are going live with an allergy and asthma expert (and WHE science advisory committee member), Dr. Deborah Gentile. During this 30 minute program, you will have an opportunity to ask questions!

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Treating Racism as a Public Health Emergency

May 28, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The COVID-19 crisis has heightened everyone’s vulnerabilities as those furthest behind economically are now visible as the frontline workers providing essential services for our communities. As we consider our post-pandemic future, how can we build our community’s capacity to prevent and limit damage from future crises? This forum addresses systemic racism and its impacts. Both the City and County Councils have now passed motions naming racism as a “public health emergency.” We consider both why it is necessary to make…

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PennDOT District 12 (Fayette, Greene, Washington, Westmoreland Counties)

May 28, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Three virtual public meetings will be held that will provide an overview of the draft documents, updates on project advancement, and opportunities for the public to ask questions and submit comments. One virtual meeting will be held for each of the three southwestern Pennsylvania PennDOT Districts, which serve multiple counties in the region. All virtual meetings will recorded and made available online.

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May Virtual Green Drinks: Show and Tell!

May 28, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

It’s about time for your favorite time of the month to interact (virtually, of course) with your sustainabili-buddies: Green Drinks! Usually, we have an organization come and talk about what they are doing to promote sustainability, equity, and climate resilience in the region. But there’s one group that doesn’t get enough recognition for their efforts–YOU!! Little steps make a difference! We’re all doing the best we can and all of us are here to learn, so don’t be shy and…

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June 2020

How to Get Back to Business After the Pandemic (Webinar)

June 2, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

During this webinar, attendees will learn how to maintain a healthy work environment while working remotely, how to safely return to work, how to communicate with stakeholders and how to ensure financial security for the long term. Sponsored by the Duquesne University Small Business Development Center.

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Virtual Public Meeting: 2021-2024 Transportation Improvement Program

June 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Three virtual public meetings will be held that will provide an overview of the draft documents, updates on project advancement, and opportunities for the public to ask questions and submit comments. One virtual meeting will be held for each of the three southwestern Pennsylvania PennDOT Districts, which serve multiple counties in the region. All virtual meetings will recorded and made available online.

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Biophilia Pittsburgh

June 4, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Join us virtually Thurs., June 4 from 6 – 7 p.m. (EDT) for a very special Virtual Biophilia meet-up that will bring together fellow biophilia organizations from across the country – BioPhilly (Philadelphia, PA), Capital Nature (Washington, D.C.), and Nature in the City (San Francisco, CA). Hear from each of these organizations as they share their own perspectives and experiences with the concept of biophilia and nature in their large cities.

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2020 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit

June 8, 2020 @ 11:00 am - June 11, 2020 @ 4:30 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The 2020 Better Buildings, Better Plants Summit has transitioned to a virtual leadership symposium. Join us June 8-11, 2020 for 4 days of timely webinars and peer exchanges with fellow industry stakeholders and experts.

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Chapter 3 – Sediment and Erosion: Public Enemy No. 1

June 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Online event brought to you by the Allegheny County Conservation District. Did you know that sediment is the number one pollutant in PA waterways? Learn more about sediment, how erosion occurs and how both concepts impact our water quality.

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COVID-19: Threats and Opportunities to Implement the Sustainable Development Goals

June 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Online event hosted by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. Ambassador and Distinguished Service Professor of Policy at Carnegie Mellon University Sarah Mendelson will provide an overview on the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development, centering the conversation on the importance of advancing peace, justice for all, and inclusive institutions if we aim to reduce poverty and inequality and create sustainable communities. Hannah Shin, a student at North Allegheny High School, will lead a conversation between Ambassador Mendelson, Majestic Lane, Deputy…

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Webinar: Open for Business – Safety Guidance for Restaurants & Bars

June 11, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Webinar brought to you by Fourth Economy and Allegheny Together. Allegheny County is moving into the green phase. What do you know about the health and safety requirements for food establishments? This webinar will provide necessary guidance on how businesses can ensure a safe reopening. Resources will be shared in support of owners seeking to implement safety protocols such as proper cleaning, physical distance requirements and communicating safety procedures to customers.

