Tag: sustainable-career-tracks

December 1, 2017

GreenHomeNYC Year in Review: Taking on the Environmental Challenge

by Pamela Berns   It’s been a year marked by extreme weather events, with hurricanes, fires, droughts, and flooding all across the globe. In the United States we saw Houston drown and Santa Rosa burn just a few months after Trump’s pullout from the Paris agreement in June. Climate advocacy groups, local policy makers, corporations,. Read more…

October 2, 2017

October Forum: Women of Green: Pecha Kucha Night

Join GreenHomeNYC and the Center on Global Energy Policy’s Women in Energy program for the “Women in Green” October Forum!   Several established experts in the “green” universe will take the stage to talk about the myriad paths that lead them to where they are now in the sustainable field.  The only catch is, the. Read more…

April 4, 2017

{Green Careers} March Event Recap: Freelancing and Starting Your Own Business

by Radhika Sri Paravastu   Many professionals have had an idea of starting their own business, either from an early age or due to dissatisfaction with their current work. Whether you want to bring a new idea or service to the world or offer services in an established field, it can be challenging to strike out. Read more…

March 12, 2017

Sustainability Careers in Our Changing Political Landscape: A {Green Career} Webinar Recap

By Pamela Berns   Green careerists and sustainability students have been wondering just how the changes in our government policies will affect their career choices. While Dr. Eban Goodstein is the first to admit he doesn’t have a crystal ball, his longtime experience as a career advisor and current role as Director, Graduate Programs in. Read more…

August 24, 2016

{Green Careers} August 2016 Recap: Sustainable Career Tracks – Corporate Social Responsibility

By Dean Yeh   In recent years, Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) has become a rising phenomenon in companies, which have begun to integrate sustainability into previously established business models.  Broadly defined as a business initiative that monitors a company’s effects on environmental and social wellbeing, CSR has proven to be a beneficial practice in business. Read more…

February 24, 2016

{Green Careers} February 2016 Recap – Green Financing & Incentives

By Keith Wong   With the increasing demand in the green building industry for professionals who know how to make use of tax credits, grants, and unique financing options, green financing has become an important and viable career path. February’s Green Careers meet-up, held at Steven Winter Associates, focused on the green financing and incentives. Read more…

September 27, 2015

The Green Spotlight on BE NYC: Rebecca Marshall

Rebecca Marshall’s Mantra: “Sustainability has no boundaries.”   By Pamela Berns         “Sustainability doesn’t have boundaries.” That’s Rebecca Marshall ‘s mantra. On October 15, Rebecca, who is the Javits Center’s Energy and Sustainability Manager, will spread the wisdom as she shares the in-depth sustainability story behind the Center’s recent renovation. Rebecca is. Read more…

July 28, 2015

{Green Careers} August 2015 Meeting: LinkedIn Strategies

Hard work, determination and patience have always been virtues that contribute to successful careers. However, today’s job market allows for increased visibility and opportunities for personal branding that go beyond the traditional resume. How can you create a positive and effective online perception for employers and open the door to more opportunities?   LinkedIn provides. Read more…

June 4, 2015

{Green Careers} June 2015 Sustainable Career Tracks

For our June 9th Green Careers meeting, we’re inviting champions of sustainability and energy efficiency to talk to the group about their current work, their overall careers, and what advice they have for those people currently on the job hunt. The goal is for attendees to gain perspective and information about different career paths within the multi-faceted. Read more…

March 15, 2015

{Green Careers} April 2015 Meeting – Elevator Pitch

At the April GreenHomeNYC Green Careers meeting, we will be developing and practicing our own Elevator Pitches.   RSVP HERE!   You have about thirty seconds to convince a potential employer or client to listen to your whole story. Whether you’re a job seeker or an entrepreneur seeking new business, you need to quickly define who you. Read more…