Sustainable Jersey and its program partners regularly host trainings and events that support progress toward Sustainable Jersey certification. You can also post FREE events that are open to the general public that would be of interest to the Sustainable Jersey community by clicking on "Add Event" at right. This link will only appear if you are logged into the website. Click on "Sign in or sign up" on the top left of this page to log in.
February 21, 2018 - 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
NJM Insurance Group840 12th Street, Hammonton, NJ 08037
*This is an Atlantic-Cape May Hub event.
Energy efficiency measures are one of the best ways to reduce your town's Greenhouse Gas emissions. Join us to learn about strategies for your town to move the commercial and residential sectors towards greater energy efficiency. You will hear about incentives from South Jersey Gas and New Jersey's Clean Energy Program, and case studies from the ground. Sustainable Jersey's Energy Program Manager, Nancy Quirk, will also discuss an overview of the Gold Standard in Energy, which includes solar and electric vehicle strategies for your municipality. Light fare and refreshments will be provided.
February 22, 2018 - 9:30 am to 11:00 am
Earth Friendly Products Manufacturing Plant50 Lackawanna Avenue, Parsippany, NJ 07054
REGISTER - email Sustainability@dep.nj.gov
The Sustainability Speaker Series (S3), sponsored by the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection Office of Sustainability, provides a forum to share ideas and strategies to expand social, environmental and economic sustainability within New Jersey. S3 brings together sustainability experts and New Jersey leaders from diverse sectors to discuss how organizations can incorporate sustainability into business decisions. Events are open to everyone, including businesses, colleges, government officials, schools, nonprofits, and residents. For more information, visit their website.
February 23, 2018 - 9:00 am to 3:00 am
State Operator Training Center18 Ag Extension Way, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
REGISTER - Cost: $125; $95 for two or more people
The New Jersey Health Impact Collaborative (NJHIC) will lead an introductory training on health impact assessment as a tool to promote community health and equity in planning processes and decision-making. Participants will engage in group exercises related to HIA steps, discuss opportunities and challenges to integrating health into planning and policy processes, and learn about new statewide collaborative initiatives and emerging tools to build capacity for health advancement in planning, and to support health in all policies. For more information, visit their website.
A town can earn 10 points towards Sustainable Jersey certification for the Health in All Policies Professional Development action if three elected or appointed officials, or staff members attend this training. Attendees must include at least one from the planning board, one from the health department, and one from the governing body.
March 09, 2018 - 8:00 am to 4:45 pm
Hyatt Regency2 Albany Street, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
REGISTER- There is a fee to register for this event.
New Jersey Future’s annual Redevelopment Forum is a day-long event that brings together more than 500 local and state officials, citizen activists, development professionals, architects, attorneys, planners, business leaders and students. Come learn best practices, share innovative ideas, and make our state a better place for tomorrow. Comprehensive workshops and panels feature impressive speakers with real world redevelopment experience. This year’s panels cover a wide range of topics in redevelopment, including flooding, electric vehicles, marijuana regulation, affordable housing, redevelopment finance, and more! New this year will be two special sessions: a millennial “reverse” town hall and a series of rapid-fire five-minute presentations using the internationally successful Ignite format.