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Chapter 4 – Problems and Potential of Infrastructure

June 11, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Online event brought to you by the Allegheny County Conservation District. Pennsylvania is home to dense, interconnected roadways and a high concentration of streams, often located beside one another. This session will explore the impacts of roadways and other infrastructure such as utility lines on stream health.

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COVID-19 Casualty: Tax Revenue Where from Here for Regional Municipalities?

June 11, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The COVID-19 pandemic is anticipated to critically impact nearly $1 billion in tax revenues for southwestern Pennsylvania municipalities. Cities, boroughs and township – which provide the basic public services that citizens and businesses rely on daily – and will be facing financial crises as a result of the economic shutdown. To get a handle on this, the Center for Metropolitan Studies at the University of Pittsburgh formed the Municipal Finance Research Collaborative, with the Allegheny Conference public policy research affiliate…

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Chapter 5 – Nutrients: Good or Bad?

June 16, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Online event brought to you by the Allegheny County Conservation District. Nutrients are a natural and essential part of any stream ecosystem, but too much of a good thing is often bad. Learn where excess nutrients come from, and how they can impact water quality.

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2070 MOBILITY VISION PLAN: Update & Discussion via Zoom!

June 17, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 2:30 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Town Hall discussion brought to you by Pittsburgh’s Department of Mobility and Infrastructure. This past January we introduced the objectives of the 2070 Mobility Vision Plan. Join us for a town hall discussion to review the draft list of priority projects and discuss mobility improvements at four scales: Connecting the World Connecting the Region Connecting Centers Connecting Districts During this interactive Zoom session, we will gather your input on desired connections, priority projects, and additional issues we should be considering…

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Sustainability in the COVID-19 Era: Logistics and Supply Chain Management

June 17, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Webinar brought to you by the University of Pittsburgh’s Center for Sustainable Business. The rapid spread of COVID-19 around the world has brought the depth of our interconnectedness into sharp relief. No large company can operate in isolation; getting products and services to customers requires navigating a complex web of parts and raw material suppliers, manufacturers, transportation networks, and energy procurement challenges. Breaks in any link of the chain can cause disruption all along the way and have serious consequences…

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Chapter 6 – What Can Municipalities Do?

June 23, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Online event brought to you by the Allegheny County Conservation District. Municipalities have a part to play in protecting stream health and reducing stormwater. Learn what steps municipalities can take to improve water quality in your community.

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MUNICIPAL SOLID WASTE TOPICS: GLASS RECYCLING

June 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Local government administrators and officials are increasingly faced with gaps in recycling service delivery, with glass recycling being one of the most salient changes today. We will discuss: Why is my community’s contracted hauler removing glass from our residential curbside contract? Is there really “no market” for glass containers? How can we as public administrators continue to offer quality collection services and sustainable management of these valuable materials? Public administrators participating in this webinar will also be introduced to PRC’s…

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RECYCLING & WASTE REDUCTION WEBINAR

June 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

PRC shares answers to common questions surrounding recycling in Pennsylvania such as: Lids on? Lids off? Rinse? Wash? Labels on? Labels off? Which plastics are acceptable? What about a window? Broken plastic toys? Electronics? Tires? Plastic bags? Polystyrene? Appliances? Textiles? What materials are accepted curbside? What about hard-to-recycle items and household hazardous waste? Unwanted pharmaceuticals? Organic debris? The webinar will also briefly cover general waste reduction, reuse and recycling topics as well as specifics about where to recycle common materials. This…

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Chapter 7 – Homeowner Solutions

June 25, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Online event brought to you by the Allegheny County Conservation District. Join us for a series wrap-up and an overview of practical actions that a property owner can put in place to reduce stormwater and improve water quality.

