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Archive for April 11th, 2018

Celebrate Sustainability

April 24, 2018
5:30 pmto7:30 pm

Join US Green Building Council NJ members, friends, and guests to see, listen, learn, and network together. This event includes education, art, and music.

Location: Art 629, 629 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park NJ

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True Zero Waste

April 24, 2018
2:30 pmto4:30 pm

Join the USGBC-NJ Chapter on April 24th for a two hour gallery lecture and webinar to review the new TRUE Zero Waste Rating System. 

This lecture will be presented in-person and as a webinar.

TRUE Zero Waste debuted at Greenbuild in Boston, and joins other popular green building standards of Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), including LEED, EDGE, PEER, WELL and others.

Location: Art 629, 629 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park NJ OR online

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Under One Roof Conference

October 12, 2018
8:15 amto3:30 pm

Hosted by the Housing and Community Development Network of New Jersey

Location: Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick

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Webinar: Community Coaching

April 26, 2018
2:00 pmto3:00 pm

Join The National Consortium for Creative Placemaking for our upcoming Strategic Conversations on creative placemaking.

Thursday April 26, 2 – 3 pm

Community coaching: a new way to speak truth to power

Community coaching helps stakeholders build sustainable plans – and the shared leadership to implement them. This model helps build relationships between planner and client that makes it possible to address the big, difficult issues that keep a community from moving forward. It is a different approach to current models of planning practice, and it may challenge you to think about how you work with communities.

Location: online

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Webinar: Climate Adaptation Policy at the State and Local Level

April 16, 2018
1:15 pmto2:45 pm

Arizona State University’s School of Sustainability, with the American Society of Adaptation Professionals and the University of the District of Columbia’s College of Agriculture, Urban Sustainability and Environmental Sciences, is hosting a new five-webinar series — “Climate Change Adaptation & Resilience Leadership Series”.

This is the first webinar in the new series and focuses on climate policy. Panelists include Michael McCormick, California Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, Guy Williams, on the Detroit Climate Action Plan and Liz Williams Russell with the Foundation for Lousiana. This session will be moderated by Elizabeth Graffy, Professor of Practice at the Arizona State University’s Center for Science, Policy & Outcomes and a Senior Sustainability Scientist at the Julie Ann Wrigley Global Institute of Sustainability.

Location: online

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Together North Jersey: Healthy Communities Workshop

May 10, 2018
8:30 amto12:00 pm

In New Jersey, there are communities that are already taking initiatives to provide their people a healthier physical, social and mental environment to live in. They are developing food and health systems element for their master plan, developing blueprints to improve the health and well-being of their communities and implementing healthy corner store initiatives. This workshop will provide a general idea about how to build a healthy living condition in your community and who in New Jersey is already doing so.

Location: North Jersey Transportation Planning Authority, 1085 Raymond Boulevard, Newark

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RealShare New Jersey: New Development

September 27, 2018
7:45 amto12:45 pm

Join for an event with New Jersey owners, developers, investors, brokers, and financiers. New Jersey is no longer living in the shadow of New York City. Rising rental demand is spurring a development boom. The multifamily market is in a transitional phase, leaving the aging garden apartments behind for more modern luxury condos. Companies are moving away from multiple office locations to house all of their operations out of one central facility. Industrial development is exploding. Our industry professionals dive deep into the trends and economics of the New Jersey commercial real estate world. Come hear from top lenders, builders, buyers, and visionaries – and learn what makes New Jersey primed to take over the northeast commercial real estate world.

Location: Brooklake Country Club, 139 Brooklake Road, Florham Park NJ 07932

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