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Archive for December, 2016

Trinity Institute Water Justice Conference

March 22, 2017 6:00 pmtoMarch 24, 2017 6:00 pm

Trinity Institute 2017: Water Justice will be convened in New York City from Wednesday, March 22 (World Water Day) through Friday, March 24, 2017.

Location: New York City and partner sites globally

More information and registration

Trinity Institute Water Justice Dialog

February 4, 2017
10:00 amto3:00 pm

Dialog and live webcast from Trinity Church Wall Street in New York.

More information and registration

New Jersey Planning Conference

January 26, 2017toJanuary 27, 2017

Presented by the American Planning Association-New Jersey Chapter

Location: Hyatt Regency New Brunswick

More information and registration

Sustainable Jersey: Making a Game Plan for Getting Certified

February 22, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm


Calling all registered towns! Have you been thinking that 2017 is the year your town will join the 198 Sustainable Jersey certified municipalities that are making progress toward a more sustainable future? Would you like to receive the prestigious Sustainable Jersey certification at this year’s League of Municipalities Conference? This webinar will share proven strategies and tools to help map out a path to certification within six to twelve months.

Learn how to:
• Mobilize your green team
• Navigate the Sustainable Jersey website
• Select “start-up” actions
• Get assistance completing actions from non-profits and other groups
• Track your progress and more!

If you have specific questions you’d like us to answer during the webinar, please send them to Email Winnie Fatton  (fattonattcnjdotedu)   or register now!

Sustainable Jersey: Strategize your Recertification

February 15, 2017
1:00 pmto2:00 pm


Is your town’s certification expiring in 2017, and/or does your municipality wish to maintain its green team activities and certification? Now is the time to start planning for recertification!

This webinar will provide helpful information to help you avoid a lapse and/or maintain your certification including:
• An overview of the certification cycle for the year
• An update on new and existing action including a change to non-expiring actions, and an explanation of variable point actions
• Suggestions to prevent leaving actions “on the table”
• Accessing and using your online application
• Why actions are not approved
If you have questions that you would like us to answer during the webinar, please email them to Email Winnie Fatton  (fattonattcnjdotedu)   or register now!


Moving Up to Silver Certification

January 24, 2017
12:00 pmto1:00 pm


Municipalities that are interested in attaining silver certification (whether they are currently certified at the bronze level or are just beginning to work on their certification) should attend this webinar to get tips from silver certified municipalities and Sustainable Jersey staff.

Hear about how other towns have achieved the prestigious silver designation, and learn about actions that can fast track you on the path to silver!

Register now!

New Jersey State of the Market 2017

February 14, 2017
7:30 amto11:30 am

Bisnow’s annual New Jersey State of the Market conference will focus on which submarket will explode next; how retail centers are adapting to e-commerce and a movement away from traditional malls; and who the next major tenant to move to to the Garden State will be.

More information and registration


Remembering Al Koeppe

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

New Jersey has lost a tireless champion for the vitality of its cities.

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