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July 2020

Virtual Biophilia: Pittsburgh July Meeting – The (R)evolution of Indigenous Food Systems of North America

July 2, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by Biophilia: Pittsburgh: Sean Sherman, Oglala Lakota from the Pine Ridge reservation, and the founder of the company The Sioux Chef is committed to revitalizing Native American cuisine. Through his research, he has uncovered and mapped out the foundations of the indigenous food systems through and indigenous perspective.  Chef Sean has become renowned nationally and internationally in the culinary movement of indigenous foods and with an ever growing team of indigenous minded peers, is leading a movement to completely redefine…

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Pitt Diversity Forum

July 28, 2020 @ 8:00 am - July 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Hosted by the University of Pittsburgh: The 2020 Diversity Forum (formerly the Diversity Retreat) – Advancing Social Justice: A Call To Action – will focus on outlining the key concepts for social justice education and implementation of inclusive policies and practices. Featured speakers include Ibram Kendi, one of America’s foremost historians and leading voices on antiracism. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller How to Be an Antiracist and the winner of the National Book Award and other honors.…

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REBUILD. RECOVER. RECONNECT.

July 29, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Provided by US Chamber of Commerce. CO— Blueprint: Growing an Inclusive Team, an interactive discussion focused on helping you create a diverse and inclusive team environment, even while working remotely or under strained conditions.  Host Jeanette Mulvey, Content Director at CO—, will lead the conversation that combines advice from experts with practical insights from small business owners, like you. This event is the fifth installment of our CO— Blueprint biweekly series presented by Chase for Business and held in collaboration…

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August 2020

Sustainability for Us: Sustainable Community Case Studies

August 4, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by Green Building Alliance: This is Part 2 of our three-part series on “Sustainability for You, for Us for All” which is being presented in the spirit of our Inspire Speakers Series. Various communities throughout our region have attempted equitable, sustainable development over the years. On this Zoom session, we’ll learn about some of these communities and their strategies, and ask: where are they now? What successes, challenges, and lessons learned can they share with other community leaders and advocates…

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Online Public Meeting Series #1 – Where Do You Want To Go NEXT?

August 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 9:45 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Port Authority is launching online public meetings for NEXTransit. This is the first series of public and community meetings to gather input on the future of public transit in the Pittsburgh area.

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Reopening and Staying Open – How to Assess the Past 60 Days and Prepare for What’s Next

August 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Provided by Pittsburgh SCORE: If you’re like many businesses, you are probably working overtime to navigate the ever-changing landscape created by C19. Whether you’ve already reopened or will be opening this summer, August will be an ideal time to assess what you’ve experienced already and develop a strategic plan for the rest of the year. This session, presented by SCORE mentor Suzanne McGrath, will help business owners – including retailers and restaurants – learn from the experience they’ve had over…

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How Pennsylvania Will Fight Climate Change with the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative

August 6, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) will hold an informational presentation this Thursday on how Pennsylvania can reduce climate pollution by participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) via webinar. “Climate change is one of the greatest threats to Pennsylvania today, and we as a commonwealth must take action to reduce the pollution that is the leading cause,” said DEP Secretary Patrick McDonnell. “To prevent the worst impacts of climate change we must reduce carbon dioxide emissions, and…

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August 6, 2020 @ 2:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Security Break host and AE Works workplace safety + security expert,Herb Brychta, PSP, reviews key workplace safety + security standards and processes to support your back to office planning. Key take-aways from VA’s new Emergency Temporary Standards on COVID-19 Infection Prevention Measures and more.

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Online Public Meeting Series #1 – Where Do You Want To Go NEXT?

August 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Port Authority is launching online public meetings for NEXTransit. This is the first series of public and community meetings to gather input on the future of public transit in the Pittsburgh area.

