November 4, 2018

November Forum: Sustainability & Art

Art and sustainability intersect in many ways. Art permeates our culture and can serve as a platform to talk about issues like climate change as well as the spaces and cities which hold these artworks.   At one interface, an artist’s media choice and material sourcing can implicate connections to nature and convey valuable messages. Read more…

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October 31, 2018

October Green Careers Recap: Sustainable Career Tracks: NYC Government

By Radhna Saxena Photos By Jessica Bartolini     On October 9, Green Careers hosted a Career Tracks panel on NYC government jobs.  Professionals working to advance sustainability causes in various government sectors discussed their educational background, first steps in the sustainability industry, and job roles and responsibilities, while offering advice to those seeking a. Read more…

September 29, 2018

October Forum: Passive House High Rise

Passive House (German: Passivhaus) is an international high-performance building standard, which results in the most energy efficient buildings in the world. While the standard was conceived in 1988, by 2010 there were only 13 certified structures in the U.S. (compared to over 25,000 across Europe). As of 2017 though there were over 1200 certified structures. Read more…

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September 28, 2018

August Forum Recap: The Community-Driven Sustainable Economy with Hunter Lovins

By Pamela E Berns   On August 23, 2018, in partnership with the Bard MBA in Sustainability Program, GreenHomeNYC proudly presented global sustainability pioneer and founder and president of Natural Capital Solutions, Hunter Lovins. Dubbed a “green business icon” by Newsweek, Lovins is a renowned author and has been a champion of sustainable development for. Read more…

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{Green Careers} August Recap: Sustainable Career Tracks: Environmental Science

September 12, 2018 Hosted by New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, 1359 Broadway Recap by Curtis Morrow   On Wednesday, September 12, GHNYC Careers Transitions hosted our Career Tracks “Environmental Science” where GHNYC volunteer Michelle Andry supplied our venue at New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA). Our guest panelists included:. Read more…

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September 5, 2018

Make Your Voice Heard and Your Vote Count – Special Environmental Forum on the 2018 Elections

  This year’s elections will be key in determining the fate of environmental and climate change policy, and New Yorkers will have a lot to weigh in on. The NY State Attorney General’s race could even impact nation-wide policy. In what could be a pivotal election year, it’s crucial that we become educated voters before. Read more…

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September 2, 2018

July Forum Recap: Certified Living – Living Building Challenge

By Jennifer Urrutia July’s GreenHomeNYC forum featured Casey Cullen-Woods, Project Director from Thornton Tomasetti and Co-Founder and Co-facilitator of NYC Living Future Collaborative, and Megan Bové, Project Manager from Vidaris. These two presenters are well versed in the Living Building Challenge standard. Both presenters have worked on notable projects such as the Willow School (Living Certified v2.0) in New Jersey. Read more…

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High Noon on Wall Street – Rally for Our Climate

  Join the Bard MBA Community, Be Social Change, NYC Climate Action Alliance and GreenHomeNYC for a Climate Week lunchtime rally in Battery Park–Castle Clinton on Monday, September 24th. Together, we will make it loud and clear that the time for climate action is NOW!   Featured Speakers will be: Hunter Lovins — Author, Natural. Read more…

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August 31, 2018

Handling Tough Talk: Communication strategies for critical times

By Elise Baker     Whether you are an activist making an argument for climate policy or a prospective employee taking interviews in the green sector, persuading an audience requires nuance and skill. But how do you develop a powerful voice that will bridge the divide or get your foot in the door?   On. Read more…

August 8, 2018

August Forum: The Community-Driven Sustainable Economy with Hunter Lovins

How can an individual drive sustainable economic development in a city of 10 MILLION?   On August 23rd, join Hunter Lovins, global sustainability pioneer and Founder of Natural Capital Solutions, to explore the power and potential of local action on sustainable business growth and community development.   In our busy 21st century, technology-bound lives, the. Read more…

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