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The Story of Plastic – Virtual Screening & Panel Discussion

August 14, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Allegheny CleanWays and No Plastic Please are hosting an online screening of THE STORY OF PLASTIC, a new documentary film directed and produced by Deia Schlosberg, which exposes the astonishing global environmental, climate, justice, and health impacts of the plastic industry.

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#ONEDAY

August 19, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 11:59 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Provided by The Pittsburgh Foundation: Now more than ever, with COVID-19 placing extra burdens on nonprofits and the people they serve, our nonprofit community will face potentially overwhelming demands. This year’s #ONEDAY Critical Needs Alert, scheduled for August 19, will help our entire community to get behind the nonprofits providing basic needs to vulnerable populations. Your donations will benefit more than 150 organizations in Allegheny and Westmoreland Counties working to meet needs amplified by the health crisis. Thank you for joining with…

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Energy & Equity – Developing a Clean Energy Workforce for the Future

August 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by: CMU Scott Institute for Energy Inovation As falling energy prices and the continuously evolving nature of COVID-19 have dramatically impacted employment security across the country, Pittsburgh, like many regions, is actively engaging in efforts to envision the future of work. As the energy industry sectors brace for recovery phases, how can communities of color have greater representation? What strategies are other regions using to make a dramatic impact? Join the Wilton E. Scott Institute for Energy Innovation at…

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Rachel Carson EcoVillage Informational Session

August 22, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The Rachel Carson EcoVillage’s introductory zoom session for those interested in learning more about the region’s first ecovillage.  Anyone interested in attending can email rachelcarsonecovillage@gmail.com for the zoom link.

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Online Public Meeting Series #1 – Where Do You Want To Go NEXT?

August 25, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 1:15 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Port Authority is launching online public meetings for NEXTransit. This is the first series of public and community meetings to gather input on the future of public transit in the Pittsburgh area.

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Online Public Meeting Series #1 – Where Do You Want To Go NEXT?

August 25, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Port Authority is launching online public meetings for NEXTransit. This is the first series of public and community meetings to gather input on the future of public transit in the Pittsburgh area.

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Business and Race

August 27, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The Pittsburgh Business Times presents: The combination of Covid-19, an economic recession, and social unrest has created a series of challenges for minority communities. In this frank discussion with local leaders, well dig into the role businesses should play in response to the recent calls for social justice and equity, and what advice to give employees as they navigate through it all.    

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September 2020

ReImagine Jobs Showcase

September 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Join us for a showcase of local businesses, industries, and organizations that are hiring and fueling the economic development in Southwestern PA and beyond. Keynote Speaker: Sharon Pillar of the Pennsylvania Solar Center and E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs). Panel discussion on the future of economic development in the region. Breakout sessions after the Livestream.

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Sustainability for All: Reimagining the Future of Black Communities

September 9, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Provided by Green Building Alliance: This event is Part 3 of our three-part series on “Sustainability for You, for Us for All” which is being presented in the spirit of our Inspire Speakers Series. Please join us for this virtual conversation, which will feature Jacqui Patterson, Senior Director of the NAACP’s Environmental and Climate Justice Program.

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Renewable Natural Gas: Today’s Carbon-Negative Fuel

September 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Renewable natural gas sits at the intersection of two critical challenges: addressing increased emissions from organic waste and laying the foundation for zero carbon transportation across all sectors.? By turning waste into fuel, renewable natural gas delivers negative-carbon fuel to fleets today with a production process where resources are continuously used and reused – fueling a sustainable, circular economy.

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Ready To Vote PA: Educating Pittsburgh Workers on 2020 Election Changes

September 11, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by: Business for America This year was already destined to bring forth significant changes in how elections in Pennsylvania were conducted. With the introduction of no-excuse vote-by-mail and new, modern voting equipment, voters across the commonwealth faced a learning curve. The coronavirus pandemic has complicated election plans and put a premium on protecting the health of voters and poll workers. While the postponed Pennsylvania primary election was mostly smooth, there’s still work to do to ensure no Pennsylvania worker…

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A-Z Impacts of Plastic Online Summit

September 17, 2020 @ 8:00 am - September 20, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Join for a weekend of events including a film screening, panel discussion, and art builds. This summit is the culmination of a four month digital series on the impacts of plastic production on health, environment, climate, and economics.

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WOMEN IN THE CLIMATE CHANGE WORKFORCE

September 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Largely due to gender inequalities around the world, women bear a disproportionate burden of climate change. As main providers of food and fuel, women are more vulnerable to drought and flooding. Given this, women are uniquely situated to be champions of change, including in the workforce, and while more women today are represented in leadership positions, there is still a significant gender gap. Women, especially women of color, continue to be underrepresented in leadership positions even though it is well…

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Ensuring Performance and Safety in Recycled Plastics

September 22, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

As companies and consumer brands incorporate recycled plastic content into their products and as part of their circularity goals, product integrity becomes an important consideration. There are many ways to evaluate the performance and safety of recycled materials. This one-hour webcast will show you tools to evaluate these aspects and how brands like HP are increasing recycled content in their products and assessing performance and sustainability. 

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Clean Jobs Pennsylvania: Pennsylvania’s Key to Economic Recovery

September 23, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Please join E2 to examine the findings of our just-released Clean Jobs Pennsylvania 2020 report. Our discussion will outline how 2019 marked the seventh straight year of growth in Pennsylvania clean energy jobs and why clean energy has the greatest potential to support future economic growth as we recover from the job losses suffered as a result of COVID-19.

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Right of Way: How Racial and Class Disparities Created a Silent Epidemic of Pedestrian Deaths in America

September 24, 2020 @ 1:15 pm - 2:45 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by: the Security and Sustainability Forum In the last ten years, there has been a 50 percent increase in pedestrian deaths. In 2018 alone more than 6,000 pedestrians were killed while walking in America. Yet, despite the increase in deaths, the tragedy of traffic violence has barely registered with the media and wider culture. Disproportionately, the victims are immigrants, the poor, and people of color. They have largely been blamed and forgotten. The media barely covers these tragedies as…

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PennCEF with Pollster Glen Bolger: Do Pennsylvanians support clean and renewable energy?

September 24, 2020 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Pollster Glen Bolger of Public Opinion Strategies will give a presentation on Do Pennsylvanians Support Clean and Renewable Energy? PennCEF commissioned Bolger earlier this year to conduct polling in the Commonwealth to determine support for Community Solar legislation in Pennsylvania. The results were surprising and affirmed Pennsylvania citizens want red tape out of the way which prohibits farms, businesses and landowners from sharing a solar installation with one another. In addition, Glen will share his latest data on the support…

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National Drive Electric Week

September 26, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 4, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The number of electric cars registered in Pennsylvania increased 50 percent in 2018. Although electric vehicles are still a small fraction of registered vehicles, the trend is clear: More Pennsylvanians want to drive electric vehicles for work and personal use. Local governments, businesses, and residents are increasingly interested in the lifetime cost savings: Electric vehicles need less maintenance than gasoline or diesel vehicles and cost 50 – 70 percent less to fuel. Many want to drive these zero-emission vehicles to help…

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Clean and Renewable Energy is Essential to National Security with Dr. John Lehman, Former Secretary of the Navy

September 29, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Dr. John Lehman, former Secretary of the Navy will give a presentation on Clean and Renewable Energy is Essential to National Security! Dr. John Lehman came to know that renewable energy sources were essential to the security of the United States as a result of the findings of the 9/11 Commission on which he served. The findings indicated that our energy grid is open to enemy attack, both physical and cyber. As we have gained energy independence, our grid is…

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A Path to Food Justice

September 29, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The Pittsburgh Food Policy Council proudly presents “A Path to Food Justice: the Greater Pittsburgh Food Action Plan,” a virtual release event for our region’s first food action plan. With over 750 resident voices and the contributions of dozens of business, nonprofit, university, community, and government Council members and partners, the Greater Pittsburgh Food Action Plan sets out a community-centered set of strategies that prioritize healthy, affordable, and sustainable food for all in Allegheny County. Join us to hear from frontline leaders working to nourish…

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October 2020

Regional Move Forward Summit

October 6, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by the Allegheny Conference: Together, we will review the major disruptions – positive and negative – that are affecting our region. This includes everything from the impact on our quality of life, loss of employment opportunities, widening social disparities and pandemic-induced challenges to the region’s businesses and key industry sectors. During the event, you will work with your peers and regional leaders from across sectors to better understand our post-COVID potential, to identify the actions already happening to move…

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Creating Partnerships to Advance Sustainable Packaging

October 6, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Recent news on ocean pollution and climate change has led consumers to become more aware of packaging choices, including whether the brands they support align with their desire to reduce packaging waste. The packaging industry has taken notice, prioritizing sustainable packaging solutions to promote circular solutions. As this shift to sustainability becomes more permanent, brands and converters are looking to develop relationships with industry partners who can help provide cost-effective, sustainable solutions that don’t compromise performance or quality. In this…

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Sustainability Amid Crisis: Adapting for Impact

October 8, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Join CEOs for Sustainability and Sustainable Pittsburgh for Sustainability Amid Crisis: Adapting for Impact. Sustainability leaders from FedEx Ground, Interface, and PNC Financial Services Group will describe how their organizations are advancing aggressive commitments for carbon-emissions reduction, regenerative manufacturing practices, and racial equity, despite challenges associated with the COVID-19 crisis. This virtual event will also feature the release of the Kendall Simon Sustainable Business Case Study featuring FedEx Ground and its work embedding sustainability within FedEx’s global operations.

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THINC30 2020: Social Resilience

October 15, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Learn how the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are more relevant than ever in offering us a roadmap for creating the society we want. This year, THINC30 will be held over three days in two-hour sessions, with each day devoted to one of the three pillars of sustainability – social, environmental, economic equity.

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WILD & SCENIC FILM FESTIVAL

October 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Pennsylvania Resources Council is excited to host the Wild & Scenic Film Festival presented by South Yuba River Citizens League for the 6th consecutive year! This online, virtual event features a series of thought-provoking and breathtaking local, national and global short films exploring the protection and restoration of wild lands and waters, food systems, climate change, biodiversity, litter prevention, and much more. These films allow Pennsylvanians to witness how individuals and communities around the world are taking action, with the hope that they will become inspired to…

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THINC30 2020: Environmental Equity

October 20, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Learn how the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are more relevant than ever in offering us a roadmap for creating the society we want. This year, THINC30 will be held over three days in two-hour sessions, with each day devoted to one of the three pillars of sustainability – social, environmental, economic equity.

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THINC30 2020: Economic Empowerment

October 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Learn how the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals are more relevant than ever in offering us a roadmap for creating the society we want. This year, THINC30 will be held over three days in two-hour sessions, with each day devoted to one of the three pillars of sustainability – social, environmental, economic equity.

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Sustainable Business Breakfast

October 22, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Partnering with CEOs for Sustainability and The Allegheny Conference, the 6th Annual Sustainable Business Breakfast continues to have sell-out attendance with industry leaders speaking about business-to-business and business-to-consumer green best practices. This year, due to COVID restrictions, the event will be held digitally. It’s easy to say we are going to commit to being a sustainable business, but what does it take to put this commitment into action? This year, Pittsburgh’s leaders in corporate and community sustainability will discuss what…

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LIFE 2020 Virtual Event

October 27, 2020 @ 8:00 am - October 30, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

The New York State Public Service Commission and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), in cooperation with the LIFE Steering Committee, are proud to announce the LIFE biennial Statewide event will be held virtually. Although we will miss being together in person this year, we are looking forward to providing the LIFE network with the same knowledge sharing and discussion opportunities that have become synonymous with LIFE events. There is no cost to attend this year’s…

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Amplifying Black Voices for a Sustainable Economic Future

October 29, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Provided by University of Pittsburgh Center for Sustainable Business This moderated panel of local Black business-owners and sustainability professionals will discuss (1) the linkages (or lack thereof) between racial justice and sustainability strategy in business settings; (2) what it means to identify as a sustainability professional, why some people choose not to, and how that affects access to professional networks and opportunities; (3) why the “social” element of the equity dimensions of corporate sustainability and CSR frameworks must be grounded…

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November 2020

Food in Uncertain Times

November 5, 2020 @ 12:00 pm - November 6, 2020 @ 5:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by CRAFT: This 2-day, virtual event will focus on the present day challenges within our food system, including racial inequity, the colonization of food, and lack of representation and access, and will highlight many efforts of resilience throughout a global pandemic.

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How the Produce Industry Built Resilience During Changing Times

November 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by GreenBiz The produce industry has long been building resiliency through sustainability strategies. Hear from members of the industry including Jeff Scott from Kwik Lok, Anabella De Freeman from Walmart and Mike Thomsen from Second Harvest Food Bank as they describe how the produce industry’s integration of sustainable practices have made their organizations more resilient – especially in times of great change like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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The Business Case for Supplier Diversity

November 10, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Join Vibrant Pittsburgh and the Eastern Minority Supplier Development Council’s (EMSDC) Valarie Cofield and Tricina Cash for a conversation highlighting the business case for building supplier diversity into your organization’s strategies. Exploring perspectives from local business leaders and certified MBEs, this session will provide the insight, information, and tangible steps to further your supplier diversity journey. Part of the seminar will include a fireside chat between Duquesne Light Company CEO, Steve Malnight and EMSDC CEO, Valarie Cofield. We will discuss…

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National E-Mobility Equity Virtual Conference

November 12, 2020 - November 13, 2020
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Forth and EVNoire are proud to present the National E-Mobility Equity Virtual Conference. The conference will explore and facilitate conversations around strategies and best practices for engaging diverse communities often hit worst and first by air pollution caused by transportation. The conference will share current research and discuss case studies on economic development opportunities and jobs created by new transportation technologies, as well as efforts to ensure that frontline communities have access to these opportunities.

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Run for Office: So, You Want to Run for Office?

November 14, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by Local Government Academy and Sustainable Pittsburgh Run for Office will position you to be the change agent you want to see! Held virtually, the Saturday sessions will feature subject matter experts and elected officials sharing their expertise and providing peer-to-peer interaction. So, you want to run for office: This session will position you to know what it takes to run for office. At the end, you will understand the local/ county forms of government and which office is…

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Leading Forward: 2020 C-Suite Summit

November 18, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 11:30 am
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Join CEOs for Sustainability as this executive network presents a vision for a sustainable economic recovery and demonstrates how participating companies are leading forward.  The event kicks off with a keynote address by Microsoft Vice President of AI Country Strategy & Sustainability Partnership Gretchen O’Hara. Ms. O’Hara will describe Microsoft’s commitment to addressing society’s most pressing challenges, including plans to be carbon negative by 2030.  Following the keynote, C-Suite executives will share how their companies are leading in areas fundamental…

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MCSI Green Speakeasy Virtual Happy Hour

November 19, 2020 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Online, 1435 Bedford Avenue, Suite 140
Pittsburgh, PA 15143 United States

Presented by the Mascaro Center for Sustainable Innovation: This virtual presentation and happy hour will feature Dr. Harold Rickenbacker on Making the Invisible Visible: developing hyperlocal air monitering networks to better inform policy development and enactment.

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